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Chad Wienen

RIDING TIPS: STYLING CHAMP STYLE

Standing for traction By the staff of Dirt Wheels, Photo by Stephen Tripp Styling Champ Style We have noticed that in looking at many photos of multi-time ATV/MX champion Chad Wienen, he has an interesting style. You might even call it, "Styling Champ Style". He stands well forward on his Yamaha YFZ450R and often leans off to the side, as he is in this shot from the Daytona ATV/SX that kicked off the ATV/MX season. We were curious about this style and asked him to explain it to Dirt Wheels readers. “I do a…

Chad Wienen Earns Sixth ATVMX National Championship

The ATV Motocross National Championship (ATVMX) presented by CST Tires, an AMA National Championship, came to an end for the 2018 season this weekend, August 11-12, in Hurricane Mills Tennessee at the historic Loretta Lynn Ranch. Only 10 points separated the top two riders in the AMA Pro ATV standings - Rockford Fosgate/Ti-Lube/Honda's Joel Hetrick and Wienen Motorsports/Yamaha/Maxxis' Chad Wienen - after their season-long battle came all the way down to the final moto of the year. Tension and excitement filled the…

Hetrick and Wienen Set to Battle at Loretta Lynn for Championship

This weekend the 33rd Annual ATV Motocross National Championship (ATVMX) presented by CST Tires, an AMA National Championship, season finale takes place in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee at the historic Loretta Lynn Ranch. With only one round remaining this year, Rockford Fosgate/Ti-Lube/Honda's Joel Hetrick remains in the championship points lead. This Saturday, August 11 Hetrick will look to defend his National Championship and become a back-to-back ATVMX Champion. One person who is hoping to have luck on his side this…

Brown’s First Season Win: Red Bud National

The tension coming into round nine of the 2018 ATV Motocross National Championship (ATVMX) presented by CST Tires, an AMA National Championship, was already at an all-time high as the front-runners were locked in a very tight points battle. As race time drew near, the forecast was not looking to be in favor of the riders lining up. With generally favorable conditions at each round this season, the riders have been left to focus on racing each other, opposed to being challenged by muddy conditions brought on by Mother Nature.…

YAMAHA RACING UPDATE

-- YXZ1000R & YFZ450R racers leading the way -- YAMAHA PRESS RELEASE: Factory-supported and bLU cRU racers are leading their respective classes for the 2018 season, piloting Yamaha’s pure sport Side-by-Side (SxS), the YXZ1000R, and the industry’s most technologically advanced sport ATV on the market, the YFZ450R. Yamaha’s bLU cRU racing support program, offering championship bonuses to registered racers competing in YXZ or YFZ450R models, has extended support to the new Lucas Oil Midwest Short Course League, which held…

Hetrick Earns Second Consecutive Overall Win at High Point Raceway

Round five of the 2018 ATV Motocross National Championship (ATVMX), an AMA National Championship, hit High Point Raceway head on as predictions of rainfall were forecasted throughout the week leading up to this past weekends event. The storms split and spaired the track, and temperatures were in the low 80's with plenty of sunshine. The threat of rain diminished the fans in attendance were treated to some of the best racing action in recent memory. It was anticipated that since this ATVMX National was in Rockford…

Joel Hetrick Dominates ATVMX Ironman Three Years Running

Round four of the 2018 ATV Motocross National Championship (ATVMX) Series, presented by CST Tires, an AMA National Championship, was greeted by partly cloudy conditions with seasonal temperatures as the first moto's broke off the gate Saturday, May 5. Ironman Raceway was in prime condition for the onslaught soon to be brought by the AMA Pro ATV riders. Kyler Lenz Motorsports Sam Rowe would clinch his first ATVMX Pro holeshot, however it would be Fosgate/Ti-Lube/Honda's Joel Hetrick taking the win in moto one as he…

Can Chad Wienen Keep Momentum for Ironman ATVMX National

The 2018 ATV Motocross National Championship (ATVMX) Series, presented by CST Tires, an AMA National Championship, heads to Crawfordsville, Indiana for round four at Ironman Raceway this Saturday, May 5. This weekend will be nothing short of exciting with Wienen Motorsports/Yamaha/Maxxis' Chad Wienen looking to keep his momentum rolling, while Rockford Fosgate/Ti-Lube/Honda's Joel Hetrick is looking to earn valuable championship points. With two wins behind him this season, Wienen is looking to add another overall win and…

Thomas Brown, Chad Wienen and Joel Hetrick Take the Title in Italy

Team USA Makes History by Winning the Quadcross of European Nations for the First Time! The 2017 Quadcross of European Nations (QXoN) took place on September 23 and 24 in Cingoli, Italy. After an intense battle against all possible conditions, Team USA rose to the occasion, winning the world championship for the first time in our nation's history. Team members included five-time ATVMX Champion Chad Wienen, newly crowned ATVMX Champion Joel Hetrick, and Texas' title contender Thomas Brown - all top…