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RESULTS | TORONTO SUPERCROSS

TORONTO, Canada (March 13, 2010) – Monster Energy AMA Supercross, a FIM World Championship, made its first and final visit outside the United States with much accomplishment as 42,083 committed Canadian fans stuffed into Toronto’s Rogers Center for the tenth stop of the 2010 season. It was another solid night for Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto, of Poulsbo, Wash., as he dashed to his fifth win of the year. GEICO Powersports Honda’s Justin Barcia, of Ochlocknee, Ga., caught the AMA Supercross Lites checkered banner for his first-profession win.

As the doors dropped on the head AMA Supercross class headliner, Honda Red Bull Racing’s Trey Canard, of Shawnee, Okla., snatched the Spike Holeshot Award took after by Valli Motorsports/Rockstar Yamaha’s Ivan Tedesco, of Murrieta, Calif., and Villopoto. Preceding the finish of the principal lap, Villopoto made his turn for the lead around Canard and went ahead to lead every one of the 20-laps of the headliner.

“I truly wouldn’t be in this position without the greater part of my group and everybody included,” said Villopoto. “The last couple weeks we’ve been on it and it’s what we have to do. (The dashing is) close and it’s been intense. I have to make up ground and I got the opportunity to make those passes speedy. I (likewise) need to continue getting great begins.”

Current focuses pioneer Ryan Dungey, of Belle Plaine, Minn., began the race in fourth yet worked his way into second place on lap five and kept running there whatever is left of the route on board his Rockstar/Makita Suzuki, limiting Villopoto’s leeway. Canard hung on for third, his third straight platform result.

After a ruling begin to the AMA Supercross Lites Eastern Regional Championship by Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Christophe Pourcel, of Groveland, Fla., Barcia turned out to be only the second extraordinary victor this season in the class in the wake of snatching the Spike Holeshot Award and driving each of the 15 laps of the headliner. Rockstar/Makita Suzuki’s Austin Stroupe, of Lincolnton, Fla., kept Barcia legit all through the race by running a nearby second and went ahead to accumulate his fourth back to back sprinter up wrap up. The fight for third was close amongst Pourcel and his Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki partner and Canadian local Dean Wilson, of San Jacinto, Calif., yet the shielding Eastern Regional Champion could secure the third and last spot on the platform.

“(This win) means the world to me,” shouted Barcia. “I truly need to thank my mother and father and my group, GEICO Powersports Honda. Every one of these fans here were supporting me so you’re the best to everybody. It’s an inconceivable inclination, I’ve been making a decent attempt all year. This unquestionably positions at the highest priority on my rundown to the extent achievements and I feel to fortunate to have such an awesome group behind me.”

Dungey presently holds a 17-point lead over Villopoto in the AMA Supercross standings. Pourcel drives Stroupe by seven focuses in the AMA Supercross Lites Eastern Regional Championship. The 2010 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season proceeds one weekend from now from the spic and span Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

AMA Supercross Class Results: Toronto

1. Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, Wash., Kawasaki

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

3. Trey Canard, Shawnee, Okla., Honda

4. Ivan Tedesco, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha

5. Kevin Windham, Centerville, Miss., Honda

6. Josh Hill, Carlsbad, Calif., Yamaha

7. Scratch Wey, Murrieta, Calif., Kawasaki

8. Tommy Hahn, Alvord, Texas, Suzuki

9. Justin Brayton, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha

10. Matt Boni, Geneva, Fla., Honda

AMA Supercross Class Season Standings

1. Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki, 214

2. Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, Wash., Kawasaki, 197

3. Josh Hill, Carlsbad, Calif., Yamaha, 177

4. Davi Millsaps, Murrieta, Calif., Honda, 152

5. Kevin Windham, Centerville, Miss., Honda, 147

6. Justin Brayton, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha, 136

7. Ivan Tedesco, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha, 135

8. Scratch Wey, Murrieta, Calif., Kawasaki, 113

9. Kyle Chisholm, Valrico, Fla., Yamaha, 92

10. Tommy Hahn, Alvord, Texas, Suzuki, 89

Eastern Regional AMA Supercross Lites Class Results: Toronto

1. Justin Barcia, Ochlocknee, Ga., Honda

2. Austin Stroupe, Lincolnton, N.C., Suzuki

3. Christophe Pourcel, Groveland, Fla., Kawasaki

4. Senior member Wilson, San Jacinto, Calif., Kawasaki

5. Ryan Sipes, Vine Grove, Ky., Yamaha

6. Brett Metcalfe, Lake Elsinore, Calif., Honda

7. Kyle Cunningham, Fort Worth, Texas, Honda

8. Troy Adams, Homosassa, Fla., Suzuki

9. Mike Willard, Newark, Ohio, Honda

10. Nico Izzi, Albany, Ga., Yamaha

Eastern Regional AMA Supercross Lites Class Season Standings

1. Christophe Pourcel, Groveland, Fla., Kawasaki, 95

2. Austin Stroupe, Lincolnton, N.C., Suzuki, 88

3. Senior member Wilson, San Jacinto, Calif., Kawasaki, 71

4. Brett Metcalfe, Lake Elsinore, Calif., Honda, 65

5. Justin Barcia, Ochlocknee, Ga., Honda, 64

6. Ryan Sipes, Vine Grove, Ky., Yamaha, 55

7. Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, Calif., Suzuki, 46

8. Nico Izzi, Albany, Ga., Yamaha, 41

9. Kyle Cunningham, Fort Worth, Texas, Honda, 40

10. Vince Friese, Cape Girardeau, Mo., 39

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