YORBA LINDA, Calif. (January 24, 2014)
– Justin Jones kicked off the 2014 Rocky Mountain MC World Off-Road Championship Series (WORCS) with a career-best Pro finish, earning second place at the opener in Taft, Calif., January 19. The RPM Racing / Bonanza Plumbing KTM rider from Norco, Calif. turned to AHM Factory Services to prepare his KTM 450SX for the season. The company’s race-bike building experts tuned the suspension and set up his race bike so well Jones recorded the fastest lap in the Pro Class race on his way to a podium finish.

San Bernardino, Calif. 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

San Bernardino, Calif.  – IMS Products riders Dustin Nelson and Beau Baron battled through less-than-ideal conditions Sunday to take first and second place in the opening round of the Yamaha Quad-X Series. Glen Helen Raceway experienced a turbulent weekend of spring showers and chilling temperatures, leading to slick inclines and soggy flats on the USGP track.

Nelson and Baron spent much of the day fighting for the lead, but it was Nelson who managed to pull off both moto wins and secure the overall victory. Baron finished second in both races to take second overall.

The track conditions proved to be difficult for riders of all levels, as pros and amateurs alike found themselves stuck or sideways at various points on the track. Nelson adapted quickly, holding his hole-shot lead throughout the entire first moto. Baron took the hole-shot in the second moto, but a few slips throughout the race allowed Nelson to overtake him for the win.

Justin Jones, in his first ever race in the pro class, finished third in the first moto and fourth in the second moto. He ended in fourth overall. Johnny Shafe, with a pair of seventh place races finished sixth overall, while Josh Row finished ninth overall.

All in all Sunday’s Quad-X Round 1 was a success for IMS riders. Despite the tough conditions, Glen Helen got the series off to a great start with some exciting racing.