Josh Hansen leads Team Dodge with tenth-place finish in Oakland.

Josh Hansen finishes round four in tenth place despite technical setbacks.
Posted on Jan 27, 2012

OAKLAND, Calif. (Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012) – Team Dodge rider Josh Hansen (No. 100 Dodge/Sycuan Casino/Hart and Huntington/Bel-Ray Racing Kawasaki) earned his fourth consecutive top-10 finish of the season in Saturday night’s AMA Monster Energy Supercross Series race at Coliseum. He was 10th in the 20-lap Main Event.

Teammate Kyle Partridge (No. 83 Dodge/Sycuan Casino/Hart and Huntington/Bel-Ray Racing Kawasaki used a strong Heat Race performance to start 11th in the Main Event, but was involved in a mishap on the first lap and retired in 20th position. Partridge suffered no major injury.

With Hart and Huntington teammates Josh Hill (broken left tibia) and Ivan Tedesco (broken right ring finger) sidelined due to injuries, Partridge and Hansen were the only two Team Dodge entries in Round Four of the 17-race series.

Hansen started 14th in the Main Event, but ran as high as third early and remained in the top 10 throughout the race. He had a career-best finish of seventh the previous week at Los Angeles.

“A solid finish on the No. 100 Dodge/Sycuan Casino/Hart and Huntington/Bel-Ray Racing Kawasaki tonight,” said Hansen. “The race went good for the results that we got. We struggled all day and could never get the bike right. I just didn’t have the comfort level that I needed today.

“I didn’t ride the best, but we managed to get another 10th-place ride and that’s good for the points. We’re still in the points running. It’s a long season. We’re looking for better results. My guys worked hard all day. We’ll take the finish and head down to Anaheim next weekend.”

James Stewart claimed the victory Saturday night, the fourth different winner in the first four races this year. The AMA Supercross Series returns to Anaheim next Saturday for Round Five in the 17-race series.

AMA Monster Supercross Series
Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012
Round 4 of 17 Events
Race Final Results

1. James Stewart
2. Chad Reed
3. Ryan Villopoto
4.Ryan Dungey
5. Andrew Short
6. Kevin Windham
7. David Millsaps
8. Jake Weimer
9. Justin Brayton
10. Josh Hansen
11. Mike Alessi
12. Kyle Chisholm
13. Broc Tickle
14. Brett Metcalfe
15. Nick Wey
16. Cody Mackie
17. Weston Peick
18. Robert Kiniry
19. Ben Lamay
20. Kyle Partridge

Rider Point Standings
(After 4 of 17 events)

1. Chad Reed85 points
2. Ryan Dungey85
3. Ryan Villopoto 83
4.James Stewart73
5. Jake Weimer61
6. Kevin Windham58
7. Andrew Short52
8. Josh Hansen47
9. Brett Metcalfe45
10. Dave Millsaps42
11. Mike Alessi38
12. Justin Brayton37
13. Kyle Chisholm34
14. Broc Tickle30
15. Ivan Tedesco21
16. Nick Wey16
17. Trey Canard14
18. Weston Peick10
19. Kyle Partridge10
20. Chris Blose9

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