Ryan Villopoto was quickest in qualifying at Chase Field in Phoenix, Ariz. (Photo: Carey Spencer - Best Digital Shots)

was quickest in qualifying at Chase Field in , Ariz. (Photo: Carey Spencer – Best Digital Shots)

Three-time defending Champion Ryan Villopoto enters Round 2 of the 2014 Monster Energy Championship as the top qualifier.

On his final lap of practice, Villopoto managed to set the fastest lap of the day at 55.546, bumping down to second. The Red Bull KTM duo of and qualified third and fourth, respectively, with Justin Brayton in fifth.

James Stewart, who crashed out of last weekend’s race, took a hard slam early in the final practice session. Stewart was uninjured, but bike damage ended his session early. He qualified seventh behind fellow Suzuki-rider Broc Tickle. Jake Weimer, Wil Hahn and Chad Reed rounded out the top 10.

, recovering from a shoulder contusion he suffered at Anaheim 1, will not race in Phoenix.

In the 250 Class, held the top spot when time expired but went quicker on his final lap, only to be outdone by Anaheim-winner .

Cole Seely, Malcolm Stewart, Cooper Webb, Justin Hill, Jake Canada, Darryn Durham and Jessy Nelson completed the top 10.

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450SX Class
1. Ryan Villopoto – Monster Energy Kawasaki: 55.546
2. Justin Barcia – Team Honda Muscle Milk: 55.567
3. Ryan Dungey – Red Bull KTM: 55.643
4. Ken Roczen – Red Bull KTM: 55.702
5. Justin Brayton – Toyota/Yamaha/N-Fab/JGRMX: 55.763
6. Broc Tickle – RCH Racing/Soaring Eagle Casino Suzuki: 55.902
7. James Stewart – Yoshimura Suzuki: 55.988
8. Jake Weimer – Monster Energy Kawasaki: 56.135
9. Wil Hahn – GEICO Honda: 56.235
10. Chad Reed – Discount Tire Racing/TwoTwo Motorsports: 56.618

250SX Class
1. Jason Anderson – Rockstar Energy Racing: 55.651
2. Dean Wilson – Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki: 55.674
3. Zach Osborne – GEICO Honda: 55.905
4. Cole Seely – Troy Lee Designs/Lucas Oil Honda: 56.158
5. Malcolm Stewart – Troy Lee Designs/MAVTV Honda: 56.458
6. Cooper Webb – MyPlash/Metal Mulisha/Star Racing Yamaha: 56.749
7. Justin Hill – Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki: 56.960
8. Jake Canada – 51 Fifty Honda: 57.486
9. Darryn Durham – Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki: 57.690
10. Jessy Nelson – Troy Lee Designs/Lucas Oil Honda: 57.992

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