Ryan Villopoto retires from pro motocross

Last week, pro motocross rider Ryan Villopoto of Team Kawasaki wrote his last chapter in his racing career and filed for retirement after sustaining injuries in Italy as part of the European circuit. “It is with gratitude, humility, a bit of sadness but without regret, that I announce my retirement from motorcycle racing today,” Villopoto said in a statement. “As many of you...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Decade of aggression: Farewell to an all-time great

Every once in a while a racer comes along that changes the landscape of the sport. Each year industry scouts scour over the amateur nationals looking for the next alpha male to emerge, but sometimes it takes a little longer for a racer to fully bloom into his peak potential. Such was the case with four-time Monster Energy Supercross Champion, Ryan Villopoto. Ryan had a number of...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Supercross and motocross champion Ryan Villopoto retires from racing

Six-time motocross champion Ryan Villopoto is retiring from competitive racing, ending one of most successful careers in the sport's history. Villopoto said in a statement on Thursday that he is still in severe discomfort after a crash in Italy this April left him with multiple tailbone fractures and compressed disks in his lower back. The 26-year-old rider from Fortuna, California...
Via Associated Press
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Villopoto gets first MXGP win in Thailand

Just two weekends into his FIM MXGP career and Ryan Villopoto can already call himself a World Championship event winner. The 10-time US champion won Race 1 of Round 2 of the 2015 FIM Motocross World Championship last weekend at Nakhonchaisri raceway in Thailand, and then finished third in Race 2, giving him 45 points to Clement Desalle’s 44, winning the event overall. Villopoto...
Via FOX Sports
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Top Riders Discuss #WhosNext Leading Into Opening Race in Anaheim

Feld Motor Sports® hosted the top 450SX Class riders at the pre-race press conference prior to the opening race at Angel Stadium in Anaheim. With reigning four-time champion Ryan Villopoto moving to Europe, riders and fans alike are asking the question #WhosNext as the gate gets ready to drop on perhaps the most anticipated Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Supercross season preview: Predicting the Top 10 - Nos. 1/2

It’s been widely touted as the most talented field of competitors in Monster Energy Supercross history and - with 19 riders that have won a 450SX Class main event, finished on a 450SX Class podium and/or won a 250SX Class main event - its easy to understand why. While at this point it looks as though just two former champions will line up on the gate at Anaheim 1, this collection...
Via FOX Sports
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Villopoto heads to FIM Motocross in 2015

Ryan Villopoto, four-time Monster Energy Supercross Champion and two-time premiere-class Motocross Champion, is now heading abroad to compete in the 2015 FIM Motocross World Championship. Villopoto will be aiming to give Kawasaki its first World Championship in the 2015 MXGP, which begins in March. He will be teammates with Kawasaki veteran Tyla Rattray. “I am ready for the final...
Via FOX Sports
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Four-Time Monster Energy Supercross Champion Ryan Villopoto Throws Ceremonial First Pitch at San Diego’s PETCO Park During Padres Game

Defending four-time Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, champion Ryan Villopoto, took part in last night’s ceremonial first pitch at PETCO Park where the San Diego Padres faced off against the Milwaukee Brewers. Throughout Villopoto’s 2014 championship season, he won six races and earned five additional podium finishes en route to clinching his fourth-consecutive...

SX: Stewart riding high, but still has work to do in Houston

James Stewart enters this weekend's Monster Energy SuperCross race riding a wave of three consecutive victories. However, he is still 36 points back of Ryan Villopoto, who has won at the NRG Stadium in Houston the last two years running.
Via FOXSports.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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