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American Motorcyclist Association Announces 2024 ISDE U.S. Teams

American Motorcyclist Association Announces 2024 ISDE U.S. Teams [678]

Thirty-one total riders to represent the United States at the
2024 FIM International Six Days Enduro

PICKERINGTON, OH – May 28, 2024 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – The American Motorcyclist Association is thrilled to announce the 10 Trophy and 21 Club Team riders who will represent the United States at the 98th FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE), which takes place Oct. 14-19 in Galicia, Spain.

The 10 Trophy riders will make up the U.S. World Trophy, Junior World Trophy and Women’s World Trophy teams. Each participating country is allowed four riders on its World Trophy team, three riders 23 or younger on its Junior Trophy team, and three female riders on its Women’s Trophy team.

The United States hopes to build off a strong showing in 2023, in which its World Trophy and Women’s World Trophy teams brought home first-place finishes. The U.S. Junior World Trophy team earned a second-place finish, while U.S. Club Team XC Gear finished first among club teams.

“We are coming off a stellar result from last year and our team is striving to repeat the success again this year,” KTM Director of Offroad Racing, and ISDE Team Manager, Antti Kallonen said. “Once again I’m pleased we are able to bring the best riders to the race and they all have the same, one and only goal in mind,” “These riders should excel very well in the conditions we see in Spain this October. It was 8 years ago when USA won their first World Trophy title in Spain, so we have a good feeling heading in to this year’s event.”

Looking to defend their 2023 title, the 2024 U.S. World Trophy Team includes Dante Oliveira (KTM), Johnny Girroir (KTM), Craig Delong (Husqvarna) and Josh Toth (GAS GAS).

“All four World Trophy riders Dante, Johnny, Craig and Josh are eager and willing to put forth the effort it takes to win together,” Kallonen said.

Also seeking a second-straight title, the 2024 U.S. Women’s Trophy Team is running it back with its trio of Brandy Richards (KTM), Korrie Steede (Husqvarna) and Rachel Gutish (Sherco).

“It is my pleasure to welcome back the same Women’s team as it has been the last two years,” Kallonen said. “These women have proved they are the fastest in the world, but we won’t let our guard down and will focus on the preparation and the race ahead just like every year.”

After last year’s second-place finish, the 2024 U.S. Junior Trophy Team — which consists of Mateo Oliveira (KTM), Grant Davis (KTM) and Jason Tino…

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