Super Saturday at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale saw truly spectacular automobiles cross the auction block and as a result, seven-digit hammer prices became the norm. A rare 1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 led the way with a price tag of $3.85 million.
Jakarta’s Governor Joko Widodo hosted MotoGP stars Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi at the Indonesian capital’s City Hall on Friday as Yamaha Factory Racing unveiled their 2014 livery.
Lorenzo joined Governor Widodo for a breakfast meeting at his official residence early on Friday before the pair cycled through some tropical rain to the City Hall – where they were joined by Rossi for the team launch.
World Champion Sebastien Ogier of France protected his overnight lead to win the season-opening Monte Carlo Rally in treacherous conditions on Saturday.
Ogier won three of the five stages on Friday to climb from fourth and take the overnight lead, and extended it as the weather conditions became progressively worse, with first snow then heavy rain and fog making it particularly difficult for the drivers in the two night sessions.
In front of 40,682 fans at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif., Chad Reed became the third rider in as many races to capture a 450SX main event win this season.
On a night celebrating past champions of the sport, it was only fitting for Reed – the 2004 and 2008 Supercross Champion – to make a late-race pass on another two-time series Champion James Stewart for the win.