Rembaud lands FMX win

Published: 01 April 2006

Swiss KTM rider Mat Rebeaud has won the Red Bull X-Fighters event in mexico City, despite missing out on elimination in the first round by just one point.

The 23-year-old triumphed over fellow KTM rider Ronnie Renner as Travis Pastrana settled for third following a major crash. Around 42,000 fans attended the event, hosted int he world's largest bull fighting arena. To see what is was like, take a look at the videos on the official Red Bull X-Fighters site. Click here (External site)

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"I risked it and won," said Rebeaud. "This is an unbelievable victory. It is probably the most beautiful day in my life."

Red Bull X-Fighters Mexico City 2006 results:

1. Mat Rebaud, KTM (CH)

2. Ronnie Renner, KTM (USA)

3. Travis Pastrana, Suzuki. (USA)

4. Dani Torres, Yamaha (ESP)

5. Andre Villa, Yamaha (NOR)

6. Robbie Maddison, Honda (AUS)

7. Nate Adams, Yamaha (USA)

8. Eigo Sato, Yamaha. (JPN)

9. Sebastien Mejia, Yamaha (COL)

10. John Nungaray, KTM (MEX)