News 17 Mar 2019

Musquin breaks through for Indianapolis supercross victory

Forkner extends 250SX East points lead with commanding win.

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Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Marvin Musquin has broken through to claim his first win of the 2019 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship at Indianapolis’ 11th round.

The Frenchman put on a stellar display, securing the hole-shot before going onto win by 2.449s over Rocky Mountain ATV/MC KTM’s Blake Baggett, who safely edged out points leader Cooper Webb (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing).

Daytona victor Eli Tomac (Monster Energy Kawasaki) was fourth followed by Justin Barcia (Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing) in fifth, marking a strong return from the sidelines. Australia’s Chad Reed (JGRMX Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing) was 11th in the main event.

In the 250SX East category, Austin Forkner (Pro Circuit Monster Energy Kawasaki) continued his winning ways, taking out a commanding 6.289s win over Chase Sexton (Geico Honda) while also extending his points lead to 26.

Monster Energy Yamalube Yamaha Star Racing duo Justin Cooper and Mitchell Oldenburg were third and fourth respectively, as Martin Davalos (Pro Circuit Monster Energy Kawasaki) locked out the top five. The AMA Supercross series now heads to Seattle next weekend for round 12.

Detailed results