Daytona Supercross Results 2014

Ryan Villopoto wins Daytona SX 2014

Ryan Villopoto Brings Home Fourth Daytona Supercross By Honda

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla . — Monster Energy Kawasaki rider Ryan Villopoto led all of the 20 laps of the 450 main event to capture his fourth profession Daytona Supercross By Honda victory on Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway.

 

Villopoto, a native of Seattle, WA, never faced a serious challenge for the lead in the way to a 12. 632-second victory. Rounding out the podium were KTM riders Ken Roczen and Thomas Dungey.

 

Villopoto’s race was uneventful with the exception of putting his bike down with seven laps to go.

 

“Whenever you have a fall like that, all that is running through your mind is ‘Don’t stall the bike and get as quick as you can and take off, ’ ” Villopoto said. “Luckily I needed a nice lead and I was able to wake up and regroup. ”

 

Villopoto’s victory at Daytona, his fourth in the last five years, keeps him on top of the AMA Supercross championship standings with a 28-point lead over Dungey.

 

Villopoto joins Jeff Stanton because the only four-time Daytona Supercross By Honda champions. Ricky Carmichael has a record five Daytona Supercross By Honda wins.

 

“For sure, it is achievable, ” Villopoto said of tying Carmichael’s mark. “It’s race. Each year we show up here, it is a new year and a new track. A lot comes into play but certainly it’s achievable. ”

 

In the 250 main event, Creature Energy Kawasaki riders swept the top three spots in the 15-lap event.

 

Blake Baggett on the No . four Kawasaki led 14 of 15 laps on his way to a sixteen. 748 second victory.

Blake Baggett wins 250 Daytona Supercross 2014

Hometown favorite Adam Cianciarulo of nearby Port Orange earned his fourth profession podium by finishing second.

 

For the seventh straight year, Carmichael came back as the course designer and Bomber Built, owned by three-time AMA 125cc National Motocross Champion Mark Barnett, built the Supercross course.

 

Carmichael retired from Supercross within 2007 as the most decorated rider in history with 15 AMA competition and 150 wins.

 

On Sunday and Monday in the Ricky Carmichael Amateur Supercross, the amateur Supercross racers will have an opportunity to test their particular skills on the same course used in the particular Daytona Supercross By Honda. For more info on the Ricky Carmichael Amateur Supercross, visitwww.racedaytona.com.

 

For more information and tickets for your remaining Daytona 200 Week activities, visit www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com or call 1-800-PITSHOP.

 

Fans may stay connected with Daytona International Speedway on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest for the latest information all season long. Fans can also follow the latest on DAYTONA Rising, the $400 million frontstretch remodelling at the “World Center of Racing” by using #DAYTONARising on Twitter or visiting www.daytonarising.com.

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