Super Spoiler: OaklandSunday, January 29, 2012 | 12:15 AM
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The streak of new winners is alive and well here in Oakland, in the supercross class anyway.
Davalos took the holeshot and early lead in the Lites main, but surrendered the lead to Tomac after a couple laps. Tomac checked out, and won the race by over twelve seconds. Behind Tomac, Dean Wilson went down in a rhythm section right before a triple and restarted in dead last. Seconds later, Seely went down as well. Jason Anderson was hauling and worked his way into second, but went down while battling for the spot with Marvin Musquin and Zach Osborne. Musquin took second, followed by Osborne, Ryan Sipes, and Matt Moss. Wilson ended up in tenth, while Seely took eleventh. Tyla Rattray went down hard in his heat, and was not able to race in the main.
Chad Reed took the holeshot, but James Stewart and Ryan Villopoto were only a few riders back. Several laps into the race, Reed found himself under immense pressure from Stewart, who was fighting off Villopoto. Then, on lap ten, Stewart made a move stick on Reed and slowly started inching out a gap. Villopoto put pressure on Reed for a few laps, but Reed was able to eventually ride away from RV. Stewart took the win, followed by Reed, Villopoto, Ryan Dungey, and Andrew Short.
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