Carmichael and Vuillemin lead title charge

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Ricky Carmichael and David Vuillemin have emerged as the main contenders for the AMA supercross title. With seven rounds down, each has won three races

Carmichaal won Saturday's event in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with Honda team-mate Ernesto Fonseca second. Third went to Yamaha’s David Vuillemin riding for Yamaha.

Chad Reed won his second consecutive 125 East Main event.Grant Langston finished second, with his KTM team-mate Steve Boniface taking the final spot on the podium.

Mike LaRocco broke his wrist during the event while Honda’s Sebastien Tortelli is back after recovering from off-season surgery. He finished eighth in front of a crowd of more than 54,000.

250 Main Event Results:

1. Ricky Carmichael - HON

2. Ernesto Fonseca - HON

3. David Vuillemin - YAM

4. Stephane Roncada - KAW

5. Ezra Lusk - KAW

6. Jeremy McGrath - YAM

7. Kevin Windham - SUZ

8. Sebastien Tortelli - HON

9. Keith Johnson - YAM

10. Heath Voss - HON

125 East Main Event:

1. Chad Reed - YAM

2. Grant Langston - KTM

3. Steve Boniface - KTM

4. Mike Brown - KAW

5. Larry Ward - YAM

6. Kelly Smith - YAM

7. Greg Schnell - YAM

8. Josh Woods - SUZ

9. Robbie Horton - HON

10. Buddy Antunez - SUZ

250 Point Standings:

1. David Vuillemin - 157

2. Ricky Carmichael - 134

3. Mike LaRocco - 120

4. Stephane Roncada - 101

5. Ezra Lusk - 99

6. Travis Pastrana - 95

7. Jeremy McGrath - 90

8. Nate Ramsey - 87

9. Ernesto Fonseca - 71

10. Damon Huffman - 68

125 East Point Standings:

1. Chad Reed - 50

2. Mike Brown - 40

3. Steve Boniface - 34

4. Larry Ward - 34

5. Buddy Antunez - 31

Next Event: February 23 - Atlanta Georgia

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