Dungey Caps off Championship Season with Vegas Win Weimer Wins Dave Coombs Sr. East/West Shootout LAS VEGAS (May 8, 2010) -- Rockstar/Makita/Suzuki's Ryan Dungey, of Belle Plaine, Minn., won his sixth AMA Supercross class main event tonight...
Dungey Caps off Championship Season with Vegas Win
Weimer Wins Dave Coombs Sr. East/West Shootout
LAS VEGAS (May 8, 2010) -- Rockstar/Makita/Suzuki's Ryan Dungey, of Belle Plaine, Minn., won his sixth AMA Supercross class main event tonight at the Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, finals inside Sam Boyd Stadium. For the first time in his career, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki's Jake Weimer, of Rupert, Idaho, won the Dave Coombs Sr. East/West Shootout.
Dungey captured the Spike Holeshot Award with Moto Concepts/Yamaha's Kyle Chisholm, of Valrico, Fla., on his back wheel through turn one. Monster Energy/Kawasaki's Chad Reed, of Tampa, Fla., pushed his way into second place in turn two. Geico Powersports/Honda's Kevin Windham, who came into tonight's race on a two-race win streak, started mid pack and by lap eight moved into third place, passing Chisholm.
Dungey led all 20 laps en route to victory to cap off his AMA Supercross championship season. Reed finished second and Windham finished third.
"It was great to get the holeshot because it is crucial to having a solid race," said Dungey. "It has been an incredible season, and I am very proud of the championship."
Weimer won the Spike Holeshot Award with his teammate's Dean Wilson and Christophe Pourcel following in second and third respectively to begin the Dave Coombs Sr. East/West Shootout. Pourcel quickly passed Wilson on lap one. Weimer, who is the Western Regional champion, established a lead out front while and on lap five Wilson moved around Pourcel to secure second place.
Hansen worked his way into third place on lap six, passing Pourcel. On lap 14 of 15, Hansen, passed Wilson for third place to round out the podium.
"This is a great night for our team," said Hansen. "Our team won the first four positions and that is because of everyone's hard work."
The AMA Supercross class and Dave Coombs Sr. East/West Supercross Lites Shootout will air on live on SPEED Saturday, May 8 at 10:00 p.m. (EST). The CBS AMA Supercross season wrap-up show will air on CBS Sunday, May 9 at 5:00 p.m. (EST).
After yet another historic season of Monster Energy Supercross CBS Sports and Feld Motor Sports will present the 2010 recap show on CBS Sports, Sunday, May 9. The one-hour show, highlighting the championships won by Rockstar/Makita Suzuki's Ryan Dungey and Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki riders Christophe Pourcel and Jake Weimer, will air at 5 p.m. EST.