Mike Brown (motorcyclist)

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Mike Brown
Nationality United States
Born May 1, 1972 (1972-05) (age 44)
Bluff City, Tennessee
Motocross career
Years active 1990 – 2008
Teams Kawasaki, Suzuki, KTM, Husqvarna
Championships 125cc AMA motocross national champion - 2001

Mike Brown (born May 1, 1972) is an American former professional motocross racer and current Endurocross racer.[1][2] He was the 2001 AMA 125cc motocross national champion.[3]

Brown won his first professional race in 1994.[4] In 1999, he finished third in the F.I.M. 125cc world championship.[5] He followed that performance with another third place in the 2000 125cc world championship.[6]

Brown competed in the United States in 2001 and won the AMA 125cc national championship riding for Kawasaki.[3] In 2006, Brown finished 29th in the AMA MX Lites class and 15th in the MX class, racing for Suzuki.[7] In 2007, he returned to Europe to compete in the MX1-GP championship, finishing in seventh place.[8]

After his motocross career, Brown began competing in Endurocross events.[2] He won the inaugural 2009 World Off Road Championship Series (WORCS), becoming the first AMA rider since Mike Kiedrowski to win an AMA National Motocross Championship and a World Off-Road Championship Series title.[9] In 2011 he competed at the Moto X event at X Games XVII and won the silver medal.[10] The following year, he won the Enduro X gold medal at the X Games XVIII.[11] Brown won another silver medal in EnduroX in the 2013 X Games Los Angeles and a gold medal in the 2015 X Games Austin.[12][13]

Brown is a playable character in the 2004 motocross video game MTX: Mototrax.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mike Brown profile". bestsports.com. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 
  2. ^ a b "Mike Brown profile". husqvarna-motorcycles.com. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 
  3. ^ a b "2001 125cc AMA motocross national championship final standings". racerxonline.com. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 
  4. ^ "Mike Brown AMA motocross statistics". racerxonline.com. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 
  5. ^ "1999 125cc world championship final standings". memotocross.fr. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 
  6. ^ "2000 125cc world championship final standings". memotocross.fr. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 
  7. ^ "2006 AMA motocross national championship final standings". racerxonline.com. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 
  8. ^ "2007 MX-1 world championship final standings". memotocross.fr. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 
  9. ^ "Motocross Veteran Mike Brown Becomes Off-Road Star With Inaugural WORCS". dirtrider.com. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 
  10. ^ "X Games 17: Moto X Enduro X Men's Final Results". vitalmx.com. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 
  11. ^ "X Games Los Angeles 2012: Men's Moto X Enduro X Final Results". espnmediazone.com. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 
  12. ^ "Blazusiak Takes Enduro X Gold at Los Angeles X Games". motocross.transworld.net. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 
  13. ^ "X Games Austin 2015 - Men's Enduro X". xgames.espn.go.com. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 

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