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Tim Gajser
Tim Gajser is a Slovenian professional motocross racer. He competes in the MXGP Class in the FIM MXGP World Championships as a rider for Team Honda HRC. Tim was born on the September 8th in 1996 in Ptuj, Slovenia. His father Bogomir was also a motocross rider and introduced his son to the sport at a young age. He remains his coach to this day.

Gajser has one older brother Nejc, and two younger sisters Alja and Neja. In 1995 his family went through a tragedy when his 3-year-old brother Žan was killed in a racing accident. During a race the young boy wandered on a track bellow one of the jumps and was hit by his father's motorcycle during landing. Tim Gajser rides with the number 243 in honor of his deceased brother, who was born on 24th of March.

In 2015, Gajser won his first World Championship in the MX2 Class while riding for the Gariboldi Honda team. In 2016, Gajser graduated to the MXGP Class under the wing of Team Honda HRC. In a stunning rookie MXGP season, Gajser was crowned the 2016 MXGP World Champion.
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Ryan Dungey
The Dunge

Born into a family of racers, from early on it was clear that Ryan Dungey was something special. Fast forward through two decades, and having already notched up first place wins at the Supercross Lites Championship and the 250 Motocross Championship in 2009, the 2010 racing season proved to be a particularly memorable one for the American rider. Ryan started the season by showing that he belonged with the big boys in supercross. By the time the North American series was finished, he was crowned 2010 Supercross Champion.

But Ryan didn’t stop there – demonstrating his abilities as inarguably the best all-around motocross racer in the world, that same year he blitzed the competition in the AMA Motocross Championship and took the title. He thus finished the season as a history-maker, coming away as the first rookie in history to win both the premier Supercross and National Motocross titles in his inaugural season. To cap off the year, Dungey led Team USA to victory in the prestigious Motocross of Nations event, held on American soil in 2010 in Colorado.

By 2012, Ryan had joined the KTM family, bringing the team its first ever win in the AMA Motocross series. He finished his Supercross season in third place, despite a collarbone break that required surgery. At the 2013 AMA SX season finale in Las Vegas, Ryan finished second place, bringing his overall season points to 337 and a third place overall finish.

In 2014, Dungey kept his momentum, taking overall second places at both the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship 450 and the 2014 AMA Monster Energy Supercross Series, not to mention first place at Red Bull Unadilla National. With yet another stellar start in 2015, Ryan has demonstrated that commitment, hard work and sacrifice really do pay off with another AMA Supercross and AMA Motocross championship now under his belt.

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NEWS
2018 MX Tour – Round 5 | 7/7/18

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The first stop of the Eastern leg of the MX Tour was in none other than the Nation’s Capital City of Ottawa, Ontario.  Located 30km west of the Parliament buildings, the Sand Del Lee facility is nestled into the outskirts of the West end of Munster, Ontario.  A clay based track that’s mainly comprised of sand, it forms harsh square edged bumps throughout the track and the jump faces get deeply rutted.  Often claimed to be riders favourite track of the circuit, the sweeping corners and multiple jump options, the racing at MX101 Sand Del Lee facility is always some of the most exciting of the year.

Dylan Wright #12 – MX2:

Growing up minutes from the track, hometown hero Dylan Wright was eager to put on a show for the local friends & family in attendance. Always a dream to win his home race, Dylan was hungrier than ever.  In moto 1, the eagerness got the best of Dylan as he over jumped the start gate and was forced to pull over after lap 1 to be penalized ten positions before being allowed to re-enter the track.  Determined to keep the dream alive, Wright charged back from 11th, back to 2nd place by the checkers.  In moto 2, Wright got a top five start and went to work getting himself into 2nd place by lap 7.  Knowing the overall win was in his hands with his current position, Dylan rode it in for the Overall Victory and earned himself the Dale Argue Memorial award.

“It’s always been a dream to win my hometown race.  It means a lot to me and everyone around here that’s supported me over the years, I could hear the fans cheering every lap and glad I could put on a show for them.” – Dylan Wright. MX2 Overall winner

Colton Facciotti #45 – MX1

Coming into Round 5 tied for the MX1 Championship, Colton Facciotti was needing to separate himself from the pack and regain full control of his lead. With two overall victories so far, Facciotti ‘s consistency every weekend is hard to match.  In moto 1, Colton rounded the first corner in the top 3 and held that position for the majority of the race before making a late pass for the 2nd place spot. In moto 2, Facciotti got off to another great top 3 start and made quick work moving himself into the lead at the halfway point of the race and then checked out for the win and the Overall victory.  This gives Colton his third Overall Victory this season and now has a 7 point lead in the MX1 championship.

“it’s a close point’s battle in the top 5 right now with  no room for error so it’s going to come down to consistency for this championship.” – Colton Facciotti. MX1 Overall winner/MX1 series leader

 

MX2 Race Results:

1st – Dylan Wright (2-2)

2nd – Joey Crown (1-4)

3rd – Shawn Maffenbier (3-3)

4th – Josh Osby (6-5)

5th – Hayden Halstead (5-7)

 

MX2 Championship Standings:

1st – Shawn Maffenbeier (256 pts)

2nd – Joey Crown (239 pts)

3rd – Jess Pettis (231 pts)

4th – Josh Osby (212 pts)

5th – Marco Cannella (208 pts)

6th – Dylan Wright (185 pts)

 

 

MX1 Race Results:

1st – Colton Facciotti (2-1)

2nd – Tyler Medaglia (4-2)

3rd – Matt Goerke (3-3)

4th – Kaven Benoit (1-8)

5th – Cole Thompson (5-4)

 

MX1 Championship Standings:

1st – Colton Facciotti (256 pts)

2nd – Matt Georke (249 pts)

3rd – Kaven Benoit (239 pts)

4th – Cole Thompson (232 pts)

5th – Tyler Medaglia (228 pts)

 

Upcoming Race:

The next stop of the MX Tour is at the GDR Honda race team’s home track, the notorious Gopher Dunes.  The heat, rough conditions make this one of the most dreaded races of the season for riders – a true survival of the fittest.

Upcoming Racewear:

Here is a look at what the Honda Canada/GDR/Fox Racing team will be showcasing at Round 6 of the Rockstar Energy Triple Crown MX Tour at Gopher Dunes in Courtland, Ontario.

MX Tour Round 6 Gear Plan

For complete results from the 2018 Rockstar Energy Triple Crown Series, visit the below links:

http://cmrc.tracksideresults.com/index.asp

http://www.rockstartriplecrown.com/results.html

 

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International Ride MTB Day - July 20th | 7/16/18

Ride Mountain Bike Day is coming! On July 20th, we will join mountain bikers around the world by blowing off all other obligations and simply riding our mountain bikes. We encourage riders everywhere - in all regions and skill levels - to join in on the fun. 

 

The first annual International Ride Mountain Bike Day will take place July 20th and continue annually thereafter. Otherwise known as Ride MTB Day, this yearly movement is composed of community-based events that will take place around the globe with mountain bike brands, media, professionals, retailers, parks and local riders everywhere - each showing their love and support for the sport of mountain biking by holding group rides, fundraisers, races and demos.

 

“The sport of Mountain Biking has an incredible culture and Ride MTB Day is a great way to celebrate it.  Ride MTB Day is not a Fox-owned event, but our goal is to have the concept adopted by the entire industry and raise mountain bike awareness and participation. We look forward to more and more brands and retailers supporting Ride MTB Day year after year.” - Dave Ahumada, Global Marketing Manager, Fox MTB.

 

On this day, each year, mountain bikers will gather together at local trails, bike parks, and bike shops and even enjoy solitary rides, helping to bring riders all over the world together.

 

For more information and to find an event near you, visit www.ridemtbday.com

Follow International Ride MTB Day on Instagram:  @RideMTBDay

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