AMA Supercross

Dungey Dominates Again for Third Consecutive Monster Energy Supercross Win

Musquin Marches to Fourth 250SX Class Win


Red Bull KTM'sRyan Dungey picked up his third consecutive Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, win of the season at Lucas Oil Stadium in front of 60,491 fans.

Andrew Short put his BTO across the Holeshot Award line before Dungey and Team Honda HRC's Cole Seely to start the 450SX Class Main Event. Discount Tire/TwoTwo Motorsports' Chad Reed, who captured his first win of the season at the first race in Atlanta, crashed in Turn 2 and remounted in last place.

Dungey moved into the lead on Lap 1 as Seely took over second place. Tomac, who came into tonight in third place, crashed on Lap 1 and lost several valuable positions. On Lap 2,'s Weston Peick passed Short for third place.

Team HRC's Trey Canard charged through the field, eventually passing Peick for third place on Lap 10. Canard held on for third place, his seventh podium finish of the season.

Seely earned a season-best second place finish and moved into fourth place in the season standings, up from seventh place.

With a 45-point lead in the season standings, Dungey has five wins on the year and is the fifth rider in history to win back-to-back races in Indianapolis. In the 23 races held in Indianapolis, the winner of the race has gone on to win the 450SX Class Championship 17 times.

"This is a week-by-week battle," said Dungey. "I knew how important the start was, and Andrew [Short] was up front early on, so I knew I had to get around him," said Dungey. "It was a tough track; on the last lap, I took it nice and easy."

Australia's Chad Reed qualified directley to the main event from his heat race. When the main event got underway the TwoTwo Motorsports, Discount Tyres Kawasaki rider crashed in the second corner leaving him in last place. By race end he was able to work his way up to a 9th place finish.
Marvin Musquin celebrates his third consecutive win of the season - Credit: Simon Cudby
GEICO Honda's Justin Bogle, the defending class champion, started the Eastern Regional 250SX Class Main Event with the Holeshot Award. Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing's Martin Davalos quickly moved around Bogle to take over the lead.

Musquin followed closely in second place on the opening lap and passed Davalos on the next lap.

While riding in second place on Lap 1, Davalos crashed and dropped several positions. On Lap 2, Davalos would crash again, and at the halfway point of the race, he was running in 19th place.

On Lap 9, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki's Joey Savatgy, who was running in third place, suffered mechanical failure and was forced to withdraw from the race. Savatgy came into tonight in fourth place in season standings.

Bogle held on for second place and is second overall in season standings. This year he has been on the podium at every race with two second place finishes and three third place finishes.

Rookie RJ Hampshire earned the first podium of his career with a third-place finish. Hampshire advanced into fourth place from sixth place in the season standings.

Musquin now has four wins on the season and eight career 250SX Class wins.

Australian privateer Taylor Potter qualified for his first main event for the season, after a final lap battle with championship contender Jeremy Martin in their heat race. Martin who was coming from the rear of the field after a early race crash attempted to pass Potter on the final lap, with Potter holding his ground running the Yamaha rider wide and going on to a fine ninth place finish.

Potter then raced to a 18th place main event finish to pick up his first championship points for the season.

Racing action takes place next Saturday night at Detroit's Ford Field.
450SX Class podium - Cole Seely (left), Ryan Dungey (center) and Trey Canard (right) - Credit: Simon Cudby
Supercross Main Event
1. Ryan Dungey
2. Cole Seely
3. Trey Canard
4. Weston Peick
5. David Millsaps
6. Andrew Short
7. Joshua Grant
8. Broc Tickle
9. Chad Reed
10. Jacob Weimer
11. Eli Tomac
12. Kyle Chisholm
13. Phillip Nicoletti
14. Nicholas Wey
15. Blake Baggett
16. Kyle Partridge
17. Jason Anderson
18. Tony Archer
19. Ben Lamay
20. Killian Rusk
21. Adam Enticknap
22. Dustin Pipes

Championship Standings After Round 9 of 17
1. Ryan Dungey - 249 Pts
2. Trey Canard - 204 Pts
3. Eli Tomac - 169 Pts
4. Cole Seely - 160 Pts
5. Ken Roczen - 156 Pts
6. Chad Reed - 152 Pts
7. Jason Anderson - 144 Pts
8. Blake Baggett - 141 Pts
9. Andrew Short - 124 Pts
10. Broc Tickle - 120 Pts
11. David Millsaps - 103 Pts
12. Weston Peick - 91 Pts
13. Joshua Grant - 80 Pts
14. Jacob Weimer - 74 Pts
15. Justin Barcia - 71 Pts
16. Kyle Chisholm - 53 Pts
17. Phillip Nicoletti - 52 Pts
18. Mike Alessi - 48 Pts
19. Joshua Hill - 40 Pts
20. Brett Metcalfe - 40 Pts
The 250SX Class podium (from left to right) Bogle, Musquin, and Hampshire - Credit: Simon Cudby
250 East Main Event
1. Marvin Musquin
2. Justin Bogle
3. Rj Hampshire
4. Jordon Smith
5. Kyle Cunningham
6. James Decotis
7. Kyle Peters
8. Colt Nichols
9. Vince Friese
10. Jace Owen
11. Luke Renzland
12. Gannon Audette
13. Mitchell Oldenburg
14. Justin Starling
15. Martin Davalos
16. Anthony Rodriguez
17. Daniel Herrlein
18. Taylor Potter
19. Logan Karnow
20. Joey Savatgy
21. Nick Gaines
22. Dakota Alix

250 East Championship Standings After Round 3 of 8
1. Marvin Musquin - 122 Pts
2. Justin Bogle - 106 Pts
3. Jeremy Martin - 85 Pts
4. Rj Hampshire - 74 Pts
5. Joey Savatgy - 73 Pts
6. Martin Davalos - 62 Pts
7. Vince Friese - 58 Pts
8. James Decotis - 57 Pts
9. Kyle Peters - 57 Pts
10. Anthony Rodriguez - 52 Pts
11. Matthew Lemoine - 39 Pts
12. Arnaud Tonus - 38 Pts
13. Luke Renzland - 37 Pts
14. Kyle Cunningham - 33 Pts
15. Colt Nichols - 33 Pts
16. Gannon Audette - 33 Pts
17. Mitchell Oldenburg - 31 Pts
18. Jordon Smith - 27 Pts
19. Justin Starling - 26 Pts
20. Jace Owen - 17 Pts

Top Image: Dungey will head in to Detroit with a 45 point lead in the season standings

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