2010 Salt Lake City AMA Supercross Results

May 1, 2010
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2010 Supercross Champion Ryan Dungey was the last rider that Kevin Windham lapped in Salt Lake City. Dungey finished in fourth place.
The conditions in Salt Lake City were sloppy to say the least. Rain and snow fell during the main event in both classes.

Supercross racers were faced with new challenges as the series headed to Utah for the penultimate round of AMA Supercross racing. Just as the evening’s racing began the skies above Rice Eccles Stadium opened up, adding to the difficulty of the tricky Salt Lake City track. As the night wore on the rain turned to hail then sleet and then snow and then back to rain. Although the temps were frigid, the racing was hot, keeping the 38,882 hardcore Supercross fans in their seats until the last muddy lap.

GEICO Powersports Honda’s Kevin Windham bested the elements and his 450-class competition to claim his second-consecutive victory in AMA Supercross. K-Dub just barely beat out fellow Honda rider Davi Millsaps across the holeshot line. The two traded positions briefly, before Number-14 pulled away from Millsaps. Windham went on to finish over 16 seconds ahead as he lapped up to fourth place. The win now has the Mississippi rider in second overall in the points as he fruitlessly chases Rockstar Makita Suzuki’s Ryan Dungey.

GEICO Powersports Kevin Windham won his second race in a row in awful conditions in Salt Lake City. K-Dub vows to win the the last round in Vegas to prove he can win in good conditions as well.
K-Dub backed up his performance in Seattle with another win in Salt Lake City.

“I know they cut the main event short, but it was kind of survival,” said K-Dub about the conditions and the 15-lap main event. “It’s just unbelievable. I feel really good about going to the final round, and I look forward to wrapping up the 2010 season. I’m looking forward to 2011 already!”

Millsaps started the day with two big crashes in practice injuring his leg and hip. Even though he pulled out of practice early, the Red Bull rider returned in the heat race and won. With his second-place finish in the main event, Millsaps moves closer to third place in the 2010 Supercross Season. A seventh-place finish in Vegas will do the job.

“My hip was killing me pretty bad and my shoulder too. I just went out there and did the best I could. I came out with a second, so I’m pretty happy with that,” commented the beat-up Millsaps. “I like the mud; I don’t care. Like K-Dub said not many people were pumped. Me and him were probably the only ones that were.”

Andrew Short completed a Honda sweep of the podium with his third place. This is the Texan’s second podium in just three races since he returned to racing. Short looked fast all night as he grabbed a second fastest time in practice and then backed that up with a second in his heat race.

Andrew Shorts face says it all. The Honda rider was surprised to finish on the podium in the rain.
Survival was the name of the game in Salt Lake City, and Honda’s Andrew Short survived to finish third.

Salt Lake City Supercross Results:
1. Kevin Windham, Honda
2. Davi Millsaps, Honda
3. Andrew Short, Honda
4. Ryan Dungey, Suzuki
5. Kyle Chisholm, Kawasaki
6. Michael Byrne, Yamaha
7. Justin Brayton, Yamaha
8. Tommy Hahn, Suzuki
9. Nick Wey, Kawasaki
10. Chris Blose, Honda
11. Kyle Cunningham, Yamaha
12. Troy Adams, Suzuki
13. Kyle Partridge, Kawasaki
14. Weston Peick, Yamaha
15. Jeff Gibson, Yamaha
16. Jason Thomas, Suzuki
17. Jarred Browne, Kawasaki
18. Gray Davenport, Kawasaki
19. Josh Hill, Yamaha
20. Ryan Clark, Honda

Supercross Overall Standings:
1. Ryan Dungey, 338
2. Kevin Windham, 273
3. Ryan Villopoto, 266
4. Davi Millsaps, 253
5. Josh Hill, 229
6. Justin Brayton, 225
7. Nick Wey, 186
8. Ivan Tedesco, 183
9. Tommy Hahn, 174
10. Kyle Chisholm, 163

Supercross Lites

Just as the Lites Main Event lined up in the starting gate the skies opened up. Josh Hansen didnt seem to be bothered by the snow that fell during the opening laps.
Josh Hansen rode like he had something to prove in Salt Lake City. He dominated practice and the main event.

Josh Hansen made the most of his final West Coast Supercross Lites race aboard his Monster Pro Circuit Kawasaki ride by claiming a dominating victory in the main event. After posting a qualifying time that was over a second faster than his closest competition, Hansen qualified mid-pack from his heat race, but pulled it together for an impressive performance when it counted most.

Honda’s Trey Canard finished over 15 seconds behind in second, after battling back from a seventh place start. His performance in SLC was not enough to get past Wil Hahn for second in points. The GEICO rider had to settle for third in the West Coast Lites Championship, which is still impressive considering he finished outside the top-five in half of the season’s races.

Hahn was third on his TLD Honda CRF250R locking down second in the points. “It was a really hard track tonight with all the rain and it being cold. I separated my shoulder two days ago; it was definitely the hardest race of my career,” said the TLD rider. “I’m so stoked to be third, and to be second overall in points.”

Wil Hahn finished third in Salt Lake City earning him second place in the 2010 West Coast Lites season.
Wil Hahn finished out the year in second place in points, beating out Honda’s Trey Canard by just three points.

Ryan Morais was fourth on his Suzuki while Jake Weimer cruised to a fifth-place finish to collect the West Coast Lites Championship. Weimer will be sporting a red number plate with 1W in Las Vegas from the East/West Showdown.

“The only way to describe it (winning the championship) is a dream come true. It’s what I dreamed about since I was a little kid. I’m ecstatic,” said the newly crowned champ. “This is what I wanted; I’m happy”

Supercross Lites Results:
1. Josh Hansen, Kawasaki
2. Trey Canard, Honda
3. Wil Hahn, Honda
4. Ryan Morais, Suzuki
5. Jake Weimer, Kawasaki
6. Broc Tickle, Yamaha
7. Phil Nicoletti, KTM
8. Hunter Hewitt, Suzuki
9. Travis Baker, Yamaha
10. Jeff Alessi, Yamaha
11. Cole Seely, Honda
12. Blake Wharton, Honda
13. Bobby Kiniry, Suzuki
14. Max Anstie, Yamaha
15. Sean Borkenhagen, KTM
16. Donald Vawser, Kawasaki
17. Jake Canada, Kawasaki
18. Landen Powell, Kawasaki
19. Chris Howell, Yamaha
20. Christopher Gosselaar, Honda

Supercross Lites Overall Standings:
1. Jake Weimer, 171
2. Wil Hahn, 156
3. Trey Canard, 153
4. Broc Tickle, 140
5. Blake Wharton, 116
6. Josh Hansen, 100
7. Cole Seely, 100
8. Phil Nocoletti, 83
9. Max Anstie, 82
10. Ryan Morais, 76

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