Dusty Klatt

Dustin Klatt is a professional motocross racer from Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada. He first gained national attention in 1999 when he travelled to Walton Raceway in Walton, Ontario to compete at the TransCan Grand National Championship and subsequently secured a national amateur title in the 250 Intermediate class. He went on to be a two-time MX2 CMRC Western Canadian Champion (2004 & 2005) and two time MX1 CMRC Canadian champion (2006 & 2010) with the Blackfoot team based out of Calgary, Alberta.

Dusty raced the 2007 AMA Supercross/Motocross season in the United States. He rode in the "Lites" class aboard a Yamaha YZ250F for Star Racing.

In March, 2007, Klatt won both Pro classes at Round #1 of The Western 4-Stroke National Motocross Series in the 250F Pro and Premier Pro classes, taking home $1550 for his efforts.[1]

For the 2008 AMA Supercross season in the United States Dusty raced for Cernics Kawasaki on the #63 Kawasaki KX450F in the "Supercross" class. His best finish was a 13th place in the mud at Daytona. He finished the season 30th in series points despite missing the first half of the season with an injury.

Dusty returned with the Cernics Kawasaki team to race the 2008 CMRC Monster Energy Nationals in Canada in the MX1 class aboard his #111 KX450F alongside his teammate Jeff Gibson on the #3 KX450F. Unfortunately, Dusty broke a bone in his foot at the halfway point of the series. However, he kept pushing and didn't give up. At the conclusion of the 9 round series, Dusty found himself in 2nd place overall, 62 points behind the champion Colton Facciotti, securing the national #2 plate for 2009. Dusty's moto finishes this season were 2-13-1-3-2-7-7-3-1-7-2-6-2-2-3-3-11-5.

Dusty represented Team Canada at the Motocross des Nations in fall 2008, alongside Colton Facciotti and Tyler Medaglia.

For the 2009 season, Dusty will race with the Blackfoot Toyota Red Bull Yamaha team, joining Colton Facciotti in the MX1 class of the CMRC Canadian motocross nationals. Dusty will wear his #2 aboard the YZ450F.

In the 9 rounds of the 2009 MX1 championship, Dusty sat 2nd in the points from the first round to the last round behind his teammate Colton Facciotti. His moto finishes were 2-4 3-2 1-3 2-2 3-2 10 2-2 2-4 1-3. He had one overall victory, which came in round 5, at Gopher Dunes. Round 6 consisted of only 1 moto due to severe weather, where Dusty managed a 10th place.

At the first round of the 2010 championship, Dusty managed to finish 3rd in moto 1, and 2nd in moto 2 to claim 2nd overall on the day despite battling stomach issues. His teammate Colton Facciotti finished in 1st place with a 1-1 clean sweep. At round 2 in Edmonton, Dusty suffered mechanical problems with his bike in both motos and failed to score any points. At round 3 in Calgary, Dusty benefited from a mistake that caused defending champion Colton Facciotti to crash out of the weekends racing and not score any points, leaving Dusty to win both motos with a 1-1 clean sweep. At round 4, Dusty took 2nd in both motos to score 2nd overall with 2-2 results. At round 5 in Gopher Dunes, Dusty took 2-4 moto finishes for 2nd overall once again. At round 6 in Ste. Julue, Dusty recorded another 1-1 clean sweep to over-take the points lead while Colton Facciotti crashed out on the first lap of moto 1. At round 7 in Moncton, New Brunswick, Dusty was victorious with a third 1-1 clean sweep and extended his moto win streak to 4 and points lead to 32 with only 2 rounds remaining. At round 8, Dusty took the win in the first moto and finished second in the rain-soaked second moto, finishing 1-2 for second overall on the day and claiming the 2010 CMRC MX1 National championship with 1 round still remaining. At Walton Raceway, the final round of the 2010 CMRC Motocross Nationals, Dusty finished 3rd and 1st in the 2 motos, claiming second overall. His moto scores this season were 3-2-DNF-DNF-1-1-2-2-2-4-1-1-1-1-1-2-3-1.


  1. Allison Kennedy (2007-03-12). "Five Minutes with Dusty Klatt". RacerX Canada. Retrieved 2007-08-25.
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