Related Posts

Share This


NEW BERLIN, N.Y. – After a three-week break, the 2010 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship came back to activity for Round 9 on Saturday with the Rockstar Energy Unadilla National from Unadilla Valley Sports Center. A monstrous group was close by as the world’s best riders assaulted a standout amongst the most unbelievable tracks in the nation. After four motos, Rockstar/Makita Suzuki’s Ryan Dungey, of Belle Plaine, Minn., took his eighth sequential 450 Class win while GEICO Powersports Honda’s Trey Canard, of Shawnee, Okla., snatched his fourth straight 250 Class triumph.

Ryan Dungey was flying high on the way to win number eight at Unadilla.

Cordiality Steve Cox

Subsequent to snatching the holeshot in the main head class moto, Dungey never thought back, constantly broadening his favorable position over the field to the checkered banner. In Moto 2, the youngster worked his way into the lead after a main five begin, taking part in an incredible fight with colleague and World Motocross Championship contender Clement Desalle, of Belgium, to secure the moto clear in the late stages.

“I got a decent begin in Moto 1 and set myself in place to lead laps and take the win,” said Dungey, who can wrap up the title at the following round. “I wasn’t thinking about the in general (in Moto 2). I simply race to win each time out. Merciful (Desalle) astonished me. It is difficult to come over (to the states) and do well. It was beneficial for him and bravo to have a focused moto.”

Desalle, riding for Rockstar/Teka Suzuki in a visitor appearance in the U.S., completed second (2-2) while GEICO Powersports Honda’s Brett Metcalfe, of Australia, adjusted the general platform (5-3) that highlighted riders from three distinct mainlands. In his hotly anticipated come back to American motocross, San Manuel Yamaha’s James Stewart, of Haines City, Fla., completed eleventh generally (3-35).

James Stewart’s arrival to American motocross went poorly well as he had trusted.

Politeness Steve Cox

Dungey now holds a 111-point advantage taking into an off week and sits only one win far from tying 10-time AMA Motocross champion Ricky Carmichael, of Tallahassee, Fla., for the most wins ever by a youngster. He additionally drives the division in normal complete at 1.9 and laps drove with 144.

Since asserting his first general triumph a month ago, Canard has kept on winning, catching the in general for the fourth successive round. A patient exertion in Moto 1 helped Canard pass his partner Justin Barcia, of Ochlocknee, Ga., late to take the opening triumph. In Moto 2, Canard dashed out to an early lead, hanging on until the last lap before Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Christophe Pourcel, of France, made the triumphant pass. He made due with second in the moto to secure the general win.

“I saw (Pourcel) down in the main moto and I was amazed,” said Canard. “Some of the time it happens and I simply endeavored to do my best to exploit. To leave here with a 16 point deficiency rather than 38 feels extraordinary. In the second moto I committed a few errors and (Pourcel) could get me yet I knew I had the in general.”

Barcia completed second generally (3-5) with Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Dean Wilson, of Scotland, in third (6-3). After a crash brought about a DNF for the principal moto, Pourcel bounced back to complete seventh (38-1).

Pourcel’s favorable position over Canard sits at 16 focuses. Canard holds the best normal complete in the class at 3.9 while Pourcel has driven the most laps with 101.

Following seven days off, the 2010 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship resumes for Round 10 and the Rockstar Energy Southwick National from Moto-X 338 in Southwick, Mass., on Saturday, August 28.

Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship

Rockstar Energy Unadilla National

Unadilla Valley Sports Center

August 14, 2010

Cycle 9 of 12

450 Class (Moto Finish)

Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki (1-1)

Merciful Desalle, Belgium, Suzuki (2-2)

Brett Metcalfe, Australia, Honda (5-3)

Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, Honda (4-5)

Kyle Regal, Kemp, Texas, Honda (8-6)

Ben Townley, New Zealand, Honda (7-9)

Kyle Chisholm, Valrico, Fla., Yamaha (9-8)

Justin Brayton, Fort Dodge, Iowa, Yamaha (11-7)

Josh Grant, Riverside, Fla., Yamaha (6-14)

Tommy Hahn, Decatur, Texas, Suzuki (10-11)

450 Class Championship Standings

Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki, 418

Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, Honda, 307

Brett Metcalfe, Australia, Honda, 293

Josh Grant, Riverside, Calif., Yamaha, 260

Ben Townley, New Zealand, Honda, 249

Mike Alessi, Victorville, Calif., KTM, 235

Chad Reed, Australia, Kawasaki, 204

Kyle Regal, Kemp, Texas, Honda, 185

Kyle Chisholm, Valrico, Fla., Yamaha, 183

Ryan Sipes, Flaherty, Kentucky, Yamaha, 181

250 Class (Moto Finish)

Trey Canard, Shawnee, Okla., Honda (1-2)

Justin Barcia, Ochlocknee, Ga., Honda (3-5)

Senior member Wilson, Scotland, Kawasaki (6-3)

Tyla Rattray, South Africa, Kawasaki (5-4)

Blake Wharton, Pilot Point, Texas, Honda (2-9)

Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Honda (4-6)

Christophe Pourcel, France, Kawasaki (38-1)

Martin Davalos, Ecuador, Yamaha (10-8)

Matt Lemoine, Collinsville, Texas, Suzuki (8-12)

Wil Hahn, Decatur, Texas, Honda (14-11)

250 Class Championship Standings

Christophe Pourcel, France, Kawasaki, 365

Trey Canard, Shawnee, Okla., Honda, 349

Senior member Wilson, Scotland, Kawasaki, 329

Tyla Rattray, South Africa, Kawasaki, 320

Justin Barcia, Ochlocknee, Ga., Honda, 248

Blake Wharton, Pilot Point, Texas, Honda, 243

Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Honda, 233

Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Yamaha, 209

Jake Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Kawasaki, 195

Martin Davalos, Ecuador, Yamaha, 187

For tickets and fan and hustling data on the 2010 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, sign on to www.allisports.com.

For more data about the 2010 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, please contact media facilitator Brandon Short by means of email at brandon@mxsports.com or by phone at (949) 365-5750.

About the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship

The Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship is the world’s most esteemed motocross arrangement. The Series is overseen and created by MX Sports Pro Racing, whose mission is to bring issues to light of motocross hustling through the advancement of expert title dashing occasions across the country.

The arrangement is likewise delivered in conjunction with Alli, the Alliance of Action Sports, a worldwide business that envelops national and universal activity sports occasions, interactive media creation and a customer based way of life mark.

Alli is possessed by NBC Sports and MTV Networks and speaks to a huge system of competitors, fans, brands and properties.

The Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross arrangement is endorsed by AMA Pro Racing, the chief expert bike dashing association in North America. AMA Pro Racing works a full calendar of occasions and titles over each range of cruiser rivalry.