BrownDogWilson brings us another look at the MEC, MEC Shows Just How Big The Small Have Become. His lead didn’t last long however before Alessi crashed on the opening lap. Barcia still managed to finish second ahead of Dungey to clinch the overall victory. The 2012 Monster Energy Cup featured the top riders from AMA Supercross and Motocross in a three-moto competition for $250,000 in payouts and an additional $1 million prize for a rider winning all three races. That old racer guy talks about the Monster Energy Cup track. Monster Energy Cup Track Design Finalized. We caught up with the former MotoConcepts rider to talk about his adventures at the MEC, his interest in arenacross and much more. That momentum soon ran out however with Villopoto crashing while leading. When to go through the Joker Lane turned out to be the biggest strategic factors for the 2012 Monster Energy Cup. 2012 Monster Energy Cup Monster Energy Cup. Check out full results from the 2012 Monster Energy Cup in Las Vegas, Nevada. By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies. All the viewing and scoring information needed for the weekend. Honda Muscle Milks newest recruit talks about his big win at the Monster Energy Cup. We talk with Star Racing's Cooper Webb about the upcoming Monster Energy Cup and more. Highlights from all three Monster Cup main events can be viewed here>>> Click results to enlarge and view in slideshow. Shots from the MEC practice in Vegas. What to look for at this weekends Monster Energy Cup. Images by @Cudby. Reed, Chisholm, Grant, Brayton and more talk MEC. The split gates had two packs of 11 riders converging before a 300-foot starting straight leading to the holeshot corner. GEICO Hondas Eli Tomac talks about his main event win at the Monster Energy Cup. We use cookies to improve your experience on this website and so that ads you see online can be tailored to your online browsing interests. Barcia was able to make up for the detour however, regaining the lead on Lap 8 and holding on for the win. Welcome to Racerhead. Yoshimura Suzukis James Stewart has confirmed via his Facebook page that he will not be racing the second annual Monster Energy Cup in Las Vegas at Sam Boyd Stadium this Saturday. Ken Roczen Ready to Race Monster Energy Cup, RC Takes Next Step in Designing MEC Track. Dungey (3-2 … As nice as the $100,000 prize was, perhaps the biggest result of the Monster Energy Cup was Barcia establishing himself as a top competitor for the 2013 AMA Supercross and Motocross seasons. The two riders were among the first into the first corner behind holeshot ace Alessi. Check out all the exclusive content this month, Racer X Online - Motocross & Supercross News. A breakdown of the events at the Monster Energy Cup. Check out full results from the 2012 Monster Energy Cup in Las Vegas, Nevada. 1:51. Jake Canada talks about his surprising performance at the MEC. Villopoto jumped into the lead on Lap 2 and held on to the end, finishing 7.971 seconds ahead of Barcia and 14.694 seconds ahead of Dungey. Join the Weekly Newsletter to keep up to date on all things motorcycling. The surface of the Joker Lane consists of deep sand, forcing riders to go through slowly. Dungey took over the lead but gave it up with an early detour through the Joker Lane, giving Barcia the advantage. When the evening was over, Justin Barcia’s 2-1-2 combination was a winning one, earning him the Monster Energy Cup and check for $100,000.