Hangtown 450 Moto One ReportSaturday, May 18, 2013 | 4:55 PM
Things looked like they might get interesting when James Stewart jumped out and took the holeshot with Ryan Villopoto right behind him and Ryan Dungey not far behind in fourth, but Villopoto had other ideas and before half a lap was up, he’d moved past Stewart and started checking out. Several laps later Dungey would pass Stewart, but Villopoto was gone, and his gap never stopped growing.
Elswhere, Dean Wilson was having a great race, running in sixth, but he either stalled or crashed in an area out of view and lost a ton of time. A lap or so later he briefly went off the track when Weston Peick put an extremely hard pass on him.
Malcolm Stewart was having a great race, and after starting outside the top ten had worked into sixth with two laps remaining. Unfortunately he either ran out of gas or blew an engine.
Alessi was having a decent race inside the top eight until he ran into the back of a lapper and went down.
Villopoto won by approximately seven miles, followed by Dungey, Stewart, Trey Canard, Justin Barcia, Andrew Short, Jake Weimer, Ryan Sipes, Tyla Rattray and Chad Reed.
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