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Dungey cousins prove toughness in backfields and on bikes

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Anyone who has seen junior quarterback Eric Dungey of the Syracuse Orange play knows he has a good set of wheels, able to leap defenders with a single bound. Ditto for cousin Ryan, a motocross champion whose two wheels allow him to jump over anything and everything in his way . Different sports, singular trait — fearlessness. “Toughness definitely is a...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

MotoGP qualifying for the Dutch Grand Prix saw three frightening crashes Saturday

Motorcycle racing often sees some scary crashes, such as half of the field wiping out at the French Grand Prix of Le Mans last month, and Saturday’s qualifying for the Moto2 Dutch Grand Prix in Assen, Netherlands saw two separate frightening crashes. First, Lorenzo Baldassarri‏’s bike swerved out of control as he caught the side of the track, causing him to pop up in the air...
Via The Comeback
June 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Ex-motorcycle champion Nicky Hayden dies after collision in Italy

Nicky Hayden, an American who won the MotoGP title in 2006, has died at the age of 35.The Maurizio Bufalini Hospital announced on Monday that Hayden had succumbed to injuries sustained last week after he was struck by a vehicle in Italy while training on his bicycle. Hospital officials say Hayden had suffered “severe cerebral damage and a serious polytrauma,” also known as multiple...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Dungey wins mudder as Stewart, Webb claim 250SX championships

Last weekend, Ryan Dungey claimed his third 450SX title at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford.However, as the checkered waved, Dungey found himself crossing the finishing line in fourth position, bringing to an end a 31-race long consecutive podium finish streak.Saturday night at the Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada, Dungey proved he still had it in him with another victory...
Via FOX Sports
May 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Trey Canard shares incredible photo from Supercross wreck

Trey Canard finished in eighth place Saturday night at the East Rutherford Supercross at MetLife Stadium in N.J. In doing so, he heads into next weekend’s finale at Las Vegas ninth in the points.However, the Honda rider was lucky just to even make the show, following an incredible wreck during practice:While the bike was a bit beat up, Canard reported that he was OK and went on...
Via FOX Sports
May 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryan Dungey wins third Supercross title, Roczen takes East Rutherford

Ryan Dungey sealed the deal on his third Monster Energy Supercross title Saturday night at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.All the Red Bull KTM rider had to do was finish 14th or better and, though he wasn't able to pick up his 32nd consecutive podium finish Saturday night, he left no questions as to whether he was truly a deserving champion.Ryan Dungey's greatest...
Via FOX Sports
April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Roczen stops Dungey from clinching championship with Foxborough win

Ryan Dungey will have to wait at least another week to find out if he will win his third Monster Energy Supercross Championship this year.The defending champ could have clinched the championship on Saturday with a win, or a second if Ken Roczen didn’t win.However, although when the gate dropped at the Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, it was Dungey with the holeshot...
Via FOX Sports
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryan Dungey gets third win in a row at St. Louis Supercross

Seven days ago in Indianapolis, Ryan Dungey and Ken Roczen battled all race long for the 450SX Main Event win, with the result eventually falling in Dungey’s favor.During Saturday’s day race at The Dome in St. Louis, Missouri, it looked like the fans would be treated to a similar show. However, it all fell apart shortly after the halfway point, when Roczen went down from second...
Via FOX Sports
April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Dungey holds off Roczen in Indy while Plessinger takes first 250SX win

Ryan Dungey took his 29th career 450SX Main Event win Saturday night at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. It was his seventh win of the season.However, it was also probably one of his toughest races of 2016, thanks a lot due to deep ruts that formed around the circuit.Mike Alessi took the holeshot, but it was Ken Roczen who was keeping Dungey honest throughout the entire race...
Via FOX Sports
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Dungey gets one step closer to title with win in Santa Clara

Ryan Dungey held off Ken Roczen to take the victory Saturday night at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.Dungey was looking to make up for his mistake two weeks ago in Detroit, where he took the race win but was docked two positions for jumping after passing a medical flag.The defending champion and current points leader won his heat race with James Stewart finishing a solid...
Via FOX Sports
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Dungey returns to winning ways in Detroit, Stewart wins in 250SX

Ryan Dungey ended a two-race-long losing streak - his longest of the season - with a win Saturday night at Ford Field in Detroit.Dungey won his heat race and took the holeshot but did not lead the first lap as his Red Bull KTM teammate Marvin Musquin challenged him for that position.Not much later, however, and Dungey took the red plate back up to the top spot. Jason Anderson passed...
Via FOX Sports
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Supercross: Dungey wins Atlanta with last-lap pass

Ryan Dungey took another victory and his 26th consecutive podium finish at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Saturday night after a last-lap pass on his Red Bull KTM teammate Marvin Musquin.Though he hadn’t taken the Holeshot, Musquin had led the entire race since and was hoping to get his first ever 450SX Main win. However, on the final lap Musquin bobbled as the pair lapped James...
Via FOX Sports
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Roczen set to take fight to Dungey as Supercross arrives on East coast

With two wins in the past three races, Ken Roczen is getting ready to give Ryan Dungey a run for his money in the 2016 Monster Energy Supercross championship.However, sitting 23 points behind, it won’t be easy for Roczen to claw his way back, as Dungey has finished on the podium in the last 25 450SX Mains.This Saturday's race at the Georgia Dome marks the first round on the East...
Via FOX Sports
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Supercross: Roczen takes narrow win over Dungey in Arlington

Ken Roczen took the 450SX win Saturday night at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas after a close battle with Ryan Dungey.Although Dungey has been the rider to beat in the 2016 season, Roczen has now won two out of the last three 450SX Main Events. Additionally, the winner of the North Texas round has gone on to win the championship in three out of the past four seasons.Ken...
Via FOX Sports
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

#SXonFOX: Dungey sweeps San Diego, Savatgy takes 250SX points lead

Ryan Dungey and Joey Savatgy took the 450SX and 250SX wins respectively at Petco Park in San Diego on Saturday night, and will both be wearing the red plates next weekend in Dallas.Ken Roczen put a stop to Ryan Dungey’s winning streak last weekend in Glendale, but this week Dungey was quick to return to his winning ways, taking the checkered in his heat race and then completing...
Via FOX Sports
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Supercross: Roczen puts an end to Dungey's winning streak in Phoenix

Ken Roczen won Saturday night’s Monster Energy Supercross event at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. In doing so, he put an end to Ryan Dungey’s three-race-long winning streak.The riders were faced with a tricky circuit Saturday night in their first visit to the stadium. With massive whoops sections, an outdoors section and a long run into the first corner...
Via FOX Sports
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Supercross: Dungey, Savatgy victorious in Oakland

Red Bull KTM rider Ryan Dungey earned his third-consecutive 450SX Main Event win of the Monster Energy Supercross season at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California on Saturday night. It was also Dungey's 25th career victory.Suzuki rider Ken Roczen and KTM's Marvin Musquin finished second and third on the podium respectively.James Stewart retired just eight laps into the 450SX Main Event...
Via FOX Sports
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Supercross: Dungey, Webb extend points leads with wins in Anaheim

Ryan Dungey picked up his second-consecutive 450SX Main Event win Saturday night at Angel Stadium in Anaheim after passing Davi Millsaps early on in the race.In doing so, Dungey has extended his points lead and is already establishing himself as the man to beat after just 3 of 17 rounds. He has finished on the podium in the last 18 450SX Mains.Behind Dungey at the line were Chad...
Via FOX Sports
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Supercross: Dungey, Webb continue impressive streaks in San Diego

Ryan Dungey returned to his winning ways at Petco Park on Saturday, with a win in front of the San Diego fans.In doing so, he retook the championship lead from Jason Anderson.Full finishing results are being reviewed.Dungey’s flawless ride Saturday night came just one week after having to salvage a second place finish at Anaheim after being involved in various incidents.A rider...
Via FOX Sports
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dungey clinches motocross title at Miller Motorsports Park

Red Bull KTM Factory rider Ryan Dungey won the 2015 450 Pro Motocross Championship with his victory in the first moto at Miller Motorsports Park in Utah on Saturday. He then went and pulled off the weekend sweep with a win in the second moto later on in the day. There are still several races left to go in the season (the full schedule is available HERE) but, with a 93-point lead...
Via FOX Sports
August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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

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 AP on Fox
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Q&A with the champ: Dungey reflects on his historic Supercross season

It was a season for the ages for Red Bull KTM’s Ryan Dungey. It had been a record five years between Monster Energy Supercross titles, but the Minnesota native emphatically raced to his second championship in 2015 with one of the most dominant seasons in more than four decades of the sport. The season was hyped as one of the most competitive of all time with an exceptionally deep...
Via FOX Sports
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

SX: Dungey holds off Tomac to win inaugural race in Santa Clara

Ryan Dungey raced to his seventh 450SX victory of the 2015 Monster Energy Supercross season Saturday night at Levi's Stadium. Dungey, who wrapped up his second championship last week in Houston, held off a hard-charging Eli Tomac to win the inaugural Santa Clara race. “I really enjoyed wrapping up the championship last weekend, but I came into this race wanting to continue to win...
Via FOX Sports
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Dungey secures second career Supercross title; inks extension with KTM

Ryan Dungey wrapped up his second Monster Energy Supercross 450SX championship Saturday night, finishing second at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. Dungey needed to finish third or better to clinch the title, and was able to do one better despite a rough start in the main event. "To win in 2010 was awesome, but this time I felt we really earned it and deserved it," said Dungey. "It...
Via FOX Sports
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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