Ricky Carmichael (Suzuki) took the win in the opening round of the AMA Motocross series today in Sacramento, California with 2/1 moto finishes. Finishing second to Carmichael was James Stewart (Kawasaki; 1/4). Stewart’s teammate Tim Ferry finished third (3/3).
In the Motocross Lites class, Kawasaki teammates Ben Townley and Ryan Villopoto dominated with two wins and two second place finishes. Townley took the overall win (2/1), while Villopoto was credited with second overall with 1/2 finishes. Third went to Suzuki’s Ryan Dungey with 3/3 results.
Carmichael takes the points lead in the Motocross Class, while Townley and Villopoto share the lead in the Lites Division. For additional details, results and points, visit the official AMA Motocross site here.