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Kurt Nicoll (8) won the Vet Pro class, but in the process beat all the young Pros at the same time. Kurt is the 2015 Over-40 World Vet Champion and the 2016 Over-50 World Vet Champion. Photo Dan Alamangos
REM motocross at Glen Helen this week was very interesting. It had all the drama of a normal motocross weekend — with a few twists. For example 50-year-old Kurt Nicoll, a former 500 Grand Prix racer, came out to ride the Vet Pro class (even though he is 20 years older than the normal 30-year-old Vet). No problem for the two-time World Vet Champion. Kurt swept both motos of the Vet Pro class and, in the process, beat all of the 250 and 450 Pros, regardless of their age, who started on the same gate as the Vet Pros.
With photographer Debbi Tamietti sidelined with a skiing injury, Jon Ortner was forced to shoot the requisite photo of hubby Val Tamietti. Val won the Over-60 Expert class with a 1-1. Photo: Jon Ortner
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Article / post by: Jody Weisel