Racer X/Toyota Power RankingsThursday, July 5, 2007 | 9:46 AM
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Last weekend's Round 5 of the 2007 AMA Toyota Motocross Championships presented by FMF produced fantastic racing in all four motos, especially in the AMA Motocross class, where Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart once again split moto wins, and RC once again held the advantage in the overall tally by winning the dramatic second moto. And once again, it was a clean sweep with our Racer X/Toyota Power Rankings' voters, as the Makita Suzuki rider steps out of the series on his planned hiatus as the unanimous #1, taking all 21 votes. Second through fourth stayed the same, with Stewart and Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki stars Ryan Villopoto and Ben Townley next in line. The big jump came from Red Bull KTM rider Mike Alessi, who put two holeshots together, then two solid moto-long efforts for a 3-3 day. Alessi moves up six spots, overtaking Stewart's Monster Kawasaki teammate Tim Ferry in the process. Meanwhile, little brother Jeff Alessi also enters the poll at #23 following his own top-ten day. Here's a look at the top 25 as everyone takes the weekend off.
|1.||525||4||Carmichael Ricky (21)||Makita Suzuki|
|2.||503||7||Stewart James||Monster Energy Kawasaki|
|3.||482||1||Villopoto Ryan||Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki|
|4.||449||101||Townley Ben||Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki|
|5.||+6||431||800||Alessi Mike||Red Bull KTM|
|6.||-1||406||15||Ferry Tim||Monster Energy Kawasaki|
|7.||+3||365||24||Grant Josh||Sobe No Fear/Samsung Mobile Honda|
|8.||-2||361||8||Langston Grant||Factory Yamaha|
|9.||-2||360||29||Short Andrew||Factory Honda|
|10.||-1||345||338||Lawrence Jason||Yamaha of Troy Yamaha|
|11.||+2||265||14||Windham Kevin||Sobe No Fear/Samsung Mobile Honda|
|12.||-4||245||62||Dungey Ryan||Makita Suzuki|
|13.||+1||220||12||Vuillemin David||MDK Motorsports Honda|
|14.||-2||197||118||Millsaps Davi||Factory Honda|
|15.||+5||183||73||Weimer Jake||Sobe No Fear/Samsung Mobile Honda|
|16.||+1||160||26||Byrne Michael||Rockstar Suzuki|
|17.||+4||151||52||Hahn Tommy||Factory Honda|
|19.||-3||135||58||Hill Joshua||Factory Yamaha|
|20.||-1||128||75||Tickle Broc||Star Racing Yamaha|
|21.||-6||119||22||Reed Chad||San Manuel Yamaha|
|22.||-4||107||9||Tedesco Ivan||Makita Suzuki|
|23.||new||100||801||Alessi Jeff||Red Bull KTM|
|24.||new||68||30||McFarlane Andrew||Rockstar Suzuki|
|25.||-2||56||27||Wey Nicholas||MDK Motorsports Honda|
Total number of votes: 21
Linda Ardehali, Vince Arimitsu, John Ayers, Jason Berry, John Bodnar, Chris Bond, Andy Bowyer, Erv Braun, Paul Buckley, Dave Castillo, David Clabaugh, Davey Coombs, Steve Cox, Simon Cudby, Jeff Emig, Mike Farber, Jason Fleming, Steve Giberson, Jason Hooper, Frank Hoppen, Steven Hudson, Chris Hultner, David Izer, Eric Johnson, Jeff Kardas, Jim Kimball, Scotty LaLonde, Stephan Legrand, Brian Leib, Mario Marini, Nick McCabe, David Pingree, Dave Prater, Pat Schutte, Alan Selk, BJ Smith, Bryan Stealey, Denny Stephenson, Carl Stone, Michael Stusiak, Jean Turner, Billy Ursic, Scott Wallenberg, Matt Ware, Jason Weigandt, Wes Williams, Billy Wood, Brad Zimmerman
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