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Competition Report: 2019 Southwick National

Competition Report: 2019 Southwick National

The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, accredited by AMA Professional Racing, reached mid-Saturday in the mid-2019 season with its annual New England's sad The Wick 338. Distinctive Competition Day MB Tractor & Gear at Southwick National, where Marvin Musquin of Purple Bull KTM Manufacturing unit Racing took his second direct 450 class win. In the 250 class, the Monster Power / Pro Circuit / Kawasaki Adam Cianciarulo added his fifth prize to the sixth round with a sixth victory.

Musquin took it the place he left to start out the 450-class motto by grabbing MotoSport.com Holeshot over Monster Power Kawasaki's Eli Tomac. The Frenchman dropped the hammer in the opening round to steer the sector, whereas Tomac, the ruling champion of the collection, began to drop positions, first for Group Honda HRC's Ken Roczen after which Rockstar Power for Husqvarna Manufacturing unit Racing's Zach Osborne. This confused the Tomac podium and the Pink Bull KTM Manufacturing unit Racing Cooper Webb Switches

Hundreds of followers have been welcome to Pro Motocross back to Southwick.
Photograph: Jeff Kardas

Musquin was capable of distance from one another and enjoyed it quickly after several seconds. When the moto was used, Roczen began dropping his pace and misplaced one another to Osborne. Tomac was capable of group from a sluggish start and march his means back. He acquired around Roczen to return to the rostrum claim and continued his work at Osborne. The beginner held a couple of rounds of championship in Lahti, but Tomac made a powerful passport to return to 3rd. In the mean time, Musquin was simply too far from the front

Musquin was on his approach to victory in the second season, where a wire-led fishing saw him take a checkered flag 9.1 seconds before Tomac. Osborne followed in third, Webb fourth and JGRMX / Yoshimura / Suzuki Manufacturing unit Racing Fredrik Noren earned fifth greatest motto. Roczen, who led the score a number of occasions this season and has two wins on his credit score, continued to lose, ultimately dropping 10 out of prime season in the worst 12th season.

The last word motto of the afternoon noticed Webb captures MotoSport.com Holeshot with Osborne and Musquin. Tomac discovered himself at the prime 10. Webb had a robust arrest at the prime, however the door opened in the opening round opened the door for the storm of Osborne, dropping Webb second simply before the exhausting obtain. Musquin allowed to chase, but simply after the opening spherical was completed, Roczen, who needed to struggle his arduous first motto, handed him third. Roczen didn't cease. He stored his reservation and after Webb's continuous chasing he efficiently handed the second. Subsequently, Musquin took benefit of the chance to switch Webb to 3rd.

Musquin ran another straight to his 450-class victory
Photograph: Rich Shepherd

Robust battle between Roczen, Musquin and Webb allowed Osborne to open a niche of more than three seconds. Roczen briefly defined the second, however Musquin was capable of assault and take off. When all of those activities opened, Tomac quietly went up to the highest five and was in the administration staff's sights. Roczen started to lose momentum once more, simply over 10 minutes into the moto, and it dropped quickly from third to fifth when both Webb and Tomac acquired round. The German continued to fall to deep 10.

Tomac went alongside Webb on third once they approached the halfway point. The KTM rider was capable of hold the championship in several rounds, but Tomac finally acquired to the prize. At this level, Tomac went to work and tried to save lots of his deficit in a lead duo. He sat about three seconds behind Musquin, and after several turns he closed a couple of wheel lengths from his long-standing competitor. Musquin responded by taking his momentum, giving him the chance to finish the menace.

Osborne was on the forefront with a motorcyclist. The 29-year-old rider took his first motto victory on the premiere in 11.1 seconds after Musquin, who gained the second afternoon.

Osborne loved the perfect excursions in his career, highlighted by his first motto victory.
Photograph: Jeff Kardas

Musquin's 1-2 effort satisfied himself to be the most well liked rider within the championship, where he turned the first rider to say back wins this season. He also successfully defended his Southwick victory years in the past

”Profitable Southwick means quite a bit. Final yr I succeeded as a result of Eli [Tomac] crashed, however this weekend Zach [Osborne] and I have been on it, ”stated Musquin. “That was coming to a strong end, but I answered and finally gave up. It was a rough beginning of the season, and it is difficult psychologically when you're not on the podium, but I've still got it. ”

For the first time in 2019, the rider sits on the 450-series rankings on consecutive weekends when Tomac retained his championship. He has moved to the 26-point lead over Musquin, who took the second win. Roczen, who finished within the worst ninth of the season (12-10), falls to third, 28 factors in lead.

Tomac's Prize Repair went strictly to the management of the championship
Photograph: Rich Shepherd

The afternoon's first 250-class motto saw rivals Cianculo and Justin Cooper cross the MotoSport.com Holeshot aspect by aspect. Cooper was born firstly of Monster Power / Star / Yamaha, but Cianciarulo continued to attack and compelled his method into the lead. From there, the purpose chief crashed for somewhat over two seconds whereas the sector was prepared for the opening spherical. The Trojan Lee Designs / Pink Bull / KTM duo, who was after Rookie Derek Drake and Shane McElrath, truly adopted within the third and fourth.

Cianciarulo continued his lead beneath Cooper, who quickly settled in second. Behind them, the third battle was strengthened by their KTM teammate, which ultimately made it attainable for Monster Power / Star / Yamaha Racing to close Dylan Ferrandis fifth. Beneath strain from behind, McElrath pressured Drake to the problem and took third. It wasn't long before Ferrandis made his method around the rookie to maneuver fourth. Then the main target was on the battle between McElrath and Ferrandis. Their will made it potential to shut to Cooper second, and when McElrath appeared to be a challenging second place, Ferrandis used some various strains to rise to 3rd.

The Frenchman was simply the length of the bike behind his teammate, and it appeared to be a quicker rider. Nevertheless, as he began to press, he took an excessive amount of velocity to the nook and went off the monitor. Although he was capable of return with out dropping his position, Ferrandis misplaced invaluable time to Cooper, which he could not get well.

Cianciarulo ran the fifth 250 class victory in six races.
Photograph: Jeff Kardas

] In front of Cianciarulo was dominant on the best way to the fifth motto victory. He crossed the line for 11.1 seconds before Cooper, who rode firmly on the entire motto. Ferrandis arrested GEICO Honda's late RJ Hampshire third, whereas Monster Power / Star / Yamahan Colt Nichols rounded the highest 5.

Cianciarulo made it a clear sweep of MotoSport.com Holeshots when he emerged the primary spherical where you can begin Moto 2. Cycle Trader / Rock River Yamaha Brandon Hartranft followed second when Troy Lee Designs / Purple Bull / KTM Cameron McAdoo was third, simply before Ferrand and Cooper. Cianciarulo tried to copy the primary velocity he appeared within the first motto, however the subject stored him within reach. Ferrandis turned out to be the primary rider to struggle his method around McAdo and Hartranf. Just about a second went away once they came to the first tour.

Cianciarulo and Ferrandis began to destroy the opposite area. This pressured Cooper to dig deep into the fifth, and he succeeded to McAdo for a few fourth. He later labored by way of Hartranft to take the third, but he had a deficit of over eight seconds for 2. In entrance of the hole between Cyanculo and Ferrandis turned about half a second from the engine, and the duo went quick.

Ferrandis received another straight line.
Photograph: Rich Shephard

The engine crossed the midway, Ferrandis started dropping endurance and commenced to drive it. He was capable of study from his Kawasaki and found a couple of factors on the monitor the place he might make a change. About 13 minutes left the moto, the Frenchman pulled the trigger and Cedciarul, who stored a bit of struggle figuring out he nonetheless had the entire hand. Ferrandis was capable of shortly build an insurmountable benefit. He continued his second victory within the final three motions, 10.6 seconds over the Cyan Cello, while Cooper adopted within the far third.

The trouble of 1-2 Cyan Culinary gave him the sixth general victory in his career, five of which have come this summer time alone. He also turned the 27th winner of 34 seasons in 250 class competitions in Southwick

”I'm making an attempt to make good selections [when I’m out there]. The extra I mature as a competitor, the extra you study [how to handle situations] "explained Cianciarulo. "I've managed that [second moto] for positive. I'm unsure if I have Dylan's fee of [second] motto. He deserved it. I tried to comply with, however I admit that I was somewhat drained. We depart right here with yet one more victory, and it’s superb, what we proceed as a staff. ”

Ferrand's victory in one other motto took him again in line (3-1), while Cooper earned his fifth general rating in the third (2-Three) of the season.

Cooper wins final week's third place
Photograph: Rich Shepherd

Cianciarulo was capable of improve his lead in 250 courses, the place he now has a 23-point lead over Cooper


Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship
MB Tractor and gear Southwick National
The Wick 338 – Southwick, Mass
June 29, 2019

450 Outcomes (Moto Finish)

  1. Marvin Musquin, France, KT M (1-2)
  2. Zach Osborne, Abingdon, Va., Husqvarna (Three-1)
  3. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Kawasaki (2-Three)
  4. Cooper Webb, Newport, NC, KTM (4-4)
  5. Jason Anderson, Edgewood, NM, Husqvarna (7-5) [19659034] Justin Barcia, Monroe, NY, Yamaha (6-6)
  6. Fredrik Noren, Sweden, Honda (5-6) 7)
  7. Dean Ferris, Australia, Yamaha (Eight-12)
  8. Ken Roczen, Germany, Honda (12-10)
  9. John Brief, Pilot Point, Texas, Honda (15-9)

450 Class Championships

  1. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Kawasaki – 257 [19659034] Marvin Musquin, France, KTM – 231
  2. Ken Roczen, Germany, Honda – 229 [19659034] ] Zach Osborne, Abingdon, Va., Husqvarna – 227
  3. Jason Anderson, Edgewood, NM, Husqvarna – 212
  4. Cooper Webb, Newport, NC, KTM-202
  5. Justin Barcia, Monroe, NY, Yamaha – 159
  6. Dean Ferris, Australia, Yamaha – 136
  7. Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, California, KTM – 131
  8. Justin Bogle, Cushing, Okla., KTM – 117

250 Class Results (Moto End)

  1. Adam Cianciarulo, Port Orange, Fla, Kawasaki (1-2)
  2. Dylan Ferrandis, France, Yamaha (Three-1)
  3. Justin Cooper, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, Yamaha (2-3)
  4. RJ Hampshire, Hudson, Fla., Honda (4-4)
  5. Shane McElrath, Canton, NC, KTM (6-7)
  6. ] Alex Martin, Millville, Minn. Suzuki (10-5)
  7. Brandon Hartranft, Brick, NJ, Yamaha (7-8)
  8. Colt Nichols, Muskogee, Okla., Yamaha (5-11)
  9. Cameron McAdoo, Sioux Metropolis, Iowa, M.Sc. (11-6)
  10. Jacob Hayes, Greensboro, NC, Yamaha (12-9)

250 Cl Championships

  1. Adam Cianciarulo, Port Orange, Fla., Kawasaki – 269
  2. Justin Cooper, Chilly Spring Harbor, NY, Yamaha – 246
  3. Dylan Ferrandis, France, Yamaha – 232
  4. Colt Nichols, Muskogee, Okla., Yamaha – 178
  5. Chase Sexton, La Moille, Ailing., Honda – 167
  6. RJ Hampshire, Hudson, Fla., Honda – 165
  7. Hunter Lawrence, Australia, Honda – 162 [19659034] Michael Mosiman, Sebastopol, California, Husqvarna – 148
  8. Alex Martin, Millville, Minn., Suzuki – 143
  9. Shane McElrath, Canton, NC, KTM – 108


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