2011 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship
San Diego, CA US
February 19, 2011
50 Years of Pro Motocross 2011 Even though this year was much of the same as the last, with another Ryan winning both championships (this time it was Villopoto) 2011 packed a lot more action into the season than the results let on.
Going for the W Eli Tomac “I think I’ve had the speed all year, but it was my starts that were jacking me up," says Tomac.
Privateer Profile Ryan Smith He had good starts all weekend, transferred right from the heat race, ran inside the top-ten throughout the main and eventually finished a strong 13th.
The BTOSports.com Racer X Podcast San Diego Justin Brayton joins Weege, Ping, and Mattes to talk San Diego.
Sign of the Lap Times San Diego Round seven of Monster Energy Supercross from muddy San Diego once again proved that this year could be the deepest Supercross class in a decade.
450 Words San Diego Things change when you own something. Think about it, when you ask to borrow something from your buddy, do you really care about it all that much? Nope, you don’t worry about greasing that jack or making sure you completely scrape all that crust of that baking pan just to give you two examples for the men and women who are reading this.
250 Words San Diego Even though Tyla Rattray is a seasoned veteran in the world of motocross, injuries have kept him out of the supercross game until now, and 2011 would mark his first attempt at contesting Monster Energy AMA Supercross.
The Moment San Diego Ryan Villopoto may have been the fastest man in San Diego, but he never got the chance to show it.
Racer X Race Report San Diego On a cold and wet night in San Diego, the 2011 SX tour got even crazier.
Super Spoiler: San Diego Supercross San Diego turned out to be another great night of racing in what so far, is living up to the hype. Intermittent rain soaked the track, the slick conditions made for some wild moments, and yet again, nobody could have predicted what happened once the gate dropped on another great night at the races.
Open Mic San Diego: Pre-Race Edition With the threat of rain, practice has been delayed until late this afternoon. With all this extra time on our hands, we decided to head down to the pits and talk about the prospect of wet weather with some of the riders, and how it could affect tonight’s racing.
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5 Minutes With… Ryan Villopoto Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto has been a consistent front-runner in the past two years’ Monster Energy/AMA Supercross Championship. This year, he has gone back and forth atop the points leaderboard with former champ James Stewart, and after the Houston round – where he came from outside the top fifteen to finish third – Villopoto holds a nine-point lead in the championship with eleven rounds left to run.
Racerhead #7 Welcome to Racerhead, which is coming to you from pretty much everywhere within the American motorcycle industry world. Yeah, supercross dominated the racing landscape for the past month or two, but things are starting to pick up just about everywhere. Supercross is still going strong as it heads to San Diego, but off-road and amateur series are getting underway, not to mention that AMA Arenacross is shadowing the SX schedule.
10 Things To Watch For: San Diego Did all of that Barcia/Wilson battling make you forget the west wasn’t done yet? The team trucks have just completed their big loop from Southern California to Houston and back to SoCal again, which brings the West Lites back into the game.
The List Ten Best Nicknames Nicknames aren't what they used to. That's what the editors of Racer X realized when we started coming up with this week's list. Nowadays it seems to suffice when a rider goes by his initials (RV, K-Dub) or some play off his name (J-Law, Metty), but there once was a golden age of nicknames, as you are about to read... And forgive us for leaving off some of your favorites, as sometimes 10 just isn't a big enough list to get all of the great ones in!
Bench Racing Ammo Mudder’s Day But the rain always seems to hit on one of the five Saturday nights when California hosts Monster Energy Supercross. With a 70 percent chance of rain in the forecast this Saturday in San Diego, we may be in for another.
One Industries Thursday Rev Up San Diego We’ve enjoyed some stellar racing action throughout the infant moments of the 2011 supercross season. But, holy rusted metal, batman, the barnburner finally hit us last weekend.
This Week in Kawasaki SX history San Diego 1989 This column doesn’t end up with the winner atop the podium covered in champagne and a wreath with his green Kawasaki that helped him win sitting nearby. Nope this going to be a little different, this is going to tell a story of “What if?”
Privateer Profile Bruce Rutherford Bruce is a real privateer, driving to the races in a borrowed pickup truck and supporting his racing out of his own pocket. He is beating factory supported riders with regularity now and it’s just a matter of time that he starts getting support.
Between the Motos II: Jimmy Button Button will be gearing up for a long ride from San Diego to Daytona, Florida on a bicycle trying to raise a million dollars for spinal cord research, a cause that Jimmy knows all too much about. It was at San Diego’s Quallcomm Stadium in 2000 that Button crashed and had his career-and life-altered.
Monster Energy Supercross Notes Package: San Diego Monster Energy Supercross Notes Package: San Diego
Between the Motos Tim Cotter Ricky Carmichael University Event Director Tim Cotter talks about this year's event.
Racer X Redux Houston There are two kinds of classic supercross races. In one, you get a back and forth battle at the front of the pack with the best riders in the game. This year, we got that race in Los Angeles. The other is the wild one, with commotion all over the track, contenders spread out everywhere, unpredictability’s around every corner, and a surprise winner.