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REM GLEN HELEN MOTOCROSS RACE REPORT: COLTON AECK, GARETH SWANEPOEL & HUNTER FALK IN THE PROS – GARY JONES & WILLY SIMONS IN THE OLD DUDES

Photos by Ernie Be ck er, Randel Fout & Dan Alamangos 250 Pro winner Hunter Falk styles his KTM 250SXF out of a loose berm on his way to a 1-1 day. Although SoCal has many racetracks, most of them specialize in practice days?not races. Glen Helen is unique in that they are only open one day a week for practice (Thursdays), but their weekends are packed full of races. And, REM is the most active race organization in SoCal. REM races 40 weekends out of the year on their own purpose-built race track, l…

REM GLEN HELEN MOTOCROSS REPORT: KYLE SUMMERS, COLTON HAAKER, BRYCE VALLEE, SEAN COLLIER, TRAVIS BAKER, KYLE BEATON, VIKTOR BJORKLUND, BILLY MUSGRAVE, MARK TILLEY & DENNIS STAPLETON

The 250 Pro class was so close that three of these riders tied for second overall. Amazingly, the guy who is totally sideways, Kyle Beaton got the nod with a 4-2, in front of Billy Musgrave’s 3-3 and Viktor Borklund’s 2-4. Neither Travis Baker (51) nor 450 Intermediate winner Justin Jones (red jersey) had any math problems as they went 1-1 in their classes. Glen Helen has been a busy place as of late. Not only are they gearing up for the World Two-Stroke Motocross Championship on April 1 (which will fea…

REM GLEN HELEN MOTOCROSS RACE REPORT: PRESTON TILFORD BRINGS A KNIFE TO A GUNFIGHT AND WINS 450 PRO CLASS AGAIN

Vance & Hines sponsored Preston Tilford won the 450 Pro class. The 450 Pro motocross class was intense as Vance & Hines Preston Tilford showed up with his YZ250F and signed up for the 450 Pro class on it. It was no surprise, since the Loretta Lynn motocross-bound Tilford did the exact same thing last week. Why would he chose to race the big bike class on his small bike? Three reason: (1) The 250 and 450 Pros are grouped together at REM motocross and start on the same gate?thus, he is racing with…