Dungey Wins Shootout

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Oakley’s Ryan Dungey, won the Dave Coombs Sr. East/West Shootout in the AMA Supercross Lites class main event. The win came in front of 39,227 fans at a sold-out Sam Boyd Stadium.

In the Dave Coombs Sr. East/West Shootout, Oakley’s Ryan Dungey followed Progressive Holeshot Award winner Ryan Villopoto. It quickly became a two-horse race as Villopoto and Dungey pulled away from the field. Villopoto led the first 14 laps while Dungey continued to real in Villopoto’s lead. On the last lap, Dungey, who won last year’s Dave Coombs Sr. East/West Shootout, passed Villopoto and rode to victory. The Oakley star Dungey was awarded a brand new 2008 Toyota Tundra truck for winning the Dave Coombs Sr. East/West Shootout.

“To win this race two years in a row is huge for me,” said Dungey. “It was a very special win for me because I came from behind and rode smart. I lost some time in the beginning of the race, and I was able to find my grove as the race progressed.”

“That was one of the fastest starts I have ever raced on at a supercross race,” said Villopoto. “The lappers played a big part in the race, but Ryan (Dungey) was riding great. I made some mistakes, and he capitalized on them.”

AMA Supercross Class Results, Las Vegas
Chad Reed, Tampa, Fla., Yamaha
Kevin Windham, Centreville, Miss., Honda
Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, Honda
Josh Hill, Yoncalla, Ore., Yamaha
Davi Millsaps, Cairo, Ga., Honda
Nick Wey, Dewitt, Mich., KTM
Josh Summey, Huntersville, N.C., Yamaha
Travis Preston, Hesperia, Calif., Kawasaki
Tim Ferry, Dade City, Fla., Kawasaki
David Vuillemin, Murrieta, Calif., Suzuki

AMA Supercross Class Season Standings
Chad Reed, Tampa, Fla., Yamaha, 365
Kevin Windham, Centreville, Miss., Honda, 352
Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, Honda, 281
Davi Millsaps, Cairo, Ga., Honda, 278
Joshua Hill, Yoncalla, Ore., Yamaha, 228
Tim Ferry, Largo, Fla., Kawasaki, 218
Nathan Ramsey, Menifee, Calif., Yamaha, 173
David Vuillemin, Murrieta, Calif., Suzuki, 169
Nick Wey, Dewitt, Mich., KTM, 159
Paul Carpenter, Ithaca, N.Y., Honda, 145

Dave Coombs Sr. East/West Shootout
Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki
Ryan Villopoto, Poulsbo, Wash., Kawasaki
Trey Canard, Elk City, Okla., Honda
Dan Reardon, Murrieta, Calif., Honda
Ryan Morais, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha
Justin Brayton, Murrieta, Calif., KTM (FOX)
Brett Metcalfe, Murrieta, Calif., Kawasaki
Kyle Chisholm, Seminole, Calif., Kawasaki
Broc Hepler, Kittanning, Pa., Yamaha
Austin Stroupe, Corona, Calif., Kawasaki

Author

Anthony Paggio

Date

May 06, 2008