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Pikes Peak: Motorcycle Results

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Ducati finished first and third (out of four), in the premier motorcycle-race category, during the 88th annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, held in the mountains above Colorado Springs, Colorado.

In its very first international motorcycle racing competition, the new 2010 Multistrada 1200 S took top honors in the 1200cc class in the hands of Pikes Peak Veteran Greg Tracy with a time of 11:46.550.

Although the timesheets show that an older generation air-cooled Ducati Multistrada, with Gary Trachy at the controls, had the outright best time of all motorcycles with a 11:33.710.

In the heavyweight class, the Multistrada 1200 took a massive lead off the starting line, and rode into clouds to take the top podium position at 14,110 feet. Tracy ran a smooth, uneventful race which demonstrated the exceptional on and off road capabilities of Ducati’s latest offering.

“That was an exciting week I’ve got to say. I want to thank Ducati for the opportunity they’ve given me- I was even pitted in front of Rhys Millen’s Unlimited Class ride- that was pretty cool! The Spider Grips Falkner-Livingston Multistrada was an amazing ride. Everyone did an awesome job and that motorcycle is crazy fast- it hit 137mph at one point! The bike worked great on the dirt and the asphalt,” said Tracy in the post race award ceremony.

“When I was growing up, and all these factory teams would win races, I was sure they had these $100,000 engines and that was why they went so fast. I was wrong. This is my first year on a factory motorcycle and I’ll tell you that bike was box-stock. It had some carbon, and few tweaks and that was it.”

Greg’s teammate Alexander Smith also put in a formidable performance, ensuring the second Ducati entry made the podium. Alexander fought his way up the mountain, and while battling for second had an accident in the last corner, which slowed him down but still allowed time to remount and finish third.

“I have to repeat everything Greg said about the bike- it was really perfect. The race was good, and if you see the start line footage you can tell how awesome the bike was working,” said Smith.

“It was a pretty uneventful race up until the last corner where I kind of laid it down. I got off real quick and remounted which was still good enough for third and got two Ducati’s on the podium.”

1200cc Race Results

1) 555 – Greg Tracy Ducati MultiStrada 4 Stroke — — — 11:46.550

2) 136 – Walker Pew Buell XBSTT 4 Stroke — — — 12:35.551

3) 55 – Alexander Smith Ducati MultiStrada 4 Stroke — — — 12:53.381

4) 8 – Rob Smith Buell S1 Lightening 4 Stroke — — — 14:22.000

250cc Motocross Race Results

1) 58 – Davey Durelle Kawasaki KX250 4 Stroke — — — 12:27.239

2) 591 – Daniel Berendes Honda CR250F 4 Stroke — — — 12:56.270

3) 179 – Jeff Delio Yamaha YZ250 2 Stroke — — — 13:40.589

4) 39 – Joey Hamilton Yamaha YZ250 2 Stroke — — — 13:41.518

5) 38 – Lloyd McGregor Suzuki RMZ250 4 Stroke — — — 13:50.076

6) 23 – Jim Buchner Honda CR250R 2 Stroke — — — 14:03.062

7) 105 – Brice Cooper Honda CRF250R 4 Stroke — — — 14:28.057

8) 442 – Jimi Heyder Suzuki HRM 250 2 Stroke — — — 14:29.485

9) 119 – Sharon Maitland Honda CR 250 2 Stroke — — — 14:29.813

10) 989 – Daniel Perry Honda CRF250R 4 Stroke — — — 14:30.722

11) 318 – Randy Belisle Yamaha YZ 2 Stroke — — — 14:40.151

450cc Motorcycle Race Results

1) 421 –  Joe Prussiano Honda CRF 450 4 Stroke — — — 12:15.883

2) 747 – Travis Newbold Honda CRF450R 4 Stroke — — — 12:27.926

3) 69 – Darryl Lujan Honda CR500R 2 Stroke — — — 12:42.263

4) 66 – Mark Woodward Kawasaki KX500 2 Stroke — — — 12:58.800

5) 515 – Eddie Tafoya KTM SX 4 Stroke — — — 13:01.260

6) 26 – Tom McCarthy Honda CRF450 4 Stroke — — — 13:11.000

7) 10 – Teague Sawyer Honda CRF450R 4 Stroke — — — 13:11.256

8) 721 – Marty Stalnaker Honda CRF450R 4 Stroke — — — 13:15.243

9) 210 – Doug Chestnutt Yamaha WR-500 2 Stroke — — — 13:27.558

10) 312 – Charlie Ford Honda CRF450 4 Stroke — — — 13:30.182

11) 22 – Dave Stock Honda CRF450R 4 Stroke — — — 13:30.246

12) 441 – Paul Lane Honda CRFR 4 Stroke — — — 13:30.932

13) 259 – Steven Krall Honda CRF450 4 Stroke — — — 13:33.511

14) 718 – Michael Fogarty KTM 450 EXC 4 Stroke — — — 13:34.316

15) 4 – Mike Kassebaum Honda CRF 450R 4 Stroke — — — 13:40.436

15) 313 – Mark Bartle Honda CRF450R 4 Stroke — — — 13:59.197

17) 263 – Mitch Trom Honda CRF450 4 Stroke — — — 14:01.370

18) 776 – Mike Scersella Honda CRF450R 4 Stroke — — — 14:05.275

19) 94 – Dale Vanderburg Honda CRF450 4 Stroke — — — 14:31.300

20) 31 – Kamsey Durelle Honda CRF450 4 Stroke — — — 14:40.447

21) 561 – Mark Niemi Honda CR450F 4 Stroke — — — 15:06.842

22) 711 – Dean Mizes Suzuki DRZ400 4 Stroke — — — 15:19.759

450cc SuperMoto Race Results

1) 521 –  Leeland Sinclair Honda CRF 4 Stroke — — — 12:24.186

2) 96 – Craig Gleason Yamaha YZ426 4 Stroke — — — 12:41.351

3) 381 – Rob Berendes Honda CRF450 4 Stroke — — — 13:10.908

4) 477 – Chris Thomas Honda CRF450R 4 Stroke — — — 13:15.862

5) 220 – Greg Nichols Yamaha YZ450F 4 Stroke — — — 13:16.989

6) 944 – Frank Potucek Yamaha CRF450F 4 Stroke — — — 13:39.357

7) 713 –Tim Vesely Honda CRF450X 4 Stroke — — — 13:49.511

8) 344 – Richard Sydney Yamaha YZ450F 4 Stroke — — — 14:02.768

9) 175 – Clint Magoon Yamaha YZ 4 Stroke — — — 14:02.939

10) 320 – Matt Whetton KTM SFX450 4 Stroke — — — 14:24.557

11) 589 – Josh Kennedy Yamaha YZ 4 Stroke — — — 14:39.675

12) 423 – Andrew Phillips BMW G450X 4 Stroke — — — 14:50.997

13) 103 – Mark Simpson KTM SX 4 Stroke — — — 14:53.929

14) 311 – Tom Specht Honda CRF450 4 Stroke — — — 16:18.170

15) 400 – John Scollon Kawasaki KLE 650 4 Stroke — — — 16:55.800

16) 100 – Greg Chicoine Kawasaki KX450 SPPR 4 Stroke — — — DNF

750cc Race Results

1) 357 Gary Trachy Ducati MultiStrada 4 Stroke — — — 11:33.710

2) 508 Stuart Sinclair Aprilia SSW-SVX 4 Stroke — — — 11:57.575

3) 97 Jeff Grace KTM 610SMR 4 Stroke — — — 11:58.254

4) 233 James McKay Husaberg FS650C 4 Stroke — — — 12:46.483

5) 113 Rusty Wilson Aprilia SXV550 4 Stroke — — — 13:09.320

6) 931 Chris Koxlien KTM 610SMR 4 Stroke — — — 13:21.400

7) 74 Dan Harmon KTM 525 SMR 4 Stroke — — — 13:38.871

8) 981 David Montgomery KTM 525MXC 4 Stroke — — — 13:43.034

9) 669 Ryan Sweeney Aprilia SXV 4 Stroke — — — 13:53.209

10) 242 Malcolm Smith Husaberg 570 4 Stroke — — — 13:58.733

11) 121 Jerry Brown BMW G650X 4 Stroke — — — 13:59.350

12) 444 Loren Penland KTM 525EXC 4 Stroke — — — 14:07.880

13) 999 Barry Brickner KTM SMR 4 Stroke — — — 14:24.460

14) 968 Brianne Corn Honda XR600R 4 Stroke — — — 14:33.459

Vintage Motorcycle Race Results

1) 56 – Chuck Lee Triumph Champion — — — 0:12:58.670

2) 12 – Eddie Mulder Triumph Bonneville — — — 13:32.910

3) 49 – Mickey Alzola Triumph E.M. Ltd. 4 Stroke — — — 14:04.000

4) 93 – Bobby Spann — — — 14:06.845

5) 177 – Herb Wolff Triumph Eddie Mulder Special 4 Stroke — — — 14:49.145

6) 777 – BJ Bjornsrud — — — 15:14.026

7) 916 – Joe Blackwell Suzuki LT 500 R 2 Stroke — — — 16:03.445

8) 912 – Graham Foster Triumph Metisse — — — 16:06.716

9) 95 – Ted Hubbard Yamaha Eddie Mulder Special 4 Stroke — — — 16:46.101

10) 16 – Dan Beher BSA A-10 Spitfire — — — DNF

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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