Hangtown 450 Moto Two Report

May 18, 2013 8:15pm | by:

The second 450 moto started in similar fashion as the first, with James Stewart pulling the holeshot with the Ryans in tow, only this time, Stewart held onto the lead with a much stronger grip. For what seemed like eternity he held off a charging Dungey, who was showing Stewart a wheel in just about every corner and over every jump. The crowd was loving it. Finally, after about ten minutes, the order changed, but not in the way that you’d think. After making an unsuccessful move on Stewart, Dungey bobbled, which allowed Villopoto by. Seeing his opportunity, Villopoto rocketed past Stewart almost immediately and started checking out. Shortly thereafter, Dungey motored past Stewart into second place.

Trey Canard rode to a lonely fourth, while Justin Barcia charged to fifth after recovering from a substandard start. Other than the thriller that took place up front, one of the best battles on the track took place between Ryan Sipes and Weston Peick. After going back and forth for a few laps, Weston made a move stick, and it looked like the position was his. But when the two-lap card came out, Sipes started reeling Peick back in and with just over a lap left, passed him back for good.

Villopoto once again crushed the field, followed by Dungey, Stewart, Canard, Barcia, Alessi, Sipes, Peick, Rattray, Short, and Nicoletti.