An Introductory
to The History of Motocross

Below you'll find some interesting points surrounding the history of motocross, including links to additional pictures and info that should provide you with a full understanding of how motocross has evolved, as well as how the machines evolved, including who the people and brands are that made the sport what it is today.

  • Early 70's Motocross
  • Retro VMX Racing
  • Evolution Motocross
  • Modern Motocross
Vintage Picture from an Early Motocross Start
Competitor in a Modern VMX Race
Picture of an Evolution Class Rider
Picture of a Modern Class Motocross Racer

Motocross as it's now called has long been presumed by many to have originated in France, although this is not accurate as motocross was a sport that was originally derived from observed trials which were held in northern England and which riders were subjected to terrain that tested the rider's, abilities to cover the course prescribed, as well as this was a true test of a motorcycle's performance.

To Learn More About the History of Motocross,
Be Sure to Visit the Motocross America Exhibit Below

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