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Monday, January 14, 2008

Wayne Hart
Communications Manager
Makita U.S.A.
(714) 522-8088 x 4410

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Monday, January 14, 2008


Rockstar Makita Suzuki’s Ryan Dungey took second place at Saturday’s Monster Energy® AMA Supercross Series event at Chase Field in Phoenix. Dungey won his six-lap qualifier, and then took second in the final after a 15-lap battle with Jake Weimer of Team Honda.  
Dungey (middle-right) finished strong last season, and clearly has picked up where he left off with a first and second place finish in just two events.
In the Supercross class, Rockstar Makita Suzuki’s Mike Alessi (below right) took the holeshot in the main, but hit a Tuffblock and had to rally for a sixth place finish.  He is currently holding sixth place in the Season Standings.  
Monster Energy® Kawasaki’s James Stewart took first. See below for complete results.
Next Saturday racing returns to Anaheim Stadium, and the event is scheduled to broadcast on SPEED on Sunday, January 20 at 3 p.m. (6 p.m. eastern). Check for the 2008 Supercross race and television schedule. 
AMA Supercross Class Results, Phoenix:
James Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Kawasaki
Chad Reed, Tampa, Fla., Yamaha
Kevin Windham, Centerville, Miss., Honda
Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, Honda
Ivan Tedesco, Tallahassee, Fla., Honda
Mike Alessi, Victorville, Calif., Suzuki
Nathan Ramsey, Menifee, Calif., Yamaha
Josh Hansen, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha
Charles Summey, Huntersville, N.C., Yamaha
Tim Ferry, Largo, Fla., Kawasaki
AMA Supercross Class Season Standings:
James Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Kawasaki, 47
Chad Reed, Tampa, Fla., Yamaha, 47
Kevin Windham, Centerville, Miss., Honda, 36
Tim Ferry, Largo, Fla., Kawasaki, 31
Andrew Short, Smithville, Texas, Honda, 31
Mike Alessi, Victorville, Calif., Suzuki, 30
Nathan Ramsey, Menifee, Calif., Yamaha, 24
Ivan Tedesco, Tallahassee, Fla., Honda, 22
Davi Millsaps, Cairo, Ga., Honda, 21
Grant Langston, Clermont, Fla., Yamaha, 19
Western Regional AMA Supercross Lites Class Results, Phoenix:
Jake Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Honda
Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki
Brett Metcalfe, Murrieta, Calif., Kawasaki
Broc Hepler, Kittanning, Pa., Yamaha
Jason Lawrence, Carlsbad, Calif., Yamaha
Justin Brayton, Murrieta, Calif., KTM
Wil Hahn, Decatur, Texas, Yamaha
Dan Reardon, Murrieta, Calif., Honda
Kyle Cunningham, Fort Worth, Texas, Honda
Billy Laninovich, Fort Worth, Texas, KTM
Western Regional AMA Supercross Lites Class Season Standings:
Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., Suzuki, 47
Jason Lawrence, Carlsbad, Calif., Yamaha, 38
Justin Brayton, Murrieta, Calif., KTM, 35
Dan Reardon, Murrieta, Calif., Honda, 31
Broc Hepler, Kittanning, Pa., Yamaha, 28
Jake Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Honda, 25
Wil Hahn, Decatur, Texas, Yamaha, 25
Brett Metcalfe, Murrieta, Calif., Kawasaki, 22
Tommy Hahn, Alvord, Texas, Kawasaki, 22
Michael LaPaglia, Murrieta, Calif., Suzuki, 18



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