Weston Peick has stepped up his program for 2013, and has enlisted the help of Buddy Antunez as his riding coach. In a stacked 450 class, Weston has narrowly missed the top-10 in the mains each week. Unfortunately, though, he was unable to make the main in Oakland.
The sand section inside the O.co Coliseum tested the riders’ skills lap after lap, but for Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto, he continuously blasted through the fine sand with ease.
With his numerous restaurants spread out around the Northern California region, Guy Fieri, host of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, is somewhat of a local to the O.co Coliseum. Not only did he come to watch the race, but he also cooked up some food for the Yoshimura Suzuki team.
Being only 40-miles away from Oakland, California, the fourth round of the AMA Supercross Series served as GoPro’s hometown race, and they celebrated the event in a big way by having their “Bomb Squad” team sky-dive into the venue after the heat races came to close. “You fans are amazing! We could hear you from all the way up at 2,000 feet,” excitedly said one of the team members after he landed inside the stadium.