Newly Crowned AMA Supercross Lites Eastern Region Champion
Christophe Pourcel showed his champion’s prowess by winning his fifth race of the season in dominating fashion. His Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki teammate Austin Stroupe charged through the field to finish on the podium in third. In the supercross class, Canidae/Motosport/Kawasaki’s Tommy Hahn finished a season-best seventh with Billy Laninovich putting his Monster Energy Kawasaki in the top-10.
11-Point Margin Separates Stewart and Reed.
Following his disappointing 19th place finish at the opening race of the 2009 Monster Energy® AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, James Stewart put his season back on track. Albeit a fast track, winning seven consecutive races and erasing the points lead established by Rockstar/Makita Suzuki’s Chad Reed as the championship left San Diego.