Bridgestone Riders Extend Motocross Points Lead

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 16, 2008) – Bridgestone-shod riders again made a clean sweep of all four motos in AMA national competition, extending their lead in the points chase for the 2008 championships.

James Stewart, riding a Bridgestone-shod Kawasaki, took wins in both AMA Motocross motos.  Stewart now has a perfect score of 200 points from the first four events, and a 45 point lead in the championship. 

In AMA Motocross Lites, Ryan Villopoto, riding a Bridgestone-shod Pro-Circuit Kawasaki, also took wins in both motos.  He now has a total of 191 points, he extends his lead to 28 points in the championship race.

 In AMA motocross national competition, Bridgestone is the exclusive tire supplier to the factory Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha teams, plus the Pro-Circuit Kawasaki team.