Ever wondered how much the winner of a Supercross main event takes home? What about the guy in twenty-second place? Well, here are your answers. The entire purse breakdown for each round of the 2016 Monster Energy Supercross series is listed as part of the AMA rulebook online, with the money being split between the two classes. As one would expect the 450 class receives most of the $121,080 sum of money, with a feature win resulting in a $12,000 award. The winner of a 250 main event, meanwhile gets $3350.
Now, this isn’t the only money one gets for a night of work. There are various bonuses paid out to top finishers from … More
Renault didn’t pay much for the Lotus F1 team, but now the investment really has to begin if its to regain its F1 World Championship-winning ways, says Charles Bradley.
So how much does a Formula 1 racing team cost to buy? The answer we got this week is: one English sterling pound, i.e. roughly $1.50. That is exactly how much … More
After three seasons together that produced five World Cup wins and an overall title, Aaron Gwin and Specialized are parting ways. The reason? A differing of opinion when it came to how much Aaron believes he’s worth.
Whispers of the separation, of which both parties say is happening on good terms, had been making the rounds over the last few months. Even so, it’s still somewhat surprising that the quickest downhiller in the sport, who also happens to be an American, is parting ways with one of the largest American cycling brands … More
STEPHEN Hill, 52, and his brothers Peter, 50, and Matt, 45, never set out to make a business out of skating.
“We only knew one thing, which was skating. So our motivation for making money out of skating was to skate, not to make money,” Peter said.
They were basically “unemployable”, determined to buck the system and be forever young … More