Ryan Dungey
May 4

SX: Villopoto Wraps Up Title-Winning Season With Vegas Victory

Ryan Villopoto earned his 41st career Monster Energy Supercross victory in Las Vegas, Nev. (Photo: Monster Energy Kawasaki)

earned his 41st career Monster Energy victory in , Nev. (Photo: Monster Energy Kawasaki)

Ryan Villopoto capped off his title-winning season with a dominant win in front of a sold-out crowd at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nev.

After wrapping up his fourth consecutive Monster Energy Supercross Championship last week in East Rutherford, N.J., the Monster Energy Kawasaki rider entered the season finale with no pressure and it showed. Villopoto kicked off the night with a masterful performance in his heat race and followed it up with a wire-to-wire victory in the 450SX main event.

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Apr 26

SX: Villopoto Wins At MetLife To Secure Fourth Straight Championship

Ryan Villopoto celebrates after securing his fourth Monster Energy Supercross Championship. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

celebrates after securing his fourth Monster Energy Championship. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

Ryan Villopoto dominated the inaugural race at MetLife Stadium Saturday night to wrap up his fourth consecutive Monster Energy Supercross title.

Despite a slow start to the season which saw Villopoto only win three races, the Monster Energy Kawasaki rider has since led 60 of 60 laps en route to three straight wins.

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Apr 25

450SX Class Power Rankings After Seattle

Ryan Villopoto dominated in Seattle to claim his fifth win of the season. (Photo: Getty Images)

dominated in to claim his fifth win of the season. (Photo: Getty Images)

Monster Energy ’ anticipated return to New York for the first time in 23 years has the makings of a historic evening with Ryan Villopoto on the verge of securing a fourth consecutive title. Villopoto has been the rider to beat throughout the 2014 season and thanks to back-to-back wins, he needs just an 18th-place finish to continue his dominance of the sport. As a result, Villopoto tops the Power Rankings as he looks to do the same thing his hometown Seattle Seahawks did at the Super Bowl in February, win a world championship inside MetLife Stadium.

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

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Apr 22

SX Report Cards: Grading the Top Five in 450SX

Ryan Villopoto looks set to lock up the 450SX Class Championship this weekend. (Photo: Monster Energy Kawasaki)

looks set to win his fourth consecutive 450SX Class Championship this weekend. (Photo courtesy: Monster Energy Kawasaki)

With the 2014 Monster Energy title likely getting wrapped up this weekend, it’s time to review the respective championship efforts of the top five riders this season.

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Apr 13

SX: Villopoto Wins In Front Of Hometown Seattle Crowd

Ryan Villopoto won at his hometown race in Seattle for just the second time in his 450SX Class career. (Photo: Simon Cudby / Monster Energy Supercross)

won at his hometown race in for just the second time in his 450SX Class career. (Photo: Simon Cudby / Monster Energy )

Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto crushed the competition Saturday night in Seattle, Wash., winning by a margin of 12.14 seconds in front of a hometown crowd of 53,927 fans.

Villopoto’s night started out rocky when he was forced to transfer out of the second 450SX semi-final race, but it only went uphill from there. The Seattle-area native nailed the holeshot in the main event and then led all 20 laps to claim his fifth Monster Energy Supercross victory of 2014.

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