Team San Manuel Yamaha’s Josh Hill finished a well earned second at this weekend’s 2010 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, posting the fifth consecutive podium finish for Team San Manuel Yamaha since the beginning of the 2010 season. Hill is currently ranked second in the overall Supercross Championship points race, just 4 points behind the current race leader, Ryan Dungey.
Teammate and current Supercross Champ, James Stewart did not make the trip to San Diego as he continues to recover from surgery on his right wrist.
SX Race Report
With James Stewart out, Yamaha San Manuel Team’s Josh Hill scored his fourth consecutive podium result and his second runner-up position in a week at a wet Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego for the fourth round of seventeen in the AMA Supercross series, also an FIM World Championship. The visit to southern California was a good one for Yamaha and the 2010 YZ450F as Valli Motorsports’ Ivan Tedesco rode to third place for his first piece of silverware of the season.
Millsaps Interview Video
Davi Millsaps speaks with Ashley Phillips after his first win of the season here at Round 5 of the 2010 AMA Supercross Season in San Diego. Last weekend Millsaps also had a strong 3rd place finish as the Supercross Championship continues to develop and get more interesting. Milsaps now sits 4th in the points at 82 behind Ryan Villopoto with 95, Josh Hill with 101 and points-leader Ryan Dungey with 105 points.
SX Highlights Video
Round 5 of the 2010 AMA Supercross Season took place on February 6th in San Diego. The Supercross action continued to develop as the season’s two leading favorites James Stewart and Chad Reed remained sideline with injuries. Davi Millsaps, Josh Hill, Ivan Tedesco, Ryan Villopoto, Justin Brayton and Ryan Dungey all put on quite a show. Jason Weigandt and Jim Holley talk about Round 5′s unexpected Supercross race results.
Supercross San Diego
Barely moving through a quarter of the season of the 2010 Supercross series, this year has been fraught with injuries and unbridled competition. As Supercross heads to Round 5 at San Diego, there is one thing you can count on; expect the unexpected!
With the headlining rivals, James Stewart and Chad Reed, both sidelined for an undetermined period of time, there’s a whole new pack of young blood seeking their places on the podium.
Over 41,000 fans were present for only the eighth Supercross ever that was held last weekend at AT&T Park in San Francisco. The defending champions, Team San Manuel Yamaha, were down to single rider at round 4 of 17 for the AMA Supercross Championship. Josh Hill was left to ride the new reverse-slant cylinder 2010 YZ450F after teammate and defending Supercross champion James Stewart required surgery on a broken scaphoid in his right wrist.
San Francisco Race Summary
Click video to watch Jason Weigandt and Jim Holley provide a complete race wrap-up after an exciting evening of Supercross from San Francisco. Both Chad Reed and James Stewart are out with injuries for at least the next few weeks of racing action. The misfortunes of the Supercross favorites have provided an opportunity for many of the Supercross challengers.
Stewart is Out
UltimateMotorCycling.com has just finished a call with James Stewart’s team and has confirmed, unfortunately, that Stewart was actually injured worse than had been originally diagnosed after two accidents that occurred during round 2 of the 2010 Supercross season in Phoenix. What the original x-rays missed, an MRI scan revealed yesterday: Stewart has a broken bone in his hand and immediate surgery was recommended.
For the second consecutive week, Yamaha’s Josh Hill finished on the Supercross podium, moving up to a second place finish at Anaheim 2. While teammate and current Supercross Champion, James Stewart finished third. After more than a solid week of record level rainfall in Southern California, Round 3 of the 2010 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, started Saturday afternoon with clear skies and a remarkably dry track.
After a week of pounding rain, the third round of the 2010 AMA / FIM Supercross series went off as scheduled at Angel’s Stadium. Although Chad Reed, one of the anticipated players in this season’s burgeoning Supercross drama was absent with a broken hand, there were still enough emerging new talent to maintain the excitement.