News 3 Jun 2019
Roczen reclaims points lead with Thunder Valley victory
Cianciarulo wins 250MX as Australia’s Ferris records top 10 result.
Team Honda HRC’s Ken Roczen has reclaimed the 450MX points lead after securing victory at Thunder Valley’s third round of the 2019 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship.
The German ace put on a stellar display in difficult conditions, winding up with a 1-2 scorecard to comfortably edge out two-time defending champion Eli Tomac (Monster Energy Kawasaki), who completed the day with 5-1 results.
Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing rookie Zach Osborne earned his maiden premier class podium, as Jason Anderson (Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing) and Marvin Musquin (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) locked out the top five.
Australian Dean Ferris (Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing) rode this best overall score of the season, earning with eighth with 6-9 results, as compatriot Todd Waters (Husqvarna) was 14th with a pair of 14th place race results.
In the 250MX category, Adam Cianciarulo (Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki) emerged with his third-consecutive victory, notching up a 2-1 scorecard to earn the win on countback over Justin Cooper (Monster Energy Yamalube Yamaha Star Racing), who went 1-2.
Michael Mosiman (Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing) was third ahead of Dylan Ferrandis (Monster Energy Yamalube Yamaha Star Racing) and Chase Sexton (Geico Honda), while Australian contenders Hunter Lawrence (Geico Honda) and Wilson Todd (Red Bull TLD KTM) were eighth and 15th respectively. The Pro Motocross championship now heads to High Point on 16 June.