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2012 Supercross Anaheim 1 Photo Gallery

View supercross photos from the opening round of the 2012 Monster Energy AMA Supercross series at Anaheim.

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Many are anxious to see how Ryan Dungey will do during the first round at Anaheim after switching to Red Bull KTM.
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Supercross Anaheim 1 press conference.
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Following a major deal with Joe Gibbs Racing, James Stewart will aim to give the JGRMX team more wins before transitioning to NASCAR.
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Monster Energy Kawasaki's Ryan Villopoto comes into the 2012 season with a target on his back after dominating last year's competition.
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Supercross Anaheim 1 press conference.
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Many are anxious to see how Ryan Dungey will do during the first round at Anaheim after switching to Red Bull KTM.
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KTM's Ryan Dungey finished on the podium despite crashing.
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TwoTwo Motorsports' Chad Reed is expected to be stronger this year as the Australian will have factory support from Honda.
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Supercross Anaheim 1 press conference.
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Chad Reed: “[Ryan] Villopoto made us look silly out here tonight. I am just happy to get second place tonight in this field of riders.”
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Ryan Villopoto continues to be the man to beat after winning the opening round of the 2012 Supercross season.
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Ryan Dungey continues to be a threat inside the top-three after switching to Red Bull KTM for the 2012 season.
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Chad Reed - 2012 AMA Supercross Round 1 at Anaheim
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Kawasaki's Ryan Villopoto led every lap of the main at Anaheim to claim the first win of the season in dominant fashion.
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JGRMX Yamaha's James Stewart remained optimistic after his poor performance at Anaheim where he had a bad start and crashed.
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Ryan Villopoto - 2012 AMA Supercross Round 1 at Anaheim
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Monster Energy girls looking good at Anaheim.
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Fox and Shift hosted a tailgate party in the parking lot at Anaheim.
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TLD Honda's Cole Seely put on an impressive display at Angel Stadium to claim the first round of the season.
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Chad Reed (22) runs down Mike Alessi (800) in the first 450 heat race at Anaheim.
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Note the re-positioning of the radiators on Stewart's YZ450F for a slimmer feel.
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The Joe Gibbs Racing bikes use FMF’s latest composite race muffler soon available at Motorcycle-Superstore.com
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Stewart's YZ450F features a much more slim cockpit than a production YZ450F.
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Another view of the reshaped radiator shrouds designed make the bike easier to maneuver.
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Ryan Villopoto put in a dominant performance at Anaheim.
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Pro Circuit's Tyla Rattray had a strong start to 2012 after taking runner up in the opening Lites race at Anaheim.
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Ryan Dungey chases Andrew Short in the second 450 heat race.
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Geico Honda's Eli Tomac overcame a poor start in the opening round with consistent speed to finish on the podium.
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Chad Reed was vocal about his dissatisfaction of the track layout.
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Red Bull KTM's Marvin Musquin finished fourth at Anaheim to start his 2012 campaign in the West Coast Lites class.
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The 2012 Monster Energy Supercross series took place in front of a sold-out crowd at Angels Stadium in Anaheim, California.
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James Stewart remains one of the fastest Supercross racers in the series. Now, he just needs to stay off the ground.
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Chad Reed - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Eli Tomac - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Ryan Dungey - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Brett Metcalfe - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Marvin Musquin - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Tyla Rattray - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Chad Reed - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Cole Seely - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Cole Seely was aggressive early on in the Lites class, nearly landing on Tyla Rattray to take the lead during the opening lap.
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Cole Seely - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Broc Tickle - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Dean Wilson - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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2012 AMA Supercross podium at Anaheim 1 (from left to right): Ryan Dungey, Ryan Villopoto and Chad Reed.
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Jason Anderson - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Chris Blose - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Josh Grant - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Justin Brayton - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Nico Izzi - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Kyle Chisholm - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Martin Davalos - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Josh Hansen - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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After breaking his femur, pelvis and shattering his right humerus up to the shoulder in 2010 while practicing back flips, Josh Hill returned to racing with the Hart & Huntington Kawasaki team. Unfortunately, the 22-year-old was unable to make it into the main.
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Kawasaki's Tyla Rattray (#28) got a great jump on the field during the Lites main at Anaheim.
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Vince Friese (#59) had the holeshot in the Lites main at Angel Stadium.
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Brett Metcalfe - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Davi Millsaps - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Ryan Morais - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Nick Paluzzi - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Kawasaki's Tyla Rattray (#28) in only in his second season of Supercross but is proving to be a quick study.
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Chad Reed - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Ryan Villopoto - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Ryan Villopoto (#1) also picked up the holeshot award in the opening round at Anaheim.
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Ryan Villopoto - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Cole Seely - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Andrew Short - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Ryan Sipes - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Gareth Swanepoel - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Tommy Hahn is riding as a privateer in 2012
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Ivan Tedesco - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Broc Tickle - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Eli Tomac - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Ryan Villopoto - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Jake Weimer - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Nick Wey - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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Dean Wilson - 2012 AMA Supercross at Anaheim
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2012 Anaheim Supercross