August 13, 1988
What are your career championships?
2012 1st (SX)
2011 1st (SX), 1st (450MX)
2010 4th (SX)
2009 6th (SX), 24th (450MX)
2008 2nd (ESX), 1st (MX Lites)
2007 1st (WSX), 1st (MX Lites)
2006 3rd (WSX), 1st (MX Lites)
2005 20th (125MX)
2011 Monster Energy Kawasaki rider Ryan Villopoto had a breakout year in 2011, claiming his first AMA Supercross Championship. The Washington state native had six main event wins on the year in one of the most competitive seasons in recent memory. Villopoto backed up his AMA Supercross title with the AMA Pro Racing Motocross title as well, showing that he is the rider to beat in the 2012 season.
2010 After a strong early and mid-season in AMA Supercross, with seven wins through the first 14 rounds, Villopoto missed the final three rounds to finish fourth in the standings, 2 points away from third.
2009 Although sidelined by injury for four rounds, Villopoto ne ver finished outside the top-10 in 13 rounds of the AMA Supercross Series… Had two wins in five podium finishes… Won the first out door AMA 450 Motocross Championship before missing the rest of the outdoor season due to injury… Raced for the Monster Energy Kawasaki team.
2008 Villopoto raced in the AMA Supercross Lites East Region Se ries, where he earned three wins and three additional podium finishes… He won the AMA Motocross Lites Championship with eigh t overall wins and three additional podium finishes… Member of Monster Energy AMA Team USA, which won the Motocross of Nations… Raced with Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki team.
2007 Villopoto won the AMA Supercross Lites West Region Series championship title by winning all but one of the races in the series and finishing on the podium at the remaining race... Won the AMA Motocross Lites Championship title for a second time, earned with five overall wins and six additional podium finishe s... Member of Monster Energy AMA Team USA, which won the Motocross of Nations... Named AMA Pro Racing SPEED Athlete of t he Year... Raced with Team Monster Pro Circuit Kawasaki.
2006 Villopoto raced in the AMA Supercross Lites West Region Se ries, earning a win at Irving, Tex. and taking two additional p odium finishes... Won the AMA Motocross Lites Championship title with six overall victories and two additional overall podium finish es...Member of Team AMA USA, which won the Motocross of Nations in E ngland... Raced with Monster Pro Circuit Kawasaki team.
2005 Rookie Villopoto entered the AMA 125cc Motocross Champions hip, earning an overall podium finish at San Bernardino, Calif. and an overall top-five at Delmont, Pa... Won the AMA Amateur 1 25 A Class Championship and the AMA Sports Horizon Award...Raced with Pro Circuit Kawasaki team.