June 2011

Miss Geico , driven by Marc Granet of Boca Raton and throttled by Scott Begovich of Jupiter, won the Extreme class in Sunday’s season opener of the Amsoil Offshore Powerboat Series in Sunny Isles Beach, sanctioned by the Offshore Powerboat Association.

The next stop for the NSRA Nationals is June 24-26 in Pueblo, CO at the Colorado State Fairgrounds. The NSRA hosts various events throughout the nation all summer long, aimed at drawing out enthusiasts of the classic car movement. Car collectors from all over the area come out to display their restored classic vehicles in Pueblo, the largest event of its kind in the region.

Boards to trucks

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BUCHANAN — Iron River’s Nick Baumgartner can soar with a truck as well a snowboard.

Young Heats Up in Birmingham

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Blake Young beats Josh Hayes at Barber. BIRMINGHAM, AL, JUNE 19 – The 2011 AMA Superbike championship is starting over.

Outdoors notebook

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• Bob Teague of Van Nuys, Calif., and son John aboard Team Amsoil won Friday’s Miami-to-Bimini race with an unofficial time of 1 hour 7 minutes, according to reporter Matt Trulio of SpeedontheWater.com. Eight boats made the 100-mile-plus round trip from South Florida to the Bahamas — the kickoff event of the fourth annual Sunny Isles Beach Offshore Powerboat Challenge.

It’s been a great week so far at Laconia Bike Week, and tens of thousands have turned out to attend the 3rd largest motorcycle rally in the country. We just got a report from AMSOIL Regional Sales Manager Peter Markham on some of the happenings taking place in the mountains of New Hampshire. A cold and wet start to the 88th annual rally didn’t deter bikers from attending, and it looks like things are just getting started. The sun finally shone on the Laconia Motorcycle Rally On Wednesday and the riders came back out.

Amsoil Speedway has successful debut

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Click here for a free download of the latest Adobe Flash Player. Despite some light rain, opening night went without a hitch for Amsoil Speedway in Superior on Friday night.

Serving Niles since 1886

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INDIANAPOLIS — Pro motocross racer Eric Saunders will bust out his custom Polaris RANGER RZR and lead this weekend’s Traxxas TORC Series, presented by AMSOIL parade laps when the nation’s premier short course competition off-road racing series opens at Saunders’ all-time favorite MX track — RedBud.

Top Truck Challenge Day 2

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The second day of the Top Truck Challenge wrapped up on Wednesday, and it didn’t go without a hitch. Competitors were introduced to the Obstacle Course, Hill Climb and Mini Rubicon events. AMSOIL Technical Powersports Manager Len Groom provided us with another update straight from Hollister Hills, and reports this years’ event isn’t holding back any punches.

Jones wins second Eastern Storm title

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  Levi Jones added another accomplishment to his impressive sprint car resume as the Olney native captured his second-straight AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car Series Eastern Storm title. Jones held a 26-point cushion over Robert Ballou heading into Saturday’s finale at Port Royal (Pa.) Speedway, which was rained out. Jones collected his 25th USAC Sprint Car win Wednesday night at Lincoln …