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Ryan Dungey

Ryan Dungey initially got into racing because his dad, Troy, raced as an amateur and instilled his passion for the sport into his sons. His rise to the pro ranks in the summer of 2006 surprised some, but Dungey's performance since turning pro has validated the decision to move him up. He racked up plenty of accolades early on in his career, which can be attributed to his steadfast work ethic and... FULL BIO >

Hometown: Belle Plain, MN, USA
Website: www.ryandungey.com
Twitter: @RyanDungey
Team: Red Bull KTM
Sponsors: Red Bull, KTM, Fox, Nike 6.0, Target, Oakley, Skullcandy

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450 Series Points

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September 02, 2015

MX Nation, Ep. 6: A Champion is Crowned

The season finale of the Red Bull TV series follows Dungey, Roczen and Barcia through the final rounds.

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August 28, 2015

2015 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross End-of-Season Celebration

Awards were handed out. Fun was had. Here's what went down after the final round.

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August 23, 2015

2015 Ironman 450 Moto 1: Full Race

Watch the entire first 450 Class moto from Indiana.

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August 23, 2015

2015 Ironman 450 Moto 2: Full Race

Watch the entire second 450 Class moto from Indiana.

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August 22, 2015

450MX: Ryan Dungey closes championship season at Ironman with fifth straight win

Ryan Dungey resumed his assault on the field, but would end up splitting moto wins with Ken Roczen.

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August 22, 2015

2015 Bud Light Ironman National Race Highlights

The 250 Class title fight hits a plot twist, Roczen tries to snap Dungey's win streak, and legends return to the track.

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Ryan Dungey initially got into racing because his dad, Troy, raced as an amateur and instilled his passion for the sport into his sons. His rise to the pro ranks in the summer of 2006 surprised some, but Dungey's performance since turning pro has validated the decision to move him up. He racked up plenty of accolades early on in his career, which can be attributed to his steadfast work ethic and training with 15-time AMA Champion Ricky Carmichael.

 

Already considered by many in the motocross industry to be at the top of the next crop of talented riders, it was no surprise that he was named AMA Rookie of the Year for Supercross/Motocross in 2007. He went straight from the amateur ranks to the factory Suzuki rig. He is only the second rider from his home state of Minnesota to ever win a major AMA National Championship (the late Donny Schmidt is the other).

 

Dungey was crowned AMA West Coast SX Lites Champion in 2009, as well as AMA 250 Motocross Champion. Dungey also placed first in the MX1/Open class at the Motocross of Nations in Italy, helping Team USA place first in the event.

 

In 2010, Dungey moved up to race the Suzuki RM-Z450 under the guidance of Roger DeCoster and Mike ‘Goose” Gosselar. He became the first rookie to win the Supercross Series Championship that spring, then followed things up with a dominant performance in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship 450 Class, winning the outdoors championship as a rookie as well.

 

Ryan Villopoto's return from injury in 2011 put an end to Dungey's reign as champion, but helped sparked an emerging rivalry between the two riders (as well as Chad Reed) over the next season and a half. Dungey would finish the 2011 season 3rd in 450SX points and 2nd in 450MX points.

 

After two succesful seasons riding a 450 for Factory Suzuki, Ryan Dungey made the move to Red Bull KTM in 2012, which came as a bit of a surprise to some. The move required a leap for faith for Dungey, as KTM had yet to capture a championship in the USA. But with Roger DeCoster already onboard as team manager, the pieces were coming together. Dungey rode well during the 2012 supercross season, but missed several races due to a broken collarbone. By the time the outdoor season was ready to kick off, Dungey had healed up, but injuries had knocked two of his top competitors - Villopoto and Reed - out for the rest of the season. Their injuries left James Stewart and Ryan Dungey as the championship favorites.

 

After watching Stewart win the season's first four motos, things turned around at Thunder Valley when Stewart crashed and injured his wrist. With JS7 forced to miss a few races, Dungey was able to grab a stranglehold on the points lead. Stewart was never able to return to form in 2012, leaving Dungey in a league of his own all year long. Dungey won the final 10 overalls of the season, taking the checkered flag in 18 of 20 motos in the process. Dungey took his 2nd 450MX championship in 3 years and gave KTM their first-ever title in the USA.

 

Dungey earned the 450 Class Supercross championship in 2015, winning eight of 17 races.

Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship 2010 - 450 Class

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Alli News
August 22, 2015

450MX: Ryan Dungey closes championship season at Ironman with fifth straight win

Ryan Dungey resumed his assault on the field, but would end up splitting moto wins with Ken Roczen.

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August 15, 2015

450MX: Ryan Dungey clinches 2015 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championsip in Utah

Dungey swept both motos to lock up his third career 450MX title.

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August 15, 2015

Ryan Dungey, Jeremy Martin post fastest practice times at Utah

Qualifying results and fastest lap times from Saturday morning's practice sessions at Miller Motorsports Park.

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August 08, 2015

450MX: Ryan Dungey extends winning streak with Unadilla sweep

Dungey's 1-1 sweep puts him another step closer to the 450 Class championship.

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August 08, 2015

450MX: Ryan Dungey secures easy win in Moto 1 at Unadilla

Dungey took a step closer to a third 450MX championship with a victory in the first 450 Class moto.

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August 07, 2015

Unadilla Race Preview

The 450 Class gets a shakeup courtesy of some new entrants, while the 250 Class remains hard to predict.

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July 25, 2015

450MX: Ryan Dungey gets fourth win of season at Washougal

Dungey capitalized on a late mistake from Barcia to steal the overall victory.

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July 18, 2015

450MX: Minnesota native Ryan Dungey sweeps Spring Creek

In a return to his home state, the Red Bull KTM rider snapped a recent winless drought.

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Alli Video
September 02, 2015

MX Nation, Ep. 6: A Champion is Crowned

The season finale of the Red Bull TV series follows Dungey, Roczen and Barcia through the final rounds.

Alli Video


Alli Video
August 28, 2015

2015 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross End-of-Season Celebration

Awards were handed out. Fun was had. Here's what went down after the final round.

Alli Video


Alli Video
August 22, 2015

2015 Bud Light Ironman National Race Highlights

The 250 Class title fight hits a plot twist, Roczen tries to snap Dungey's win streak, and legends return to the track.

Alli Video


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August 23, 2015

2015 Ironman 450 Moto 2: Full Race

Watch the entire second 450 Class moto from Indiana.

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August 22, 2015

Ironman 450 Moto 2: Dungey takes second place in Moto 2

Dungey has the overall win for the day at Indiana

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August 22, 2015

Ironman 450 Moto 2: Dungey battles with Barcia

Dungey makes the pass on Barcia and moves into second place

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August 22, 2015

Ironman 450 Moto 2: Dungey goes down

Dungey goes down in the turn, but gets right back up

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August 22, 2015

Ironman 450 Moto 2: Dungey, Roczen and Pourcel battle

Roczen winds up passing Dungey and Pourcel to move into second place. Dungey moves into third place.

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