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Cycle News 2015 Issue 12 March 24

Cycle News is a weekly magazine that covers all aspects of motorcycling including Supercross, Motocross and MotoGP as well as new motorcycles

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IN THE WIND P34 RAMIREZ ROMPS IN IDAHO F MF KTM Factory Off-road Racing Team's Ivan Ramirez closed the points gap to Ricky Brabec considerably by getting a wire-to-wire win at the 40th anniversary of Dirt Inc's Rabbit Creek 100, round three of the Kenda/SRT AMA Hare & Hound National Championship Series. Through the first three rounds, Ramirez has steadily improved, carding 3-2-1 finishes for 76 points, unofficially. Reigning series champ Brabec's record is now 2-1-2 for 80 points, unof- ficially. Going into the race, Bra- bec led by nine points, 55-46. Idaho native David Kamo rounded out the top three, his best result since a pair of runner-up finishes in 2013. For the second round in a row, Ramirez got a great start aboard his Dunlop/Motorex/ Red Bull-backed 450 XC-F with Purvines Racing Beta's Nick Burson following him past the PHOTOGRAPHY BY MARK KARIYA Ivan Ramirez led from start to finish in Idaho, his first victory of the season allowing him to close the points gap to defending series champ Ricky Brabec.

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