Fields Set For Monster Energy Cup

Ryan Villopoto flies through the air after winning the first moto during the 2013 Monster Energy Cup at Boyd Stadium. (Feld Motorsports Photo)
Riders slide through a turn during the 2013 Monster Energy Cup at Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. (Feld Entertainment Photo)
Riders slide through a turn during the 2013 Monster Energy Cup at Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. (Feld Entertainment Photo)

LAS VEGAS — Event promoter Feld Motor Sports has released the list of riders competing in Saturday’s third annual Monster Energy Cup Supercross race at Sam Boyd Stadium.

The biggest names in the sport, led by former Monster Energy Cup Champions Ryan Villopoto, who will return to a bike for the first time since having surgery at the end of the outdoor season, and Justin Barcia, will line up for three 10-lap main events in hopes of claiming the handsome $1 million purse.

Joining the elite class of riders below are the best amateur riders on the planet representing the Amateur All-Star and Super-Mini Classes in two separate six-lap races. The lists below reflect riders currently confirmed to race the Monster Energy Cup and are subject to change.

The Monster Energy Cup airs live on FOX Sports 2 at 9 p.m. Saturday night.

Defending race winner Justin Barchia hopes to fight off the challenges of Ryan Villopoto, James Stewart, Ryan Dungey and others on the track designed by five-time Monster Energy Supercross Champion Ricky Carmichael.

The entries:

Cup Class: Ryan Villopoto, Ryan Dungey, Justin Barcia, James Stewart, Eli Tomac, Ken Roczen, Dean Wilson, Andrew Short, Justin Brayton, Broc Tickle, Jake Weimer, Marvin Musquin, Josh Grant, Tyler Bowers, Jason Anderson, Cole Seely, Cooper Webb, Zach Osborne, Nick Wey, Malcolm Stewart, Kyle Chisholm, Alex Martin, Joey Savatgy, Jessy Nelson, Kyle Patridge, Ben Lamay, Nick Schmidt, Josh Greco, Austin Howell, Bracken Hall, Landen Powell, Killian Rusk, Dylan Schmoke, Dustin Pipes, Zack Freeburg, Preston Tilford, Kyle Regal, Daniel Meynet, Adam Enticknap, Bryce Stewart, Colton Aeck, Heath Harrison, Broc Schmelyum, Tevin Tapia, Casey Hinson, Trevor Reis, Chris Blose, Travis Pitt, Vince Friese, P.J. Larsen, Cole Siebler, Jimmy Albertson, Zach Ames, James Decotis, Matt Goerke, Robert Fitch.

Amateur All-Star Class: Nike Gaines, Paul Coates,Jordon Smith, James Gardiner III, Keith Tucker, Luke Renzland, Zach Commans, R.J. Hampshire, Thomas Covington, Darian Sanayei, Dakota Alix, Mark Worth, Matt Burkenn, Justin Hoeft, Ryan Surratt, Tristan Charboneau, Jace Owen, Mitchell Harrison, Axell Hodges, Cody Chisholm, Blake Green, Zach Bishop-Burnett, Cody McCulloch, Kyler West, Bradley Taft, Aaron Plessinger, Stone Edler, Tyler McSwain.

Super Mini Class: Austin Forkner, Chase Sexton, Robbie Wageman, Sean Cantrell, Hunter Budd, Tanner Stack, Mitchell Falk, Michael Mosiman, Jordan Bailey, Cameron Cannon, Carter Halpain,Brock Papi, Bas Vaessen, Logan Stokes, Justin Cooper, Caden Florence, Kaleb Taylor, Maxwell Markolf, Ramyller Alves, Hunter Sayles, Carson Brown, Chevy Holmes, Garrett Marchbanks, Jake Pinhancos, Joey Crown, Casey Keast, Enzo Lopes.

KTM JR. Supercross Challenge Class: Slade Varola, Tyler Blankenship, Austin Driggs, Devin Ruth, Matthew LeBlanc, Gavin Towers, Evan Ferry, Hamden Hudson, Drake Cole, Justin Stalling, Jordan Biese, Liam Everts, Braxton Brown, Syrus Butts.