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MotoConcepts: SMARTOP MOTOCONCEPTS ANNOUNCES 2015 OUTDOOR PLANS

SPOKANE, WA (April 15, 2015) – Smartop MotoConcepts Racing confirms they are taking their race efforts overseas for part of the 2015 MXGP series. MCR has chosen to forego the traditional outdoor single series approach according to team owner Mike Genova. "We're focusing on the core objective of motorsport racing - promoting our team and sponsor products while continuing to build the Smartop and MotoConcepts brand.”  Instead of chasing points in a given series, we’ve chosen to use multiple series to market to a worldwide audience via the MXGP, CMRC and USA Outdoor Nationals.” Mike...

MotoConcepts Racing: INDY SX Report

SPOKANE, WA (March 14, 2015) – The Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana housed the eleventh round of the AMA Monster Energy Supercross series. Each week, these already challenging supercross tracks seem to be getting more and more technical, Indy being no exception. Team Smartop MotoConcepts already had one rider, Mike Alessi (#800/450), injured out this weekend and just about had their second rider in the 250 class, Vince Friese (#45), sidelined as well. During practice, Friese had a gnarly get off in the whoops and actually cracked his collarbone. This set back had us all wondering...

MotoConcepts Racing: ATLANTA 2 SX Report

SPOKANE, WA (February 28, 2015) – The second half of the Monster Energy Supercross Series returned to the Georgia Dome for the ninth round of the year. The Smartop MotoConcepts team stayed in frigid Atlanta, Georgia while riders Mike Alessi (#800/450) and Vince Friese (#45/250) were sent home to practice their weekly routines. Alessi focused on recuperating his knee strength and, after battling a flu-like sickness during the week, Friese came into the night feeling unprepared and exhausted.  Friese lined up on the ga te for the 250 Heat 1 and rocketed out with a Holeshot. After holding...

MotoConcepts Racing: ATLANTA 1 SX Report

SPOKANE, WA (February 21, 2015) – As the host of the eighth round of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross series, the Georgia Dome in Atlanta Georgia succeeded its famous reputation as one of the most exciting stop of the year. The stadium was in no shortage of supercross fans whose presence ensured another exciting night of racing. With riders in both the 250 and 450 Main events, the Smartop MotoConcepts team knew they had their work cut out for them. Rider Mike Alessi (#800/450) spent the week with his newly appointed trainer; in attempt rehabilitate the damaged cartridge in his knee...