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Ryan Villopoto came into the season finale with a fourteen point lead over Rockstar/Makita/Suzuki’s Ryan Dungey in the AMA 450 Motocross Championship, and he left the finale with a fifth career AMA National Championship to go along with his one SX Lites regional crown. The Monster Energy/Kawasaki rider’s 1-3 score on the day was not enough to beat Ryan Dungey for the overall win on the day, but it was more than enough to give him the 2011 AMA 450cc Outdoor Motocross Championship. RV2 has had an incredible 2011–securing both the 450 Supercross and Motocross Championships–and in 2011, he will be wearing the #1 both indoors and out.
Congratulations from MotoXAddicts.com to Ryan Villopoto, his family and the whole Monster Energy/Kawasaki squad on an incredible 2011.
Next stop for Ryan will be a trip to France on Monday to help Team USA secure another Motocross of Nations win in France at St Jean d’Angely next Saturday and Sunday.