James Stewart enters this weekend’s Monster Energy SuperCross race riding a wave of three consecutive victories. However, he is still 36 points back of Ryan Villopoto, who has won at the NRG Stadium in Houston the last two years running.
Monster Energy AMA Supercross
FIM World Championship
Monster Energy Cup
In 2014, 13 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship races will air live on FOX Sports 1 starting Jan. 4, at the season opener from Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif., with re-airings on FOX Sports 2, which will air three live races.
Monster Energy Supercross is seen in person by nearly 850,000 spectators per year, and when combined with expanding international television distribution and the FOX Sports 1 live coverage, the overall audience in 2014 will hit record numbers.
Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing
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Built Ford Tough Utah National
Miller Motorsports Park – Tooele, Utah – August 17
Hosted by Tooele’s state-of-the-art Miller Motorsports Park, the Built Ford Tough Utah National will be the first professional outdoor motocross event to be held in the state of Utah since 1973.
Since opening in 2006, Miller Motorsports Park has ascended into a premier road racing facility while continually expanding to include additional amenities for other various forms of motorsports.
The inaugural Utah National will take place on a brand-new, state-of-the-art motocross track constructed in the northeast corner of Miller Motorsports Park’s East Road Course.
The 2013 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, will make its inaugural visit to the greater Salt Lake City area this Saturday, August 17, for the debut of the Built Ford Tough Utah National from Tooele’s state-of-the-art Miller Motorsports Park. The new event will serve as the penultimate round of the 12-race series, which features the most talented field of competitors in over four decades of competition.
The Built Ford Tough Utah National will be the first professional outdoor motocross event to be held in the state of Utah since 1973. The event will take place on a brand-new motocross track constructed in the northeast corner of MMP’s East Road Course. Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto looks to continue his success this season by becoming the first 450 Class winner at the new venue, which could result in the points leader clinching his second 450 Class Championship with one round to go in the series.
Monster Energy Kawasaki
Tucked into the rolling green hills of central New York state, Round 10 of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship was held at the historic Unadilla National on Saturday in New Berlin, N.Y. Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto could not have asked for a better day as he qualified fastest, took both holeshots and led every lap to finish 1-1 and extend his points lead. Teammate Jake Weimer matched his best performance of the year by finishing on the podium in Moto 2 and fourth overall on the day. Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Blake Baggett battled through both motos to finish fifth overall and Martin Davalos rounded out the top-10 overall after picking up the holeshot in Moto 2. In the 250 class Adam Cianciarulo, Justin Hill and Darryn Durham finished 15th, 19th, and 21st respectively, while Tyla Rattray finished 16th in the 450 class.
After missing the podium in Millville two weeks ago and earning the Ricky Carmichael Hard Charger Award, the current points leader reassured his spot at the top of the standings by dominating the track and competition at Unadilla. Villopoto earned his sixth Oakley Bomb Award as top qualifier in the muddy, rutted conditions. He went on to grab both holeshots, lead every lap, and won both motos by more than 12 seconds. Celebrating his 25th birthday on Tuesday, Villopoto also celebrates a 44-point lead in pursuit of his second 450 Pro Motocross Championship.