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GoPro Athlete James Stewart Wins Monster Cup

GoPro athlete and Yoshimura Suzuki racer James Stewart battled bar to bar with fellow GoPro athlete Ryan Villopoto all of Saturday night and emerged the victor, leaving Las Vegas $100,000 richer. 

The one-off, unique format of Monster Cup features three Main Events, and Villopoto claimed the first main while Stewart had to settle for eighth. The second main, however, belonged to Stewart, who jumped out front to win the holeshot and successfully fended off the advances of Villopoto. He followed up his win in the third and final race by stealing the lead away from Red Bull KTM's Ken Roczen on the third lap. From there, Stewart rode cleanly to his first-ever Monster Cup win and a check for a cool $100K. 

GoPro congratulates James on the amazing performance and looks forward to watching him grab more wins in the 2014 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship Series.

 

*The 2014 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series begins January 4th, 2014 inside Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California.

 

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