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.
The previous 16 Monster Energy® AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, races this season, set the stage for this weekend’s 17th and final event of the season at Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium where the AMA Supercross class champion will be crowned tomorrow night. To preview tomorrow night’s race, reigning AMA Supercross class champion Chad Reed spoke at a pre-race press conference to discuss this epic championship and the controversy that surrounds it.
Current AMA Supercross class points leader James Stewart declined the opportunity to attend today’s press conference.