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KTM junior & womenís racing teams announced by GMR for 2010

05-01-10

Motorex KTM Junior Racing has announced its line up for 2010, which will again be conducted under the successful management of Glenn Macdonald Racing (GMR).   Riders include 2009 World Junior Motocross Champion, Jay Wilson, and multiple state junior championship holder, and third place podium holder at the World Junior Motocross Championship, Dylan Long.   While Jay and Dylan have ridden with Motorex KTM in 2009, new comers to the team for 2010 include Reece Rayner, winner of the 2009 65cc Queensland Junior Motocross Championship, and Scott Mann runner-up in the 2009 85cc Australian Junior Motocross Championship. 

Representing KTM for the fourth consecutive year in the women’s category of racing will be Kristy Gillespie, 2008 and 2009 Victorian State Motocross Champion, and runner up at the 2009 Australian Women’s Motocross Championship.

Fast facts on team riders:

Jay Wilson 
Banora Point, NSW 
15 years 
KTM 250 SX-F 
125-150cc two-stroke and 250F


Dylan Long 
Benalla, VIC 
15 years 
KTM 250 SX-F 
125-150cc two-stroke and 250F

Scott Mann 
Cornubia, QLD 
14 years 
KTM 85 SX
KTM 150 SX 
85cc and 125-150cc two stroke


Reece Rayner 
Ipswich, QLD 
10 years 
KTM 65 SX
KTM 85 SX 
9-11 years 65cc and 85cc classes


Kristy Gillespie 
Albury, NSW 
21 years 
KTM 250 SX-F 
Women’s Open class

Commenting on the year ahead, GMR Motorex KTM Team Manager, Glenn Macdonald said, “I’m quite confident of a successful year ahead for all team riders.  We don’t sign riders who are not dedicated, or don’t give 100 percent commitment to their racing, and I know through working with each of these talented athletes each of them has the determination, and potential to be on the podium.

“I’m really excited to re-sign Jay Wilson, Dylan Long and Kristy Gillespie who have proven to be outstanding representatives of GMR Motorex KTM Junior and Women’s Racing, and I’m looking forward to developing the skills and racing ability of our new comers, Scott Mann and Reece Rayner.  Sadly, we say goodbye and good luck to junior racer, Sam Duncanson who is stepping up into senior racing to contest the U-19s Australian Motocross Championship, and we certainly wish him well.

“Junior racing starts early in the season, with Dylan Long already confirmed to contest the New Zealand Junior Supercross Championship which gets underway this month, so there is no time for rest, we’re already into racing and looking forward to the year ahead.”

A calendar of junior and women’s racing events plus detailed profiles on each rider will be updated on ktm.com.au and gmr-motorexktm.com.au shortly.