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The intense battle for the Supercross Championship lead has been nothing short of a rodeo this year – with the top riders bucking each other off as more drama unfolds every race. Dallas was no different. Oakley MX star Ryan Villopoto emerged with a solid second place finish in the Lonestar State – kicking him back up into the standings lead and sending last week’s leader Reed six points back. O’s own defending Ryan Dungey rounded out the podium after scoring his first win last week, keeping him well in the hunt himself. But as always, it wasn’t a pretty road. In fact, it was downright nasty.
Kick Start: Ryan Dungey Triumphs at Supercross-Toronto for First Win of the Season, Advances In Title Hunt
Ryan Dungey if officially back in the hunt. It’s not as if the defending Supercross Champion was ever out of the battle for the top. But Oakley’s star just poised himself for a major charge, powering into a mere eight points from the Championship Standings lead after grabbing first win of the season in Toronto on Saturday.
How’s this for a season opener? Oakley star MotoGP rider Casey Stoner blazed out of the gates on fire with a statement victory at the first MotoGP stop in Quatar, edging out former O rider Jorge Lorenzo 3.44 seconds ahead at Losail International Circuit. The win, Casey’s career 27th, came on the heels of his domination of all three practice sessions.