BUFFALO, N.Y. - Just one week after Torco Racing Fuels Honda¹s Trey Canard captured the AMA Supercross Lites East title in St. Louis, Dunlop added the Lites West crown following a superb race by Boost Mobile/Yamaha of Troy¹s Jason Lawrence at round 16 of the AMA Supercross Series Seattle, Washington on Saturday, April 26. Needing a second-place finish to collect his first AMA pro title, Lawrence rode his YZ250F flawlessly. For the season, the 21-year-old from Lake Elsinore, Calif. amassed three wins and three seconds in the eight-round series.
In the main event, Torco Racing Fuels Honda¹s Kevin Windham won his second consecutive and fourth 450-class Supercross win of the year on his Dunlop-shod CRF450R, moving to within 10 points of the championship with just one round remaining. Honda Red Bull Racing¹s Andrew Short and teammate Davi Millsaps were third and fourth, respectively, putting Millsaps and Short in a battle for third overall in the series with one round remaining.
The AMA Supercross Series moves on to Las Vegas on Saturday, May 3 for the final round of the Supercross class and the Lites East-West shootout. For more information, visit www. amasupercross.com.
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Dunlop Tires is the largest supplier of original equipment and replacement motorcycle tires in the U.S. and the only manufacturer of motorcycle tires in North America. With North American operations headquartered in Buffalo, NY, Dunlop has been making and selling high-quality tires in the U.S. since 1923. For more information, please visit www.dunlopmotorcycle.com