Makita Press Releases  


Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Wayne Hart
Communications Manager
Makita U.S.A.
(714) 522-8088 x 4410

(800) 4-MAKITA

Wednesday, June 18, 2008


MX Rockstar Makita Suzuki's Dungey 3rd overall in MX Lites

Round 4 – AMA Motocross Series
Mt. Morris, Pennsylvania
High Point Raceway
June 14 - 15, 2008
At High Point Raceway in Mt. Morris, Pennsylvania, on Sunday, Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing’s Mike Alessi gave an impressive repeat performance of the previous weekend’s race. The California rider again holeshot both motos, again brought home two second-place finishes to, again, take second place overall. Rockstar Makita Suzuki teammate Michael Byrne carded a top-10 overall result, thanks to eighth- and 13th-place moto finishes. Alessi remains in second place in the overall championship points and Byrne maintains his sixth-place position.
In the Motocross Lites class, Rockstar Makita Suzuki’s Ryan Dungey overcame a first-moto get-off to finish in sixth place, and then secured a second-place finish in moto two for an overall podium result. Rockstar Makita Suzuki teammate Nico Izzi returned to racing after sitting out last weekend’s event due to injury, and carded an impressive third-place finish in the first moto but struggled in the second moto and ended up with eighth overall.



AMA Motocross Top 10 (Moto Finishes)
1. James Stewart, Kawasaki, 1-1
2. Mike Alessi, Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing, 2-2
3. Davi Millsaps, Honda, 3-3
4. Timmy Ferry, Kawasaki, 4-4
5. Andrew Short, Honda, 5-5
6. Nick Wey, KTM, 7-8
7. Sean Hamblin, Yamaha, 6-9
8. Cody Cooper, Suzuki, 10-7
9. Josh Hill, Yamaha, 13-6
10. Michael Byrne, Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing, 8-13
AMA Motocross Lites Top 10 (Moto Finishes):
1. Ryan Villopoto, Kawasaki, 1-1
2. Jake Weimer, Honda, 2-5
3. Ryan Dungey, Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing, 6-2
4. Austin Stroupe, Kawasaki, 9-3
5. Brett Metcalfe, Kawasaki, 7-4
6. Ryan Sipes, KTM, 5-6
7. Matt Goerke, KTM, 8-7
8. Nico Izzi, Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing, 3-15
9. Dan Reardon, Honda, 11-8
10. Jake Moss, Yamaha, 10-9



Trademarks: Makita®, LXT®, AVT® and the Makita logo, Teal color and Black & White color combination are the registered trademarks of Makita.
The other trademarks, service marks and logos displayed in the Website are registered and unregistered trademarks of Makita and others.
Nothing contained on this Makita site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed on this site without the written permission of Makita or such third party that owns the trademark.