PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The U.S. team of Ryan Dungey, Eli Tomac and Justin Barcia finished second behind the team from Belgium at the 2013 FIM Motocross of Nations in Teutschenthal, Germany, on Sept. 29. Competing against the best motocross racers in the world, the American riders came close to their goal, but ultimately fell short of a world title.
“We congratulate Belgium for a stellar world championship performance at the 2013 FIM Motocross of Nations,” said AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman. “As one of the most high-profile and prestigious motorsports events, the FIM Motocross of Nations attracts the best motocross racers in the world, and the U.S. team is honored to compete with such talented racers. We thank U.S. riders Ryan Dungey, Justin Barcia and Eli Tomac, as well as long-time U.S. Team Manager and AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Roger DeCoster, for giving it their all. We look forward to next year and another opportunity to reclaim the Chamberlain Trophy.”
Each rider at the Motocross of Nations competes in two motos, each of which combines two classes. In individual results, Dungey finished sixth and seventh riding in the MX1 class. Tomac finished 16th and second riding in the MX2 class. Barcia finished fourth and 11th in the Open class.