Glen Helen hosted another World Vet Championship this past weekend, and as you can imagine, Doug Dubach stood atop the podium at the end of the day. Check out the results below. In FIM news, Michael Leib has made the switch to Husqvarna for 2011. Take a look at some photos snapped by Claudio Cabrini on page 2. Yoshimura also sent us a video of Ryan Dungey’s recent visit to California for some testing. Be sure to take a look on page 3.
Glen Helen MTA World Vet Championship
Doug Dubach and Ryan Hughes took top honors at the 2010 Glen Helen MTA World Vet Championship this weekend. It was a great weekend for Glen Helen Raceway; perfect weather, outstanding racing in all classes, and over 1600 attendees made for a fun weekend for all.
-Doug Dubach has successfully defended his title as reigning 40+ Pro class champion at this year’s MTA World Vet Championships.
-Dubach put in two perfect motos for 1-1 moto scores.
-Dubach will be racing to defend his second World Vet title in Sunday’s 30+ Pro class, this time against the likes of Ryan Hughes.
-Ryan Hughes claims his first MTA World Vet 30+ Pro Championship with 1-1 moto finishes.
-Mike Sleeter finishes second overall in his first year.
-Doug Dubach follows up his +40 Pro Championship with third place.
2010 World Vet Championship 30+ Class Results:
1. Ryan Hughes
2. Michael Sleeter
3. Doug Dubach
4. Jeff Northrop
5. Tony Amaradio
6. Jeff Willoh
7. Matt Karlsen
8. Willy Musgrave
9. Dieter Temmerman
10. Shawn Wynne
2010 World Vet Championship 30+ Pro Class Results
1. Doug Dubach
2 Gordon Ward
3 Kurt Nicoll
4 Ron Lechien
5 Willie Musgrave
6 Victor Sheldon
7 Shawn Wynne
8 Tim Tynan
9 D.I. Wood
10 Jonathan Rhodes
Michael Leib to Race Husqvarna
After a promising first season in the MX2 class aboard the Bud Racing KX250F, American Michael Leib will race a Factory Husqvarna in 2011. Michael is in Italy right now for the Milan bike show and he rode the Husky for the first time in the sandy track of Crotta d’Adda. Husqvarna will be back in the MXGP circuit with a deal with Team Ricci. Michael said the bike is completely different from what he’s ridden before, but he says it’s very light and has good handling. The engine may need some work, but it’s already at a good level. Young Italian Alessandro Lupino will be Michael’s teammate for the next season.
Check out some photos, courtesy of our good friend Claudio Cabrini…
New Yoshimura Video of Ryan Dungey
Check out some pre-season testing with Ryan Dungey on his Yoshimura-equipped 2011 Rockstar Makita Suzuki RM-Z450.