Supercross
Apr 5

SX: Villopoto Extends Points Lead With Fourth Supercross Victory

Ryan Villopoto now holds a 45-point advantage in the championship standings. (Photo: Monster Energy Kawasaki)

now holds a 45-point advantage in the championship standings. (Photo: Monster Energy Kawasaki)

Ryan Villopoto overcame adversity Saturday night in , Texas to earn his fourth Monster Energy win of the season.

After crashing several times in practice and again in his heat, Villopoto advanced out of Semi 2 and went on to dominate the 20-lap 450SX Main Event. The three-time reigning champ moved into the lead on the opening lap and was unchallenged for the remainder of the race, ultimately beating by 13.7 seconds.

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Apr 5

SX: Anderson Powers To 250SX Win In Houston

Jason Anderson powers to a win in Houston, Texas. (Photo: Rockstar Energy KTM)

powers to a win in , Texas. (Photo: Rockstar Energy KTM)

Jason Anderson made a flawless return to action Saturday night, claiming his fourth Monster Energy win of 2014 as the Western Regional 250SX Class Championship resumed in Houston, Texas.

The Rockstar Energy KTM rider jumped out to an early lead, picked his way through lapped riders and held off a hard-charging to pick up the victory in front of 49,759 fans inside NRG Stadium.

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Apr 5

Setting The Stage: Houston Supercross Storylines

Ryan Villopoto qualified fastest in Houston. (Photo: Supercrossonline.com)

qualified fastest in . (Photo: Supercrossonline.com)

Practice has wrapped up inside Houston’s NRG Stadium and some great dirt combined with a fast-yet-technical layout has set the tone for what will be a dramatic night of competition. While Ryan Villopoto sits well in control of his own destiny atop the 450SX Class standings, any mistake could have major consequences as several of his rivals can attest. The 250SX West Region is also back in action as and prepare to resume their title fight.

FOX Sports 1 will air all the action from Houston live, beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET with Ralph Sheheen, Jeff Emig, Jeremy McGrath and Jenny Taft. Here are the storylines to watch out for when the gate drops.

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Apr 4

SX: 450 Class Power Rankings After St. Louis

James Stewart performs a block pass on Ryan Villopoto in St. Louis. (Photo: Monster Energy Supercross)

performs a block pass on in . (Photo: Monster Energy )

James Stewart maintained his spot as the hottest rider in Monster Energy Supercross by claiming his third consecutive victory in St. Louis and his fifth of the 2014 season. While his surge may be too little too late in terms of the championship, it’s been fun to see some vintage Stewart do what only he can out on the track. His streak is the reason why he sits atop The Power Rankings.

Each week, The Power Rankings will recognize the movers and shakers in Monster Energy Supercross.

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Apr 4

What To Watch: Your Weekend Racing Schedule

James Stewart will look to secure his fourth straight Supercross win this weekend. (Photo: Supercrossonline.com)

will look to secure his fourth straight win this weekend. (Photo: Supercrossonline.com)

Saturday, March 15

8:30 p.m. – Monster Energy Supercross | (FOX Sports 1) *Live

Sunday, March 16

3:00 a.m. – Monster Energy Supercross | Houston (FOX Sports 1) *Replay

12:30 p.m. – National Arenacross | Nampa (FOX Sports 1) *Delay

6:00 p.m. – Monster Jam | Minneapolis (FOX Sports 1) *Delay

8:00 p.m. – Monster Energy Supercross | Houston (FOX Sports 2) *Replay

11:00 p.m. – Monster Jam | Minneapolis (FOX Sports 1) *Replay

**All times Eastern Standard

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