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Ryan Dungey wins at Washougal for 4th Lucas Oil Pro Motocross victory of year


WASHOUGAL, Washington — Ryan Dungey won the rainy Washougal National on Saturday for his second straight Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championships victory, fourth of the season and 42nd overall.

The Red Bull/KTM rider won the second 450 Class moto after finish second in the first. He has a record seven victories at Washougal MX Park, five in the 450 and two in the 250 Class.

Yamaha's Justin Barcia was second. He won the first moto and was second in the second after wrecking with the lead.

"I didn't have the best practice, but we got a decent start in the first moto," Dungey said. "I was able to make some quick passes but there weren't a lot of lines to make passes. By the time I got into second Barcia was gone. I got another good start in the second moto, but couldn't make the pass on Barcia because he's riding so good right now. I lost some ground when we hit lappers, but I was able to make up some ground again, then he made a mistake that allowed us to take the win."

With three events left, Dungey has a 69-point lead over Barcia and Suzuki's Ken Roczen in the standings. Roczen was fourth overall.

"I think it was a good day, for sure. I've gotten starts down, so it feels good," Barcia said. "The first moto was great and we won pretty comfortably. The second moto was a barn-burner. I could tell Ryan was behind me, but I was able to keep him behind me and still ride my lines. Then I pretty much just blew it in one turn and gave it away. It hurt today. This was the hardest loss for sure because I felt like I had this one, but it was still good."

Yamaha's Cooper Webb raced to his second straight 250 Class victory, winning the second moto after finishing second in the first.

KTM's Marvin Musquin was second. He won the first moto and was second in the second.

Points leader Jeremy Martin was fifth overall. The Yamaha rider leads Musquin by four points.

"The day was good and we were able to make some good changes after practice that really helped," Webb said. "I got a good start in the first moto and led most of it, but had a goggle issue that allowed Marvin to get around me. We came up short there, but got another good start in the second moto and made our way around Jeremy early. He was able to get around me, but made a mistake that put us on top of the box. I feel like I've been a competitor every race and I'm proving I can win."

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