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Ricky Carmichael - Bridgestone news 2005-01-24

Bridgestone-Shod Ricky Carmichael Takes AMA Supercross Points Lead Nashville, Tenn. (January 24, 2005)EBridgestone-shod rider Team Makita Suzuki's Ricky Carmichael went wire to wire for his first victory of 2005 season. Carmichael won the ...

Bridgestone-Shod Ricky Carmichael Takes AMA Supercross Points Lead

Nashville, Tenn. (January 24, 2005)EBridgestone-shod rider Team Makita Suzuki's Ricky Carmichael went wire to wire for his first victory of 2005 season. Carmichael won the second round of the AMA Supercross Series in Phoenix, Arizona last weekend. In the second Anaheim race Carmichael was once again unbeatable, leading from start to finish. Carmichael now leads the 2005 points chase for both AMA and THQ world supercross titles

"We are pleased to have Ricky Carmichael riding with Bridgestone tires again and congratulate him on his two supercross wins so far this season," said Bob Graham, motorcycle and kart product manager for BFNT.

In the 125cc class, Bridgestone-shod rider Team Makita Suzuki's Broc Hepler won his first supercross of his career at Phoenix and Monster Energy / Pro- Circuit / Kawasaki rider, Ivan Tadesco took the 125cc win at Anaheim. Tadesco is defending western series champion, and now leads the 125 points.

Nashville-based Bridgestone / Firestone North American Tire, LLC, is a subsidiary of Bridgestone Americas Holding, Inc., whose parent company, Bridgestone Corporation, is the world's largest tire and rubber company. BFNT develops, manufactures, and markets Bridgestone, Firestone, Dayton and associate and private brand tires. The company is focused on wholesale and original equipment markets, supplying passenger, light truck, commercial vehicle, off-road, agricultural, motorcycle and other tires to its customers in North America.

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