Related Posts

Share This


UNADILLA, N.Y. – The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is satisfied to declare the individuals from AMA Team USA for the 2010 Red Bull FIM Motocross of Nations. Ryan Dungey, Andrew Short and Trey Canard will race against the world Sept. 25-26 when AMA Team USA goes for its 21st Motocross of Nations triumph at Thunder Valley in Lakewood, Colo.

“These riders are crisp, quick and each is riding at the highest point of his diversion at this moment,” said AMA Director of Racing Joe Bromley. “They have been dashing all mid year on the planet’s most aggressive national title arrangement, the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championships, and every one of the three are prepared to confront the best of the rest. We are regarded that they are speaking to the United States and the AMA at this renowned occasion on American soil.”

Lasting AMA Team USA Manager and Motorcycle Hall of Famer Roger DeCoster included that he’s certain the current year’s choice will rise successful in this World Championship occasion.

“These riders prepare extremely hard, they’ve had great seasons and I figure they will work great together as a group,” DeCoster said. “I’m with our group, and I trust our other American riders will turn out and bolster the group, thinking of it as is in their own nation. It’s halfway found. Denver is a simple air terminal to get in and out of, and it’s a decent track with incredible perspectives for onlookers. The fans should turn out, and we ought to have a fruitful occasion. Ideally, we can win it.”

Group Captain Dungey, who rides for Rockstar Makita Suzuki, will race the MX1 class, which highlights 450cc four-stroke hardware. GEICO Powersports Honda rider Canard will contend in the MX2 class, which highlights 250cc four-stroke cruisers. Honda Red Bull Racing’s Short will race the MX3 class, the open class.

Dungey comes back to AMA Team USA after an effective new kid on the block make a big appearance in 2009 in Franciacorta, Italy, when the Belle Plaine, Minn., rider drove the group to the title with a win in the occasion’s last moto. The supreme champion of the 2010 AMA Supercross, a FIM World Championship, has been ruling the chief 450 class in the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championships this mid year, and had a seven-race win streak through cycle eight of the 12-round arrangement.

“I had an amazing knowledge a year ago in Italy,” Dungey said. “Being a piece of AMA Team USA is extremely a respect, you can include me whenever they call my name. This year will be another extraordinary one since we will protect our home turf. Thunder Valley is a decent format for this kind of occasion. The track is great and has height changes, huge hops what not. It is only outside of Denver and near a major air terminal, which I’m certain the universal riders will appreciate. I believe we’re in for a huge turnout.”

Dungey included that he has exclusive standards for his AMA Team USA colleagues.

“They chose a decent group, and I am respected to be skipper with Trey and Andrew,” Dungey said. “Trey’s been winning and Andrew has been getting begins and driving early, which is gigantic at a race with this arrangement. I like our odds in keeping the Cup here in the United States.”

This will be Canard’s first time on AMA Team USA. Canard, of Shawnee, Okla., had a three-race win streak in the 250 class in the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championships through eight rounds. Canard has been one of the arrangement’s most sweltering riders this mid year, taking four of the last six motos and moving from fourth to second in the title focuses race behind France’s Christophe Pourcel.

“Growing up and perusing about the Motocross of Nations in the magazines, I’ve generally figured this would be a magnificent affair,” Canard said. “I was at the occasion in 2007 when Timmy Ferry, Ricky Carmichael and Ryan Villopoto were on the group, and seeing those folks win at that point was extremely cool. I’m anticipating being a piece of the group, and I’m extremely grateful for the open door.

“We have some great folks on the group,” Canard included. “Andrew and Ryan have had extraordinary years, and I’m anticipating working with them. I’ve never done anything like this, dashing for a group title, and I’m anticipating it. You’re dashing as a matter of first importance for your nation and second for your partners.”

This additionally will be the first run through speaking to AMA Team USA for Short, who was second in 450 class point standings behind Dungey through eight rounds of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championships. Short, who now calls Smithville, Texas, home, is a local of Colorado and will encounter an irregularity for Motocross of Nations riders: a chance to race for a World Championship before the place where he grew up swarm.

“It is a mind blowing honor to be spoken to AMA Team USA at the Motocross of Nations this year,” Short said. “To be given this open door is something I have imagined about since I was a little child, and for it to end up plainly a the truth is astounding. For the Motocross of Nations to be held in my home territory of Colorado is simply good to beat all!”

DeCoster said that he has some reasonable guidance for the new kids on the block on the group.

“These riders have great identities that will give them a chance to get along fine and dandy, not attempt to inspire anyone excessively and accomplish something inept,” DeCoster said. “When you race in this occasion, the way that you speak to your nation, many individuals will come up to them and help them about the history to remember the group and every one of the wins and that it is so imperative to keep the thing going. It puts the weight on, so the primary concern for them is to ride inside their capacities.”

DeCoster included that the group will profit by the experience Dungey picked up in 2009.

“A year ago, with Ryan, I felt that he was riding to wind up noticeably one of the primary folks in Italy, and I think his execution gave him the certainty to return this year and begin solid,” DeCoster said. “I realize that this occasion is imperative to him, and he will do all that he can to put the group in a triumphant position.”

Fans can buy tickets to the 2010 Red Bull FIM Motocross of Nations at RedBullMXON.com/tickets.html.

The Motocross of Nations is a standout amongst the most prominent motorsport occasions on the planet. It highlights groups contending by nationality for a consolidated score to decide the general title winning group. The occasion rose in post-war Europe in 1947 and has run continuous since that time. The United States is the unequaled pioneer in Motocross of Nations general triumphs with 20. Incredible Britain is second with 16.

The United States is the authoritative champion of the Motocross of Nations, prevailing upon Italy and Belgium in 2009.