Recent Motor Sports News
Legend In the Making: Ryan Villopoto Claims Third Straight Supercross Title, Charges Into History Books
If it wasn’t already apparent before, there’s no longer any doubt. Ryan Villopoto is on track to legend status. Oakley’s defending back-to-back Supercross Champion charged his way into motocross lore, claiming his third straight title following a dramatic victory in Salt Lake City Saturday. The immense result catapulted RV into an elite class of MX icons – joining the likes of Bob Hannah, Jeremy McGrath and O Legend Ricky Carmichael as one of the only riders to take three straight.
The defending back-to-back Supercross Champion is reminding everyone just why he’s now accustomed to owning the field. Oakley’s Ryan Villopoto retook the standings lead with authority, claiming an impressive victory over fellow O ripper, Ryan Dungey, for his third straight Daytona triumph in four years.
Speed Demon: Young Motocross Star Jeffrey Herlings Opens World Championship Season In Dominating Form
Jeffrey Herlings picked up right where he left off…in epic form. The Dutch teen and defending MX2 Class World Champion, who dazzled International motocross fans last season by lapping every single rider at the series’ Lierop stop, got right back at it with an emphatic MX2 win in Quatar to open up his 2013 campaign. The freakishly fast rider, considered the best on the planet in the sand, grabbed victory by a stunning 25 seconds.