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2019 Lucas Oil Professional Motocross Championship went to Mount Morris, High Point Raceway in Pennsylvania, and High Point National, and Monster Power / Kawasaki gained both categories. Each Eli Tomac (Three-2 450 MX) and Adam Cianciarulo (2-1 250 MX) placed Kawasaki in the higher stage of the podium and both left on the purple disk in hand.

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AC joined the 250MX award with two GEICO / Honda with Hunter Lawrence, who gained his first motto in moto 1 and Chase Sexton within the third. High Point marked AC's fourth win in a row to start out the 2019 season.

On the 450MX podium, Tomac had HRC / Honda's Ken Roczen second and Rockstar / Husqvarna Jason Anderson in third. The subsequent spherical in Florida, with Roczen and Tomac tied with 176 points, both have a pink plate on their machine.

View some quotes from podium finisher and some other riders from the quarter.

Tomac's work was consistent. Photograph: Octopi

Eli Tomac: (1. 450MX) “Within the competition, victory is a victory, and despite the fact that at this time was not probably the most lovely victory, we take it. In both mottos we have been slightly buried from the start and between the races and the Lapps, making it troublesome to go ahead. I used to be disenchanted at the prime of Moto 1 because I felt we had what we would have liked to move first, however it clearly returned us. I am proud in the present day to point out the wrestle and the truth that we depart right here at this time, sure for the championship. I'm excited for next week's event at Ranchi WW, I had fun once we competed within the GP & # 39; in 17 and often I enjoy the competitors every time we get to the sand! & # 39;

Adam Cianciarulo: (1st Place at 250 MX) ”In the first motto I obtained actually good luck as a result of I ran out of the gate and needed to hit the needle significantly within the first round to attempt to keep forward. The track was very arduous and I was making an attempt to be affected person. Coming to competitions up to now compared to the texture appears so totally different. It's an entire new environment. I consider for the primary time myself. Whenever you hit the bottom, it's onerous, but I have so many huge individuals. I might by no means have thought that I might go four in a row "

Ken Roczen: (second 450MX Journal)" I’m glad that at present we left the high notes. I had a brand new configuration in Florida and the weather sadly I just couldn’t put it in a really brief time, and I started here immediately. I fought all morning. We go to the primary motoon, we went again to Colorado settings, until I've made a number of klickerimuutoksia that I have been operating at residence. Nevertheless, it doesn't work for me in any respect. I didn't journey nicely and just went again to my first motto. The second motto went back to the entire of Colorado and it was good to see that we now have a really strong basis on which I can return. I knew precisely what the bike was going to do, and we had an unimaginable motto. I got here far behind after a nasty begin and came out with a motto and second with a podium. It was quite big. ”

Hunter Lawrence: (2nd Place at 250 MX)” I was pumped into it, had an amazing start and made two runs in the identical place to get lead. I smiled, but the last three rounds have been so onerous, every part and every thing goes by means of your mind. I feel it's inhumane when you don't – it's the first time I feel, you consider the staff, you assume the whole lot. I may need spent three seconds in a round to think about all these things, however then it’s a must to concentrate back on the job. Repeat the motto, consider me, I needed to win it, but the starting was not as stellar as the first, and I took too lengthy to get to Colti [Nichols]. Would have beloved to win the entire, but the moto victory is a large step for me so I'll take it. ”

The GEICO / Honda youth pulled out the motto and positioned two bikes on the rostrum for the primary time at 19 MX. Photograph: Honda

Chase Sexton: (3rd place in 250MX) “Before today, I felt very capable of doing this, able to beat mottoes, just need a better start. I was finally able to do it, I was right behind Adam [Cianciarulo, race winner]. He broke out. It was like the whole competition, I tried everything I could do to get him. The song was gnarly – we competed second today and the song was really hit. I felt good all day, was the fastest qualifier. This is definitely where I want to be every week, in front and fight for victory, so this is definitely progress. I really want to win one of these, though ”

Jason Anderson: (third place in 450MX)” The weekend was good, I really got here close to my first general. I have a reasonably good start right now and I’m glad with the best way through which rode. Enhancing each weekend and approaching victory. ”

Cooper Webb: (4th in 450MX)” At this time at High Point there was a a lot better day and an enormous flip for me. My start was nice all day, and I made a couple of errors, but I was joyful to battle in entrance of me like me. I even run another motto for about 20 minutes – up to now I haven't been capable of do it this season so it was nice. Fourth, my greatest entire, so it was a very good weekend and I just like the constructing here. ”

Zach Osborne: (fifth place at 450MX)” General, it was a reasonably constructive day, we made good modifications to the bike in the course of the week they usually turned good immediately. I just need to improve the primary couple of rounds, I have the situation right down to the final stretch, so I feel in good standing. I have good songs – this was a superb impression for me, however I just didn't make it happen, I might just acquire 5-4 as an excellent good day, robust factors and we simply hold transport. ”

Dylan Ferrandis: (4th in 250MX)“ I didn't feel comfortable with the bike for my first motto. I was in trouble a bit, but I was still third. In the second motto we changed my bike settings and it was better, but the start was not the best and I got the fifth position for a long time. I had to give everything I had to finish fourth, but unfortunately it wasn't enough to stop the box this weekend. Now for the next Jacksonville tour. ”

Roczen was uncomfortable sixth in moto 1, but shot back with moto 2 victory to maintain a few of the pink album. Photograph: Honda

Marvin Musquin: (6th in 450MX) ”It was a troublesome day. I felt good, however unfortunately I didn't get an excellent begin on my first motto, and I couldn't make good streaks instantly, so I misplaced plenty of time in the first rounds. Within the second motto I went out of the box and was actually aggressive and ran behind one other man. I used to be lifeless last and I returned seventh, so it's very disappointing as a result of I really like this monitor and I felt fairly good, however once I crash at first, there's nothing you can do. The primary six riders have been in entrance and the opening was too huge to catch them. ”

Colt Nichols: (5th in 250SX)“ The bike was great today, but the song was very challenging. It was really bumpy, with a lot of routines and making it more complicated. All in all, it was a good day. I pulled two really good beginnings. I was happy to lead some rounds on another motto, I just happened to be the fifth guy today. We made a lot of really good improvements and progress so I can't complain. ””

Joey Savatgy: (eighth in 450MX) ”As we speak was an ideal step in the proper path. After the Thunder Valley, I skilled a strong week of testing with my Monster Power Kawasaki in California and continued my work in Florida last week and I consider the results showed. Because of the damage I nonetheless competed again in shape, however the man to whom I am at this time, went to. The KX450 was a rocket ship; I’ve one other place in Moto 1 and Moto 2. I cannot thank my staff that I’ve worked arduous over the past two weeks to get me the comfort of driving a motorcycle. I'm wanting forward to the new seat next week at WW Ranch, as a result of it's near residence for me. ”

Justin Barcia: (10th in 450MX)“ Not the day we wanted. I struggled a little bit by acquiring and installing such things. We will definitely work hard and try to find out it's really good for Jacksonville. It is positive that I had a really good start on the second motto I. I didn't have a good and nice feeling in general. We need to re-group and set off the not-so-fine finishes and move on to the next weekend. I believe we can find out how to get this comfort and when the time is right we are there. All in all, not the best day, but a few positive things. We have to do a lot of work to get what we want to be. ”

RJ Hampshire: (sixth Place at 250 MX)” Was a troublesome crash on Thursday, literally half and left earlier than I made every week. Hit my head and hit my arm. No excuses, simply not all day. It felt just like the second I awakened. My visit was not good in any respect, and it took a while. Lacking a number of pals, however nonetheless not close to the velocity I should have been. I'll get better next weekend and turn round this problem ”

Cooper Webb begins to seek out its trust in SX. We expect it's just a matter of time before he struggles out of winnings. Photograph: Simon Cudby

Michael Mosiman: (Eighth 250MX) ”I wouldn't say it will be a nasty day. I felt like driving rather well, but the problem was that I needed to come by way of the package deal in each of the mottoes. My start was not good as we speak, but I returned to cease each motions contained in the top-10 and I know I have the velocity of the tempo of the leaders.

Justin Cooper: (9th in 250MX) “All in all, we just struggled at this time. The monitor was totally different and technical. I just couldn't show the circulate all day. It was one of the weekends that it is advisable study and progress. I can't await subsequent weekend. We transfer on from right here and return to the place we belong. "

Dean Ferris (11th place 450MX Journal)" Right now I’m a professional twelfth and went 11-11, so I feel that was the place in the intervening time. I actually struggled to go quicker with buddies, which was a disappointment for me, once I went so properly right here three years in the past. We hold forwarding and continuously striving for improvement. ””

Alex Martin: (11th in 250MX) ”The velocity was there however the dangerous begin keeps me back. I used to be wanting ahead to High Point. It's one in every of my favourite songs within the circle. I couldn't get out of the road and put myself in a great position. I ate rust all day and went to individuals. ”

Martin Davalos: (12th Place at 250 MX)” The weekend was undoubtedly higher than the last round, and I feel we will do even better as the season moves forward. I'm wanting ahead to the Florida round and see if the acquainted space helps me break into 10. ”

Mitchell Oldenburg: (15th in 250MX)” Immediately was an awesome welcome again outdoors. The first motto was pretty respectable. I used to be fairly happy with the tenth general competition once I wasn't in competitors for two years, however on the other motto I used to be pleasant in the middle packing group. I made a small mistake about four or five rounds once I left and turned. I’ve numerous work, a whole lot of enchancment this week, however I'm just excited to return to competition. I’m wanting ahead to going to Florida this weekend. ”

Kyle Peters: (17th in 250MX)” I waited for High Point after he had recovered from the downhill damage in the Pala space. I had good moments however then blocked my knee within the first round of the second motto. It was injury administration after that. ”

Jason Anderson has been spectacular in the meanwhile when he’s back in his SX. Photograph: Simon Cudby

Jordan Bailey: (18th Place at 250 MX) ”We had somewhat drawback with Moto 1 and couldn't end. We moved the whole lot by bike and we made it to the other motto, which I’m grateful. We rode higher, did some routes, and typically it was a step in the fitting path. Thank you to everyone who acquired my bike ready for an additional. I'm wanting ahead to WW Ranch in my hometown of Florida next spherical! ”

Ty Masterpool: (19th in 250MX)” At the moment we went via loads of accidents. I went to the first motto that was wild however I get experience. I look ahead to constructing it subsequent weekend in Florida. ”

Christian Craig: (DNS in 250MX)” I had an amazing couple of weeks at High Point and I used to be wanting forward to many enhancements from the Thunder Valley. Sadly, I went really arduous within the first follow. I attempted to expel it and go out for an additional apply, however I knew it didn't happen after the round. I'm just repressed, but again disillusioned. This yr has not been good for me however I can turn it on. ”

Kyle Chisholm: (21st at 450MX)” I had a rough day. Only once I was on the bike for a few days and not as prepared as I might have needed, as a result of the filling time happened so instantly, I struggled. I had a hard time on the monitor. High Point is traditionally troublesome. I know for positive that I can do higher. The staff worked exhausting and did a great job of getting me as snug as I might be. We have now a plan to get the bike set up for me a bit of more this week and I’ll do my greatest to cease where I belong to this next Florida competitors. ”


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