Motocross
Aug 12

Villopoto Set For Post-Season Surgery

Villopoto Set For Post-Season Surgery

Photo: Kawasaki Racing

Kawasaki’s will undergo surgery immediately following the 2013 AMA Pro finale at Lake Elsinore. Villopoto currently leads the outdoor championship by 44 points and is looking to claim his second 450cc AMA Pro Championship in three years.

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Aug 12

AMA MX Unadilla Ticker

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 17: Ryan Villopoto races at the Monster Energy AMA Supercross race at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 17, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Kawasaki

Tucked into the rolling green hills of central New York state, Round 10 of the Pro Championship was held at the historic Unadilla National on Saturday in New Berlin, N.Y. Monster Energy Kawasaki’s could not have asked for a better day as he qualified fastest, took both holeshots and led every lap to finish 1-1 and extend his points lead. Teammate Jake Weimer matched his best performance of the year by finishing on the podium in Moto 2 and fourth overall on the day. Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Blake Baggett battled through both motos to finish fifth overall and Martin Davalos rounded out the top-10 overall after picking up the holeshot in Moto 2. In the 250 class Adam Cianciarulo, Justin Hill and Darryn Durham finished 15th, 19th, and 21st respectively, while Tyla Rattray finished 16th in the 450 class.

Unchallenged

After missing the podium in Millville two weeks ago and earning the Hard Charger Award, the current points leader reassured his spot at the top of the standings by dominating the track and competition at Unadilla. Villopoto earned his sixth Oakley Bomb Award as top qualifier in the muddy, rutted conditions. He went on to grab both holeshots, lead every lap, and won both motos by more than 12 seconds. Celebrating his 25th birthday on Tuesday, Villopoto also celebrates a 44-point lead in pursuit of his second 450 Pro Motocross Championship.

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Aug 10

Villopoto Sweeps Unadilla

HOUSTON, TX - MARCH 31: Ryan Villopoto races at the Monster Energy AMA Supercross race at Reliant Stadium on March 31, 2012 in Houston, Texas.

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The 2013 Pro Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, descended upon central New York’s historic Unadilla MX on Saturday for the annual Built Ford Tough Unadilla National. New Berlin’s scenic property hosted the tenth round of the 13-race championship, marking the series’ final stop on the East coast before heading west for the last two rounds of competition.

Kawasaki’s took another step toward capturing the 450 Class Championship after sweeping both motos at Unadilla. It was a flawless day for Villopoto, beginning with his impressive performance in the morning’s timed qualifying session where he laid down the fastest lap time in the 450 Class.

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Aug 8

Unadilla Statistical Report

SAN DIEGO, CA - FEBRUARY 11:  Ryan Villopoto #1 leads Chad Reed #22 at the Monster Energy AMA Supercross race at Qualcomm Stadium on February 11, 2012 in San Diego, California.

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Pro Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing
Series Statistical Report
Built Ford Tough Unadilla National

Unadilla – New Berlin, N.Y. – August 10

Unadilla was a part of the inaugural Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship in 1972.

Unadilla has some of the most uniquely-named obstacles in the country like the Gravity Cavity, the Wall, and the Skyshot.

With over 40 years of hosting world-class motocross racing, Unadilla is one of the sport’s most historic venues and was recognized as such when it hosted a “Retro National” during the 2009 season.

A total of 12 different winners have stood atop the Unadilla podium across the 450 and 250 Classes over the last seven seasons – six in the 450 Class and six in the 250 Class.

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