Wimmer holds on to AMA/ATV MX Series Lead after
Mt. Morris, Pa. Round
Dustin Wimmer sets the Pace at High
Doug Gust on the Gas.
Chad Wienen Tears it Up.
Brea, CA - May 27, 2008
- Dustin Wimmer, Team MSR / Suzuki / Yoshimura /
Pro Taper frontrunner, had an up and down day at
the High Point round of the ITP Tires/Moose
Racing AMA/ATVA National Motocross Championship
Series this weekend. But at the end of the day
he was able to maintain his huge points lead
with a 5th overall.
The day started well for Wimmer (#191) with a
holeshot in the first moto - his Suzuki
QuadRacer R450 earning him the Suspension
Systems Holeshot Award. From the first turn on,
Wimmer had a five second lead which he did not
give up until he crossed the checkers.
The second moto started with Wimmer and Josh
Creamer tangling up at the start. "I don't know
how I pulled that one out... I was up on two
wheels and somehow saved it," Wimmer explained.
"I pushed really hard and got back into 4th
place after the first lap," Wimmer continued.
"Then I noticed that my front tire was going
flat and had to get it replaced. It must have
suffered some damage in the collision. No sooner
had I gotten back into the race my second front
tire went. I've never had anything like that
happen before and I'm not sure if this one was
from the rocks on the track or the tangle with
When Wimmer returned to the track the second
time he rode flat out securing the fastest lap
of the day - 2 minutes flat. Even with Wimmer's
15th place finish in moto two, he was still 5th
for the day overall.
Teammate Doug Gust (#55) had a consistent
showing with 5-6 moto scores for 6th overall
keeping Doug firmly in second place behind
Wimmer in the points standings. #44 Chad Wienen
finished 6th overall.
Team Manager Kory Ellis looks forward to the
next event: "By Unadilla, we're looking to
extend our point lead. The bikes are working
really well and the riders are going really
Wimmer is currently enjoying a 41 point lead
over teammate Doug Gust; Suzuki still dominates
the Manufacturer's Cup.
Next stop - Unadilla Valley Sports Center in
New Berlin, N.Y. on June 7-8th.
Rockstar - MSR - American
Suzuki - Yoshimura R&D - Pro Taper
Makita Industrial Power Tools
- 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 -