Atlanta
Feb 28

SX: The Holeshot – 22 Takeaways From Atlanta

450SX riders compete in the Georgia Dome. (Photo: Frank Hoppen)

450SX riders compete in the Georgia Dome. (Photo: Frank Hoppen)

Atlanta has always been known to produce memorable races as the red Georgia clay and the packed house inside the Georgia Dome bring the best out of riders. Last weekend, it lived up to expectation with another dramatic night of competition that ultimately tightened up the championship battle in the premier class and produced the third first-time winner in as many weeks in the 250SX Class.

Each week, The Holeshot will provide 22 takeaways – a full starting gate – from the most recent round of action.

Feb 22

SX: Roczen Takes Win Over Villopoto In Atlanta

Ken Roczen (left) and Ryan Villopoto (right) celebrate after the 450SX main event. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

Ken Roczen (left) and Ryan Villopoto (right) celebrate after the 450SX main event. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

Red Bull KTM’s Ken Roczen picked up his second Monster Energy Supercross win of the season Saturday night in front of 69,785 fans at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Ga.

After trailing Ryan Villopoto for much of the 20-lap feature, Roczen capitalized on Villopoto’s mistake with six laps to go to capture the lead and eventual race win.

Feb 22

SX: Davalos Dominates In Atlanta To Earn First Career 250SX Victory

Martin Davalos celebrates after winning the 250SX Class main event in Atlanta, Ga. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

Martin Davalos celebrates after winning the 250SX Class main event in Atlanta, Ga. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

ROCZEN TAKES 450SX VICTORY OVER VILLOPOTO

Martin Davalos broke through to capture his first career Monster Energy Supercross 250SX Class victory in front of 69,785 fans at the Georgia Dome.

The Pro Circuit Kawasaki rider led all 15 laps Saturday night, grabbing the victory in his 64th career start ahead of teammate Adam Cianciarulo and GEICO Honda’s Justin Bogle.

Feb 22

SX: Atlanta Practice Report – Stewart, Cianciarulo Fastest

James Stewart looks to win his third consecutive race. (Photo: Garth Milan/Red Bull Content Pool)

James Stewart looks to win his third consecutive race. (Photo: Garth Milan/Red Bull Content Pool)

Fresh off back-to-back Monster Energy Supercross victories, Yoshimura Suzuki’s James Stewart enters Saturday night’s race at The Georgia Dome as the fastest qualifier in the 450SX Class.

Stewart topped both timed qualifying practices, with his fastest lap of 52.436 coming midway through the second and final session. He was more than two-tenths of a second quicker than JGRMX’s Justin Brayton and fellow Suzuki rider Broc Tickle.