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Supercross: Monster Energy AMA Supercross

Millsaps at the starting gate in Anaheim, California. He started off the season right as he took the top podium spot. Photo courtesy of his own personal website.

Davi Millsaps

With the opening of the 2013 supercross season, Millsaps was ready for Anaheim 1, on Jan. 5. He made it to the main event without having to go to the LCQ round. When he was on the gate, between Justin Barcia and Ryan Dungey, his nerves had to be rising. As the 30-second board went up by Ms. Supercross, the boys pulled their clutches in. They were off!

Millsaps got the hole shot. Trey Conard and Justin Barcia were following close behind. Millsaps kept the lead for the first 16 laps, then on the 17th, Canard took the lead. On the 19th lap, Millsaps took his rightful place out in front. He crossed the finish line by only 2.2 seconds in front of Canard, who finished second. Everyone, even I was surprised by him winning since he hasn’t taken the top podium spot since 2010. Also adding all of his injuries, makes it harder to keep the stamina it takes to lead a race.


Upcoming Supercross Schedule
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Sam Boyd Stadium (Monster Energy Cup) Las Vegas, NV October 20, 2012  #
Angel Stadium Anaheim, CA January 5, 2013  #
Chase Field Phoenix, AZ January 12, 2013
Dodger Stadium Los Angeles, CA January 19, 2013 Stadium Oakland, CA January 26, 2013
Angels Stadium Anaheim, CA February 2, 2013
Qualcomm Stadium San Diego, CA February 9, 2013
Cowboys Stadium Arlington, TX February 16, 2013
Georgia Dome Atlanta, GA February 23, 2013
Edward Jones Dome St.Louis, MO March 2, 2013
Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, FL March 9, 2013
Lucas Oil Stadium Indianapolis, IN March 16, 2013
Rogers Centre Toronto, Canada March 23, 2013
Reliant Stadium Houston,TX April 6, 2013
Metrodome Minneapolis, MN April 13, 2013
Century Link Field Seattle, WA April 20, 2013
Rice-Eccles Stadium Salt Lake City, UT April 27, 2013
Sam Boyd Stadium Las Vegas, NV May 4, 2013
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