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PICKERINGTON, Ohio – The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is satisfied to declare the lists for the U.S. Ladies’ Trophy Team, the U.S. Junior Trophy Team and the individuals from the U.S. club groups that will take the flag for American away street dashing honor at the 2009 International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) in Figueria da Foz, Portugal, Oct. 12-17.

What’s more, Timmy Weigand will supplant the harmed Nathan Woods on the U.S. World Trophy Team, which will challenge the World Trophy Team Championship. Woods was harmed while contending in Round 6 of the World Off-Road Championship Series (WORCS).

“We’re excited that these world-class riders are joining the ISDE exertion as a feature of Team USA,” said AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman. “Crusading the ISDE takes ability and commitment. It’s not just six days of the hardest bike hustling on the planet, yet periods of planning to arrive. The AMA individuals who have ventured up to race for America at the 85th ISDE rank among this current nation’s most-capable riders and we anticipate supporting them in Portugal this October.

“We’re additionally glad to welcome Timmy Weigand to the U.S. World Trophy Team and wish Nathan a rapid recuperation,” Dingman included.

Weigand, will’s identity speaking to the United States at the ISDE out of the blue, rides for Johnny Campbell Racing, basically in the AMA-endorsed World Off-Road Championship Series. Alternate individuals from the U.S. World Trophy Team, which was declared in March, incorporate Destry Abbott, Kurt Caselli, Ricky Dietrich, Jimmy Jarrett and Nathan Kanney.

“Kurt called me a week and a half back and said I was in the running, at that point Johnny (Campbell) called me the following day and said I was chosen and that he would be completely supporting me,” Weigand said. “This will be a considerable measure of diligent work, however an incredible ordeal and an extraordinary time. The group is strong. We got a platform a year ago, and we plan to improve the situation than that. I’m the new person, yet ideally I can ride brilliant. I have some great instructors in Kurt and Johnny.”

Weigand says the concentration at the present time is preparing the bicycle to ship to Portugal.

“I’ll be riding a Honda CRF250 in the E1 class,” he said. “At this moment it’s a distraught dash to prepare it. The bicycle must be on the compartment in Portland in two weeks. With respect to setup, we’re unquestionably going for unwavering quality. The bicycle will be essentially stock so it can last the whole six days without a huge amount of work. I’m only glad to go. It’s incredible to ride for your nation at a noteworthy occasion like the ISDE.”

The U.S. Junior Trophy Team fields four riders 23 years of age or more youthful. Driven by five-time ISDE veteran Team Captain David Kamo, the Junior Trophy Team likewise will incorporate shielding AMA/Rekluse National Enduro Champion Russell Bobbitt, Grand National Cross Country racer Cory Buttrick and WORCS racer Jamie Lanza.

“We have the group we needed to have,” said Kamo, who’s at present driving the focuses for the 2009 AMA Racing National Hare and Hound Championship. “It’s a solid group. We have an enduro racer, a WORCS racer, a GNCC racer and a leave racer. Russell is super quick, Jamie will never surrender, and Cory, and additionally he’s going in the GNCCs this year, he should be there. With respect to me, I’m only upbeat to be on the group and, truly, I trust those folks ride so well that I’m our drop-out rider. In case I’m the drop-out rider, that just means every other person is riding solid.”

Current designs call for Lanza to race the E1 class, which highlights 100cc to 125cc two-stroke and 175cc to 250cc four-stroke cruisers; Bobbitt and Buttrick to race the E2 class, which highlights 175cc to 250cc two-stroke and 290cc to 450cc four-stroke bikes; and Kamo to ride the E3 class, which highlights 290cc to 500cc two-stroke and 475cc to 650cc four-stroke bikes.

The U.S. Ladies’ Trophy Team completed second in Greece a year ago to the French group, a year in the wake of winning the Women’s World Cup in Chile. The group will incorporate veterans Maria Forsberg, Mandi Mastin and Lacy Jones.

“I am greatly eager to go to Portugal this year speaking to the United States Women’s Trophy Team,” Mastin said. “This will be the eighth ISDE that I have contended in and the third since the Women’s World Team was made. I think of it as an amazing privilege to be associated with the race and anticipate going to Portugal solid and prepared to bring home the trophy again this year. Maria demonstrated a year ago in Greece that she has what it takes to contend with a portion of the speediest ladies on the planet, and Lacy is likewise a returning part to the group with two ISDE encounters. The three of us anticipate acting as hard as we can to win the Women’s World Trophy again this year.”

While the Trophy Team, the Women’s Trophy Team and the Junior Trophy Team are a basic bit of the U.S. exertion, they are a little piece of the whole U.S. unexpected that makes the trek to the yearly occasion. Many club group riders will likewise speak to the U.S. at the 2009 ISDE.

The accompanying riders were chosen as club colleagues: Toby Atkins, David Booth, Jordan Brandt, Joel Burkett, Billy Burns, Nick Fahringer, Jeff Fredette, Don Grahn, Nick Hamill, Fred Hoess, Zach Lipana, Brent Martell, Garrett Mayer, Shawn O’Leary, Ryan Powell, Ben Smith, Brian Sperle, Rory Sullivan, Troy Swettenam, Lars Valin and Chilly White.

America’s motorcyclists can enable help To group USA, and looking great while doing it, by purchasing an official Team USA ISDE T-Shirt. All returns bolster the gigantic push to transport the riders, bicycles and team to and from Portugal. To purchase a shirt, simply visit AmericanMotorcyclist.com, tap on Gear, at that point select Apparel.

For more data on the ISDE and Team USA, please observe AMARacing.com.


Destry Abbott

Kurt Caselli

Ricky Dietrich

James Jarrett

Nathan Kanney

Timmy Weigand


Russell Bobbitt

David Kamo

Jamie Lanza

Cory Buttrick


Fancy Jones

Mandi Mastin

Maria Forsberg

JAFMAR RACING (Laura Claypoole, chief)

Jeff Fredette

Crisp White

Wear Grahn

MISSOURI MUDDERS (Jay Hall, supervisor)

Lars Valin

Toby Atkins

Billy Burns

TONY AGONIS (Bob Agonis, supervisor)

Fred Hoess

Scratch Fahringer

Ben Smith

Abandon MC

Shawn O’Leary

Joel Burkett

Scratch Hamill

GO FASTERS.COM (Steve Berkner, supervisor)

Brian Sperle

Ryan Powell

Jordan Brandt


Rory Sullivan

Troy Swettenam

Zach Lipana


Brent Martell

David Booth

Garrett Mayer

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