Result & Video: Red Bull Empire of Dirt

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Catch up on the Empire of Dirt finals with our round up of the day and a teaser clip of the action.

Take one incredible course and the world's best BMX riders and you have what makes for an amazing contest and test of skill: see how the riders got on here. Ben Wallace was crowned the winner of Red Bull Empire of Dirt and Rider's Choice from the weekend, with Ryan Nyquist and Drew Bezanson taking second and third place spots. See the full list of results from Sunday below.

1.Ben Wallace (GBR) 89.00
2.Ryan Nyquist (USA) 86.20
3.Drew Bezanson (CAN) 85.80
4.Mike 'Hucker' Clark (USA) 84.20
5.Chris Doyle (USA) 83.00
6.Kye Forte (GBR) 82.80
7.Brandon Dosch (USA) 82.60
8.Rob Darden (USA) 81.40
9.Matt Priest (GBR) 80.40
10.Paul Langlands (NZL) 79.40
11.Sergio Layos (ESP) 79.20
12.TJ Ellis (USA) 79.00
13.Alistair Whitton (GBR) 78.80
14.Corey Bohan (AUS) 77.20
15.Maxime Charveron (FRA) 77.00
16.Ben Hennon (GBR) 72.60

See below for the best of the content from official event website redbull.co.uk/empireofdirt

Ben Wallace, Ryan Nyquist and Drew Bezanson on the podium at Empire of Dirt 2012.
Empire of Dirt best images© nathangallagher.com/Red Bull Content Pool

Photostory: Best images of Red Bull Empire of Dirt

The best BMX event anywhere, beautifully captured by Nathan Gallagher.

Rider mid trick with Alexandra Palace in the background
Empire of Dirt Saturday results© nathangallagher.com/Red Bull Content Pool

Results: Dishing the dirt on Saturday

The first day of Red Bull Empire of Dirt saw the crowds descend on Alexandra Palace to witness the world's best BMX riders push their sport to the next level at iconic London landmark as the second Red Bull Empire of Dirt got underway.

Rider against the Empire of Dirt logo at Empire of Dirt, London
Empire of Dirt Viddy

Video: Getting Viddy with it

Hungry for some video from the Red Bull Empire of Dirt course? Then check out these awesome Viddy clips for a taste of the action.

Drew Bezanson portrait at Empire of Dirt, London
Drew Bezanson© Lars Daniel Terkelsen/Red Bull Content Pool

Video: POV Go Pro course action with Drew Bezanson

Want to see what it's like to ride the Red Bull Empire of Dirt course? Check out Drew Bezanson's Go Pro footage for a taste of the action.

 

 

 

Digger constructing the curve wall at Empire of Dirt
Curve Wall

Video: Kye Forte talks us through the Curvewall

Here's the first of the Red Bull Empire of Dirt videos showing the build of the gnarliest BMX course yet, as Kye Forte talks us through the construction.

 

Kye Forte portrait in a contruction helmet at Empire of Dirt
Showtime Booters

Video: Kye Forte talks Showtime Booters

With a course being built that will raise BMX competitions to the next level, we didn't want you to miss out on the fun, so here's Kye Forte talking you through the Showtime Booters so you know what's in store on the course.

 

The half-built mega-ramp at Empire of Dirt, London
Meet the Megaramp

Video: Meet the Megaramp!

It's taken 4,500 tons of dirt, 12 industrial machines and some serious man power but the Red Bull Empire of Dirt course is finally ready to ride. Here Kye Forte takes us through the Step Up and Megaramp as the guys get ready to ride!

 

 

Reflection of Alexandra Palace in water at Empire of Dirt
Instagrammers

Photostory: Red Bull Empire of Dirt Vs the Instagrammers

Part 1| Part 2 | Part 3

We all love a bit of Instagram action on our phones, so what better way to share the build of the Red Bull Empire of Dirt than by having the London Instagrammers head down to Ally Pally and post their favourite pics of the build in progress? Click the links above for parts 1, 2 and 3!

Official website redbull.co.uk/empireofdirt