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Villopoto Extends Monster Energy Supercross Points Lead with Win in Indianapolis


Posted: Monday, 18th March, 2013 : 9:45 AM - - 27,609 Reads




Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto won his sixth 450SX Class Main Event of the season in front of 60,312 fans at the eleventh round of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Rockstar Energy Racing’s Davi Millsaps won the Nuclear Cowboyz Holeshot Award but was soon passed by Yoshimura Suzuki’s James Stewart.

Villopoto moved into third place on the opening lap. Villopoto passed Millsaps on Lap 3 but Millsaps answered back and moved into second place. Three laps later Villopoto moved around Millsaps and held the position.

On the same lap, Stewart stalled his bike and Villopoto took over the lead.

Red Bull KTM’s Ryan Dungey passed Millsaps for second place on Lap 7. On the final lap of the race, Millsaps crashed after the finish line jump and gave the number-three position to Stewart. Dungey held on for second and Stewart finished third.

Villopoto, who earned the 30th win of his career, became the first rider to win four races in Indianapolis and extended his points lead to nine.

“James was riding great tonight,” said Villopoto. “Lucas Oil Stadium has been great to me; it’s an amazing stadium and I love coming here.

"Ryan was able to make up some time on me here and there, but I just kept pushing hard until the end.” Villopoto added.

Australia's Chad Reed finished the nights main event in 6th place and holds down fourth place in the championship standings with six rounds of the championship remaining.

East Coast 250SX


Marvin Musquin celebrates he second straight AMA East Coast 250SX win - S.Cudby (KTM Images)
 
Red Bull KTM’s Marvin Musquin won his second consecutive Eastern Regional 250SX Class Main Event.

Rockstar Energy Racing’s Blake Wharton won the Nuclear Cowboyz Holeshot Award and was quickly passed by AG Motorsports’ Kyle Peters to start the Eastern Regional 250SX Class Main Event.

GEICO Honda’s Wil Hahn started near the back of the pack and began to play catch up immediately.

After five laps, AJ Catanzero held down the number-five position but was passed by Musquin on Lap 11. Hahn worked his way past Catanzero on Lap 13 for fourth place.

On Lap 14 of 15, Wharton crashed, allowing Musquin to take over the lead and Hahn to move into third place. Peters finished a career-best second place and Hahn finished third.

“We have been talking about confidence, and tonight I had it,” said Musquin. “I fought really hard, and I believed in myself. Anything can happen out there, and tonight was kind of lucky but I got the win.”

Hahn continues to lead the championship but was left feeling as though he gave the win away at Indy.

“I gave it away here tonight,” said Hahn. “I have to go home and do my homework to get back on top of the box. I am happy that I was able to work my way back to third, but need to win races.”

Early championship leader and favorite coming in to the West 250SX Championship, Dean Wilson crashed in his heat race, damaging his shoulder and was forced to miss the remainer of the night.

Australia's Jackson Richardson had another solid night, qualifying directly for the main event with a fifth place finish in his heat before going on to finish 18th in the final.

Taylor Potter raced his second AMA SX race, missing the main event after a trip to the LCQ.

Racing resumes next weekend at Toronto’s Rogers Centre.



450SX Round 11 Results: Indianapolis
1. Ryan Villopoto
2. Ryan Dungey
3. James Stewart
4. Davi Millsaps
5. Justin Barcia
6. Chad Reed
7. Andrew Short
8. Matt Goerke
9. Eli Tomac
10. Weston Peick
11. Broc Tickle
12. Josh Hill
13. Justin Brayton
14. Phil Nicoletti
15. Kyle Partridge
16. Justin Sipes
17. Mike Alessi
18. Robert Kiniry
19. Trey Canard
20. Jake Weimer

450SX Championship Points after round 11 of 17
1. Ryan Villopoto 227 Pts
2. Davi Millsaps 218 Pts
3. Ryan Dungey 210 Pts
4. Chad Reed 178 Pts
5. Justin Barcia 168 Pts
6. Trey Canard 165 Pts
7. James Stewart 155 Pts
8. Andrew Short 136 Pts
9. Justin Brayton 112 Pts
10. Broc Tickle 109 Pts
11. Matt Goerke 108 Pts
12. Mike Alessi 83 Pts
13. Jake Weimer 79 Pts
14. Weston Peick 56 Pts
15. Eli Tomac 52 Pts
16. Josh Grant 40 Pts
17. Jimmy Albertson 38 Pts
18. Kyle Chisholm 38 Pts
19. Matt Lemoine 34 Pts
20. Robert Kiniry 31 Pts

250SX Round 11 Results: Indianapolis
1. Marvin Musquin
2. Kyle Peters
3. Wil Hahn
4. AJ Catanzaro
5. Justin Hill
6. Vince Friese
7. Mitch Oldenburg
8. Gavin Faith
9. Blake Wharton
10. Peter Larsen
11. Steven Clarke
12. James Decotis
13. Zach Bell
14. Zack Freeberg
15. Levi Kilbarger
16. Cole Thompson
17. Daniel Herrlein
18. Jackson Richardson
19. Lance Vincent
20. Jeremy Martin

Top Image: Villopoto won his sixth main event out of eleven at Indy on the weekend
Credit: Kawasaki Racing (File)


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