DUNGEY MAKES IT TWO IN A ROW AT HIGH POINT RACEWAY
MT. MORRIS, Pennsylvania – Red Bull/KTM Factory rider Ryan Dungey takes his second consecutive 450 Motocross class overall win at the fourth round of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Series at High Point Raceway.
Ryan Dungey got off to a great start in moto one and rounded out the first corner in 3rd. By the second lap he was able to pass the number 29 bike of Andrew Short for 2nd. At the bottom of lap six Dungey was a man on a mission and posted the fastest lap of the moto. He began pressuring the 1st place ride of Mike Alessi for the lead. By the halfway mark, Dungey took his red plate KTM 450 SX-F and passed Alessi for the lead. For the next eight laps he maintained his position and continuously stretched his lead. Dungey crossed the checkers twenty seconds ahead of the competition to claim the first moto victory.
A holeshot in the second moto put Dungey in the early lead, but he was passed by the 2nd place rider of Alessi before the end of the first lap. After 5 laps of trailing Alessi, Dungey made an impressive pass to acquire 1st place. Picking up 2 seconds every lap for the remainder of the moto, he extended his lead 22 seconds by the finish. With a 1-1 moto sweep, Dungey took his second consecutive 450 Motocross class win and now has a 42 point lead in the series point standings.
Next Race: Budds Creek Motocross Park, Mechanicsville, MD – June 16, 2012
Results 450 Motocross Class High Point Raceway
1. Ryan Dungey (USA), KTM – 1-1
2. Mike Alessi (USA), Suzuki – 2-2
3. Jacob Weimer (USA), Kawasaki – 3-3
4. Andrew Short (USA), Honda – 4-8
5. David Millsaps (USA), Yamaha – 9-4
Standings 450 Motocross Class after 4 of 12 rounds
1. Dungey, 186 points
2. Alessi, 144
3. Weimer, 141
4. Short, 128
5. James Stewart (USA), Yamaha, 116