Stewart closes the gap – AMA SX Championship Thriller

james-stewart-sJames Stewart has won again in Seattle, the AMA SX championship heads to the last 2 rounds in a nailbiter.

Stewart Wins Seattle

James “Bubba” Stewart has bounced back from recent adversity in the best possible way with a second Supercross win in a row. Stewart’s win in Seattle sets up a thrilling season end, with 4 riders in solid championship contention.

Veteran rider and defending winner Kevin Windham scored his best finish of the season with a great second place on his Honda, while Chad Reed held out Ryan Villopoto for third.

The 2011 AMA Supercross championship has 2 rounds left to run with only 9 points covering the top 4 riders. Chad Reed’s  3rd place has him in  2nd place in the points, 6 behind Ryan Villopoto.

The series takes a week break before the penultimate round in Salt Lake City, Utah on the 30th April 2011.

2011 AMA Supercross Championship Round 15 Results (Top 15)

1 James Stewart Yamaha USA 18’39.046
2 Kevin Windham Honda USA 0’02.670
3 Chad Reed Honda AUS 0’05.625
4 Ryan Villopoto Kawasaki USA 0’15.221
5 Ryan Dungey Suzuki USA 0’20.066
6 Mike Alessi KTM USA 0’47.400
7 Kyle Regal Yamaha USA 0’53.537
8 David D Millsaps Yamaha USA 1’00.220
9 Thomas Hahn Yamaha USA -1Laps
10 Andrew Short KTM USA -1Laps
11 Michael Byrne Suzuki AUS -1Laps
12 Nicholas Wey Yamaha USA -1Laps
13 Fabien Izoird Kawasaki FRA -1Laps
14 Ivan Tedesco Kawasaki USA -1Laps
15 Jason Thomas Suzuki USA -2Laps

2011 Championship Standings After Race 15 of 17

1. Ryan Villopoto Kawasaki USA 293
2. Chad Reed Honda AUS 287
3. Ryan Dungey Suzuki USA 286
4. James Stewart Yamaha USA 284
5. Trey Canard Honda USA 255
6. Andrew Short KTM USA 196
7. Kevin Windham Honda USA 187
8. David D Millsaps Yamaha USA 156
9. Justin Brayton Yamaha USA 141
10. Ivan Tedesco Kawasaki USA 134

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