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MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT BY JOHN BASHER (3/6/13)

PHOTO OF THE WEEK     Geico Honda’s Wil Hahn turned Pro in 2007, and in the course of those years he bounced around to several teams. Injuries plagued the amiable Kansas native and younger brother to Tommy Hahn, but he always had the talent to run up front. It all came together for Wil in Atlanta, where he won his first ever 250 Supercross race. Hahn backed it up with another win, this time in St. Louis. For his efforts and consistency Wil leads the 250 East point standings. It couldn?t h…

THE OFFICIAL RYAN VILLOPOTO INJURY UPDATE

         Irvine, Calif. – Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto is recovering after successful surgery to ‘set and stabilize’ his broken right leg. He will likely need an additional surgery when the swelling subsides. The unfortunate injury occurred when Villopoto crashed while leading the St. Louis supercross event.     “This is heartbreaking for both Ryan and the team,” said Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Manager Mike Fisher. “RV was going for the champions…

TiLUBE/BROWN MOTORSPORTS ST. LOUIS RACE REPORT

   In St. Louis, Mo. this past weekend, 59000+ fans were in attendance to watch the 14th round of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross series.     This weekend’s event was held at the Edward Jones Dome in downtown St. Louis. This city, known for its famous Arch or ?Gateway to the West?, always seems to throw the racers a curve ball. The most famous of which would be Jeff Emig’s win over the seemingly unbeatable Jeremy McGrath in 1996. That would be Emig’s only win and McGrath’s onl…