94 . . . 3 . . . 2 . . . 1: On the eve of his return to Monster Energy AMA Supercross racing after a horrible injury, Team Honda HRC’s Ken Roczen sat down with us for a candid and wide-ranging talk.
STRAIGHT FUN: Featuring much-loved two-stroke bikes and a cast of outsized characters—with Ronnie Mac at the center—Red Bull Straight Rhythm is finding its identity.
WINNING MENTALITY: In 2004, privateer Forrest Butler got a $15,000 sponsor check that let him and his two brothers go racing. Now he’s at the head of the championship-contending Rocky Mountain ATV/MC-KTM-WPS team.
KEEPING THE TWO-STROKE STOKE ALIVE: Ping packs up his premix and heads to Washougal to finally compete in the 125 Dream Race.
FACTORY LANDLORD: Eighty-four-year-old Jerry Deleo owns and operates the factory test tracks for each of the Big Six manufacturers. He gives us a tour of the most exciting 17 acres in supercross.