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Feb 22

SX: Roczen Takes Win Over Villopoto In Atlanta

Ken Roczen (left) and Ryan Villopoto (right) celebrate after the 450SX main event. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

Ken Roczen (left) and Ryan Villopoto (right) celebrate after the 450SX main event. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

Red Bull KTM’s Ken Roczen picked up his second Monster Energy Supercross win of the season Saturday night in front of 69,785 fans at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Ga.

After trailing Ryan Villopoto for much of the 20-lap feature, Roczen capitalized on Villopoto’s mistake with six laps to go to capture the lead and eventual race win.

Feb 22

SX: Davalos Dominates In Atlanta To Earn First Career 250SX Victory

Martin Davalos celebrates after winning the 250SX Class main event in Atlanta, Ga. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

Martin Davalos celebrates after winning the 250SX Class main event in Atlanta, Ga. (Photo: Simon Cudby)

ROCZEN TAKES 450SX VICTORY OVER VILLOPOTO

Martin Davalos broke through to capture his first career Monster Energy Supercross 250SX Class victory in front of 69,785 fans at the Georgia Dome.

The Pro Circuit Kawasaki rider led all 15 laps Saturday night, grabbing the victory in his 64th career start ahead of teammate Adam Cianciarulo and GEICO Honda’s Justin Bogle.

Feb 22

SX: Atlanta Practice Report – Stewart, Cianciarulo Fastest

James Stewart looks to win his third consecutive race. (Photo: Garth Milan/Red Bull Content Pool)

James Stewart looks to win his third consecutive race. (Photo: Garth Milan/Red Bull Content Pool)

Fresh off back-to-back Monster Energy Supercross victories, Yoshimura Suzuki’s James Stewart enters Saturday night’s race at The Georgia Dome as the fastest qualifier in the 450SX Class.

Stewart topped both timed qualifying practices, with his fastest lap of 52.436 coming midway through the second and final session. He was more than two-tenths of a second quicker than JGRMX’s Justin Brayton and fellow Suzuki rider Broc Tickle.

Feb 22

SBK: Guintoli Fastest Qualifer For Superbike Opener At Phillip Island

Sylvain Guintoli will start from pole in Sunday's Superbike season opener. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sylvain Guintoli will start from pole in Sunday’s World Superbike season opener. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sylvain Guintoli of France produced the fastest-ever qualifying time at the Phillip Island circuit to claim pole position for Sunday’s opening race of the Superbike World Championship.

Guintoli steered his Aprilia around the 4.445-kilometer circuit in 1 minute, 30.038 seconds, beating the previous best lap of 1 minute, 30.234 seconds, set by Carlos Checa last year.

Feb 22

F1: Pirelli Pleased With Tire Performance In Bahrain

Pirelli Formula One  boss Paul Hembery. (Photo: Getty)

Pirelli Formula One boss Paul Hembery. (Photo: Getty)

Pirelli Formula One  boss Paul Hembery says that the teams made good progress with its latest tires in Bahrain this week, and the conclusion is that they are more consistent and durable than last year.

Pirelli admits that it has taken a conservative route, but Hembery repeated that the company is willing to make changes if necessary.