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Weimer Claims Lites Class Championship as Hansen Scores Main Event Win

SALT LAKE CITY – In messy conditions at Rice-Eccles Stadium, Kevin Windham, of Centerville, Miss., won his second continuous Monster Energy AMA Supercross, a FIM World Championship, race before 38,882 fans that overcame the rain and snow today around evening time. Beast Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Jake Weimer, of Rupert, Idaho won the Western Regional AMA Supercross title, and his partner Josh Hansen, of Elbert, Colo., won the headliner, denoting the primary win of his season.

Windham won the Spike Holeshot Award with Honda Red Bull Racing’s Davi Millsaps, of Murrieta, Calif., on his back wheel to begin the AMA Supercross class headliner. Amid lap one, Windham and Millsaps exchanged positions a couple of times before Windham influenced the last move and rode 15 to consummate laps to procure his second back to back AMA Supercross class win. Millsaps completed second and his partner Andrew Short, of Smithville, Texas, completed third.

“I held my head down and put in 15 extraordinary laps,” said Windham. “The initial couple of laps of the race, Davi (Millsaps) and I had a decent fight going. I was most likely the main rider here today that was energized when the rain came in light of the fact that I appreciate these conditions.”

TLD/Lucas Oil/Honda’s Wil Hahn, of Decatur, Texas, won the Spike Holeshot Award with Hansen close behind. On the opening lap, Hansen advanced around Hahn for the lead and rode to triumph. Geico Powersports/Honda’s Trey Canard, of Shawnee, Okla., influenced a late-race to charge to pass Hahn on lap 14 to secure second place.

“I don’t comprehend what to say in regards to this,” said Weimer. “I have such a large number of individuals behind me that helped me accomplish this. The title isn’t only for me, it’s for me, my group and my Dad. I need to thank my family and companions and also the fans for turning out and demonstrating their help.”

“Today around evening time I set up it together and am extremely upbeat to procure this win,” said Hansen. “It was unpleasant out there in the rain and snow and doing the triple was entirely terrifying.

The AMA Supercross class will air on CBS Sunday, May 2 at 12:00 p.m. EST. The Western Regional AMA Supercross Lites class will air on SPEED Sunday, May 2 at 6:00 p.m. EST.

The 2010 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season closes one weekend from now at Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium.

AMA Supercross Class Results: Salt Lake City

1. Kevin Windham, Centerville, Miss., Honda

2. Davi Millsaps, Murrieta, Calif., Honda

3. Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, Honda

4. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki

5. Kyle Chisholm, Valrico, Fla., Yamaha

6. Michael Byrne, Newnan, Ga., Yamaha

7. Justin Brayton, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha

8. Tommy Hahn, Alvord, Texas, Suzuki

9. Scratch Wey, Murrieta, Calif., Kawasaki

10. Chris Blose, Phoenix, Ariz., Honda

AMA Supercross Class Season Standings

1. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki, 338

2. Kevin Windham, Centerville, Miss., Honda, 273

3. Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, Wash., Kawasaki, 266

4. Davi Millsaps, Murrieta, Calif., Honda, 253

5. Josh Hill, Carlsbad, Calif., Yamaha, 229

6. Justin Brayton, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha, 225

7. Scratch Wey, Murrieta, Calif., Kawasaki, 186

8. Ivan Tedesco, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha, 183

9. Tommy Hahn, Alvord, Texas, Suzuki, 174

10. Kyle Chisholm, Valrico, Fla., Yamaha, 163

Western Regional AMA Supercross Lites Class Results: Salt Lake City

1. Josh Hansen, Elbert, Colo., Kawasaki

2. Trey Canard, Shawnee, Okla., Honda

3. Wil Hahn, Decatur, Texas, Honda

4. Ryan Morais, Murrieta, Calif., Suzuki

5. Jake Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Kawasaki

6. Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Yamaha

7. Phil Nicoletti, Bethel, N.Y., KTM

8. Seeker Hewitt, Pilot Point, Texas, Suzuki

9. Travis Baker, Temecula, Calif., Yamaha

10. Jeff Alessi, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha

Western Regional AMA Supercross Lites Class Season Standings

1. Jake Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Kawasaki, 171

2. Wil Hahn, Decatur, Texas, Honda, 156

3. Trey Canard, Shawnee, Okla., Honda, 153

4. Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Yamaha, 140

5. Blake Wharton, Pilot Point, Texas, Honda, 116

6. Josh Hansen, Elbert Colo., Kawasaki, 100

7. Cole Seely, Newbury Park, Calif., Honda, 100

8. Phillip Nicoletti, Bethel, N.Y., KTM 83

9. Max Anstie, Hemet, Calif., Yamaha, 82

10 Ryan Morais, Murrieta, Calif., Suzuki, 76