Monday, June 15, 2015

The Others...High Point.

High Point is a staple in motocross history. Round 5 of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship took to the Pennsylvania track and provided us with some great racing and proved that either championship is gas from over.

Photo: @izzi.rides

When Marvin Musquin is on, watch out! He'd go 1-1 on the day as a couple bad starts would leave Jeremy Martin fighting for a podium spot. His 4-4 motos would secure him 3rd overall behind Husqvarna rider Zack Osborne.

One of the coolest things this week was watching Jeremy Martin battle with his brother Alex. Alex put his Cycle Trader, Rock River , Yamaha one spot in front and behind his brother in the motos. His 3-5 scores were good enough for 4th overall.

As I said last week. This 450 class is just getting warmed up. Ryan Dungey came out on fire in Moto 1. Something we normally don't see in Dungey is him charging through the pack, but he'd go from just inside the top 10 to a moto 1 win. If Ken Roczen wanted the overall he'd have to better his 1st moto result, and that he did. Roczen looks good! He's not gaining ground now, but he will start putting things together. Husqvarna looked good in this class as well. Jason Anderson took 3rd overall, but it was his teammate Christophe Pourcel who'd score a 3rd in moto 1 and 4th overall.

This week my privateer shoutout goes to Gared Steinke. "Steinke Dog" brought a sweet sound to the 250 class this week as he'd qualify on a YZ125 two stroke. He'd pin that bike around for 27-27 moto scores. Very cool and very impressive. Gared is looking to do a few more rounds on the Thermotec Yamaha so listen for that crisp sound and the sent of premix.

Photo: Chris Ganz (Browndogwilson)

And now, The Others.

250
20. 74 Zack Williams
21. 78 Preston Mull
22. 95 Nick Gaines
23. 79 Jace Owen
24. 987 Matthew Babbitt
25. 77 Justin Starling
26. 434 Daniel Baker
27. 726 Gared Steinke
28. 376 Chris Canning
29. 927 Jamal Porter
30. 367 Hunter Sayles
31. 128 Alex Frye
32. 273 Conner Elliot
33. 450 Hayden Mellross
34. 359 Roland Beck Jr
35. 332 Jeremy Hand
36. 959 Max Groom
37. 270 Jacob Runkles
38. 449 Dakota Kessler
39. 150 William Duffy
40. 900 Michael McDade

450
20. 253 John Short
21. 285 Tony Archer
22. 348 Jason Brooks
23. 548 Broc Schmelyun 
24. 123 Kevin Rookstool 
25. 975 Jake Loberg
26. 69 Ronnie Stewart
27. 393 Daniel Herrlein
28. 224 Heath Harrison
29. 918 Michael Akaydin
30. 131 Noah Mcconahy
31. 309 Jeremy Smith
32. 566 Carson Tickle
33. 588 Dylan Slusser
34. 230 Travis Sewell
35. 265 Nick Fratz-Orr
36. 76 Evgeny Mikhaylov 
37. 244 Ryan Zimmer 
38. 58 Killy Rusk
39. 22 Chad Reed
40. 310 Shane Durham

The series takes a one week break now and will return at Budds Creek in Maryland for round 6.

-Kyle Pesci

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