Ryan Villopoto started off the 2009 AMA Pro Racing Motocross Championship just as he finished the 2009 supercross season, on the top step of the podium. Villopoto went 1-1 in his motocross 450 class debut making it 26 straight moto wins for the Kawasaki KX450F.
Ryan Dungey celebrated his first race of the 2009 AMA Motocross series with a victory on Saturday afternoon at Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, California. The young Minnesota rider carded second- and first-place moto finishes to take the overall victory in the 250 class.
In the 450 class, Rockstar Makita Suzuki’s Mike Alessi enjoyed a second-place overall finish, thanks to third- and second-place finishes in the two motos.
MX Sports Pro Racing took the next step at bringing women’s motocross to the forefront of American motocross when it announced the Women’s Class of the Lucas Oil Motocross Championship would be added to the 2009 season schedule.
Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing announced today that two-time AMA Supercross Champion Chad Reed will contest the 2009 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship after having opted to sit out the last two MX seasons. Reed will race his Rockstar Makita Suzuki RM-Z450 in the Motocross class in the 12-round series, which kicks off this weekend on Saturday, May 23, 2009, at Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, California.
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