Holeshot Award

June 12, 2007 11:50am


Lites Moto 1

Getting in front early at Southwick is crucial; if not, you’ll be eating sand for 30 plus two. In the first moto of the Lites class, defending champion Ryan Villopoto earned his first Racer X Holeshot of the year, thus checking out for the moto win.

Lites Moto 2

In moto two it was Makita Suzuki’s Ryan Dungey getting to the holeshot line first, using a tight inside line to make the corner quicker and barely edging out Ben Townley, Josh Grant and RV1. Dungey was a frontrunner all day long, earning third overall with a solid 3-3 performance in his first visit to the ‘Wick

AMA Motocross

Motocross Moto 1

Monster Energy Kawasaki’s James Stewart got the jump off the Southwick starting gate, beating his teammate, Tim Ferry, and top privateer Gavin Gracyk to the Moto-Tees Holeshot line, collecting $250 for his efforts. Stewart looked strong early in the moto, but succumbed to the hard charging Ricky Carmichael, who would take the moto win.

Motocross Moto 2

RC carried his momentum to the start of the second moto, earning his first Moto-Tees holeshot of the 2007 season. He didn’t mess around this moto, as he checked out for another moto win, good for his 99th overall AMA Toyota Motocross Championship win of his career. Below is a list of all of the Holeshot winners thus far in 2007:

Hangtown Holeshots
Moto 1: Josh Grant    Moto 2: Ben Townley
AMA Motocross:
Moto 1: James Stewart    Moto 2: Davi Millsaps

High Point Holeshots
Moto 1: Ryan Dungey    Moto 2: Josh Grant
AMA Motocross
Moto 1: Davi Millsaps    Moto 2: Davi Millsaps

Southwick Holeshots

Moto 1: Ryan Villopoto   Moto 2: Ryan Dungey

AMA Motocross
Moto 1: James Stewart   Moto 2: Ricky Carmichael