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Volume 1 of the Steve Matthes Show podcast. Spanning show 1 in 2008 all the way through 2010, before we had any clue where the idea would lead. There's MX gold in here folks and the treasures continue in Volume 2, find it in iTunes or your preferred podcast feed client.
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The brand new CEAT India Supercross Racing League has begun importing Supercross into a nation of 1.5 billion potential fans. Take a deep dive as Blake Wharton reads his feature article "Welcome to Supercross" from the August issue of Racer X magazine. For more from DC, Weigandt, Matthes, and the rest of the Racer X crew, subscribe to Racer X.…
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Enjoy the podcast audio version of Kevin Windham on the Lawrences, Sexton, Deegan, Kitchen, and his own racing career. Jason Weigandt and Jason Thomas chat with Kevin Windham for an SMX Insider interview, and KDub doesn't pull any punches on his own career, dropping some hard truths about his own successes and failures. He also talks about today's …
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Yeah! The great outdoors are here with the 2024 AMA Pro Motocross Championship, and Jason Weigandt, Jason Thomas and Steve Matthes argue and debate the hot topics from both classes in our annual Pro Motocross preview shows. We've clipped the audio from our videos to present these shows in podcast form. So listen in your car, while you're mowing the…
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Nate Ramsey, one of the all-time winningest 125/250F supercross racers, has carved out a great post-racing career, now as team manager of Rockstar Energy Husqvarna. Jason Weigandt rang up Nate Dogg to get the inside story on RJ Hamsphire's 250SX West Region title, and how stressful the day felt at Salt Lake City, as well as Hampshire's race strateg…
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Mike Webb tells more behind-the-scenes stories from working with Ryan Dungey and James Stewart with Team Suzuki. Plus, how it all shut down. Mike Webb lived the dream life, moving to the top of the racing food chain, as Suzuki team manager for the off-road squad and then transitioning into the top of the motocross and supercross team. From tons of …
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Mike Webb lived the dream life, moving to the top of the racing food chain, as Suzuki team manager for the off-road squad and then transitioning into the top of the motocross and supercross team. From tons of GNCC Championships to working with Ryan Dungey and James Stewart, Mike saw it all. However, it's not always as glorious as it seems, as Mike'…
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Jason Weigandt and Jason Thomas got some time this week to talk to Cooper Webb and quiz him on how he approached the final stretch of the season and got the points lead back to a tie with four races to go. Also, he reveals what he's learned about Jett Lawrence's riding style, why things work so well for him with Monster Energy/Yamaha Star Racing, a…
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There was so much anticipation for Adam Cianciarulo's pro career when it began a little over a decade ago, and now we can look back at it in full because he's announced his retirement. Jason Weigandt has a few thoughts from Adam to share (via the SMX Insider show's exclusive interview) and then Weigandt adds his own thoughts. Hardly anyone had expe…
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Should dirt bikes get faster or slower? Better might not be better. Carson Brown has top-five supercross speed but prefers to rip on old bikes, minis, two-strokes and more. He knows slower and simpler is definitely more fun, and ultimately, probably better. Even if it's worse! While today's bikes posses an amazing blend of power and traction and un…
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Jason Weigandt calls up Muc-Off/FXR/ClubMX Yamaha's Coty Schock to of course ask about his miraculous collarbone recovery in one week, but also to get his back story. Coty was absolutely, positively not on the motocross radar when he was younger, but he's gone from barely making the fast 40 night show qualification in supercross to on the verge of …
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Randy Hawkins is a member of the AMA Hall of Fame partially for his success as a racer, with seven AMA National Enduro Championships, and also for helping carry the load for American off-road racing in general. This is Randy's 28th season running the Am-Pro Yamaha off-road squad, which is Yamaha's factory program in the Progressive Grand National C…
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Former WMX Racer Sara Price fought, battled, and clawed her way to a driving career, and nearly won Dakar in her first attempt. She was once a WMX racer with support from Kawasaki Team Green, but when her moto career, and the factory support for WMX racing, went away, she had to find a new way to stay competitive. She set her sights on off-road rac…
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Acclaimed international journalist Adam Wheeler took a quick trip to California to check in on Monster Energy AMA Supercross, so Jason Weigandt and Jason Thomas found some time to ask him what his thinks about topics he's covered for a long time: Jorge Prado, Ducati and the Lawrence brothers. Enjoy a good conversation with one of the best journalis…
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The 250SX East Region Championship kicks off this weekend at Ford Field in Detroit. A Tuesday night press conference allowed the media (and now you) to check in on the top riders. Hear from Triumph principals including race team manager Bobby Hewitt, then hear from 250SX class Athletes Haiden Deegan & teammate Daxton Bennick, Monster Energy Yamaha …
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After a wild mud race at round 2 of Monster Energy AMA Supercross, hear from podium riders Chase Sexton, Eli Tomac, and Ken Roczen (450), and Jordon Smith, Levi Kitchen, and Garrett Marchbanks (250) in the post-race press conference, hosted by Dan Hubbard. Sexton and Tomac were happy to go 1-2 in these conditions, but they were just as happy with t…
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Justin Cooper isn't one to draw attention to himself, so he's actually okay coming into his first full 450 season under the radar. There's less pressure that way, especially considering Cooper Webb and Eli Tomac are his teammates, and the standards for those guys are very high. But JCoop knows how to ride, he's been up front for his entire 250 care…
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Get your Anaheim fix in the car, in your headphones, or however you listen to your pods with this audio version of our annual Monster Energy Racer X Preview Shows. This pod loops all five video episodes together so you can head the scoops, opinions and arguments from Jason Weigandt, Steve Matthes and Jason Thomas, as they talk about every rider and…
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After a week chatting up riders out in California, Jason Weigandt tries to cut through the clutter. There’s an annual pre-season tradition of every rider feeling faster, fitter and stronger for the new year, but that actually won’t be the case for everyone once the racing season begins. Weege tries to cram in as many scoops and angles as he can in …
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Phoenix Racing has been a championship player in a variety of racing series, including dominance in AMA Arenacross and AMA Pro ATV Motocross, and also operates Honda’s factory GNCC team. It has only been a side player in AMA Supercross and AMA Pro Motocross, however, until now. By adding Dylan Ferrandis to the team for the full 2024 season indoors …
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Dylan Ferrandis’ 2023 season was filled with frustration, as more injuries mounted in Monster Energy Supercross, and he could not gel with his bike in Pro Motocross. The Frenchman was even considering retirement at one point because he was no longer having fun on the motorcycle. This is a rider who wears his emotions on his sleeve and always tells …
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After a huge crash one year ago changed his life, The Brick is looking for purpose. Now he's teaming with Cooper Webb for a new online training program. The news was grim back in March when Jason Weigandt called Brandon Hartranft for an update. In the 2023 pre-season, Hartranft's engine cut out in a rhythm lane, and he went down hard. He was lucky …
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Endurocross and Trials Champion Cody Webb has launched a new online training and coaching program to help climb those mountains. Jason Weigandt checks in with AMA Endurocross, Hard Enduro, and Trials Champion Cody Webb. Endurocross has kicked off for 2023, and Webb is looking to regain the title. Cody talks about his transition from KTM to Sherco a…
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Looking at the life and very short times of the 1980 Honda CR250R, the one and only motocross bike that was built in America by the Honda Motor Company. Take a deep dive as Blake Wharton reads his feature article "Made in Ohio?" from the December issue of Racer X magazine. For more from DC, Weigandt, Matthes, and the rest of the Racer X crew, subsc…
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Jason Weigandt jumps into the discussion on the FIM Monster Energy Motocross of Nations, breaking down how the race was won by Team France (which has now won seven times in the last 10 years), as well as the performance of Team USA, Ken Roczen and more. This podcast also contains post-race audio from the Team USA trio of RJ Hampshire, Aaron Plessin…
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Now that fans, teams, and riders are truly experiencing the SMX playoffs firsthand, Jason Weigandt circles back to the story of how this all started, with a quick meeting between Feld Motor Sports and MX Sports Pro Racing at Daytona of 2020, then COVID soon after, then cooperation on a much higher level. Weigandt runs through how the two series wor…
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