Jun 9

Montreal Win Extends Vettel’s Lead

Montreal Win Extends Vettel’s Lead

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Sebastian Vettel put in a superb performance in Montreal to further extend his World Championship lead.

It wasn’t quite a flawless afternoon however, as on one occasion he brushed the wall, and later he went onto the grass at Turn One.

“Obviously I was pushing very hard at the beginning to get away and open a gap,” said Vettel. “It’s Canada, you obviously go close to the walls here or there, sometimes a little bit closer than I wanted but fortunately I didn’t brush the walls.

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Jun 8

Castroneves Crushes Field To Win Firestone 550 At Texas

Castroneves Crushes Field To Win Firestone 550 At Texas

Photo: Marshall Pruett

After seven races of watching everyone other than Team Penske win, Helio Castroneves dominated at Texas, scoring his first win of 2013 and his fourth at the 1.5-mile oval.

The three-time Indy 500 winner lapped all the way up to Dario Franchitti in sixth place as he led more than half the race, making the rest of the field look rather pedestrian on Saturday night.

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Jun 8

Villopoto Victorious At High Point

Photo Credit: Simon Cudby

Photo Credit: Simon Cudby

After two consecutive days of rain in southern Pennsylvania, the 37th running of the GEICO High Point National shaped up as a great day of racing at the historic in Mt. Morris. extended his points lead in the 450 Class after sweeping both motos to secure his third victory of the season at Round 4 of the Pro Championship, sanctioned by . Marvin Musquin rode on to his second straight victory in the 250 Class this season after taking his first career moto-win in Lucas Oil Pro Motocross.

Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto returned to his winning ways on Saturday after finishing third overall at the last round. In Moto 1, Team Honda Muscle Milk’s grabbed his fourth Motorcycle Superstore Holeshot of the season, but it didn’t take long for Villopoto to take command of the lead on the opening lap.

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Jun 6

Up Close With Canard & Barcia

Photo Credit: Honda Red Riders

Photo Credit: Honda Red Riders

American Honda has just released a featuring the Team Honda Muscle Milk duo of and . With a rich racing history and a prestigious list of previous Honda champions, the American Honda race team is a place riders dream of being, and that’s especially true of Canard and Barcia.

Canard, who returned to racing this year after a serious crash in 2012, has continued to have a noteworthy comeback, landing on the podium three times during the 2013 season and posting respectable results in . During his first year in the premier class, Barcia has shaken the competition by grabbing two victories and three additional podium finishes during the 2013 season. He has also appeared on the podium at two of the first three 2013 Motocross races.

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Jun 5

‘13 Season Hits High Point

Photo Credit: Simon Cudby

Photo Credit: Simon Cudby

At the first annual Built Ford Tough Tennessee National, Round 3 of the Pro Championship, sanctioned by , defending 450 Class champion secured his first overall win of the season, ending ’s previous five-moto win streak. Now only ten points separate them as the series heads to Mt. Morris, Pa. this Saturday, June 8, for the GEICO High Point National. In the highly-competitive 250 Class, Round 4 could potentially see a fourth different overall winner in as many rounds.

Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Villopoto, the 2011 450 Class Champion, made his return to Lucas Oil Pro Motocross last month after missing the 2012 season due to a knee injury. Villopoto’s return has been nearly flawless, sweeping five of the first six motos. Although Villopoto has arguably been the fastest rider on the track this season, Dungey, , , and the rest of the field have their sights set on the points leader.

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