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Ryan Dungey In Striking Distance Of SX Championship After Sixth Win Of 2015

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For the sixth time this season, Red Bull KTM's Ryan Dungey was victorious en route to winning the Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, race at the Edward Jones Dome in front of 58,552 fans.

BTOSports.com/KTM's Andrew Short opened the 450SX Class Main Event with the SupercrossLive.com Holeshot Award but was quickly passed by Dungey before being ejected from his bike. The crash forced Short to exit the race.

On the first lap, Autotrader.com/Toyota/Yamaha's Weston Peick trailed Dungey in second with Rockstar Energy/Husqvarna Factory Racing's Jason Anderson in third place. GEICO Honda's Eli Tomac, who won last week's Main Event in Detroit, moved into third place but Anderson answered back and re-passed him to hold down the number-three position.

Near the halfway point of the race, Peick was passed by Anderson, then Tomac and finally Team Honda HRC's Cole Seely. Peick finished the race in fifth place, bouncing back from his 22nd-place finish last weekend.

On Lap 14, Tomac passed Anderson for second place, where he would finish. Anderson finished in third, marking his second podium finish of the season.

Tomac now has seven podium finishes on the season and is second in season standings.

Dungey, who captured the second win in St. Louis of his career, has an 80-point lead over Tomac in season standings.

Australia's Chad Reed finished 8th.
Musquin Leads 250SX Class Points Race Heading into Season Finale - Credit: Simon Cudby
Red Bull KTM's Marvin Musquin won his fifth Eastern Regional 250SX Class race, leading all 15 laps of the Main Event. Tonight was the fifth time this season that the Red Bull KTM team swept both classes.

Yamalube/Star Racing/Yamaha's Jeremy Martin picked up the SupercrossLive.com Holeshot Award with Musquin in tow to start the Eastern Regional 250SX Class Main Event. Musquin moved around Martin in Turn 2 and the two traded places a few times on the opening lap before Musquin pulled away.

Musquin established a 2.9 second lead by Lap 5. Earlier, on Lap 3, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki's Joey Savatgy established a sizable lead in third place.

Defending class champion Justin Bogle worked his way through the field to fourth place and set chase to Savatgy but was unable to cut into the deficit. Martin finished second and Savatgy finished third.

Musquin, who finished second last weekend in Detroit, now has a 20-point lead in season standings with the final race of the championship set to take place April 25 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

"We work hard during the week, and come here prepared to race," said Musquin. "I had a good pass early on and we battled on the opening lap."

Australian privateer Taylor Potter grabbed the final spot in the main event with a fourth place finish in the LCQ, going on to finish 18th.

The next Monster Energy Supercross will take place Saturday, April 11 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.
Short (#29) won the SupercrossLive.com Holeshot Award - Credit: Simon Cudby
450SX Class Results: St. Louis
1. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., KTM
2. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Honda
3. Jason Anderson, Edgewood, N.M., Husqvarna
4. Cole Seely, Laguna Beach, Calif., Honda
5. Weston Peick, Menifee, Calif., Yamaha
6. Josh Grant, Wildomar, Calif., Kawasaki
7. Davi Millsaps, Murrieta, Calif., Kawasaki
8. Chad Reed, Dade City, Fla., Kawasaki
9. Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Suzuki
10. Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, Calif., Suzuki


450SX Class Season Standings
1. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., KTM, 296 Pts
2. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Honda, 216 Pts
3. Trey Canard, Edmond, Okla., Honda, 204 Pts
4. Cole Seely, Laguna Beach, Calif., Honda, 198 Pts
5. Chad Reed, Dade City, Fla., Kawasaki, 183 Pts
6. Jason Anderson, Edgewood, N.M., Husqvarna, 165 Pts
7. Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, Calif., Suzuki, 165 Pts
8. Ken Roczen, Clermont, Fla., Suzuki, 156 Pts
9. Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Suzuki, 146 Pts
10. Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, KTM, 137 Pts
Martin (left) and Savatgy (right) round out the 250SX Class Podium - Credit: Simon Cudby
Eastern Regional 250SX Class Results: St. Louis
1. Marvin Musquin, Corona, Calif., KTM
2. Jeremy Martin, Millville, Minn., Yamaha
3. Joey Savatgy, Thomasville, Ga., Kawasaki
4. Justin Bogle, Cushing, Okla., Honda
5. Anthony Rodriquez, Cairo, Ga., Yamaha
6. Jimmy Decotis, Peabody, Mass., Honda
7. Luke Rezland, Hewitt, N.J., Yamaha
8. Kyle Cunningham, Aledo, Texas, Honda
9. Jace Owen, Mattoon, Ill., Honda
10. Kyle Peters, Greensboro, N.C., Honda

Eastern Regional 250SX Class Season Standings
1. Marvin Musquin, Corona, Calif., KTM, 169 Pts
2. Justin Bogle, Cushing, Okla., Honda, 149 Pts
3. Jeremy Martin, Millville, Minn., Yamaha, 125 Pts
4. Joey Savatgy, Thomasville, Ga., Kawasaki, 113 Pts
5. RJ Hampshire, Hudson, Fla., Honda, 84 Pts
6. Anthony Rodriguez, Cairo, Ga., Yamaha, 84 Pts
7. Jimmy Decotis, Peabody, Mass., Honda, 84 Pts
8. Kyle Peters, Greensboro, N.C., Honda, 76 Pts
9. Martin Davalos, Cairo, Ga., Husqvarna, 63 Pts
10. Kyle Cunningham, Aledo, Texas, Kawasaki, 60 Pts

Top Image: Dungey Captures Win Number 6

Credit: Simon Cudby

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