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2009 World Motocross Championship Racing Photo Gallery

Check out all the latest photos from the 2009 world motocross championship.

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Kevin Strijbos - 2009 World Motocross Championship - Sevlievo
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Strijbos works his way in to the top-10 in the first race but falls short in Race 2. - 2009 World Motocross Championship - Sevlievo
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Kevin Strijbos - 2009 World Motocross Championship - Sevlievo
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DeRuever was off pace most of the race and didn't feel quite himself. - 2009 World Motocross Championship - Sevlievo
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Coppins rode well and consistently to place second in each race. - 2009 World Motocross Championship - Sevlievo
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Coppins holds second in both races to capture the win by one point. - 2009 World Motocross Championship - Sevlievo
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Defending champion Philippaerts made a mistake in Race 1 costing a few spots but Race 2 went significantly better placing third. - 2009 World Motocross Championship - Sevlievo
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Nagl raced hard and finished strong to find himself in ranking top-5 in points. - 2009 World Motocross Championship - Sevlievo
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Barragan makes a solid run for the overall win but missed it by one point settling for second. - 2009 World Motocross Championship - Sevlievo
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Tough race for Vuillemin as he fails to place in the top-10. - 2009 World Motocross Championship - Sevlievo
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Sebastien Pourcel - 2009 World Motocross Championship - Sevlievo
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Swanepoel placed the best of the Kawasaki riders with ninth in the second race. - 2009 World Motocross Championship - Sevlievo
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Strijbos made an excellent start on his CRF450R in the first moto to land third positon for Honda at the first ever Motocross World Championships in Turkey.
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Honda's Billy MacKenzie is still far from fit after a spat of injuries. He finished 16th overall at the World Motocross in Turkey.
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Starting from the pole Antonio Cairoli of Yamaha Red Bull rode a tough ride against Yamaha Moster Energy's David Philippaerts for the top of the podium in Turkey.
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Teka Suzuki WMX1's Steve Ramon scaled the podium for the first time this season with the runner-up position at Hezarfen, Istanbul.
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Steve Ramon, 2nd in Turkey: 'I didn't like the track at the beginning of the weekend because the dirt was difficult to ride on and it was hard to find a good line to pass, but by the end it was quite enjoyable and the Suzuki RM-Z450 worked well in the conditions.'
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The Yamaha's ran a strong race, with a near double podium at Turkey - Ramon took 2nd followed by Ken De Dycker in 4th in Turkey.
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Kevin Strijbos and David Philippaerts had a tight race for Moto2 in Turkey.
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Ramon collected his maiden trophy of the year with impressive charges on his RM-Z450 to second and third places through the two motos.
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With fourth and firth in Turkey Ken de Dycker's decent points haul means that he is second in the championship standings, just four away from Cairoli.
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Bulgarian Grand Prix winner Josh Coppins struggled to get to grips with the track and scored two 8th positions for 7th overall.
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Winning both Motos, Cairoli is the Championship leader by four points over Ken de Dycker.
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Cairoli and fellow Yamaha rider Philippaerts entertained the crowds with a close fight for first in Moto2 in Turkey.
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Injuries limited the effectiveness of KTM's Max Nagl.
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Jonathan Barragan rode his KTM to a sixth-place result.
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Jonathan Barragan, 'It was better for me in the second heat. I had much better lines and I was up in fourth place in the second half of the race. Then I had a small crash and finished up in sixth place, which wasn't so bad considering the crash.'
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Zach Osborne became the first American rider to win an MX2-GP and the first US national to celebrate overall success in an FIM round this century.
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Aubin in the first moto of Round 4 in Benelux.
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Barragan during Moto 2 of MX1 in Benelux
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David Philippaerts in Race 2 of MX1 in Benelux.
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Miss MX pitching the MX Calender, Ok, I'll bite.
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De Reuver took a spill during Sunday's MX1 in the Netherlands.
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Sunday's MX1 podium in Benelux consisted of Jonathan Barragan, Tanel Leok, and Antonio Cairoli.
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Kevin Strijbos was 5th overall in the Turkey Motocross, 'I was quite pleased with today but I know it could have been better and possibly a first podium. The track was OK, it was just difficult to pass if you were with the quick guys.'
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The MX1 Press Conference on Saturday in the Netherlands.
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Cairoli during the Dutch MX1 Sunday moto.
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Laier captures 2009 FIM Women's Motocross Championship
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Stephanie Laier races to victory in 2009.
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2010 FIM MX Pro Circuit Kawasaki Team