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2013 Las Vegas Supercross Preview

Published May 3rd, 2013

It’s all about the 250′s. Ken Roczen v Eli Tomac in the West series, Wil Hahn v. Marvin Musquin in the East series. All going to be settled tomorrow night in Sam Boyd Stadium at the Finale of the 2013 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series. (YouTube videos below featuring those four riders, along with Ryan Villopoto.)

And Davi Millsaps and Ryan Dungey will determine who will take second place behind Champion Ryan Villopoto in the premiere 450 class points for 2013.

At today’s press conference, all the 250 riders (Marvin, Wil, Eli, and Kenny) seemed relaxed and confident. All were at ease. Saturday’s night format is a bit different that the other races in the season, as both East and West will have a Final / Main Event to determine their series championships, and then – there will be the traditional East / West Shoot-out – the only time during the supercross season that the top riders in both the East and West series will race together.

 

Click on thumbnails to view larger images from today’s press conference for the 2013 Las Vegas Supercross

 

 

Jeff Emig emceed the press conference, and did a great job speaking as always. He told the media on hand the 2013 was a record year for Monster Energy Supercross – in terms of both the number of spectators that attended events, and, the television coverage.

  • Jeff also announced the 2014 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series Schedule! (Read it here.)
  • Other news that Jeff announced at the press conference, both Eli Tomac and Kenny Roczen will be moving up to the premiere 450 SX class full time starting in 2014. A glimpse into that will be the CBS TV special airing Sunday (more info here).

Since the focus in on the 250 riders this weekend, we are going to let a few people comment about them. Includes Eli Tomac, Ken Roczen, Marvin Musquin, and Wil Hahn! And Ryan Villopoto! (Below.)

Ken Roczen

Davi Millsap’s Rockstar Energy Suzuki – he’ll be going for second in the points chase

Eli Tomac and Kenny Roczen at today’s press conference

Wil Hahn

Ryan Dungey’s Red Bull KTM – Ryan is also battling to finish the 450 SX season in second position

That’s MM! Marvin Musquin!

 

Ken Roczen at today’s press conference, with Ryan Villopoto at the end of this video

 Wil Hahn

Marvin Musquin at today’s supercross press conference in Las Vegas

That’s Eli Tomac – the defending West 250 SX Champ

 

 

 

 

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