Russell Makes it Three in a Row Winning the Steele Creek GNCC

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Russell

Russell Makes it Three in a Row Winning the Steele Creek GNCC

Morganton, NC – FMF KTM Factory rider Kailub Russell took his third consecutive win in a row to remain undefeated in the GNCC Series.

Russell got off the line to a great start rounding the first corner in 3rd position. By the end of the first lap he had moved into the lead position and had put 7 seconds on the field. He continued to charge forward on the 11 mile long track and increased his lead to 38 seconds on lap two.

Riding a flawless race, Russell went on to claim his third win of the season by over two minutes on the next closest competitor. “The course conditions were near perfect today,” stated Russell. “It was a lot of fun to ride this track and I am happy to keep my win streak alive.”

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Rossi Rules Stunning Season Opener in Qatar

Rossi Rules Stunning Season Opener in Qatar

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Rossi

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Valentino Rossi opened the 2015 MotoGP season tonight with a stunning victory at the Grand Prix of Qatar. Teammate Jorge Lorenzo also put on an impressive performance during the opening round at the Losail International Circuit, finishing in fourth place.

What started as a battle that could have been anybody‘s race, ended in a thrilling duel.

Rossi rode an incredible race. Starting from eighth on the grid, the nine-time world champion fell back to tenth position and took a few laps to get a feel for the situation. He then ploughed through the order on his way to the front of the field. He quickly overtook several riders to take fifth in a duel with rival Pedrosa on lap four...

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Musquin Earns Victory at St. Louis Supercross

Musquin Earns Victory at St. Louis Supercross

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Musquin

St. Louis, MO – Red Bull KTM Factory rider Marvin Musquin earned the victory at the St. Louis Supercross to once again lead the way for what would be back to back wins for the Red Bull KTM Team for the fifth time during the 2015 Monster Energy Supercross season.

Musquin took the win at the Edward Jones Dome in front of a packed stadium of Supercross fans. The French rider earned the holeshot in his heat race and led the entire heat. He took the win in his heat to earn a great gate pick in the main event.

When the gate dropped for the main event, Musquin earned a 2nd place start. He quickly cut under the top rider and moved straight into the lead...

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Dungey Wins St. Louis Supercross

Dungey Wins St. Louis Supercross

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Dungey

St. Louis, MO – Red Bull KTM Factory rider Ryan Dungey earned his sixth win of the season at the Edward Jones Dome, stretching his championship lead to 80 points at round thirteen of the Monster Energy Supercross Series, an FIM Championship.

Dungey was on fire the whole night, earning a great start in his 450 SX heat. He took that start to lead every lap of the heat race and easily take a win and the top transfer spot in the main event.

At the gate drop of the 450 SX main, Dungey once again, launched off the line aboard his KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition motorcycle earning a 2nd place start. He passed into the lead by the second corner and led the first lap. He continued to lead every lap remaining to take the win by 4 seconds over Eli Tomac...

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Statement from AMA Pro Racing on the Loss of Dane Westby

Statement from AMA Pro Racing on the Loss of Dane Westby

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DaneWestby

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 24, 2015) – AMA Pro Racing is deeply saddened about the passing of Dane Westby. Dane was a true champion, on and off the track, and one of the brightest stars in the paddock. He was well deserving of the large, dedicated fanbase he built not only for his riding, but for his charity efforts and personality off the bike. Our deepest sympathies and thoughts are with his family and friends and the entire motorcycle racing community during this difficult time.

AMA Pro Racing is the premier professional motorcycle racing organization in North America, operating a full schedule of events and championships for a variety of motorcycle disciplines. Learn more about AMA Pro Racing at www.amaproracing.com.

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Movistar Yamaha MotoGP is Ready for 2015 Season

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP is Ready for 2015 Season Racing Action

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Qatar

After more than four months since the last GP, the waiting is finally over. Movistar Yamaha MotoGP heads to Qatar to kick off the first MotoGP Grand Prix weekend of the 2015 season this weekend, held under the famous floodlights of the Commercial Bank Grand Prix of Qatar.

It was only a week ago when riders Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo were at the Losail International Circuit to complete the final pre-season test, which was cut short due to a sudden rainstorm.

Despite this unfortunate turn of events, both riders had very positive results during the winter tests...

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Ducati India Shifts Into Top Gear to Enter the Indian Market

Ducati India shifts into top gear to enter the Indian market

• Ducati India opens world class dealerships in Mumbai, Delhi and Gurgaon
• Highly trained network ready to deliver high standards of after-sales service
• Ducati Diavel, Hypermotard, Monster and Superbike now in dealerships

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Ducati Logo

New Delhi, India, 20 March 2015 – Ducati has re-entered the market with an official subsidiary, Ducati India Private Limited, which is ready to provide a premium ownership experience to motorcycle enthusiasts in India. Ducati is reinforcing its commitment to the Indian market with the opening of world class dealerships in Mumbai, Delhi and Gurgaon.

Infinity has opened a Ducati dealership in Mumbai, whilst AMP has established dealerships in Delhi and Gurgaon; the latter claimed to be Ducati...

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Musquin Finishes 2nd at Detroit Supercross

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Musquin

Musquin Finishes 2nd at Detroit Supercross

Detroit, MI – Red Bull KTM Factory rider Marvin Musquin finished 2nd overall at the sixth round of the East 250 Supercross Championship held at Ford Field.

Musquin turned the fastest lap of the day in the afternoon qualifying sessions to earn first gate pick for the main event. He got a great jump off the line in the second 250 Supercross heat coming around the first corner in 2nd place. He fell to 3rd a few corners later and then spent the next two laps reeling in the 2nd place rider. He made a pass for 2nd and remained in that position through the checkered flag.

In the main event, Musquin got a decent start and rounded the first corner in 7th place. He quickly made up time to move into the 3rd place position...

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Dungey Earns 2nd at Detroit Supercross

Dungey Earns 2nd at Detroit Supercross

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Dungey

Detroit, MI – Red Bull KTM Factory rider Ryan Dungey earned 2nd overall and maintains his strong points lead in the Monster Energy Supercross Series, an FIM Championship at the twelfth round held at Ford Field.

Dungey earned a 2nd place start in the second 450 SX heat race of the night. Within the first two corners he launched out front to take the lead. He never looked back, and went on to easily win the heat race for top pick in the main event.

When the gate dropped for the main event, Dungey got off to a great start leading the first lap. On the second lap he was passed by Eli Tomac. Once in 2nd place, Dungey rode a smart, mistake-free race to finish on the podium...

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BMW Motorrad Achieves 13.5% Sales Increase in February

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BMW Motorrad achieves 13.5% sales increase in February
Highest-ever February sales with 9,195 vehicles sold.

Munich. In February BMW Motorrad sales increased by 13.5% thereby achieving the fifth all-time high for this month in succession. 9,195 motorcycles and maxi scooters (previous year: 8,098 units) were supplied to customers worldwide last month. As per February sales increased by 14.2% to 15.458 vehicles (previous year: 13,536 units).

Heiner Faust, BMW Motorrad Head of Sales and Marketing: “With 15,458 vehicles sold we have achieved a new record after the first two months of the year. This is a considerable increase in sales of 14.2% as compared to the equivalent period last year...

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