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Indianapolis SX RACE RECAP | 3/15/19

Indianapolis brought more of the same for Austin Forkner and the Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki team. At Indy, Austin won for the 5th time in the 250 East Supercross series. He struggled early on in the day, but in the main event, he was nearly flawless.

 

250 CLASS

Austin Forkner #24

In Indianapolis, Austin Forkner had to overcome a tough heat race on his way to the main. He suffered a rough crash and was also battling an illness. However, when the main started, any doubt of his readiness was quickly erased. He launched out of the gate to grab the holeshot. He led the entire race at a high pace and finished over 6 seconds ahead of the runner up. The win in Indianapolis gives Austin a 26 points lead with three races remaining.

 

Martin Davalos #73

In Indy, Martin Davalos was looking to rebound from a disappointing 10th place finish in Daytona. In the main, he got out to an excellent start. He quickly worked his way to 3rd and was riding on pace with the leaders. Towards the end of the race, two riders were able to pass but he held on to 5th to gain his 3rd top-five finish this season.

 

Chase Sexton #23

Chase Sexton continues to show his speed as he chases his first career win. The night couldn’t have started better as he won his first heat race convincingly. In the main, he quickly worked his way into 2nd place behind Austin Forkner. However, he was never able to reel in the race leader. His 2nd place in Indy makes it back-to-back 2nd place finishes for the Honda pilot. He now has four podiums on the year and moves into 2nd place in the points race.

 

450 CLASS

Ken Roczen #94

Ken Roczen struggled all night. In the main, he didn’t get the jump he needed. After one lap, he was in 8th. He attempted to work his way forward but was unable to make any momentum. He would hold 8th the entire race.

 

Chad Reed #22

The day after this birthday (3/15), Chad Reed was looking to keep the celebration going with a good performance in Indy. He had a solid start to his day – finishing 4th in his heat race and qualifying 9th overall. A podium finish would elude him this week due to a bit of bad luck. He would collide with another rider during the first lap. After remounting his bike, he was able to recover to finish just outside the top 10.

 

 

450 Class:

  • 8 – Ken Roczen (+ 42.269)
  • 11 – Chad Reed (1 lap)

250 Class:

  • 1 – Austin Forkner (20 laps)
  • 2 – Chase Sexton (+ 06.289)
  • 5 – Martin Davalos (+ 22.823)

 

WHAT'S NEXT

Next week, the east coast rides get a break as the west competitors get back to work. See you in Seattle for round 12.

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MADE FOR YOUR RIDE - Episode 1 | KIRT VOREIS | 3/6/19

Durability, Versatility or Mobility? For Kirt, riding in the high desert of California, with varying temps, sharp rocks, cacti, and the occasional zombie apocalypse, led him to select this kit. Like Kirt, you can mix and match our purpose-built collections to form a kit perfectly suited for your ride.

 

BUILD YOUR KIT

 

Defend riding conditions

 

“Conditions can change quickly in the desert. Having gear that has complete protection from the terrain but can keep your temperature controlled is a must!"


Kirt Voreis – MTB Legend

 

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"MTB Rider"
Loïc Bruni
WORLD CHAMPION
Loic was born in the south of France - French Riviera. Always happy, easy on the bike, Loic started to race in XC, DH and Trial. Training on famous home trails like Peille or Cap d'Ail, Loic signed his first contract for his first year as a Junior. He joined Sam Blenkinsop, his idol, and started to improve his speed and his race approach with him.

Better food, thinking about recovery, off time, and working with his best friend and Mechanic Jack Roure, Loic reached the Elite podium during his 2nd year as a Junior, in Windham USA. He became the World Champion in 2015, and after that he won his first World Cup stage in 2016, Cairns - Autralia.
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