Top Picks For USGP At Glen Helen

_____Pundit Picks Racers To Beat The Heat On May 30th_

April 27, 2010 - Glen Helen Raceway, CA - As the winner of six international Grand Prix races himself, French racing hero David Vuillemin has some unique insight on the forthcoming USGP at Glen Helen set for May 30th. In addition to winning at the top levels overseas, "Le Cobra" lived and trained in Southern California to compete in both the Supercross and AMA outdoor national series, moving to the area full-time back in 2000, so he knows exactly what the world's best motocross riders will be facing at the USGP.

"The USGP at Glen Helen is going to be the hottest race of the year for the Europeans and it will be tough physically with the heat and the rough track," explains the recently retired DV12 (as he is known online). "The best advice I can give them is to be ready to race a tough and brutal track!"

This gives the American wildcard riders a hometown advantage. "In addition to the usual challenges of having to recover from jetlag and learning a new track, dealing with the heat will be an issue. Some of the GP regulars ride with camelback when it's 70 degrees," explains Vuillemin. "I don't know what they are going to use when it's going to be 90 degrees!"

Still the talent is top level, and DV12 says the GP regulars can adapt and overcome. "It is going to be four great motos of racing with a deep field of talent. Many Americans may not know all the names, but the level of competition is close and it should make for some good racing! It's a two-day race format with a 25-minute qualification race on Saturday for the gate pick on Sunday."

So who can we expect to see up front on Sunday? "The trio of Marvin Musquin, Jeffrey Herlings and Ken Roczen is going to be cool to see in MX2, but the real battle will be watching Tony Cairoli try to defend his #1 plate in the MX1 class. Musquin and Roczen will be tough to beat, even for the Americans and I hope some top U.S. guys will join the party in Glen Helen," says DV12. "In MX1, Cairoli is the guy to beat on the new KTM 350, but there are a lot of great riders. Clement DeSalle from France, David Philipaerts from Italy, Max Nagl from Germany... I can't wait to see those guys race each other!"

Tickets for the "Race of the Century" as the USGP is being billed, are available at the Glen Helen website as well as at participating local Yamaha dealers. Reserved camping is also available for $50 per spot.

Weekend Tickets _
_Weekend General Admission

Weekend General Admission-Child
Under 5 years
No Charge

Sunday Only Tickets _
_"Sunday Only" General Admission

"Sunday Only" General Admission-Child

"Paddock" Pro Pit Passes* _
_Paddock Pass

$30.00 for Saturday/Sunday (Both Days)
Paddock Pass-Child
$15.00 for Saturday/Sunday (Both Days)

Glen Helen Raceway Season Passes are Not Valid for USGP Weekend. *Admission tickets are needed in addition to Pro Pit Passes. VIP tickets available. NO GLEN HELEN WILL CALL. NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES FOR ANY REASON All Sales final. Lost, stolen, or broken bands (wristbands) will not be replaced and are NOT VALID. Pre-sale tickets available at participating Yamaha Dealers only. For a list of Yamaha Dealers click here

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Glen Helen: Racing At Its Best Since 1985 - Located North of San Bernardino in the area of Devore, Glen Helen Raceway is set on 256 acres against a mountain side making for great course. Glen Helen Raceway started back in 1985, hosting several Sand Drags, Off-Road events and Motocross races. In 1990 Glen Helen Raceway hosted its first major event, the United States Grand Prix Motocross and again in 1991 and 1992. After hosting the USGP, the Glen Helen Raceway venue became an internationally known track. In 1995 and 1996 two more major events came to Glen Helen Raceway, the Off-Road Winter Series and the AMA 125/250 MX Nationals. Addition of these events to Glen Helen Raceway's roster helped the facility become of one of the most seen and raced on tracks in the world. Today Glen Helen Raceway has added more race tracks and has put thousands of dollars into its facility, culminating in it becoming Youthstream's choice to bring back the historic USGP race. See more at the Glen Helen website:

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