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    Name:Ryan Dungey
    Lives In:Belle Paine, Minnesota
    United States
    Hometown:Belle Paine, Minnesota
    United States
    Birthday:December 4, 1989
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  • Bio.

    Ryan Dungey is only one of a handful of riders in recent history to transfer straight from amateur racing directly to a factory team (Makita Suzuki).

    His story is almost too good to be true. He was recruited by motocross legend and current Makita Suzuki team manager Roger DeCoster, who enlisted Dungey's services after one impressive riding session in June of 2006. DeCoster and 15-time Supercross/Motocross champion Ricky Carmichael have taken Dungey "under their wing" and have had a major impact in his rapid development this past off season.

    While other riders from motocross hotbeds like California and Florida have the luxury of riding year round, this cold weather Minnesotan has done the most with a limited riding schedule. For his entire amateur career, Dungey's seat time was limited to May to September, with the occasional exception of the two or three winter amateur races. All things considered, Dungey has done more with little and is considered by many in the motocross industry to be at the top of the next crop of talented riders.

    He spends half the season training and practicing in California, where he resides in a one-bedroom apartment in Temecula, no small feat for a 17-year old. Although he gets consistent visits from his father, Troy, and grandfather, Gary, the younger Dungey spends so much time riding and training that hes with his team most of each day.

    To say the Dungeys are into racing would be an understatement. The father, Troy, raced as an amateur and has instilled his passion for the sport into his three boys. Jade (18), Blake (12) and Ryan have raced across the country for the better part of the last decade, with the mom, Michele, pulling the double duty of mom and team manager. In order to afford all their "extracurricular" activities the entire Dungey family has pitched in to build four houses (from start to finish) to earn the additional money it takes to afford three racing kids. Troy is a contractor, and with the help of his father Gary, another contractor, the Dungeys could have a future as a "family-run" general contractor.
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    Posted by himelsphere July 31, 2011 02:11pm PDTReply | Report Abuse

    RD GJ on the way to the top prayin for a 2 time championship keep focused!!!!!! PS stay on a suzuki

    tinasu ng rios

    Posted by tinasu ng rios January 30, 2011 08:00am PSTReply | Report Abuse



    Posted by cdw13 May 12, 2010 11:21am PDTReply | Report Abuse

    U rock Dungey ur my favorite racer


    Posted by ashleywitmer10 June 29, 2009 09:44pm PDTReply | Report Abuse

    omg you are my favorite racer we have everything in commen. i hope you domenate 2009 season!!!!! good luck! and awesome job at thunder valley!


    Posted by stefylovesryandungey January 23, 2009 02:46pm PSTReply | Report Abuse

    the past few races you and few others crshed and that was a close race but i got scared when you went down b/c i thought you weren't going to winn :( i almost cryed you are my favorite racer NOW yay...... i love you ryan dungey....


    Posted by stefylovesryandungey January 23, 2009 02:38pm PSTReply | Report Abuse

    your really hott and you are a really nice motocross rider i DIE when i see you on tv.. lol and i know like every thing about you!!! you are the hottest smartest and prettyest guy EVER and i wanna meet you soo badly.... plzz add me as a friend... i love you!!! :> love stephani kemrer :>


    Posted by Jowett817 January 12, 2009 07:11pm PSTReply | Report Abuse

    your a really good racer! I read about you all the time in motocross action!


    Posted by yamahagirl14 August 3, 2008 05:39pm PDTReply | Report Abuse

    dude your a really awesome racer


    Posted by dirt28 August 1, 2008 05:26pm PDTReply | Report Abuse


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