2013 Supercross Oakland Preview RD 425 Jan 2013
Only twice has the 450 Supercross class had four different race winners in the first four races, and this weekend that record can be tied if a new race winner emerge. On Saturday night, Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto, who is the two-time defending 450SX Class Champion, became the third different winner in as many races. In the Western Regional 250SX class, GEICO Honda’s Eli Tomac brings a three-race win streak into AMA Supercross Oakland Live Stream.
Last weekend in Anaheim, Calif., Ryan Villopoto, who is the two-time defending 450SX Class Champion, became the third different winner in as many races to claim a Main Event win. In the Western Regional 250SX Class, Eli Tomac, brings a three-race win streak into Oakland.
At last Saturday nights Supercross race at Angel Stadium, Jake Weimer opened the 450SX Class Main Event with the Holeshot Award to with teammates Justin Barcia and Trey Canard in tow. After a sixth-place start, Villopoto began to charge through the field, eventually passing Canard on Lap 5 for the lead and rode to victory.
After a 17-year career competing in AMA Supercross Kevin Windham decided to hang up his boots Saturday night at Angel Stadium. A true iron man and legend in the sport, Windham racked up 207 starts and earned 18 Main Event wins, 75 podium finishes and went 14 seasons with a podium finish. With a career average finish of 5.8, Windham is third on the all-time consecutive start list with 100.
Watch Supercross Oakland online The hardest part of all is to hang the boots up, said Windham. It has been such an amazing ride, and ever since the Houston Supercross, where I took the big crash, it has been weighing on me hard. This is my opportunity to step away with my health. Today is the day that I step away. The GEICO Honda team has been amazing. It has been the most amazing ride, and I am so thankful for every opportunity that I have been given.
Tomacs lead now stands at nine points over Roczen, who has finished second. Seely, who finished third, is third in season point standings and is 17 points out of the lead.
During the 2012 stop in AMA Supercross Oakland Live Stream, James Stewart of Haines City, Fla., became the fourth rider in four different races to win a 450SX Class race and broke his five-race winless streak. Tomac took home his second consecutive 250SX Class victory of the season.