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Action photos! Motocross racers tear through the sky

Cyclists put a new track in Israel to the test.

February 15, 2016 | Latest Photo Prev Next
motorcrossmotorcrossPhoto: Jack Guez / AFP/Getty Images
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Riders took part in the inauguration of the MX Wingate Motocross track near the Israeli city of Netanya this weekend, and we sure enjoyed watching these daredevils. Motocross is a form of off-road motorcycle racing, which is held on enclosed off-road circuits. It began in the early 20th century and has since grown quite popular, spreading around the world. Check out these cool pics!

motorcrossThe sport started with motorcycle competitions held in the United Kingdom. (Photo: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)

racesMany races include a "Post Vintage" race, which usually includes bikes dating until 1983. (Photo: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)

Transworld MotocrossThe sport even has its own magazine: 'Transworld Motocross.' (Photo: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)

motorcycleFreestyle motocross events, where riders are judged on their jumping and aerial acrobatic skills, have grown popular. (Photo: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)

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