TBT Video: 1997 Gainsville National – Carmichael’s first MX win!

It is the rumoured site for the 2017 US GP but twenty years ago it was the first of 102 AMA National overall wins for America’s GOAT, Ricky Carmichael.

As an added bonus for the then 17 year-old Carmichael, it came in his home state of Florida on one of the tracks he grew up racing!

The 250 class featured current AMA supercross announcer Jeff Emig taking on his 90s rival Jeremy McGrath and you can watch below:

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