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ROCKSTAR MAKITA SUZUKI'S ALESSI 2ND & BYRNE 6TH OVERALL AT FREESTONE MX ROCKSTAR MAKITA SUZUKI'S DUNGEY 2ND OVERALL IN MX LITES

 
Wortham, Texas
Freestone County Raceway
June 7 - 8, 2008
 
In spite of 100-degree temperatures, Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing’s Mike Alessi gave a strong performance at Freestone County Raceway in Wortham, Texas, on Sunday. The young rider holeshot both motos and then brought home two second-place finishes to take second-place overall. Rockstar Makita Suzuki teammate Michael Byrne celebrated his second sixth-place finish of the season, thanks to eighth- and fifth-place moto finishes. Currently, Rockstar Makita Suzuki’s Alessi is third in the overall championship points while Byrne is sixth. Rockstar Makita Suzuki’s David Vuillemin is out due to injury and did not race this weekend.
 
In the Motocross Lites class, the Freestone race saw Rockstar Makita Suzuki’s Ryan Dungey pick up his second consecutive second-place overall finish. Currently, second in the overall championship points, Dungey finished second in both motos to get the impressive result. Rockstar Makita Suzuki’s Nico Izzi sat out the Freestone event after a rough crash last week at Hangtown.
 
AMA Motocross Top 10 (Moto Finishes)
1. James Stewart, Kawasaki, 1-1
2. Mike Alessi, Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing, 2-2
3. Andrew Short, Honda, 3-6
4. Timmy Ferry, Kawasaki, 7-3
5. Davi Millsaps, Honda, 5-4
6. Michael Byrne, Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing 8-5
7. Jeff Alessi, Honda, 13-7
8. Charles Summey, Yamaha, 9-11
9. Nick Wey, KTM, 14-9
10. Antonio Balbi, Kawasaki, 10-13
 
AMA Motocross Lites Top 10 (Moto Finishes):
1. Ryan Villopoto, Kawasaki, 1-1
2. Ryan Dungey, Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing, 2-2
3. Austin Stroupe, Kawasaki, 3-3
4. Jake Weimer, Honda, 4-4
5. Thomas K. Hahn, Kawasaki, 6-5
6. Dan Reardon, Honda, 11-7
7. Broc Tickle, Yamaha, 10-8
8. Brett Metcalfe, Kawasaki, 9-9
9. Andrew McFarlane, Kawasaki, 7-12
10. Wil Hahn, Yamaha, 16-6

 

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