Ryan Villopoto Races to Second Monster Energy Supercross Win of 2014

Jason Anderson Uses Patented Last-Lap Move to Win Third 250SX Race


Monster Energy Kawasaki‰Ûªs Ryan Villopoto won his second Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, race in front of 47,339 fans at Coliseum.

Factory Metal Works/Honda‰Ûªs Vince Friese led the field of 450SX Class riders through turn one to win the Nuclear Cowboyzå¨ Holeshot Award with Toyota/Yamaha/JGRMX‰Ûªs Justin Brayton on his back wheel. On the opening lap, Villopoto and Discount Tire Racing/TwoTwoMotorsports‰Ûª Chad Reed took over the number one and two positions respectively.

Yoshimura Suzuki‰Ûªs James Stewart started a charge on Lap 4 to take over fourth place, and on Lap 7, he secured third place passing Red Bull KTM's Ryan Dungey. Stewart made one last pass on Reed for second place, where he would finish just 4.2 seconds behind Villopoto.

Australia's Reed finished on the third step of the podium, giving the veteran racer three podium finishes in the opening four rounds of the season.

‰ÛÏIt feels good to be up here tonight,‰Û
Anderson has won three of the four 250SX Class Main Events this year - Credit: Simon Cudby
Rockstar Energy Racing‰Ûªs Jason Anderson captured his third win in four races in tonight‰Ûªs Western Regional 250SX Class Main Event.

Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki‰Ûªs Dean Wilson edged out his teammate Justin Hill for the Nuclear Cowboyz Holeshot Award in the Western Regional 250SX Class Main Event. Hill quickly moved into the lead and by the end of the opening lap, Anderson moved into second place with Wilson assuming third place.

Hill and Anderson traded places on lap six, and while the two jockeyed for position in a corner, Wilson passed Anderson for second place and a few turns later, he passed Hill for the lead. Anderson tracked down Hill on the following lap to moved into second place.

Anderson ‰ÛÒ for the third time this season ‰ÛÒ made a pass on the last lap to move into the lead and eventual win. Wilson finished a season-best second place and Hill finished a career-best third place.

‰ÛÏI can‰Ûªt believe I keep pulling these off; three wins in four races is huge,‰Û

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