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QuadX Racing Series

Dustin Nelson Sweeps Rounds 5 and 6 of 2011 Yamaha Quad-X Series

  • Yamaha’s Dustin Nelson continued his perfect season over the weekend, taking the win in both rounds five and six at Glen Helen Raceway.
  • Championship rival Beau Baron took his first moto win of the season in moto 1 on Saturday, and now sits 26-points behind Nelson as the series breaks for summer.
  • Nelson’s Yamaha teammate Josh Row is rounding out the podium in third, just four points ahead of Ethan Thatcher.

San Bernardino, Calif. - July 12, 2011 - Yamaha’s Dustin Nelson claimed victory in both rounds five and six of the 2011 Yamaha Quad-X Series presented by STI Tire and Wheel at Glen Helen Raceway over the weekend. As the season moves into the latter half, Nelson has built a 26-point lead over championship rival Beau Baron, and a 41-point lead over Yamaha teammate Josh Row.

Saturday’s race saw a close battle between the two championship leaders as they went head to head on Glen Helen’s famous USGP track. Baron managed to steal his first moto victory of the season in moto one, but Nelson fired right back in moto two to take the overall win. Josh Row rounded out the podium in third, just ahead of Frenchman Jeremie Warnia and South African Dirkie Baard.

Nelson was back on top in Sunday’s race, taking the win in both motos for his second overall win of the weekend. Baron claimed second overall with 2-2 moto scores while David Haagsma rounded out the podium with scores of 3-3.

For a full list of results for rounds five and six of the 2011 Yamaha Quad-X series, go to http://www.tracksideonlineresults.com/trackside/glenhelen/index.asp. For more information about the series, head to www.quadxseries.com.

The next round of the 2011 Yamaha Quad-X Series will head back to Speedworld MX in Surprise, AZ for the second night race of the year on September 10th. For the latest updates on the 2011 Yamaha Quad-X Series, go to www.facebook.com/glenhelenraceway.

Top Five Results Round 5

1) Dustin Nelson (Yam)
2) Beau Baron (Hon)
3) Josh Row (Yam)
4) Jeremie Warnia (CAA)
5) Dirkie Baard (Hon)

Top Five Results Round 6

1) Dustin Nelson (Yam)
2) Beau Baron (Hon)
3) David Haagsma (Hon)
4) Josh Row (Yam)
5) Justin Jones (Hon)

Top Five Points

1) Dustin Nelson 150
2) Beau Baron 124
3) Josh Row 109
4) Ethan Thatcher 105
5) Dirkie Baard 94

About Glen Helen Raceway
Glen Helen Raceway, America's Playground in Southern California, is located near the town of Devore, California at the intersection of Interstates 15 and 215. Glen Helen features numerous racing tracks including the famous FIM United States Grand Prix course. Glen Helen is the home to some of America's greatest racing including the United States Grand Prix Of Motocross, the Lucas Oil Off-Road Short Course Championship Series, Yamaha Quad-X Championship Series, and much, much, more. Glen Helen features camping and almost unlimited fun for everyone.


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