The Internet is ablaze with discussions regarding the AMA’s ruling on Saturday night’s 450 main event, where Ryan Villopoto took the win over James Stewart after a controversial pass in an area of the track were warning flags were in full view.
Here is the breakdown: Stewart led the pack as the entered the section were Bobby Kiniry was down and slowed in response to the numerous yellow flags waving. Villopoto slowed as well, but still pulled in closer to Stewart and once they left the area in question, hit the throttle on his Kawasaki and overtook the lead. The AMA stated that because the pass did not occur under red cross flags flags, there was no harm done.
See for yourself in the GoPro videos below…
James Stewart St. Louis 450 SX Main Event
Ryan Villopoto St. Louis SX 450 Main Event
Davi Millsaps St. Louis SX 450 Main Event
Weston Peick St. Louis SX 450 Main Event
PJ Larsen St. Louis SX 250 Main Event
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