Honda Red Bull Racing's Davi Millsaps On Top in San Diego

Davi Millsaps was back on top at round five of the 2010 AMA Supercross series

Torrance CA: Honda Red Bull Racing's Davi Millsaps was back on top at round five of the 2010 AMA Supercross series at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, CA on Saturday, February 6, winning aboard his CRF450R(r). In wet, slippery racing conditions, Millsaps dominated the Supercross competition-rounding out the opening lap in second spot and moving up to take the lead on lap three. Once out front the Honda racer never looked back, clinching his first race win of the 2010 season.

"I'm so happy right now," said Millsaps. "I felt good coming into this event and did my best to be as prepared as possible for whatever the wet San Diego race threw at me. I'm really happy to put Honda Red Bull Racing on the podium two weeks in a row and there is no better way to do it than with a win."

Teammate Andrew Short was in second spot and hot on the trail of Millsaps when misfortune struck in the closing laps. The Honda racer crashed hard when he came up short on a triple and required trackside medical attention. Doctors later released Short from the medical center and he will undergo further injury evaluations early in the week. Fellow Honda racer GEICO Powersports Honda's Kevin Windham was in fifth and closing on the riders in front of him when he was sidelined on lap 18.

In the Supercross Lites West competition, Troy Lee Designs/Lucas Oil/Honda's Cole Seely and Wil Hahn put in solid performances on their CRF250Rs-challenging each other and swapping spots throughout the race. In the end, Seely held out Hahn to secure his career-best result in second place. Hahn finished third. GEICO Powersports Honda's Trey Canard showed plenty of speed, jetting out of the start gate and grabbing the holeshot. But Canard crashed on the slippery terrain on the opening lap, which moved him to the back of the field. He rallied hard in difficult conditions and passed the bulk of the field, ultimately finishing a solid sixth. Teammate Blake Wharton got a good start and was in second spot when he went down-dropping him to 12th spot. Fighting back, Wharton recovered to finish ninth.

"I made a costly mistake and had my work cut out for me," said Canard. "I was really fast out of the gate and was in the lead when I crashed. You just can't afford to do that at this level in the game because there's a lot of fast guys there ready to take advantage of any mistakes you make. I want to be back on the box again next week; especially for my team."

AMA Supercross Championship Main Results
1 - Davi Millsaps (Hon)
2 - Josh Hill
3 - Ivan Tedesco
4 - Ryan Villopoto
5 - Justin Brayton
6 - Ryan Dungey
7 - Tommy Hahn
8 - Grant Langston
9 - Nick Wey
10 - Kyle Chisholm

Supercross Championship Points Standings (Round 5 of 17):
1 - Ryan Dungey (105)
2 - Josh Hill (101)
3 - Ryan Villopoto (95)
4 - Davi Millsaps (82)
5 - Ivan Tedesco (77)
6 - Justin Brayton (72)
7 - Andrew Short (69)
8 - Kevin Windham (66)
9 - Tommy Hahn (56)
10 - James Stewart (51)

AMA Supercross Lites West Main Results
1 - Jake Weimer
2 - Cole Seely (Hon)
3 - Wil Hahn (Hon)
4 - Max Anstie
5 - Broc Tickle
6 - Trey Canard (Hon)
7 - Phil Nicoletti
8 - P. J. Larsen
9 - Blake Wharton (Hon)
10 - Chris Gosselaar (Hon)

Supercross Lites West Points Standings (Round 5 of 8):
1 - Jake Weimer (122)
2 - Trey Canard (96)
3 - Wil Hahn (94)
4 - Broc Tickle (78)
5 - Cole Seely (76)
6 - Blake Wharton (71)
7 - Max Anstie (63)
8 - Josh Hansen (56)
9 - Jeff Alessi (45)
10 - Ryan Morais (42)

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