American Motocross Festival Saturday Practice Results

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Practice Report: Steel City Raceway


DELMONT, Pa. (September 5, 2009) - The morning practice and qualifying sessions are complete for the American Motocross Festival from Steel City Raceway. After two sessions apiece in the 450 and 250 classes, Monster Energy Kawasaki's Jake Moss and Rockstar/Makita/Suzuki's Ryan Dungey sat atop the charts, respectively. Honda Red Bull Racing's Ashley Fiolek led the way in the lone WMX Class session.

The first gates drop on the American Motocross Festival at 1 p.m. ET and can be seen via live video feed on Television coverage of the 250 Class from Steel City Raceway can be seen tonight on SPEED at midnight ET.

450 Class Morning Practice
1. Jake Moss, Australia, Kawasaki, 2:27.100
2. Chad Reed, Australia, Suzuki, 2:27.697
3. Thomas Hahn, Decatur, Texas, Kawasaki, 2:29.096
4. Jimmy Albertson, Ozark, Mo., Yamaha, 2:29.301
5. Timmy Ferry, Largo, Fla., Kawasaki, 2:29.441
6. Michael Byrne, Australia, Suzuki, 2:29.525
7. Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, Honda, 2:29.745
8. Justin Brayton, Murrieta, Calif., KTM, 2:29.916
9. Christian Craig, Hemet, Calif., Yamaha, 2:29.979
10. Ivan Tedesco, Tallahassee, Fla., Honda, 2:30.093

250 Class Morning Practice
1. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki, 2:26.341
2. Christophe Pourcel, France, Kawasaki, 2:27.215
3. Austin Stroupe, Lincolnton, N.C., Kawasaki, 2:28.698
4. Tommy Searle, Great Britain, KTM, 2:29.711
5. Ryan Sipes, Vine Grove, Ky., KTM, 2:30.286
6. Justin Barcia, Cairo, Ga., Honda, 2:30.309
7. Taylor Futrell, Clinton, N.C., Honda, 2:30.365
8. Jake Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Kawasaki, 2:30.594
9. Matt Lemoine, Collinsville, Texas, Yamaha, 2:30.853
10. Ben Evans, Boise, Idaho, Honda, 2:30.944

WMX Class Morning Practice
1. Ashley Fiolek, St. Augustine, Fla., Honda, 2:50.047
2. Mariana Balbi, Brazil, Honda, 2:52.048
3. Jessica Patterson, Tallahassee, Fla., Honda, 2:55.466
4. Tarah Gieger, Vero Beach, Fla., Yamaha, 2:56.079
5. Elizabeth Bash, Riverside, Calif., Kawasaki, 2:56.551
6. Jacqueline Strong, Sedona, Ariz., Honda, 2:57.716
7. Sherri Cruse, Bakersfield, Calif., Suzuki, 3:01.560
8. Sarah Whitmore, Cheboygan, Mich., KTM, 3:02.373
9. Sara Price, Canyon Lake, Calif., Kawasaki, 3:03.119
10. Allison Vrba, Albion, Ind., Yamaha, 3:13.731

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