Carmichael Wins Another in Louisiana

Brent Avis
by Brent Avis
Round 8 of the EA Sports Supercross Championship was held in the Louisiana Superdrome in New Orleans and, in a break from Mardi Gras, thousands of spectators saw Ricky Carmichael take his fifth consecutive victory. Team Suzuki's Kevin Windham put in another strong ride, finishing second, while Honda's Mike LaRocco finished on the final podium spot.

Team Yamaha's Jeremy McGrath finished in fourth after a crash took him out of contention. Sixteen points are all that's between Jeremy and Ricky in the title chase, and there are still several rounds to go.

In the 125-class, Suzuki's Travis Pastrana took the win over Kawasaki's Michael Brown and Team Yamaha's Nathan Ramsey...

250-Class Overall Results:1. Ricky Carmichael KAWASAKI2. Kevin Windham SUZUKI3. Mike LaRocco HONDA4. Jeremy McGrath YAMAHA5. David Vuillemin YAMAHA6. Stephane Roncada KAWASAKI7. Ezra Lusk HONDA8. Tim Ferry YAMAHA9. Damon Huffman YAMAHA10. Robbie Reynard YAMAHA
125-Class Overal Results1. Travis Pastrana SUZUKI2. Michael Brown KAWASAKI3. Nathan Ramsey YAMAHA4. Nick Wey YAMAHA5. Tallon Vohland KAWASAKI6. Brock Sellards KTM7. Ben Riddle SUZUKI8. Greg Schnell YAMAHA9. Matt Walker HONDA10. Travis Elliott HONDA
Next week the teams head to the Daytona International Speedway for Round 9 ofthe Supercross series.
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