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May 4

SX: Villopoto Wraps Up Title-Winning Season With Vegas Victory

Ryan Villopoto earned his 41st career Monster Energy Supercross victory in Las Vegas, Nev. (Photo: Monster Energy Kawasaki)

Ryan Villopoto earned his 41st career Monster Energy Supercross victory in Las Vegas, Nev. (Photo: Monster Energy Kawasaki)

Ryan Villopoto capped off his title-winning season with a dominant win in front of a sold-out crowd at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nev.

After wrapping up his fourth consecutive Monster Energy Supercross Championship last week in East Rutherford, N.J., the Monster Energy Kawasaki rider entered the season finale with no pressure and it showed. Villopoto kicked off the night with a masterful performance in his heat race and followed it up with a wire-to-wire victory in the 450SX main event.

May 3

TUDOR: Van Overbeek takes pole for Laguna Seca doubleheader

(Photo: Scott R LePage/LAT Photographic)

Sunday’s doubleheader will start at 1 p.m. ET with the PC/GTD race and will be followed by the P/GTLM race at 5:30 p.m. ET. (Photo: Scott R LePage/LAT Photographic)

Johannes van Overbeek captured the overall and Prototype class pole for Sunday’s Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix in his No. 2 Extreme Speed Motorsports HPD ARX-03b, in a thrilling battle with Richard Westbrook for the top spot.

Meanwhile Antonio Garcia took Corvette Racing to its second straight TUDOR United SportsCar Championship pole – after co-driver Jan Magnussen did so in Long Beach – in GT Le Mans.

May 3

FIA WEC: Toyota wins Six Hours of Spa

(Photo courtesy Vincent Wouters)

(Anthony Davidson, Nicolas Lapierre and Sébastien Buemi pick off the second consecutive FIA WEC victory for Toyota at Spa. (Photo courtesy Vincent Wouters)

Toyota earned back-to-back FIA World Endurance Championship victories with a commanding win in Saturday’s Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps.

Nicolas Lapierre took the No. 8 Toyota TS040 Hybrid to a 1 minute and 13-second victory over Loic Duval’s No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro, in a race that saw an early challenge from Porsche until both of the 919 Hybrids ran into trouble.

May 3

Matech Ford GTs to make U.S. debut at Carlisle

(Photo courtesy Carlisle Events)

The only four Matech Ford GT1 cars left in the world will be presented in their original race liveries at the 2014 Carlisle car show. (Photo courtesy Carlisle Events)

Ford was already set to make headlines at the 2014 Carlisle Events in Carlisle, Pa. this June, with the company celebrating its 110th anniversary as well as the 50th anniversary of the Mustang.

Now add to that list the only four Matech Ford GT1 cars in the world, rolling out onto U.S. soil for the first ever time.