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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)

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

Ryan Villopoto overcame adversity Saturday night in , Texas to earn his fourth Monster Energy 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 by 13.7 seconds.

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Apr 5

Setting The Stage: Houston Supercross Storylines

Ryan Villopoto qualified fastest in Houston. (Photo: Supercrossonline.com)

qualified fastest in . (Photo: Supercrossonline.com)

Practice has wrapped up inside Houston’s NRG Stadium and some great dirt combined with a fast-yet-technical layout has set the tone for what will be a dramatic night of competition. While Ryan Villopoto sits well in control of his own destiny atop the 450SX Class standings, any mistake could have major consequences as several of his rivals can attest. The 250SX West Region is also back in action as and prepare to resume their title fight.

FOX Sports 1 will air all the action from Houston live, beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET with Ralph Sheheen, Jeff Emig, Jeremy McGrath and Jenny Taft. Here are the storylines to watch out for when the gate drops.

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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)

performs a block pass on in . (Photo: Monster Energy )

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.

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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)

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

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 , Mo.

The Yoshimura Suzuki star passed three-time series champion 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.

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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)

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 race at the Rogers Centre in , Canada.

The Yoshimura Suzuki ace passed 14 riders in the 20-lap main event and beat 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.

BOGLE EARNS FIRST CAREER VICTORY; CIANCIARULO SUFFERS INJURY

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