This past weekend marked the start of the 2019 Supercross series. The stage was set in Anaheim, California to see what the New Year would bring the top supercross riders in the world.
In the 450 Class, we would see Ken Roczen and Chad Reed lining up, as well as Adam Cianciarulo and Garrett Marchbanks lining up in the 250 class.
Team Geico Honda rider’s RJ Hampshire and Cameron McAdoo would also be there in the Fox V3 helmet.
There was a chance of rain that did materialize during the second qualifying session of the day, and eventually, let up and lead into what appeared to be a dry night of racing, but it wouldn’t last long. The rain started to come down as the 450 riders lined up in their heat races.
In the 450 class, Ken Roczen got out to a great start in his heat race and would go on to win. Chad Reed would have to work his way through the LCQ to get into the main.
In the 450 Main, Ken was off to a good start and worked his way to the front of the pack. He would go on to finish 2nd and escape the rain at A1, earning valuable points towards the championship. Chad Reed got stuck in a first run pile up and would eventually work his way to 9th. A great finish considering the conditions.
In the 250 class, Adam got a good start in his heat and worked his way to the front to take the win. Garrett Marchbanks would finish 6th and transfer directly to the main in his supercross debut. RJ Hampshire won his heat race and transferred directly to the main.
In the 250 Main, AC appeared to have the holeshot but lost control going into the first turn and nearly crashed. He eventually worked his way back to the front of the pack. However, a mid-race collision with RJ Hampshire would push him back. He put on another charge and finished the race in 5th. RJ finished in 4th, Garrett Marchbanks in 6th and Cameron McAdoo in 11th.
On to Phoenix this weekend!
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The passion for two wheels starts at an early age and really never goes away. At Fox, that passion drives us to create great products to give you the best ride ever. Introducing the Fox Racing 2019 Motocross gear collection. From revitalized graphics and colors to revolutionary new gear and apparel, the MX19 Collection is designed to give you the best ride ever. MX19 is Made for Motocross.
FOX MX19 GEARSETS
Motocross racewear is the cornerstone of what we do at Fox Racing. So for 2019, we gave it special attention. This year, the Flexair, 360 and 180 gearsets feature rich color treatments, dynamic graphics and premium trim to match their technical prowess. With a ton of colors and graphic options, the choice is yours whether you want to mix & match or coordinate your gear set combo.
FOX MX19 HELMETS
The MX19 collection highlights our continued effort to elevate the performance of motocross helmets for riders of all skill levels. The all-new 2019 Fox V1 Helmet punctuates this goal. The addition of the patented Magnetic Visor Release System (MVRS) to the V1 Helmet brings a new level of safety to the entry-level helmet market. Available in both youth and adult sizes. And with fresh graphics on the V3, V2, & V1 helmets, the 2019 helmet collection has something for every rider.
FOX MX19 JERSEYS
The Fox MX19 motocross jersey collection sees revitalized graphics and colors on the Flexair, 360 and 180 jerseys. Our most proven, the pro-level Flexair jersey, receives a new sleeve, cuff and collar construction that gives you a more fitted style without sacrificing performance or comfort.
FOX MX19 PANTS
Each jersey in the Fox MX19 collection has a motocross pant to match, so you can rock a fully coordinated look on the track. Back for 2019 are the championship proven Flexair pants, durable and flexible 360 pants, and the tried-and-true 180 pants. Each line received fresh colors and graphics to elevate their innovative construction.
FOX MX19 BOOTS
The Fox MX19 motocross boot collection includes the return of the race-proven Instinct boot in fresh colors as well as the addition of the brand-new Comp boot. This innovative entry-level motocross boot features a new internal lacing system and ActiveLock™ technology. ActiveLock™ gives you "broken in" flexibility with an ultra-secure fit.
Ken Roczen views the world through a different lens. After what would have been a career ending injury for most, Ken Roczen saw himself back on the bike and back at the gate. We worked tirelessly with Ken inside our MOTO-X LAB to create a goggle to suit his vision. The Vue goggle features unmatched field of vision, an injection molded Polycarbonate lens and our exclusive TruLock quick change lens system. Now, you can see the same possibilities as Ken Roczen.
“Getting the widest field of vision was really critical for me. We went through several rounds of samples to get it right. I am really happy with the final product.” – Ken Roczen.
“Ken really pushed the team on the Vue goggle project. His input and direct communication with our design and development team really elevated the entire process. We are very proud to see the Vue goggle come to life at A1 on Kenny.”
– Mark Finley, Global Director Fox Racing