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KTM CANADA WEEKLY RACE REPORT


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Phillips top Royal Distributing Thor KTM Canada rider at Sand Del Lee!

CMRC MX Pro National: 8th round, Sand Del Lee, ON, August 9th, 2009

Team Royal Distributing Thor KTM Canada arrived at the Sand Del Lee race track ready to do battle and move
up the point’s ladder. As the gate dropped for the first MX2 moto, teammates Eric Nye and Kyle McGlynn each
rounded the first turn in the top 10. During the first lap, a racing incident with a fellow competitor resulted in an
early moto crash sending Kyle to the ground seriously injuring his shoulder. Royal Distributing Thor MX KTM
Canada’s Eric Nye continued his consistent riding and made his way to the front of the pack only to suffer a set
back mid moto causing him to lose valuable positions, and forced him to play catch up for the remaining minutes
of Moto 1. He crossed the finish line in 7th place. After a decent start Nye raced in 3rd place before finding some
trouble about half way through the moto. He found his groove again laying down some fast laps including the 2nd
quickest lap of the race, but ran out of time before he could reel in the leaders. The defending champ finished
moto 2 in 6th position. His overall of 6th for the day doesn’t reflect his true ability but Eric looks to rebound and
finish on a high note next weekend at the Walton Trans Can National.
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Royal Distributing’s Jeff Northrop was racing in 4 position for the first half of the moto 1 in MX1 when bad luck
struck in the form of a flat rear tire. After a pit stop to repair the damage Norcal was unable to make up the time to
score any points in the highly competitive MX1 class. Fresh off his top 10 in Moncton, rookie rider Ryan Millar
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kept his forward momentum rolling and scored valuable points in two very impressive motos going 8-11 for a 9
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overall position. The # 15 of Mason Phillips moved into the top 10 in points this weekend with his 5 overall
score. Mason rode his KTM 450 SX-F to 4th place in the first moto and 5th place in the second moto.

Team Royal Distributing Thor KTM Canada had a guest rider this weekend. Barrie, Ontario’s Kate McKerroll
has been competing in the Royal Distributing Canadian National Women’s Series on a Parker Bros.
Powersports KTM 144 SX. The #94 of McKerroll joined the team at Sand Del Lee and did the team proud
placing 2nd overall for the day. The 15 year old McKerroll did not get the chance to compete in the first two rounds,
but managed a 9th overall for the series after just riding in 3 of the 5 race series.

Team RTR Performance/Orange Motorsports Troy Lee Designs had a fantastic day. MX2’s Kerim Fitz-
Gerald rode his RTR/OMS prepped KTM 250 SX-F up front the entire day showing his true potential winning first
place for the first time in his Canadian moto career. His teammate Liam O’Farrell also turned in great results on
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board his KTM 450 SX-F going 7-6 for a 6 overall.

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, Ignition, Boston Pizza, OGIO, Impact Canopies, KTM Power Wear, SBS Brakes, Braking, R&R
Automation

Media information, 2009-08-11


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4 KTM in the top 5 at FMSQ Provincial Enduro-Cross!

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FMSQ Provincial Enduro-Cross Series: 7 round, Vaudreuil, QC, August 8 , 2009

Last weekend was the 7th round of the FMSQ Provincial Enduro-Cross Series in Vaudreuil and the KTM riders
scored once again amazing results. Duroy Racing rider, Michel Metcalfe had a really good race finishing on the
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2 step of the podium with his KTM 250 XC. Not too far behind to complete the podium, was Philippe Chainé and
his KTM 250 XC-F prepared by KTM dealer Ja-Per-Formance. Jérémy Daudelin rode for a good part of the race
in 3rd position but finally settled for the 4th place with his Duroy Racing KTM 250 XC-F. KTM Canada rider, Patrick
Beaulé (KTM 250 XC) completed the almost all orange top 5.

James Bank wins Saturday at Parry Sound provincial race!


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ATV Canada Cup: Parry Sound, ON, August 8 & 9 , 2009

Last weekend was the ATV Canada Cup in Parry Sound and once again Royal Distributing Thor KTM ATV rider
James Bank performed very well during the 2 motos Satuday and it paid off as he took overall win. Sunday, he
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battled hard all race and crossed the finished line in 2 position.

Amélie Lavallée takes the 2nd position at FMSQ race!


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FMSQ ATV Provincial Enduro-Cross Series: 7 round, Vaudreuil, QC, August 7 , 2009

KTM dealer Grégoire Sport rider, Amélie Lavallée rode a really consistent race to finish in 2nd position on her
KTM 525 XC ATV. KTM rider, Michel Lahaye had also an excellent race as he ended up in 5th place on his KTM
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525 XC VTT also prepared by Grégoire Sport. In the Intermediate ATV class, Marc Verrette took the 1 position
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once again. Jef Dufour from Duroy Racing took the 1 position in the 30 + class after 5 year break in ATV racing.

Media information, 2009-08-11


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Russell Bobbitt strengthened his points lead!


National Enduro Series: 9th round, Marquette, MI, August 9th, 2009

Shock Doctor/KTM rider Russell Bobbitt strengthened his points lead over teammate Mike Lafferty with his fifth
win of the season at the ninth round of the AMA National Enduro Series. In the end, Bobbitt' s three test wins were
solid enough to take the overall for the day allowing his points lead to stretch to 6 points over Lafferty. With only one
round left in the series - the finale will again be another nail bitter for the two teammates that are now accustomed
to battling closely for championship wins.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

KTM Canada, Inc.


Tel.: 450-441-4451 - 4200
Fax: 450-441-3885
Email:
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Media information, 2009-08-11