Carmichael back on top

Published: 25 February 2006

Ricky Carmichael took overall victory in Saturday evening’s Atlanta Supercross despite being stripped of his victory in San Diego over an alleged rule infringement.

The Makita Suzuki rider took the 20-lap Supercross Main event by 2.9 seconds from series leader Chad Reed (Yamaha) and James Stewart (Kawasaki). Ready for your next bike? Click here

Off road kit? Try Product Reviews His win came on the heels of the AMA docking Carmichael 25 points for allegedly using illegal fuel at the San Diego race, which knocked him out of the points lead.

Results:

Supercross Main: 1 Ricky Carmichael (Makita Suzuki), 2 Chad Reed (Yamaha), 3 James Stewart (Kawasaki), 4 Ivan Tedesco (Makita Suzuki), 5 Ernesto Fonseca (Honda), 6 Michael Byrne (Kawasaki), 7 Nick Wey (Honda), 8 Mike LaRocco (Honda), 9 Ryan Clark (Honda), 10 Travis Preston (Honda).

AMA Supercross Points (after 8 rounds): 1 Reed 171, 2 Stewart 152, 3 Carmichael 140, 4 Tedesco 126, 5 Byrne 118, 6 Wey 117, 7 Fonseca 110, 8 LaRocco 108, 9 Preston 90, 10 McGrath 67.

World Supercross Points (after 10 rounds): 1 Carmichael 217, 2 Reed 211, 3 Stewart 211, 4 Tedesco 173, 5 Byrne 164, 6 Wey 163, 7 Gibson 113, 8 Clark 112, 9 Thomas 110, 10 Evans 94.