Anaheim
Feb 2

SX: Reed Wins Final Stop In Anaheim

Chad Reed (22) held off a hard-charging Ken Roczen (94) to win Anaheim 3. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

(22) held off a hard-charging (94) to win 3. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

Chad Reed backed up his Anaheim 2 victory with a wire-to-wire win Saturday night at the third and final Anaheim race.

The 31-year-old moved into the lead on the first lap and fought off a determined Ken Roczen to score his second win of the 2014 Monster Energy season.

“It was a tough racetrack tonight,” said Reed. “It was about making smart choices and putting yourself in a good position to ride 20 solid laps. This win means more to me than the last one [on January 18] where I came from behind because it’s tougher to go out there and lead all 20 laps. We had our bike dialed in tonight and it was one of those nights where it felt one with me.”

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Feb 2

SX: Wilson Scores Emotional Victory At Anaheim 3

Dean Wilson grabbed his first win of the season Saturday in Anaheim, Calif. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

grabbed his first win of the season Saturday in , Calif. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

After dominating much of the day in Anaheim, Calif., Dean Wilson turned in a solid performance in the 250SX main event to grab his first victory of the 2014 Monster Energy season.

Wilson entered the night as the fastest qualifier – nearly one second clear of the field – and nabbed the win in his respective heat race before pulling off a victory in the 15-lap main. The Kawasaki-backed rider sat in second for much of the race until crashed out of the lead with three laps to go, moving Wilson to the point and ultimately the win.

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Feb 1

SX: Anaheim 3 Practice Report – Kawasaki On Top In Both Classes

Points leader Ryan Villopoto rides into Anaheim 3 as the fastest qualifier. (Photo: Supercrossonline.com / Frank Hoppen)

Points leader rides into 3 as the fastest qualifier. (Photo: Supercrossonline.com / Frank Hoppen)

Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Green appears to be the team to beat at Anaheim 3 with their riders claiming the top qualifying spots. Ryan Villopoto set the fastest time in the 450 Class while was nearly a second quicker than his 250 Class rivals.

Riding the momentum from his dominant win last weekend, Villopoto set a best lap of 1:02.295 in the closing minutes of the third and final practice session. tried to bump the Champ from the top spot on his final lap, but it was only good enough for second. qualified third followed by the Red Bull KTM duo of and .

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Jan 25

SX: The Power Rankings – Anaheim 2 450 Class

Ken Roczen rides into Oakland as the points leader. (Photo: Red Bull KTM)

rides into Oakland as the points leader. (Photo: Red Bull KTM)

Fittingly, a legend of the sport of won during the championship’s landmark 40th anniversary celebration. ’s first victory in almost exactly two years was long awaited and some weren’t sure if he’d ever get there again. However, Reed proved the doubters wrong with a vintage Reed performance that has become one of the most popular wins in a long time.

Each week, The Power Rankings will recognize the movers and shakers in Monster Energy Supercross. Rookie Ken Roczen returns to the top of the rankings this week thanks to his return to the podium that also helped him reclaim the red plate as the series points leader.

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Jan 25

SX: The Power Rankings – Anaheim 2 250 Class

Cole Seely grabbed the win at Anaheim 2, but Jason Anderson maintains the top power rankings spot. (Photo: Rockstar Energy Racing)

grabbed the win at 2, but maintained the top power rankings spot. (Photo: Rockstar Energy Racing)

It took three races and leading 40 of 45 main event laps to finally take the checkered flag, but Cole Seely is now officially a race winner in 2014. His triumph combined with a penalty for Jason Anderson also moved Seely into control of the West Region Championship.

Each week, The Power Rankings will recognize the movers and shakers in Monster Energy . Despite Seely’s breakthrough, Anderson still paces this week’s Power Rankings, even with his misfortune.

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