Des Moines, IA - MDK Speed Equipment (MDK SE) powered by FMF motors propelled Tuf Racing's Chad Johnson and team mate Danny Smith into the first and third positions in the AMA AX series after two tough nights of racing in Des Moines.

On Friday night Danny Smith beat everyone through the first turn in the AX main and led the entire main before going down in the last corner via an aggressive pass. Danny got up to finish fourth while his team mate Chad Johnson took second place.

Saturday night brought more success with both riders coming on strong at the end of the AX main event. Chad Johnson took the win, with Danny Smith coming through the pack for second.

MDK Speed Equipment owner, Pete Hann stated, "We saw a great opportunity in working with a top notch team like Tuf Racing to get our motors into another championship winning bike under riders Chad Johnson and Danny Smith, we were really happy to have Danny Smith win last year's championship on our CRF450 stage 1 motor, and we're looking forward to another successful season."

About MDK Motorsports and MDK Speed Equipment:

MDK Motorsports, LLC and MDK Speed Equipment, LLC are privately held companies and part of the MDK brand family of motocross related products and services. With 30 years of experience in Aerospace Engineering and a passion for high performance 4-stroke motocross bikes, MDK Speed Equipment delivers technology and products that have not been previously available to the general public.

AS 9003 aerospace manufacturing protocols are used, along with countless hours of dyno, flow bench, and track testing to enable MDK SE to provide products and services that deliver great performance and durability. MDK SE works with top-tier riders, including 2007 MDK Racing's Nick Wey and David Vuillemin, who, as a team, had more AMA Supercross podium finishes in 2006 than any other non-factory team.

MDK Motorsports and MDK Speed Equipment offices are located in Northern and Southern, California. For more information go to or

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