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2010 FIM Motocross Glen Helen USGP Photo Gallery

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American riders Billy Laninovich, Michael Leib and Zach Osborne are looking forward to racing in the USA fighting for points in the competitive FIM Motocross championship.
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In the VMX (veteran) class American Doug Dubach won over New Zealand's Daryl King and Sweeden's Mats Nilsson in the qualifying race.
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Gautier Paulin took fifth-place during the qualifying race on Saturday at Glen Helen.
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Suzuki's Arnaud Tonus came in eighth at Glen Helen in the 250 class.
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Ken Roczen started the weekend at Glen Helen strong by finishing fourth in the qualifying race just behind Yamaha's Max Anstie.
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Marvin Musquin: "For sure it’s good to win here in American GP. My feeling on the bike was good. I took the holeshot and my KTM bike was really really strong on the start. I just tried to focus on my lines. It’s good to win.”
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Marvin Musquin of France took the win easily during the qualifier at Glen Helen, taking first by almost 8 seconds over Kawasaki's Jeremy van Horebeek.
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Husqvarna off-road racer Ty Davis finished fifth in the qualifying round behind Kurt Nicoll.
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Jeff Herlings took 15th on Saturday at Glen Helen during Round 6 of the 2010 FIM World Motocross series.
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Veteran Jeff Matiasevich ran in ninth-place during the qualifying race behind Jet Ski ace Victor Sheldon.
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Kawasaki's Jeremy van Horebeek put in a good first run on Saturday at Glen Helen and was able to secure the number two spot just behind KTM's Marvin Musquin.
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Former KTM racing boss Kurt Nicoll finished fourth in the veteran qualifier at Glen Helen.
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Mats Nilsson took the final podium spot in the veteran qualifying race at Glen Helen
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Marvin Musquin has a comfortable lead in the MX2 class, but will be trying to extend it at Glen Helen ahead of runner-up Ken Roczen.
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KTM's Shaun Simpson rode to seventh on Saturday in the qualifying race.
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Steven Frossard is currently fourth in the overall series and took ninth in the qualifying race at Glen Helen.
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Glen Helen USGP 2010
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Antonio Cairoli: “We are not use to this kind of track and it’s really fast. All the settings on the bike are totally changed. My start was okay. I was in back of Max Nagl and I was closing the gap and I couldn’t find a good place to pass. So I just gave up to save some energy for tomorrow."
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Reigning World Champion Antonio Cairoli took fourth-place in the qualifying round at Glen Helen behind Mike Alessi and teammate Maximilian Nagl.
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Ben Townley took second in the MX1 class on Saturday behind KTM's Mike Alessi.
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Steve Ramon: "The race was OK but it was hard out there and the track was slippery and far from easy. A stone hit me in the stomach and I could not breathe properly three or four laps from the end, so I had to take it easy."
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Clement Desalle ran in eighth-place on Saturday at Glen Helen during Round 6 of the 2010 FIM Motocross series.
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Honda's Davide Guarneri, seen here descending one of Glen Helen's steep hills, took fifth on Saturday.
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Grant Langston rode nearly five seconds off the pace set by Alessi and finished 17th during the qualiying race.
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Ben Townley was untouchable in the second moto, running away with an inspired win.
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Mike Alessi chases Max Nagl and Ben Townley down one of Glen Helen's many hills.
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Mike Alessi: "The tracks completely different than when we normally race here or even during a normal practice day,” commented Alessi. “The dirt is the same but the layout is different. I only live 20 minutes from here. It’s nice to be close to a GP that’s in my backyard [smiles]. The promoters and the track design have done a great job. I mean it’s fabulous. The track, the dirt, the grand stands, the pit area—everything is first class and top notch.”
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Zach Osborne was the top American MX2 racer at the USGP. He finished second overall in the 250 class.
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Ken de Dycker is currently fifth in the championship standings and took 11th-place during Saturday's qualifying race at Glen Helen.
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Jimmy Albertson had a tremendous crash during the qualifying race on one of the descents at Glen Helen. He is okay, however, and is still set to race on Sunday.
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Clement Desalle: ""I had a bad start and must improve on that tomorrow. I was in 11th and came back to fifth which was a good job, but then I lost the front wheel on the last lap going up the mountain. It was unbelievable; a stupid mistake. The track is very fast and very physical, so I hope it might be a bit more technical tomorrow."
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Leading the charge in the premier MX1 class was Mike Alessi, who dominated the time sheets and finished first in the 10-lap Qualifying Race at Glen Helen.
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Apparently Red Bull gives you a little more energy in those long motos than Jagermeister. Mike Alessi fought valiantly, but came up with second overall.
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Tony Cairoli put all doubts to rest in the Europe vs. America, 350 vs. 450 debates. The Italian was phenomenal as he stretched his points lead in the MX1 championship standings.
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Clement Desalle
held third in the final race to land on the
overall podium at Glen Helen.
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Clement Desalle is currently third in the 2010 World Motocross standings behind Tony Cairoli and Max Nagl.
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Glen Helen USGP Day 2
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Ken de Dycker finished fourth behind Max Nagl in Moto 2 at Glen Helen.
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Marvin Musquin was perfect all day, leading every lap and claiming a 1-1-1 result. He leads the championship handily.
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Red Bull KTM’s Mike Alessi dominated Saturday in the MX1 class at Glen Helen with the all-new 2010 KTM 350 SX-F.
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2010 Glen Helen USGP
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Marvin Musquin took the win in what was an abbreviated 10-lap moto on Sunday at Glen Helen.
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Zach Osborne received a boost in the overall championship standings and is now seven points behind Shaun Simpson.