Ryan Villipoto wins 450 motocross class in his debut at Glen Helen 2009
Interest in the 29 AMA motocross series is sure to rise after the announcement that Chad Reed will race the full 2 rounds in 29. Stewart has so far declined the opportunity to defend his 28 title, which is dissapointing
The first moto at Spring Creek in Millville, Minnesota marked one of the highest achievements in James Stewart’s motocross career. Stewart is the 28 AMA motocross champion after riding to victory with another perfect 2 wins from two starts for
“Mr. Lawrence is suspended indefinitely,” said AMA Director of Motocross/Supercross/ATV Ryan Holliday. “In addition, the $25,000 fine that was issued after the June incident and suspended contingent upon the successful completion of a one-year probation will now be imposed.”
Alessi was the only rider coming anywhere near competition leader James Stewart so far this season. He is a huge loss to the 2008 AMA motocross championship.
This will be only the fourth time the gate has dropped for an AMA Motocross at Thunder Valley. The first AMA Motocross race was held at Thunder Valley on July 24, 2005, with Ricky Carmichael winning on a Suzuki. Ricky Carmichael won the first two races at Thunder Valley, with James Stewart breaking through with his only win for last season.
Many of the top riders which fell to injury before and during the 28 supercross season will return to competition during the first round of the 28 AMA motocross championship including James Stewart, Mike Allessi, Michael Byrne and Ivan Tedesco.