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KTM CANADA WEEKLY RACE REPORT
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KTM Canada Dominates in St-Thecle
CMRC MX Pro National: 6th round, St-Thecle, QC, July 26th, 2009 Royal Distributing Thor KTM big winners in Ste Thecle. The 6th round of the CMRC Nationals was held in the small town of Ste-Thecle, Quebec this past weekend. The weather would not cooperate with the race schedule and the track soon became a muddy mess. The Royal Distributing Thor KTM MX team were well prepared and went to go to the gate in the extremely undesirable conditions. Due to worsening weather throughout the day the CMRC decided to run the race with a 1 Moto format; therefore, the one and only moto run per class would determine the days overall results. Blasting off the gate in the MX 2 Class and rounding the corner in the top 5 were Royal Distributing Thor KTM was the 250 SX-F of Kyle McGlynn. His teammate Eric Nye started just outside the top 5 and grabbed a handful of tearoffs on a charge to the front. In near blinding rain and with mud up to the axles, both of the Royal Distributing Thor KTM 250 SX-F’s powered through the rutted track. The defending champion Eric Nye had some issues during the moto and lost positions as he dealt with the conditions. His teammate Kyle McGlynn was able to make a pass early in the race and grab the lead in front of small but enthusiastic crowd. Never faltering the #32 of McGlynn rode the entire moto without going down and scored his first career MX 2 Overall win putting Royal Distributing Thor KTM on top of the MX 2 podium. Under even more extreme conditions the MX 1 class went to the line knowing the track was as bad as they’ve ever experienced. A decision was made to shorten the normally 35 minutes moto in half so it was imperative to ride as smart and consistent as possible to do well. After a season of what seems to be bad luck and injury, Royal Distributing Thor KTM rider Mason Phillips finally turned his season around and grabbed the Holeshot on his KTM 450 SX-F. The #15 of Phillips never once looked back and leading wire to wire taking the checkered flag ahead of the entire field. His win was not only his first MX 1 Overall win, but it was also KTM Canada’s first ever MX 1 National moto win. Teammates Ryan Millar and Jeff Northrop rode the ridiculously muddy track the th th entire moto never giving up and finishing the race while scoring valuable points 14 and 13 position respectively. KTM Canada, Inc. would like to thank their generous sponsors for their continued support. Without their help we wouldn't be able to go racing: Royal Distributing, Thor, FMF, Alpinestars, Factory Connection Canada, Renthal, Pirelli, CYCRA, Twin Air, PG Graphics, Atpac Transportation, Ignition, Boston Pizza, OGIO, Impact Canopies, KTM Power Wear, SBS Brakes, Braking, R&R Automation Orange Motorsports/RTR Performance Troy Lee Designs teammates Liam O’Farrell and Kerim Fitz-Gerald had a very successful day in the muddy conditions. The #19 of on his OMS/RTR prepped 250 SX-F Fitz-Gerald grabbed a top 5 start and managed to make a few key passes up into the top 7 before a slight tip over on the last lap allowed riders by. The Troy Lee Designs backed rider managed not to panic and regrouped crossing the finish line in 10th place. His teammate and OMS/RTR Performance Troy Lee Designs rider Liam O’Farrell

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backed up his fourth place ride in Gopher Dunes with a fantastic charge on his KTM 450 SX-F in the mud. rd th Closing on 3 place late in the race Liam took the checkered flag in 4 position. CMRC Provincial ATV - Round 7 & 8 Grand Bend Motoplex Double gold KTM Canada’s Tyler Summers managed a combined first overall in both classes this past weekend in Grand Bend. All this despite a crash in the second moto of Intermediate on Sunday and having to race back thru the pack to finish 8th. nd st In the Pro/Am class Saturday he went 2-2 for a 2 Overall, and Sunday he went 1-1 for a 1 Overall.

FMSQ – 6th Round, LaTuque, QC July 26th, 2009 The 6 round of the FMSQ series was a successful one for KTM Canada. The top 4 in the Expert class were all on KTM’s. Leading the way in the Expert class was Jeremy Daudelin who rides for KTM Dealer Duroy Racing. Coming second was Duroy Racing’s Michel Metcalfe. Not too far behind was JA-Per-Formance’s Philippe rd Chaine in 3 , followed by KTM Canada’s Patrick Beaule. In the Pro VTT class KTM Canada rider Amelie Lavallee was putting pressure on the leaders when a mechanical issue in a rough section of the track forced her run for the win to come to a premature end. Amelie and the rest of th the KTM Canada riders look forward to the 7 round August 8-9 in Vaudreuil.
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US Motocross Lites Series: 8th round, Washougal, WA, July 25th, 2009 In the 250 Motocross class, Muscle Milk/MDK/KTM Factory rider Tommy Searle got a 5th place start in moto rd one while J-Law Racing/KTM rider Max Anstie was two positions ahead in 3 . On lap 6, Searle managed to move around Anstie and the two KTM riders continued their battle within the top five. A mistake on lap 7, allowed Darryn Durham to pass Searle which dropped Searle to 5th place. On lap 9, Searle was passed by Brett Metcalfe th th and fell to 6 position. Searle held on to 6 place finishing just bike lengths away from Durham as they crossed th the finish. Anstie, in his rookie year, held on for a top ten finish with 9 overall. US Motocross Series: 8th round, Washougal, WA, July 25th, 2009 Jagermeister/MDK/KTM rider Justin Brayton topped his season best finish with a 4 place overall result in the 450 Motocross class at the eighth round of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship at Washougal MX Park.
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Endurocross :1
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round, Las Vegas, NV, July 25 , 2009

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The first of the 5 round Endurocross series was held in The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas this past Saturday night. RTR Performance KTM Canada Troy Lee Designs riders Bobby Prochnau and Cory Graffunder were in attendance. After winning the night race RTR’s Bobby Prochnau narrowly missed the Expert Main event. RTR Troy th Lee Designs KTM Canada rider Cory Graffunder qualified for the final race and rode to a strong 7 position as the race ended. 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th Taddy Blazusiak KTM Ricky Dietrich Mike Brown KTM Geoff Aaron Colton Haaker Kyle Redmond Corey Graffunder KTM Canada

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