Justin Barcia
Apr 5

SX: Villopoto Extends Points Lead With Fourth Supercross Victory

Ryan Villopoto now holds a 45-point advantage in the championship standings. (Photo: Monster Energy Kawasaki)

Ryan Villopoto now holds a 45-point advantage in the championship standings. (Photo: Monster Energy Kawasaki)

Ryan Villopoto overcame adversity Saturday night in Houston, Texas to earn his fourth Monster Energy Supercross win of the season.

After crashing several times in practice and again in his heat, Villopoto advanced out of Semi 2 and went on to dominate the 20-lap 450SX Main Event. The three-time reigning champ moved into the lead on the opening lap and was unchallenged for the remainder of the race, ultimately beating Justin Barcia by 13.7 seconds.

Apr 4

SX: 450 Class Power Rankings After St. Louis

James Stewart performs a block pass on Ryan Villopoto in St. Louis. (Photo: Monster Energy Supercross)

James Stewart performs a block pass on Ryan Villopoto in St. Louis. (Photo: Monster Energy Supercross)

James Stewart maintained his spot as the hottest rider in Monster Energy Supercross by claiming his third consecutive victory in St. Louis and his fifth of the 2014 season. While his surge may be too little too late in terms of the championship, it’s been fun to see some vintage Stewart do what only he can out on the track. His streak is the reason why he sits atop The Power Rankings.

Each week, The Power Rankings will recognize the movers and shakers in Monster Energy Supercross.

Mar 29

SX: Stewart Earns 50th Career Supercross Victory In St. Louis

James Stewart takes home his fifth win of the season. (Photo: Simon Cudby / Supercross)

James Stewart takes home his fifth win of the season. (Photo: Simon Cudby / Supercross)

James Stewart earned his third straight Monster Energy Supercross victory Saturday night in front of a record-breaking 60,213 fans at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Mo.

The Yoshimura Suzuki star passed three-time series champion Ryan Villopoto with 10 laps to go and pulled away to score his fifth win of the season and 50th overall. Stewart joins Jeremy McGrath – the all-time wins leader at 72 – as the only competitors in history to achieve at least 50 career victories.

Mar 22

SX: Stewart Makes An Incredible Comeback To Win In Toronto

James Stewart now sits second on the all-time wins list. (Photo: Red Bull Content Pool)

James Stewart now sits second on the all-time wins list. (Photo: Red Bull Content Pool)

James Stewart came from behind to win Saturday night’s Monster Energy Supercross race at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada.

The Yoshimura Suzuki ace passed 14 riders in the 20-lap main event and beat Justin Barcia by 3.2 seconds to pick up his 49th career victory – moving him past Ricky Carmichael for second on the all-time wins list. Stewart now trails all-time leader Jeremy McGrath by 23.

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Feb 22

SX: Atlanta Practice Report – Stewart, Cianciarulo Fastest

James Stewart looks to win his third consecutive race. (Photo: Garth Milan/Red Bull Content Pool)

James Stewart looks to win his third consecutive race. (Photo: Garth Milan/Red Bull Content Pool)

Fresh off back-to-back Monster Energy Supercross victories, Yoshimura Suzuki’s James Stewart enters Saturday night’s race at The Georgia Dome as the fastest qualifier in the 450SX Class.

Stewart topped both timed qualifying practices, with his fastest lap of 52.436 coming midway through the second and final session. He was more than two-tenths of a second quicker than JGRMX’s Justin Brayton and fellow Suzuki rider Broc Tickle.