News 10 Feb 2019

Webb clinches Minneapolis supercross victory

Forkner opens 250SX East championship with top honours.

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Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Cooper Webb has earned his third main event victory of the season at Minneapolis’ sixth round of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross and FIM World Championship.

The number two put on a stellar display, recording a three-second win over Team Honda HRC’s Ken Roczen, who was able to regain the points in the process – he leads Webb by one point.

Marvin Musquin (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) was third ahead of premier class rookie Joey Savatgy (Monster Energy Kawasaki) and Justin Brayton (Smarttop Bull Frog Spas Honda), while former points leader Eli Tomac (Monster Energy Kawasaki) was sixth followed by Australia’s Chad Reed (JGRMX Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing) in Seventh.

Austin Forkner (Pro Circuit Monster Energy Kawasaki) opened the 250SX East championship with top honours, taking a convincing six-second victory over TLD Red Bull KTM’s Jordon Smith.

Monster Energy Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha’s Justin Cooper closed out the podium in third, followed by Alex Martin (JGRMX Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing) and Chase Sexton (Geico Honda). The AMA Supercross series heads to Arlington in Texas next weekend for round seven.

Detailed results