The FIM World Championship 2012 kicked off in 8th January, 2012 at the Angel stadium, Anaheim. The mid-week report released on 11th January, 2012 discusses about the numerous nail-biting events which took place during the tournament. Ryan Villopoto kicked off as the defending champion and acquired the crackers after dominating for 20 laps. Chad Reed followed him whereas Ryan Dungey and James Stewart followed him. The AMA Supercross event this year looks very exciting and will head to Chase Field, Phoenix for second round. Check out the local TV listings to catch the live telecast on SPEED channel this Saturday evening.
Dirt bike race is one of the most famous racing events in America as well as worldwide. It is a typical bike race wherein the racers have to ride their bikes on rough, unpaved, muddy and uneven terrains. The FIM world championship is the major dirt bike race conducted every year in USA which is produced and organized by Feld Motor Sports®, USA. The tournament consists of two major events viz. Monster Jam and Monster Energy Supercross. Recently, the mid-week report of the AMA Supercross Anaheim opener has been released on 11th January, 2012. The report discusses about the 2012 AMA Supercross launched at Anaheim.
The Angel stadium, Anaheim again witnessed the opening season of the AMA Supercross series with promises of yet another great tournament. Ryan Villopoto kicked off as the defending champion whereas Chad Reed, Ryan Dungey and James Stewart are keen to be the next champion. Some other big names are Trey Canard, who returns from an injury and Brett Metcalfe, Kevin Windham, Ivan Tedesco, Josh Hansen, etc. Villopoto dominated for 20 laps and finally took a lead of 20 seconds over Reed before acquiring the checkers. Dungey switched his team, mechanics, brand and almost everything during the off-season period.
Villopoto was untouchable, but Stewart, Reed and Dungey had a fierce race with a difference of few seconds. Reed was consistently fast enough to go ahead of Stewart and Dungey. Stewart crashed before two laps to go and ended up at the sixth spot in the main event. The track was challenging and had unusual obstacles which tried to dismantle the rhythm. The moist track with tacky dirt tested the skills of the riders. In the Supercross Lites class event, matching his last years LA win, Honda’s Cole Seely had a convincing victory over Kawasaki’s Dean Wilson and Tyla Rattray.
Dungey joined the Red Bull team and his first attempt on the podium was impressive and gave a good fight to Stewart. Ricky Carmichael, the former champion came to the Angel Stadium to declare the live telecast on the Speed TV Channel. He discussed about the track condition, practice and several other things. Marvin Musquin, the FIM MX2 2010 World Champion who got ruled out last year due to serious injury, made his debut in the Lites class category of this season’s AMA Supercross. He looked fit and strongly qualified at Anaheim at the fourth spot. Honda’s Justin Brayton came in as a surprise to all and secured a fourth position in the main event. The AMA Supercross event this year looks very exciting and will head to Chase Field, Phoenix for second round. Check out the local TV listings to catch the live telecast on SPEED channel this Saturday evening.