USA wins Motocross of Nations.

"This definitely ranks near the top for me,” smiled Ryan, riding in his first ever race outside America. “It has been a dream to come over here and it's a real experience to be a part of this, never mind actually winning it.

“A lot of people told me what it would be like, but when you arrive here you can't help but be amazed. We had a good time and full credit to Jake and Ivan; I had a break between the motos but they went back-to-back and that takes a lot of heart and dedication. I am glad we could work together and pull this one off,” added the modest American.

Final Nations top ten after Race 3:
1. USA - 22
2. France - 30
3. Belgium - 39
4. Germany - 55
5. Great Britain - 55
6. Italy - 59
7. Australia - 73
8. Estonia - 78
9. Republic of South Africa - 84
10. Switzerland - 88

“It is simply the biggest and best Nations ever,” enthused FIM/CMS president Dr. Wolfgang Srb. “We have reached a new dimension and touched new horizons and this is something I am stunned about.

“37 federations have entered, a huge crowd came on site to watch, this is really the 'Olympic Games of Motocross', this is all so big that I have no words to describe it.

“The riders did a great job entertaining the crowd with great racing, there was such a positive atmosphere around the whole venue as everyone celebrated the maximum expression of Motocross.”

“The races we just watched were part of a really well organized event under all points of view, including show, sport and crowd. It was so spectacular that it gave a lot of dignity to our sport and the FIM is very much satisfied about it,” added FIM president Vito Ippolito.

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