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.
Victory at the Montreal Supercross!
Dylan Wright earns his first 250cc Montreal Supercross Victory!
The marquee Montreal Supercross returned to the Olympic Stadium for the 2019 showing. In conjunction with the Rockstar Energy Triple Crown Championship, the MTL SX is also the opening round of the SX Tour portion of the Triple Crown Series. Hot off his MX Tour Championship in August, and his previous AX Tour Championship in April, Dylan Wright is the man on top right now. We caught up with Dylan after he earned his first 250cc Montreal Supercross victory.
Race day strategy / consistency:
“Tonight was just about riding mellow, staying safe, and staying on the bike…somewhat (laughs), and not crashing too hard. I mean, that’s just kind of what I’ve been doing all year and it’s helped me win. I really would have liked to win a moto tonight because I felt like that second moto was mine but we’re still stoked to get the Overall tonight.”
Starts / Crash in Moto 1 start:
“I definitely wasn’t thinking that I had a chance (for the overall) when I was laying down in the first turn. The first turn was tricky, it was hard packed and guys were going for it, so it was tough and a lot of us fell there tonight. I knew I just had to get through there, so for the second moto I lined up further outside to play it safer and I still just made it through…”
Moto 2 race battle / Track Conditions / Contention for the Overall Victory:
“I felt good, I tried to make something happen on Luke (Renzland) then I came out of a turn and saw a down rider and I got cross rutted off the lip and thought ‘oh no, this ain’t going good’ and it kind of just messed me up mentally from then on so I knew it wasn’t smart to keep pushing. The track was gnarly after the quads and stuff so it wasn’t ideal to over-ride it and I was just thinking about getting out of here healthy and moving on to the next round - I honestly wasn’t even thinking that I had the overall!”
1st – Dylan Wright (5-2)
2nd – Luke Renzland (9-1)
3rd – Mathias Jorgenson (6-4)
Loic Bruni summited the top of the downhill mountain biking world as he led from start to finish and took home yet another rainbow jersey. This amazing performance puts him in rarified air as only the second rider to have won four World Championships. On top of that, he is only the second rider to have ever won three Downhill World Championships in a row - the first to do it in nearly two decades! The action on the legendary track at Mont Sainte-Anne was intense; each of the last five riders set a new, fastest time of the day! Loic was last to go thanks to his position as the current World Champion, and he showed once again how he thrives under pressure by setting the fastest time on three of the four segments to win by just over a half-second. After celebrating his amazing performance, Loic will turn his attention to the final World Cup race of the season next week in Snowshoe, West Virginia. Loic currently holds first place for the overall title and can become one of only a handful of riders to win both titles in one season! Stay tuned for more info and congrats to Loic on his incredible performance!
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