AMA Pro ATV Racing begins with Big Win for
Dustin Wimmer and Suzuki!
Wimmer Takes First Podium of the Season.
Dustin Wimmer Dominating the Lead at
Brea, CA - March 10, 2008
- The ITP/Moose Racing AMA ATV Motocross Series
opened its 12-race season at Glen Helen Raceway
this weekend with a big win from Suzuki. While
the best quad racers in the world showed up for
bragging rights, Team Rockstar / MSR / Suzuki /
Yoshimura / ProTaper showed its dominance by
earning first and second-place finishes on this
Suzuki teammates Chad Wienen, Doug Gust and
Dustin Wimmer were all top qualifiers, fastest
in timed practice. From high atop the victory
podium, Wimmer claimed the number one spot on
his Suzuki QuadRacer R450, while Wienen stood
right next to him in second overall. Gust
rounded out the top five with a fine 5th place
finish on the day.
Wimmer pulled out a huge lead in both motos
dominating the competition in convincing fashion
with 1/1 moto scores. Teammate Wienen's 2/2 moto
scores said the rest.
"We've been doing a bunch of testing and things
just seem to be getting better and better"
Wimmer said from the top step of the victory
podium. "We have the fastest motors, Fox is
doing a great job with our shocks, and the
Suzuki QuadRacer R450 is just plain awesome."
Team Rockstar / MSR / Suzuki / Yoshimura / Pro
Taper Team Manager Kory Ellis said: "I don't
know how, but the Suzuki QuadRacers just keep
getting better... the new model has an even more
powerful engine and the suspension is great. The
Suzukis and our riders look like the ones to
beat... It's the best possible way to start a
Rockstar - MSR - American Suzuki - Yoshimura R&D
- Pro Taper -
Makita USA - XCeldyne - CV4 Products - JB Racing
- Pro Aluminum - Galfer - NGK - Fox Shocks -
Maxxis - Douglas - Quad Tech - Motion Pro -
Hinson Clutch - Precision Racing Products -
VP Fuels - One Industries - Mechanix Wear -
Photos by Harlen Foley