|04-21-2010, 02:41 PM||#1|
Joined: Sep 2004
From: Seattle, WA
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I Ride: ZX-10R
Recap of AMA Supercross as its coming into Seattle
Here is a recap of AMA Supercross as it comes to Seattle this weekend:
AMA Supercross Class Recap from St. Louis
Ryan Dungey earned his fifth win of the season and the fifth of his career.
Kevin Windham finished in second place for the second consecutive weekend. The last time he accomplished this was in 2004 at the 11th and 12th races of the season.
Windham earned his 69th podium finish and is now fifth on the all-time AMA Supercross class podium list.
Andrew Short earned back-to-back podium finishes after missing most of the 2010 championship due to injury.
Nick Wey earned his first top finish of the season with a fourth place finish.
Ryan Dungey joins Jeremy McGrath, Kevin Windham, and Ryan Villopoto as riders to win St. Louis in both classes.
AMA Supercross Lites Class Recap from St. Louis
Justin Barcia earned his second win of the year and second win of his career.
Christophe Pourcel earned his worst finish of the year with last place.
In the eight Eastern Regional AMA Supercross Lites class races this year, there were three different winners on three different brands: Pourcel on a Kawasaki earned five wins; Barcia on a Honda earned two wins and Blake Bagget on a Suzuki earned one win. Kawasaki (5), Suzuki (1) and Honda (2).
Eastern Regional AMA Supercross Lites Championship Recap
There were seven different riders that finished on the podium: Pourcel (6), Stroupe (5), Barcia (5), Sipes (1), Wilson (2), Baggett (2), Metcalfe (3).
Only six racers qualified for all eight main events: Pourcel, Barcia, Metcalfe, Baggett, Willard, and Decotis.
Austin Stroupe finished in second place in the first five of six races, only to finish fourth in the points due to injury.