Anaheim 2 Analytics

Feb. 4, 2012 Race Report
Contributors: Aran Eversman

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Race Winner: Eli Tomac
Podium: (1) Eli Tomac, (2) Cole Seely (3) Marvin Musquin
Holeshot: Cole Seely
Laps Led: Eli Tomac (12), Cole Seely (3)
Major Crashes:  Martin Davalos and Jason Anderson tangle in the 1st lap, both getting up but putting in their worst main event performances of the season
Major Incidents: Cole Seely gets back up on the box and Nico Izzi shows solid improvement for 5th in the main
Championship Lead Before: Eli Tomac 15 points ahead of Dean Wilson
Championship Lead After: Eli Tomac 22 points ahead of Dean Wilson
Heat Winners: Heat 1 -  Dean WIlson  / Heat 2 - Eli Tomac
LCQ Qualifiers: (1) Travis Baker (2) Gareth Swanepoel
Fastest Main Event Lap: Eli Tomac 55.175
Fastest Qualifying Lap: Ryan Sipes 56.221 - Heat 1 / Eli Tomac 55.776 - Heat 2
Notes: Eli Tomac opens up his points lead and holds down a commanding lead on the points chase

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Race Winner: Ryan Villopoto
Podium: (1) Ryan Villopoto, (2) James Stewart,  (3) Chad Reed
Holeshot: Justin Brayton
Laps Led: Ryan Villopoto (20)
Major Crashes: No major crashes to report this week.
Major Incidents:  RV regains the points lead once again
Championship Lead Before: Dungey and Reed tied for first only 2 points ahead of RV
Championship Lead After: Ryan Villopoto leads Chad Reed by 3 points
Heat Winners:
 Heat 1 - Ryan Dungey / Heat 2 - Ryan Villopoto
LCQ Qualifiers: (1) James Stewart (2) Jimmy Albertson
Fastest Main Event Lap: Ryan Villopoto 55.019
Fastest Qualifying Lap: Heat 1 -  54.618 Chad Reed (Lap 7) / Heat 2 - 54.906 Ryan Villopoto (Lap 5)
Notes: After a nasty get-off in the heat, James Stewart comes back to ride surprisingly safe in the main and build some points. RV takes the points lead, Chad Reed proves he's a definite championship contender.