June 3, 2020 marks the 25th anniversary of Danny Hamel's death. He's been gone longer than he lived but, known as The Best There Was, his legacy remains strong.
In 2020, Ricky Carmichael enters his second season as the primary analyst for Monster Energy Supercross on NBC Sports. It's a position he not only didn't expect to hold, but originally didn't want. Now 40, The GOAT opens up about life after racing and striving for success in each new chapter of his life.
In 1972, Terry Pratt put his life in America on pause to spend 6 months following the MXGP season. 35 years later he published "Grand Prix Motocross: The 1972 Championship season". Pratt died before he could finish selling his masterpiece but he left behind a trail of paperwork and friends and a story that needed to be told. Pratt is one of the unsung heroes of the motorcycle industry, whose contributions are still being realized.
Ron Lechien deserves a spot in the Motorcycle Hall of Fame. With voting for the class of 2019 beginning this month, We Went Fast makes the case for Lechien, aka "The Machine", aka "The Dogger". This profile focuses on his talent, accomplishments and especially the magical year of 1983 when the 16-year-old kid from El Cajon regularly beat the best.
The untold story behind how Jeremy McGrath rescued a BMX trick from obscurity and brought it to Supercross.