Ryan Dungey wins at Thunder Valley
Saturday, June 25, 2011
LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- Ryan Dungey raced to his first AMA Pro Motocross Championship victory of the year, finishing second in the first 450 Class moto and rallying to win the second Saturday in the Thunder Valley National.
Ryan Villopoto won the first moto and was second in the second.
Australia's Chad Reed, third in both motos, has an eight-point lead over Villopoto in the season standings. Dungey is third, 21 points behind Reed.
In the 250 Class, Blake Baggett, the Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki rider from Grand Terrace, Calif., raced to his third overall victory in five rounds, sweeping the motos.
Jessica Patterson, the DNA Shred Stix/Star Racing Yamaha rider from Tallahassee, Fla., raced to her second Women's Motocross Championship victory of the year with a moto sweep.