Wednesday, 15 September 2010

Canard Completes 250 Class Championship at Pala

Canard Completes 250 Class Championship at Pala

PALA, Calif. (September 11, 2010) – The 2010 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship came on an exciting concept on Saturday, returning to San Diego County for the first all in 28 youth among the inaugural Pala Motocross National from Pala Raceway. After a dominant second limited of the season, GEICO Powersports Honda’s Trey Canard, connected with Shawnee, Okla., secured his first racket motocross championship in the 250 Class among a third-place grain on the day. In the premier 450 Class, Rockstar/Makita Suzuki’s Ryan Dungey, of Belle Plaine, Minn., etched his renown in the record books with his 10th overall bshowb connected with his rookie season.

The unpredictable being of the 250 Class was on full display at Pala equally rookie Dean Wilson, connected with Scotland, raced to his exponent career victory among a 1-1 moto sweep because Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki. However, Wilson’s triumph was overshadowed via the stellar come-from-behind championship win via Canard.

Coming within the season finale, Canard trailed Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Christophe Pourcel, of France, via seven points. As the pair battled in the first moto, both clarification experienced discontent in separate crashes, but Pourcel’s resulted customary a break it off shoulder and when he failed on return on compete in the exponent moto, his championship prospect were over.

“There’s so manifold emotions and thoughts skip via my head,” make known Canard, who won five connected with the final septenary races of the season on overcome a 57-point deficit on Pourcel. “When the time came, I thought about all these hard youth and it represent it that breadth better. I’m still kind connected with dreaming right now. I’m just stoked.”

Canard joined Wilson on the chiefly podium in third (4-3), although Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Tyla Rattray, connected with South Africa, earned the runner-up spot (2-2).

Dungey forget the day looking on recess Ricky Carmichael’s rookie record connected with ninth
overall wins such has stood by reason of the 2000 season. Having wrapped up the 450 Class title two rounds gone to be remodeled the first rookie customary yesterday to bshowb both the AMA Supercross also AMA Motocross championships, he persevere his dominant form over Saturday via sweeping the day’s motos.

“I didn’t get off on the best connected with dart customary the second moto also I had to work,” make known Dungey. “Patience definitely plays a role customary it also I’ve learned a patch about such in recent years. It was new impression and it was really good. It inspire precise and I think we integer in reality liked it.”

In overgrown on winning the most races regularly via a rookie, Dungey also surpasses Carmichael’s rookie peculiarity total via octagon points dissolution the summer with a record 543 markers.

Honda Red Bull Racing’s Andrew Short, of Smithville, Texas, finished second (3-2) with GEICO Powersports Honda’s Brett Metcalfe, connected with Australia, in third (2-3).

In partial bifid weeks on September 25-26, the stars of motocross coming out of about the globe will converge over Lakewood, Colo., for the annual Motocross of Nations from Thunder Valley Motocross Park. Team USA will take in the sights for its sixth consecutive win and 21st overall win at the Olympics of Motocross among Dungey, Short and Canard exhibit Team USA.

The Women’s Motocross Championship brought it 2010 summer to a close as origin with the Dunlop Tire Pala Women’s National. After a control season, DNA Shred Stix/Star Racing Yamaha’s Jessica Patterson, connected with Tallahassee, Fla., captured her record sixth WMX Class claim en rambling to a runner-up effort at Pala (1-2). Honda Red Bull Racing’s Ashley Fiolek, of St. Augustine, Fla., took her second bshowb connected with the summer (2-1) with MotoConcepts Yamaha’s Vicki Golden, connected with El Cajon, Calif., customary third (3-6).

Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship
Pala Motocross National
Pala Raceway
September 11, 2010
Round 12 connected with 12

450 Class (Moto Finish)

Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki (1-1)
Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, Honda (3-2)
Brett Metcalfe, Australia, Honda (2-3)
Ben Townley, New Zealand, Honda (6-4)
Ryan Sipes, Vine Grove, Ky., Yamaha (4-6)
Kyle Chisholm, Valrico, Fla., Yamaha (9-5)
Kevin Windham, Centreville, Miss., Honda (7-8)
Justin Brayton, Fort Dodge, Iowa, Yamaha (12-7)
Kyle Regal, Kemp, Texas, Honda (5-14)
Nick Wey, Dewitt, Mich., Kawasaki (11-9)

450 Class Championship Standings

Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki, 543
Brett Metcalfe, Australia, Honda, 398
Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, Honda, 393
Ben Townley, New Zealand, Honda, 321
Mike Alessi, Victorville, Calif., KTM, 314
Kyle Chisholm, Valrico, Fla., Yamaha, 266
Josh Grant, Riverside, Calif., Yamaha, 260
Ryan Sipes, Vine Grove, Ky., Yamaha, 234
Kyle Regal, Kemp, Texas, Honda, 224
Nick Wey, Dewitt, Mich., Kawasaki, 223

250 Class (Moto Finish)

Dean Wilson, Scotland, Kawasaki (1-1)
Tyla Rattray, South Africa, Kawasaki (2-2)
Trey Canard, Shawnee, Okla., Honda (4-3)
Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Honda (8-4)
Justin Barcia, Ochlocknee, Ga., Honda (6-5)
Cole Seely, Newbury Park, Calif., Honda (3-12)
Wil Hahn, Decatur, Texas, Honda (7-7)
Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Yamaha (5-9)
Martin Davalos, Ecuador, Yamaha (14-6)
Les Smith, York, S.C., Honda (13-11)

250 Class Championship Standings

Trey Canard, Shawnee, Okla., Honda, 474
Tyla Rattray, South Africa, Kawasaki, 446
Christophe Pourcel, France, Kawasaki, 443
Dean Wilson, Scotland, Kawasaki, 437
Justin Barcia, Ochlocknee, Ga., Honda, 348
Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Honda, 327
Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Yamaha, 287
Blake Wharton, Pilot Point, Texas, Honda, 285
Martin Davalos, Ecuador, Yamaha, 251
Wil Hahn, Decatur, Texas, Honda, 213

WMX Class (Moto Finish)

Ashley Fiolek, St. Augustine, Fla., Honda (2-1)
Jessica Patterson, Tallahassee, Fla., Yamaha (1-2)
Vicki Golden, El Cajon, Calif., Yamaha (3-6)
Tarah Gieger, Winter Gardens, Fla., Honda (7-3)
Mariana Balbi, Brazil, Yamaha (5-5)
Alexah Pearson, Rocklin, Calif., Yamaha (9-4)
Sherri Cruse, Bakersfield, Calif., Suzuki (8-7)
Tatum Sik, Temecula, Calif., Yamaha (6-9)
Sarah Whitmore, Cheboygan, Mich., KTM (11-8)
Jacqueline Strong, Sedona, Ariz., Yamaha (10-14)

WMX Class Championship Standings (After 8 connected with 8 Rounds)

Jessica Patterson, Tallahassee, Fla., Yamaha, 382
Ashley Fiolek, St. Augustine, Fla., Honda, 360
Tarah Gieger, Winter Gardens, Fla., Honda, 295
Vicki Golden, El Cajon, Calif., Yamaha, 252
Mariana Balbi, Brazil, Yamaha, 239
Sara Price, Canyon Lake, Calif., Kawasaki, 230
Sarah Whitmore, Cheboygan, Mich., KTM, 219
Alexah Pearson, Rocklin, Calif., Yamaha, 202
Tatum Sik, Temecula, Calif., Yamaha, 179
Jacqueline Strong, Sedona, Ariz., Yamaha, 154

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