AMA Motocross comes to the sand track of Moto-X 338 at Southwick. Ryan Dungey tops Ryan Villopoto in the 450 MX class. Eli Tomac takes win over Ken Roczen in the 250 class
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In 250 Qualifying, the quickest lap was turned in by Eli Tomac – 1 minute 58.25 seconds. Second quickest is his GEICO Honda teammate Zach Osborne – 1:59:25. Third thru 11th – Ken Roczen 1:59:34, Kyle Cunningham 1:59:35, Jeremy Martin 1:59:99, Marvin Musquin 2 minutes even, Justin Bogle 2:00:41, Jason Anderson 2:00:80, Blake Wharton 2:00:96, Blake Baggett 2:01:06, and Adam Cianciarulo 2:01:19. 82 riders attempting to qualify.
In 450 Qualifying, the quickest lap is turned in by number 7 – James Stewart – 1 minute 54 seconds. Justin Barcia second at 1:55:22, Ryan Dungey 1:55:53, Ryan Villopoto 1:56:53, Tyla Rattray 1:56:06, Josh Grant 1:56:16, Robby Marshall, Trey Canard, Broc Tickle, and Malcolm Stewart (1:57:37). 81 riders attempting to qualify.
Notes: John Dowd is racing his last race ever at his home track here in Southwick. John is number 16. Back in action today – number 24 Brett Metcalfe, on a Kawasaki.
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450 Moto 1 – It’s James Stewart with the hole-shot! And Ryan Villopoto is on the ground!
At the end of the first lap – It’s Stewart, Andrew Short, Phil Nicoletti, Brett Metcalfe, Chad Reed, Mike Alessi, Trey Canard, Ryan Dungey, Robby Marshall, Les Smith and Justin Barcia tenth. Ryan Villopoto is about 25th. John Dowd is 18th.
7 laps into this race, almost the halfway point – it’s Stewart leading Short by about 8 seconds. Third now is Brett Metcalfe! Ryan Dungey has moved to fourth. Justin Barcia fifth. Ryan Villopoto has moved all the way up to tenth!
Lap ten – James Stewart hits the ground hard. Andrew Short takes over the lead! And Brett Metcalfe is in third! James Stewart only seems to be having bad luck these days. Ryan Dungey is fourth, and Ryan Villopoto has sliced and diced his way past most of the pack to move up to sixth.
At the 15 lap mark, there is two laps to go in this 30 minute plus 2 lap race. Andrew Short leads Ryan Dungey by just over one second … Metcalfe third, Barcia fourth, Villopoto fifth, Reed seventh, Rattray tenth, Stewart pulled off, and Dowd has now pulled off – looks like a bike problem.
On lap 16 – Ryan Dungey has passed Andrew Short for the lead! It’s Dungey, Short, Metcalfe, Barcia, and Villopoto.
Ryan Dungey has won this 17 lap race! Andrew Short finishes second – his best ride of the season. Justin Barcia takes third, Ryan Villopoto fourth, and Brett Metcalfe in his first ride this season finishes fifth. Then Nicoletti, Reed, Alessi, Weimer, and Rattray.
250 Moto 1 – Wil Hahn number 19 with the lead! At the end of the first lap though, it’s Eli Tomac with the lead! Then Hahn, James Decotis, Blake Baggett, Zach Osborne, Adam Cianciarulo, Alex Martin, Joey Savatgy, Ken Roczen, Cole Seely, and … Marvin Musquin is 18th.
At the end of lap five – it’s Tomac stretching his lead, Blake Baggett now into second, Wil Hahn is third, then Zach Osborne, Kenny Roczen into fifth, Adam Cianciarulo sixth, and Marvin Musquin is 16th.
Next lap – Wil Hahn and his bike are out. They are heading back towards the pits. It’s Tomac, Baggett, Roczen into third, Osborne, Cianciarulo fifth, Musquin 14th.
At the ten lap point – it’s Tomac leading Baggett by 18 seconds. Roczen is third. Justin Bogle has moved to fourth. Zach Osborne is fifth. Then Cole Seely, Jason Anderson, Cooper Webb, Adam Cianciarulo, and Marvin Musquin up to tenth.
This race will go 17 laps. And Eli Tomac wins! Blake Baggett second, about 16 seconds back of Tomac. Ken Roczen third. Then Justin Bogle, Zach Osborne, Jason Anderson, Cooper Webb, Cole Seely, Adam Cianciarulo, and Marvin Musquin.
450 Moto 2 – It’s Ryan Villopoto with the lead, being chased by Ryan Dungey and Justin Barcia!
At the end of the first lap, it’s RV, RD, Bam-Bam, James Stewart, Phil Nicoletti, Brett Metcalfe, Justin Brayton, Trey Canard, Broc Tickle, Michael Byrne. John Dowd 19th. Chad Reed 28th.
At the halfway point of this 30 minute plus 2 lap race, it’s still Ryan Villopoto leading Ryan Dungey by just over one second. Third place is Justin Barcia, fourth Is James Stewart, then Brett Metcalfe, Trey Canard, Justin Brayton, Broc Tickle, Malcolm Stewart, Josh Grant, Tyla Rattray, Phil Nicoletti, Mike Alessi, Michael Byrne, and Andrew Short. John Dowd is 20th, Chad Reed 23rd.
As this moto winds down, Ryan Villopoto leads Ryan Dungey by almost 8 seconds. Of course it’s these two that are battling for the 450 championship. Villopoto can win this moto, but Dungey would win the overall.
It’s Ryan Villopoto winning this 18 lap moto, but with second place in this race, Ryan Dungey has won the overall! Top ten in this moto – Villopoto, Dungey, Justin Barcia, James Stewart, Trey Canard, Brett Metcalfe, Justin Brayton, Tyla Rattray, Malcolm Stewart and Broc Tickle. Chad Reed 18th, John Dowd 19th. (Results below.)
250 Moto 2 – Kenny Roczen rockets into the lead. And he’s followed by teammate Marvin Musquin!
At the end of lap one, it’s Roczen leading, Musquin second, then Zach Osborne, Jason Anderson, James Decotis, Kyle Cunningham, Cole Seely, J Starling, Jeremy Martin, Alex Martin. Eli Tomac 11th, Adam Cianciarulo 12th, Blake Baggett 14th.
Ken Roczen is still leading this moto, and he’s in line for the overall. His teammate Marvin Musquin was second … but something has happened to him or his bike. The running order right now on lap 8 – Roczen, Zach Osborne, Jason Anderson, Eli Tomac up to fourth, Kyle Cunningham, Marvin Musquin, Cole Seely, Jeremy Martin, Blake Baggett is ninth, and Cooper Webb 10th. Roczen leads Osborne by 26 seconds!
On lap 11, Eli Tomac has passed teammate Zach Osborne and moved into second. The running order – Roczen, Tomac, Osborne, Anderson, Cunningham, J Martin, Seely, Musquin (obviously having some kind of problem), C Webb, and Blake Baggett tenth.
Wil Hahn was on the line for this moto – but did not start the race …
If things stay as are, Roczen will win the moto, but Eli Tomac will claim the overall victory on the day.
This 17 lap moto win belongs to Kenny Roczen! And with second place in this moto, Eli Tomac claims the overall win on the day! (Results below). The top ten in this moto – Roczen, Tomac, Zach Osborne, Jason Anderson, Kyle Cunningham, Jeremy Martin, Cole Seely, Blake Baggett, Marvin Musquin, and Justin Hill. Cianciarulo 12th.
- Ryan Dungey – KTM – 1/2
- Ryan Villopoto – KAW – 4/1
- Justin Barcia – HON – 3/3
- Brett Metcalfe – KAW – 5/6
- Andrew Short – KTM – 2/16
- Tyla Rattray – KAW – 10/8
- Phil Nicoletti – YAM – 6/13
- Mike Alessi – SUZ – 8/12
- Broc Tickle – SUZ – 11/10
- Josh Grant – YAM – 13/11
- James Stewart – SUZ – 34/4
- Chad Reed – HON – 7/18
- Les Smith – KTM – 12/14
- Jake Weimer – KAW – 9/17
- Trey Canard – HON – 35/5
- Justin Brayton – YAM – 32/7
- Malcolm Stewart – HON – 20/9
- Michael Byrne – KTM – 15/15
- Derek Anderson – KAW – 14/26
- Robby Marshall – KTM – 16/20
- Eli Tomac – HON – 1/2
- Ken Roczen – KTM – 3/1
- Zach Osborne – HON – 5/3
- Blake Baggett – KAW – 2/8
- Jason Anderson – SUZ – 6/4
- Cole Seely – HON – 8/7
- Kyle Cunningham – YAM – 13/5
- Marvin Musquin – KTM – 10/9
- Adam Cianciarulo – KAW – 9/12
- Alex Martin – YAM – 12/11
- Justin Hill – KAW – 14/10
- Justin Bogle – HON – 4/33
- Darryn Durham – KAW – 11/14
- Jeremy Martin – YAM – 35/6
- Cooper Webb – YAM – 7/34
450 Point Standings:
- Ryan Villopoto – 283
- Ryan Dungey – 271
- Justin Barcia – 219
- Trey Canard – 169
- Mike Alessi – 158
- James Stewart – 140
- Tyla Rattray – 119
- Broc Tickle – 115
- Andrew Short – 110
- Jake Weimer – 109
- Phil Nicoletti – 105
- Malcolm Stewart – 100
- Ryan Sipes – 95
- Josh Grant – 95
- Justin Brayton – 79
- Chad Reed – 74
- Clement Desalle – 58
250 Point Standings:
- Ken Roczen – 265
- Eli Tomac – 258
- Blake Baggett – 223
- Marvin Musquin – 222
- Zach Osborne – 185
- Jason Anderson – 161
- Kyle Cunningham – 131
- Jeremy Martin – 124
- Justin Bogle – 122
- Cooper Webb – 113
- Justin Hill – 109
- Cole Seely – 104
- Joey Savatgy – 89
- Blake Wharton – 85
- Darryn Durham – 84
- Martin Davalos – 73
Ryan Dungey has closed to within 12 points of Ryan Villopoto in the 450 class, and Eli Tomac has closed to within 7 points of Ken Roczen in the 250 class, as the series heads to Red Bud MX next Saturday!