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Tuesday, February 23, 2010
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RYAN DUNGEY, TIED FOR OVERALL POINTS LEAD, TO MEET THE FANS IN ATLANTA

Rockstar Makita Suzuki's Supercross Team to appear at The Home Depot in Atlanta

FEBRUARY 23, 2010 – La Mirada, CA – Rockstar Makita Suzuki team riders Ryan Dungey, Austin Stroupe, and Matt Moss (top to bottom, at right), will step off the track and meet the supercross fans of Atlanta on Friday, February 26, 2010, at The Home Depot at 2525 Piedmont Rd. NE in Atlanta, GA. The autograph signing takes place 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. 
 
Ryan Dungey, fast becoming the fan favorite of 2010, took second in the main event of the Supercross class race on Saturday in Indianapolis and is tied for first place in the overall 2010 points standings. Teammate Austin Stroupe finished second in the first race of the Eastern Regional Lites class, where he’s on his way to being a contender for the title. The pair of racers are looking forward to Round 8 of the series on Saturday, February 27, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.  Teammate Matt Moss is still recovering from an off-season mishap, but hopes to be back in action soon.
 
Makita is the Official Power Tool Sponsor of Supercross and is a co-sponsor of Rockstar Makita Suzuki Racing. 2010 marks the sixth year of partnership between Makita and Suzuki, including last season when Rockstar Makita Suzuki claimed six championships in Supercross, Motocross, Superbike, and ATV.
 
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