May 11, 2003 |
Ricky Carmichael, who won all 24 motos in last year's 12-race Outdoor National Series, begins defense of his title today in the AMA/Chevy Trucks U.S. Motocross Championship at Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino. Carmichael, fresh from winning his third consecutive Supercross title with a seven-point victory over Yamaha rider Chad Reed, is more at home in the outdoor series and hopes to pilot his 250cc Honda safely around the treacherous Glen Helen layout.
November 27, 2003 |
Ricky Carmichael, three-time defending AMA supercross champion, suffered a knee injury while testing Tuesday and will probably miss the entire 2004 supercross season, according to Honda team manager Chuck Miller. The Havana, Fla., rider was examined Wednesday by Dr. Rick Lyon, an orthopedic surgeon from Lexington, Ky., who diagnosed the injury as a torn knee ligament, which will require surgery after the swelling in the knee subsides.
January 17, 2005 |
Racing in more placid conditions than the week before, Ricky Carmichael won the 250cc GP/THQ AMA Supercross Series race Saturday night in front of a sold-out crowd of 49,822 at Bank One Ballpark. "There has been a lot of talk coming into this season about me riding for a new team, and [Saturday] I proved that I can win," the Suzuki rider said. "I need to get a couple more wins under my belt and get the points lead before we leave the West Coast." Racing moves back to Angel Stadium this Saturday.
January 21, 2006 |
The Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross Series returns to Angel Stadium in Anaheim tonight with dirt bike superstars Ricky Carmichael and James "Bubba" Stewart tied in the series' point chase. Stewart rode his four-stroke Kawasaki to a nine-second victory in the series' sold-out opener at Angel Stadium on Jan. 7, with defending champion Carmichael finishing third. They swapped places the following week in Phoenix.
December 1, 2006 |
When the supercross season opens Saturday at Toronto's Rogers Centre, a familiar rider, 15-time champion Ricky Carmichael, will be at the starting line aboard his No. 4 Suzuki. But for the first time in years, Carmichael won't be racing for another title.
October 12, 2006 |
Another motor sports star plans to try his hand in NASCAR: Ricky Carmichael. The 15-time champion of supercross and motocross motorcycle racing is expected to announce today that he will join the NASCAR team MB2 Motorsports, sources familiar with the matter said Wednesday. MB2 currently fields Nextel Cup drivers Sterling Marlin and Joe Nemechek, and last week it signed veteran Mark Martin to drive a 22-race Cup schedule next year.