Throwback Thursday: Wall-to-Wall Riders at Washougal (1996)


Larry Lawrence

by: Larry Lawrence


Title contenders Jeff Emig and Jeremy McGrath Up Front Steve Middlesworth photo In this week’s Throwback we travel back in time 26 years to August of 1996 and the AMA 250cc Motocross National at Washougal, Washington. The was the season of the epic battle between Jeff Emig and Jeremy McGrath that went down to the final moto of the season with Emig winning the title. Both Emig (No. 2) and McGrath (No. 1) are up front in this shot from the start of one of the motos. This proved to be a pivotal weekend in the championship. McGrath injured his foot in the previous national at Millville, and ridi ...

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