Justin Brayton
Mar 8

SX: The Power Rankings – Indy 450SX Class

Ryan Villopoto holds a 23-point lead over Ryan Dungey (not pictured). (Photo: Monster Energy Kawasaki)

holds a 23-point lead over (not pictured). (Photo: Kawasaki)

It’s been a tough road thus far, but Ryan Dungey finally broke through for his first win of the season in Indy. The new winner was the fifth different rider to stand atop the podium this season, but following a wild night in Indy both the championship and Power Rankings experienced a bit of a shakeup. One thing that has stayed constant throughout the 2014 season is Ryan Villopoto, who’s back on top the rankings.

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

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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)

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

Fresh off back-to-back 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 and fellow Suzuki rider Broc Tickle.

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Feb 13

SX: The Holeshot San Diego — 22 Takeaways From Round 6

James Stewart captures first Monster Energy Supercross win of the season. (Photo: Monster Energy Supercross / Hoppenworld)

captures first win of the season. (Photo: Monster Energy / Hoppenworld)

The Military Appreciation Race set the tone for an incredible night of action in San Diego last Saturday as the entire industry honored the millions of service men and women who are willing to risk their lives in defense of our country. It was one of the most heartwarming nights in Monster Energy Supercross history and the racing provided a fitting display of the world’s best riders. It was a great way for these men to show their gratitude to the military.

Each week, The Holeshot will provide 22 takeaways – a full starting gate – from the most recent round of action.

1. It was a great visual overload in the pits and on the track in San Diego as many bikes and riders were adorned in camouflage and other military-themed designs and colors for the event.

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Feb 1

SX: The Power Rankings – Oakland 450 Class

Ryan Villopoto grabbed a dominant win in Oakland. (Photo: Monster Energy Kawasaki)

grabbed a dominant win in . (Photo: Kawasaki)

Ryan Villopoto returned to the top step of the podium in Oakland with this season’s most dominant effort. He also returned to the top of the point standings and will be looking to put a stamp on is surge of momentum this weekend. Villopoto’s accomplishments in the Bay Area move him back atop the Power Rankings this week.

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

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Jan 26

SX: Villopoto Grabs Win, Points Lead In Oakland

Ryan Villopoto dominated Round 4 of the Monster Energy Supercross Championship in Oakland. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

dominated Round 4 of the Championship in . (Photo: Simon Cudby)

Ryan Villopoto led wire-to-wire in Saturday night’s 450SX Main Event to grab his second victory of the 2014 Monster Energy Supercross season.

After assuming the lead on the first lap, the Kawasaki ace managed a comfortable lead throughout the 20-lap feature and cruised to an easy win over by a margin of 4.235 seconds.

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