Cycle Information Employees | January 30, 2021
2021 Indianapolis Supercross Rnd Four Outcomes: The Indiana 1 Supercross is within the books and one other new face made its manner onto the highest step of the 450SX-class podium.
Ken Roczen, on the HRC Honda, discovered himself in an analogous state of affairs that he was in on the earlier spherical in Houston (3)—main late within the race and below severe strain, this time, although, defending champ, Eli Tomac. However in contrast to final week the place lapped visitors hindered his progress and value him a seemingly certain win (to Cooper Webb), this time Roczen had a transparent monitor and managed to maintain Tomac at bay, crossing the end line simply 1.6 seconds forward of the Kawasaki rider. In consequence, Roczen turns into the fourth completely different rider in as many races to win a essential occasion this season and stretches out his factors result in six over final week’s winner Webb.
Tomac had two glorious possibilities to say his second win of the season however couldn’t capitalize. The primary got here when he pulled a uncommon (for him) holeshot, whereas Roczen struggled to discover a manner round Tomac’s Monster Power Kawasaki teammate Adam Cianciarulo, who was operating second. This gave Tomac the prospect to drag a slight lead over the pack, however then he threw it away when he washed out on the third lap, handing the lead over to Cianciarulo and second to Roczen. Tomac recovered in third. Ten laps later, each Roczen and Tomac bought round Cianciarulo in succession.
Tomac then discovered himself out in entrance once more when Roczen ran off the course, however the Kawasaki rider opened the door for Roczen when Tomac went large in a flip, permitting Roczen to dive beneath the champ and take again the lead.
From there, the race was all Roczen’s who held off Tomac the final 15 laps to take the win.
Webb snatched the final spot on the rostrum after getting round Cianciarulo 5 laps from the top.
Zach Osborne (Rockstar Power Husqvarna) had one of many rides of the evening. He bought a bit over-excited in the beginning, jumped too quickly, and bought caught within the beginning gate. He rounded the primary flip in useless final. On a monitor that some stated was troublesome to cross on, Osborne, nevertheless, made it look simple passing 10 riders on the primary lap (taking benefit of some riders that went down) after which one other 5 earlier than it was throughout to take fifth on the evening.
Dylan Ferrandis, Jason Anderson, Joey Savatgy, Aaron Plessinger, and Marvin Musquin rounded out the highest 10.
Justin Barcia (TLD/Pink Bull/GasGas) and Malcolm Stewart (Monster Power Star Racing Yamaha) tangled via the primary flip and dropped many positions. Stewart ended up 10th and Barcia 13th. Musquin and Plessinger have been additionally held up within the Barcia/Stewart incident.
Roczen heads into the following spherical on the identical venue subsequent Tuesday main the championship with a six-point lead over Webb and one other three-point over Tomac. Cianciarulo is fourth within the championship and Barcia, the previous factors chief, is now again in fifth.
Within the 250SX East essential occasion, Colt Nichols (Monster Power Star Racing Yamaha) captured his second consecutive win after main wire to wire, although he had shut firm for some time early within the race.
Nichols’ teammate Christian Craig got here round in second place however simply couldn’t match the tempo Nichols was setting and steadily noticed the hole between him and Nichols develop barely with every lap.
Michael Mosiman (TLD/Pink Bull/GasGas) lurked behind in third.
In the meantime, round-two winner Jett Lawrence (Honda HRC) struggled early within the race and located himself buried within the pack, however the younger Aussie slowly labored his technique to the entrance, making issues attention-grabbing late within the race when he caught third-place Mosiman, who was engaged on Craig.
With 4 laps to go, Lawrence bought round Mosiman and was quickly respiratory down Craig’s again. On the final lap, Lawrence made a determined try and cross Craig, however the two tangled and ran off the course, with Craig happening. Lawrence bought going first however not earlier than each Mosiman and Jo Shimoda (Monster Power/Professional Circuit/Kawasaki), who was operating a detailed fifth, rode previous, making it Nichols, Mosiman, Shimoda, Lawrence, and Craig the highest 5 finishers.
For Shimoda, it was his first profession podium in Supercross.
Mitchell Oldenburg, Thomas Do, John Brief, Josh Os, and Grant Harlan accomplished the highest 10.
Nichols and Craig got here into the race tied on the prime of the championship leaderboard however now Nichols heads into the following spherical with an eight-point lead over Craig, adopted Lawrence, who’s one other three factors again. Shimoda is fourth, one level forward of Mosiman.
2021 Monster Power AMA Supercross Sequence, an FIM World Championship
Spherical Four of 17
Lucas Oil Stadium
Outcomes: January 30, 2021
450SX Indy 1 Outcomes (High 10)
|1.||Ken Roczen||(Hon)||27 laps|
250SX East Indy 1 Outcomes (High 10)
|1.||Colt Nichols||(Yam)||20 laps|
|7.||Thomas Do||(KTM)||19 laps|
450SX Level Standings (After Four of 17 rounds)
|1.||Ken Roczen||(Hon)||86/1 win|
|2.||Cooper Webb||(KTM)||80/1 win|
|3.||Eli Tomac||(Kaw)||77/1 win|
|5.||Justin Barcia||(GG)||69/1 win|
250SX East Level Standings (After Four of 9 rounds)
|1.||Colt Nichols||(Yam)||96/2 wins|
|2.||Christian Craig||(Yam)||88/1 win|
|3.||Jett Lawrence||(Hon)||83/1 win|
2021 Indianapolis Supercross Rnd Four Outcomes: Qualifying is a wrap for spherical 4 of the 2021 Monster Power AMA Supercross Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Eli Tomac and Jett Lawrence have laid down the quickest occasions of their respective lessons.
Tomac (Monster Power Kawasaki) topped each 450SX timed periods and got here away with one of the best general time, however not a lot, as the highest 10 riders are all lined 47 seconds. Tomac’s 47.194 edged out Marvin Musquin’s (Pink Bull KTM) 47.363 and Zach Osborne’s (Rockstar Power Husqvarna) 47.384. Tenth-place Copper Webb (Pink Bull KTM), final week’s winner, is inside nine-10th of a second of Tomac. So, he is perhaps 10th quickest however Webb’s proper there.
Rockstar Power Husqvarna’s Dean Wilson is a scratch after pulling out of the primary free observe session. Wilson crashed throughout the week, injuring his knee, ankle, and toe (damaged). Wilson rode a couple of laps earlier than retiring again to the pits.
Within the 250SX East division, Jett Lawrence (Honda HRC) bought the job performed regardless of saying he’s nonetheless feeling the results of the crash he had final week. He stated he’s had remedy on the leg throughout the week and admitted that he’s nonetheless not 100% within the well being division, however it didn’t look that manner on the monitor. The younger Aussie edged out co-red-plate holder Christian Craig (Monster Power Star Racing Yamaha) roughly three-10ths of a second, intently adopted Michael Mosiman (TLD/Pink Bull/GasGas). Colt Nichols (Monster Power Star Racing Yamaha), the opposite red-plate wearer, is the fourth quickest and Jo Shimoda (Monster Power/Professional Circuit/Kawasaki) is the fifth quickest. The highest 4 riders are all throughout the 47-second bracket.
The category has formally misplaced a couple of of its heavy hitters. Austin Forker is out with a damaged collarbone that he suffered final week in Houston. He had surgical procedure and his return to the collection will not be recognized.
Additionally out is Rockstar Power Husqvarna’s RJ Hampshire who suffered accidents to each his fingers/wrist in his crash throughout observe final week at Houston. He too had surgical procedure and shall be out indefinitely.
And the collection a misplaced rookie Max Vohland. The Pink Bull KTM rider crashed in at the moment’s second 250SX qualifying session, which introduced out the purple flag. He was transported off the monitor with reportedly a hip harm. Vohland did, nevertheless, formally qualify for tonight’s program; he clicked off what can be the seventh-best time earlier than his fall. CN
450SX Mixed Qualifying (High 10) Indy 1
250SX Mixed Qualifying (High 10) Indy 1
Monster Power Supercross/Telecast Schedule
|Saturday, January 16||Houston (East)||NBCSN||6 p.m. ET|
|Tuesday, January 19||Houston (East)||NBCSN*||10:30 p.m. ET|
|Saturday, January 23||Houston (East)||NBCSN||Eight p.m. ET|
|Saturday, January 30||Indianapolis (East)||NBCSN||Eight p.m. ET|
|Saturday, January 31||Indianapolis (East)||NBC**||11 p.m. ET|
|Tuesday, February 2||Indianapolis (East)||NBCSN*||11 p.m. ET|
|Saturday, February 6||Indianapolis (East)||NBCSN||Eight p.m. ET|
|Saturday, February 13||Orlando (East)||NBCSN||7:30 p.m. ET|
|Saturday, February 20||Orlando (West)||NBCSN||7 p.m. ET|
|Saturday, March 6||Daytona (West)||NBCSN||7 p.m. ET|
|Saturday, March 13||Arlington (West)||NBCSN||7 p.m. ET|
|Tuesday, March 16||Arlington (West)||NBCSN*||10:30 p.m. ET|
|Saturday, March 20||Arlington (West)||NBCSN*||10:30 p.m. ET|
|Saturday, April 10||Atlanta (West)||NBC||Three p.m. ET|
|Tuesday, April 13||Atlanta (West)||NBCSN*||10 p.m. ET|
|Saturday, April 17||Atlanta (West)||NBCSN*||8:30 p.m. ET|
|Saturday, April 24||Salt Lake Metropolis (West)||NBCSN||7 p.m. ET|
|Saturday, Could 1||Salt Lake Metropolis (East)||NBCSN||10 p.m. ET|
|Sunday, Could 2||Salt Lake Metropolis (East/West)||NBC**||1:30 p.m. ET|