Rockstar Makita Suzuki is busy practicing and preparing for Round 5 of the AMA Supercross series, which will take place at San Deigo’s Qualcomm Stadium on February 6, 2010. The team’s rookie racing sensation Ryan Dungey has had an amazing start to the 2010 season and is currently the points leader in the highly competitive class.
Dungey put together a great race effort in San Francisco, leading the first half of the main event and putting more than 9 seconds between him and the competition. His foot caught in a rut half way through the race, which ended in a get-off.
San Francisco took on boatloads of rain leading up to this weekend’s Round 4 of the AMA Supercross series. But just like last week at Anaheim, the track crew did a tremendous job giving the riders a great track to race on.
Series point leader and Supercross rookie phenomenon Ryan Dungey used his Yoshimura powered Suzuki to full advantage grabbing the holeshot in his heat race. But as he drifted wide heading into turn two, while Andrew Short on his Honda Racing Red Bull motorcycle, cut inside and passed into the lead.
Ryan Dungey, the current 2010 AMA Supercross class points leader, brings a 15-point lead into tomorrow night’s Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, at San Francisco’s AT&T Park and a two-race win streak.
Since 1974, the first rider to win two AMA Supercross class main events in a season has gone on to win the championship 17 times. Ryan Dungey, who is riding in his first full season as a rookie in the AMA Supercross class will compete for his third consecutive win this season.
Ryan Dungey Speaks…
After a storybook start to the 2010 Supercross racing season, Rockstar Makita Suzuki’s rookie Ryan Dungey is preparing to take to the track in San Francisco on January 30 for Round 4 of the AMA Supercross. So far, Ryan Dungey has taken home the winner’s trophy two out of three races, and Dungey hasn’t finished lower than second all season.
Team Manager Roger DeCoster is pleased with the way the season has started. With the help of DeCoster and the rest of the team, Dungey has led 43 out of 60 laps in 2010. Despite the great start to the season, the team needs to stay focused.
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.
Rockstar Makita Suzuki had another great night thanks to a phenomenal race effort put forth by rookie Ryan Dungey. Dungey won the AMA Supercross main event last night with more than a three-second lead, extending his series points lead. This win is the second for the 20-year-old Minnesota native, making it an amazing two in a row.
After a shortened practice schedule due to fears that the track wouldn’t hold up after a week’s worth of rain in Southern California, Dungey was the fastest in the practice sessions.
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.
Suzuki’s rookie Supercross sensation Ryan Dungey took home his first Supercross 450-class win on Saturday night at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. It was Dungey’s second race as part of the AMA Supercross class, and he won by a decisive margin leading the entire 20-lap race.
Dungey was in second place after three practice sessions, and he also won Heat #1 by grabbing the hole shot and leading for the entirety of the race. At the drop of the gate for the main event, Dungey shot out and nabbed the holeshot for the second time of the night.
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.
After an electrifying start to the 2010 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, last weekend at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif., Phoenix’s Chase Field will host the tour’s second stop this Saturday. Defending AMA Supercross class champion James Stewart, who rides for San Manuel Yamaha, and Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Jake Weimer lead their respective divisions heading into Phoenix.
Anaheim 1 Race Results
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Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing’s Ryan Dungey and Team Manager Roger De Coster helped Team USA capture its record 20th Motocross of Nations overall victory in Franciacorta, Italy, this past weekend. Motocross legend De Coster once again acted as team manager for Team USA, providing guidance and race strategy for the three-man U.S. team that included 2009 AMA Supercross Lites Champion and 2009 AMA 250 Motocross Champion Dungey.
Rockstar Makita Suzuki’s Ryan Dungey celebrated his first AMA Motocross 250 class championship at the final round of the series at Steel City Raceway in Delmont, Pennsylvania, on Saturday afternoon. Dungey came into the final round leading the championship by 17 points and when the gate dropped, the young Minnesota rider did not disappoint. Dungey rode two impressive motos on his Rockstar Makita Suzuki RM-Z250, finishing second overall after carding two second-place motos finishes.
Round 8 – AMA Motocross Series – Washougal Motocross Park
Chad Reed continues to dominate AMA Motocross as the twotime AMA Supercross Champion picked up another victory this past weekend. Reed won both 450 class motos to take the overall victory at Washougal Motocross Park in Washougal, Washington, on Saturday afternoon. With this victory, the Australian extended his lead in the overall championship points standings. Rockstar Makita Suzuki teammate Michael Byrne also had cause to celebrate.