SX Race Report
Kawasaki rider Jake Weimer brought home his fourth win in five races at a muddy Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. With just one short practice and a deteriorating racetrack, the 22-year-old claimed the Supercross Lites victory and extended his points lead to 26 with just three races remaining in the West Coast season.
The consistent rain made for a long day at the track as the teams waited nearly six hours for practice to start. The track crew did a good job keeping the track in good shape as it improved with each session.
After a day filled with rain, a well-groomed track greeted riders inside San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium for the fifth round of the 2010 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship. 51,843 Southern California fans braved the weather as Davi Millsaps, of Murrieta, California, captured the AMA Supercross class victory. Monster Energy / Pro Circuit / Kawasaki’s Jake Weimer, of Rupert, Idaho, won his fourth AMA Supercross Lites class victory in five races of the Western Regional Championship.
Monster Energy / Pro Circuit / Kawasaki is preparing for the penultimate round in California as the Western Region of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Lites Series heads to Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego this Saturday. Jake Weimer has been putting in laps on the practice track and is poised to step up on to the podium Saturday night.
Round 5 Preview
The race towards the 2010 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship title got a little tighter heading into this weekend’s race from San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium. AMA Supercross points leader Rockstar-Makita Suzuki’s Ryan Dungey looks to rebound from his worst outing of the season last weekend while Monster-Energy Kawasaki’s Jake Weimer aims to reassert himself as the rider to beat in the AMA Supercross Lites Western Regional Championship.
Saturday night in San Francisco AMA Supercross class rookie Ryan Dungey will race for his third consecutive AMA Supercross class win and Kawasaki’s Jake Weimer hopes to keep his three-race win streak alive in the Western Regional AMA Supercross Lites class as the 2010 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, returns to AT&T Park.
Last Saturday night Suzuki’s Ryan Dungey won his second-straight AMA Supercross class race, and Jake Weimer won his third consecutive Western regional AMA Supercross Lites class race, leading all 15 laps of the main event.
Kawasaki rider Jake Weimer had another great night at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California as he won his heat race and the Supercross Lites main event for the third straight week. Weimer’s Supercross Lites victory at Anaheim 2 marks his third win of the season as well as his fourth win in the last five races at Angel Stadium.
With all the rain in Southern California in the week leading up to the Supercross, Weimer could have easily taken some time off before heading to the races.
Suzuki’s Ryan Dungey won his second-straight 2010 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship race tonight at Angel Stadium. Kawasaki’s Jake Weimer, of Rupert, Idaho, won his third consecutive Western regional AMA Supercross Lites class race, leading all 15 laps of the main event.
The 2010 Monster Energy AMA Supercross returns to Angel Stadium this Saturday, as the gate drops for the 52nd AMA Supercross class race in the city that is called the home of supercross. Rockstar/Makita/Suzuki’s Ryan Dungey, of Belle Plaine, Minn., leads the AMA Supercross class points standings and Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Jake Weimer of Rupert, Idaho, leads the Western Regional AMA Supercross Lites class points standings.
Kawasaki’s Jake Weimer won for the second straight week in the Supercross Lites class, this time in dramatic fashion as he took the lead with just a little more than one lap to go at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. His teammate Josh Hansen rocketed out to the main event hole shot, but crashed in the second corner. After a stop in the mechanics area, Hansen rejoined the race and finished 20th.
Jake Weimer’s race didn’t start the way he wanted, but a late race charge moved him from a podium position to the top of the box.
Phoenix Supercross Results
After an epic premier one week ago, round two of the 2010 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, season didn’t disappoint as Rockstar/Makita/Suzuki’s Ryan Dungey, of Belle Plaine, Minn., won his first career AMA Supercross class victory en route to taking the points lead. Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Jake Weimer, of Rupert, Idaho, captured his second straight AMA Supercross Lites Western Regional victory.
Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki rider Jake Weimer stood on the top step of the podium for the second consecutive year as he dominated the supercross lites class at the season opener in Anaheim (1), California.
The season opener at Anaheim is the Super Bowl of supercross as everyone is excited for the new season. With that excitement comes added pressure, but that didn’t seem to affect Weimer at all. He paced both practice sessions, easily won his heat race, rocketed to the main event holeshot and led wire-to-wire for his fifth career supercross lites win.
Monster Energy AMA Supercross, a FIM World Championship, begins its 2010 season Saturday, January 9 at Anaheim’s Angel Stadium. Defending AMA Supercross class champion James Stewart, of Haines City, Fla., will stage his title defense against the world’s top supercross racers, including Chad Reed, Ryan Villopoto, Josh Grant and Ryan Dungey.
A pre-race press conference will be held inside Angel Stadium at the Diamond Club on Thursday, January 7 from Noon – 2 p.m.
The highly anticipated Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship made its season premiere last weekend with a memorable South Point Hotel & Casino Motocross National from Glen Helen Raceway. Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto became just the third rider in history to win his 450 Class debut, overcoming rivals Mike Alessi and Josh Grant in addition to Chad Reed to capture his first motocross victory in the big class.
A deeply talented field of 250 Class competitors lived up to expectations as a handful of riders battled bar-to-bar for the overall win.