Supercross
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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Jun 1

Dungey Claims First Win Of ‘13

Photo Credit: Simon Cudby

Photo Credit: Simon Cudby

Another page was added to the Pro history book as the inaugural Built Ford Tough Tennessee National took place on Saturday at in Blountville, Tenn. For the first time in 15 years, the Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by , made a stop in the Southeast region. At Round 3 of the 12-race series, new winners emerged in both the 450 and 250 Class as teammates (450) and Marvin Musquin (250) each secured their first overall win in 2013.

Toyota/Yamaha/JGRMX rider Josh Grant laid down the fastest lap time of the day in the 450 Class, giving the California native first gate pick of the day. Moto 1 got off to an exciting start as Monster Energy Kawasaki’s shot off the gate to claim his first Motorcycle Superstore Holeshot of the season, as well as the early lead. It wasn’t without contention from Team Honda Muscle Milk’s though, as the two put on an exciting show for the fans by dicing back and forth at the beginning of Moto 1. In the second half of the race, Villopoto eventually put a gap on the rookie Barcia, where he went on to secure his fifth consecutive moto win this season.

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