The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to congratulate Team USA on its performance at the Trial des Nations (TdN), held in Darfo Boario Terme, Italy, on Sept. 19-20. Competing in the premier classification, the men’s squad of Patrick Smage, Cody Webb, Will Ibsen and Keith Wineland scored fifth place overall, America’s best finish ever in the world championship event.
"The world stage for trials competition is enormously competitive, and this event often features the most difficult terrain our riders face all year," said AMA Director of Racing Joe Bromley.
Fresh off the AMA Racing/NATC Observed Trials National Championship, Team USA is ready to take on the world at the 2009 Trial des Nations (TdN) in Darfo Boario Terme, Italy, this weekend on Sept. 19-20, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.
"With a history and heritage as impressive as any in two-wheeled motorsports, trials is one of the world’s premier competitive motorcycle disciplines," said AMA Director of Racing Joe Bromley. "The Trial des Nations represents the pinnacle of the sport and is a big part of our international racing effort.