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AMA Supercross 2013 - Round 9 St louis

Monster Energy Supercross is up to Round 9 of the AMA Supercross at the home of the St. Louis Rams, the Edward Jones dome.

Another great looking track with the AMA supercross track builders continuing with the sand section (this time before the finish jump) and a 'wall' jump before riders get on the main straight.

250 Heat 1 - Blake Wharton grabs the early lead with Zach Bell and Justin Hill following closely behind Marvin Musquin gets a bad start.

Wharton takes the win from Justin Hill and Jeremy Martin. Musquin finishes fifth, but after a mishap Bell has to head to the LCQ.

250 Heat 2 - Dean Wilson jumps out front off the start followed by Vincent on his KTM, Will Hahn is stuck mid pack.

Wilson takes the win with Hahn working up to second. Friese gets by Vincent for third.

250 LCQ - Zach Bell and Gavin Faith are the two that qualify for the main.

250 Main Event - WIll Hahn grabs another holeshot followed by Friese and Wharton. Dean Wilson and Marvin Musquin are fifth and sixth.

Half way through the race and Hahn has a good lead over Wilson who has gotten by Wharton, but is charging for Hahn.

It's getting close as Wilson is taking big chunks out of Hahns lead, will he hold on?

By the end of the race Will Hahn makes it two in a row beating Dean Wilson by less than a second!

Feature Video - Ama Supercross 2013, Round 9 St Louis Animated Track Map:

 


450 Heat 1 - Ryan Villopoto takes an easy win over Justin barcia and Justin Brayton.

Trey canard is sixth and Eli Tomac is off to the LCQ.

450 Heat 2 - James Stewart grabs the holeshot out fron of points leader Davi Millsaps Ryan Dungey, Phil Nicoletti, Kyle Partridge, and Chad Reed are all there.

James Stewart takes the heat win from Millsaps, Dingey and Reed.

450 LCQ - Eli Tomac and Jimmy Albertson (or was that Ronnie Mac?!?!) qualify for the main event.

450 Main Event - Mike Alessi grabs the holeshot followed by Justin Barcia, James Stewart, Ryan Villopoto and Chad Reed. Davi Millsaps is seventh. Ryan Dungey is eighth.

Kyle Chisholm goes down hard and heís not getting up. This race is red-flagged.

After the re-start itís Stewart leading, Barcia second, Villopoto third, fourth, Dungey, Alessi, and Davi Millsaps.

After the halfway point Villopoto has gotten past Stewart in third place now is Chad Reed, Ryan Dungey is fourth, Justin Barcia fifth and Davi Millsaps is up to sixth.

And that's how they finish, Villopoto first, Stewart second and Reed in third.

Results Round 9 Ama Supercross St Louis 2013:

  1. Ryan Villopoto
  2. James Stewart
  3. Chad Reed

Point Standings after Round 8:

  1. Davi Millsaps - 189
  2. Ryan Villopoto - 177
  3. Ryan Dungey - 166
  4. Trey Canard - 148
  5. Chad Reed - 147
  6. Justin Barcia - 132
  7. James Stewart - 122
  8. Andrew Short - 113
  9. Justin Brayton - 103
  10. Broc Tickle - 87

What a great season this has been and now that all the top riders are near 100% fitness we are seeing some great racing. Reed is feeling more confident with the front end of his CRF450 (he went from the air fork to the traditional forks for tonight), Stewart is fast, but Villopoto was faster tonight.

Davi Millsaps has an inconsistent night, he's still eleven points ahead, but needs to at least be on the podium or finish in front of Villopoto to take out the title.

It looks like Canards second at Anaheim 1 may have been done on adrenaline. Barcia and Tomac are finding it tough racing with the big boys!.

 

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