Dirt Bike News - Glen Helen Motocross Event, The Prequel, Update - Dirt Rider Magazine

A steady stream of rider and team confirmations has been noted at the Glen Helen offices this week. Most notable is Roger DeCoster, team manager for Suzuki who has verified that team members, Sean Hamblin, Nick Wey and Davi Millsap will all be in attendance.Kawasaki is said to be dispatching not one but two semi rigs to the event to support their riders and satellite teams. Grant Langston of KTM is going to use The Prequel to get back up to speed after under going recent surgery.Yamaha of Troy is rolling into Glen Helen with their big rig and powerhouse team. Yamaha Motor Corporation is a primary sponsor of the event so it would be surprising not to see Chad and DV in the mix. Reed definitely wants to up his outdoor game in '04 and The Prequel could be just the edge he needs.Entries have also been received from as far away as Switzerland, which has given the event an unexpected international flavor reminiscent of the 2002 World Cup.Only a few question marks that remain. Will we see Carmichael back on track after his long lay off from knee surgery? Internet insiders say yes it's All Quiet On The American Honda Front. Will we see Mike Alessi come out to mix it up with the big boys after his stunning victory over Ryan Hughes at the Four Stroke National?Will Ryno car pool with Grant Langston to redeem himself on a tougher track against tougher competition? Lastly, will we see Kevin Windham and Mike LaRocco at The Prequel? Chaparral has the track reserved for a private session on Friday as a thank you to the Amsoil team, which Windham and LaRocco both ride for. Coincidence?The pro practice slated for 11-2pm, May 6 will no doubt be interesting...

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