MotorcycleDaily.com – Motorcycle News, Editorials, Product Reviews and Bike Reviews

Motorcycle News, Editorials, Product Reviews and Bike Reviews

Carmichael (250) and Langston (125) Win Dallas Supercross; Carmichael Clinches Title

Kawasaki’s Ricky Carmichael clinched the 250 Supercross championship last evening in Dallas, Texas with his 11th straight victory (12 on the year). Following an incredible battle with Ezra Lusk during the first half of the race, Carmichael stretched out to a comfortable lead, with Lusk (Honda) finishing second and Jeremy McGrath (Yamaha) finishing third.

With two rounds remaining, Carmichael has an insurmountable 51 point lead over Jeremy McGrath.

KTM’s Grant Langston made up for his last lap crash a few weeks ago (where he lost a sure win) by taking a convincing victory in the 125cc class in Dallas over Rodrig Thain (Suzuki) and Ernesto Fonseca (Yamaha).

Fonseca came close to clinching the title in the West Coast 125 series one round early, but Thain’s second place finish means Fonseca will have to take care of the title in the final series’ race.

125 West Final Race Results (Top 10)

1.	Grant Langston		#111	KTM
2.	Rodrig Thain		#32	SUZUKI
3.	Ernesto Fonseca		#25	YAMAHA
4.	Ivan Tedesco		#42	HONDA
5.	Greg Schnell		#30	YAMAHA
6.	Erick Vallejo		#179	KAWASAKI
7.	Justin Buckelew		#38	YAMAHA
8.	Travis Preston		#40	HUSQVARNA
9.	Tyson Hadsell		#231	YAMAHA
10.	Steve Boniface		#531	HONDA

250 Final Race Results (Top 10)

1.	Ricky Carmichael	#4	KAWASAKI
2.	Ezra Lusk		#11	HONDA
3.	Jeremy McGrath		#1	YAMAHA
4.	Mike LaRocco		#5	HONDA
5.	Tim Ferry		#15	YAMAHA
6.	Heath Voss		#26	HONDA
7.	Kevin Windham		#14	SUZUKI
8.	Stephane Roncada	#21	KAWASAKI
9.	Michael Byrne		#990	KAWASAKI
10.	Damon Huffman		#20	YAMAHA

125 West Points Standing (Top 10)

1.	Ernesto Fonseca		(#25	YAMAHA)		143 pts.
2.	Rodrig Thain		(#32	SUZUKI)		123 pts.
3.	Justin Buckelew		(#38	YAMAHA)		117 pts.
4.	Grant Langston		(#111	KTM)		113 pts.
5.	Ivan Tedesco		(#42	HONDA)		106 pts.
6.	Danny Smith		(#29	SUZUKI)		92 pts.
7.	David Pingree		(#46	KTM)		84 pts.
8.	Travis Preston		(#40	HUSQVARNA)	75 pts.
9.	Greg Schnell		(#30	YAMAHA)		68 pts.
10.	Jiri Dostal		(#717	HONDA)		62 pts.

250 Points Standing (Top 10)

1.	Ricky Carmichael	(#4	KAWASAKI)	342 pts.
2.	Jeremy McGrath		(#1	YAMAHA)		291 pts.
3.	Mike LaRocco		(#5	HONDA)		251 pts.
4.	Ezra Lusk		(#11	HONDA)		238 pts.
5.	Kevin Windham		(#14	SUZUKI)		231 pts.
6.	Tim Ferry		(#15	YAMAHA)		179 pts.
7.	David Vuillemin		(#934	YAMAHA)		135 pts.
8.	Stephane Roncada	(#21	KAWASAKI)	134 pts.
9.	Michael Byrne		(#990	KAWASAKI)	119 pts.
10.	Damon Huffman		(#20	YAMAHA)		118 pts.