Ryan Villopoto is eager to repeat his $1 million win in 2011 at the 2012 Monster Energy Cup.
The Monster Energy Cup returns this Saturday, October 20, for its second year, providing motocross and supercross pro riders a shot at the $250,000 purse, with the winner walking away with a $100,000 check. However, any rider that wins all three main events will take home an outrageously lucrative $1 million bounty, as Ryan Villopoto did in the inaugural 2011 event.
Villopoto is planning for a back-to-back million-dollar sweep of the Cup, held again this year at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, NV. ”It’s pretty unreal,” said Villopoto last year on winning the $1 million. “I’m happy we were able to pull it off. To back it up in 2012 will be hard, so if we do, it would be great.” However, Villopoto is confident for the 2012 event, saying earlier this year that he’s ready to repeat. “I want everyone to know I am ready to defend my title.”
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