RedBud MX, Buchanan, MI — July 6, 2019
Motocross fans enjoyed a great day of racing at the Circle K RedBud Nationals. The 7th Round of the 2019 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship saw favorites Eli Tomac and Dylan Ferrandis take the overall wins.
Cooper Webb(2) posted the fastest lap in 450 MX qualifying, Eli Tomac(1) qualified 4th.
|1||Cooper Webb||2:05.121||Newport, NC||KTM 450 SX-F FE|
|2||Marvin Musquin||2:05.179||La Reole, France||KTM 450 SX-F FE|
|3||Ken Roczen||2:05.849||Mattstedt, Germany||Honda CRF450|
|4||Eli Tomac||2:06.450||Cortez, CO||Kawasaki KX|
|5||Joey Savatgy||2:07.343||Thomasville, GA||Kawasaki KX|
Two Michigan riders made the feature event, Bradley Esper(727) from Howell, MI and Jerry Lorenz III(881) of Morrice, MI.
450 MX Moto 1
Cooper Webb took the holeshot from Justin Bogle(19) at the start of Moto 1.
But, Bogle quickly moved past and took the early lead. Marvin Musquin(25) was making a move towards the front, got caught up in traffic, and went down with the bike on top trapping him. Course workers freed Musquin and he returned to the race in last place.
Riding confident Eli Tomac moved to the front and built a solid lead to take the win. Jason Anderson(21) and Webb joined Tomac on the podium. Musquin worked his way through traffic to finish 7th.
|1||Eli Tomac||2:06.576||17 Laps||Cortez, CO||Kawasaki KX|
|2||Jason Anderson||2:06.726||+06.364||Edgewood, NM||Husqvarna FC 450|
|3||Cooper Webb||2:06.698||+09.642||Newport, NC||KTM 450 SX-F FE|
|4||Justin Bogle||2:06.763||+38.488||Cushing, OK||KTM 450 SX-F|
|5||Blake Baggett||2:07.890||+49.818||Grand Terrace, CA||KTM 450 SX-F FE|
450 MX Moto 2
Musquin came back to win Moto 2. However, another solid performance by Tomac secured a 2nd place to give him the overall title. Ken Roczen(94) finished on the podium in Moto 2 taking the 3rd spot.
|1||Marvin Musquin||2:09.209||16 Laps||La Reole, France||KTM 450 SX-F FE|
|2||Eli Tomac||2:08.341||+06.297||Cortez, CO||Kawasaki KX|
|3||Ken Roczen||2:09.058||+16.575||Mattstedt, Germany||Honda CRF450|
|4||Jason Anderson||2:09.540||+29.167||Edgewood, NM||Husqvarna FC 450|
|5||Cooper Webb||2:11.179||+41.242||Newport, NC||KTM 450 SX-F FE|
|1||Eli Tomac||Cortez, CO||1 – 2||Kawasaki KX|
|2||Jason Anderson||Edgewood, NM||2 – 4||Husqvarna FC 450|
|3||Marvin Musquin||La Reole, France||7 – 1||KTM 450 SX-F FE|
|4||Cooper Webb||Newport, NC||3 – 5||KTM 450 SX-F FE|
|5||Ken Roczen||Mattstedt, Germany||6 – 3||Honda CRF450|
|6||Justin Bogle||Cushing, OK||4 – 6||KTM 450 SX-F|
|7||Blake Baggett||Grand Terrace, CA||5 – 9||KTM 450 SX-F FE|
|8||Benny Bloss||Oak Grove, MO||9 – 8||KTM 450 SX-F FE|
|9||Dean Wilson||Glasgow, United Kingdom||12 – 7||Husqvarna FC 450|
|10||Fredrik Noren||Sweden||8 – 13||Suzuki RM-Z450|
Bradley Esper finished 30th overall and Jerry Lorenz III placed 40th.
Qualifying for the 250 MX Feature was a real battle between Dylan Ferrandis(34), Justin Cooper(32), and Adam Cianciarulo(92). All three riders posted a time under 2:10.
|1||Dylan Ferrandis||2:08.322||Avignon, France||Yamaha YZ250F|
|2||Justin Cooper||2:09.079||Cold Spring Harbor, NY||Yamaha YZ250F|
|3||Adam Cianciarulo||2:09.305||Port Orange, FL||Kawasaki KX250F|
|4||Mitchell Oldenburg||2:10.431||Alvord, TX||Yamaha YZ250F|
|5||Jordan Bailey||2:10.727||Orlando, FL||Husqvarna FC 250|
Michigan riders Jeffrey Walker(841) of Ottawa Lake and Joey Crown(89) from Metamora made the 250 MX feature. Howell’s Matt Klann(164) qualified 58th placing him in the Last Chance Consolation race where he finished 20th and out of the feature event.
250 MX Motos
Dylan Ferrandis left no doubt as to who would win the overall title of the 250 MX. He finished 1st in both Moto 1 & 2 to take home the hardware. Cooper and Cianciarulo joined Ferrandis on the podium as the trio completely dominated the event.
|1||Dylan Ferrandis||Avignon, France||1 – 1||Yamaha YZ250F|
|2||Adam Cianciarulo||Port Orange, FL||5 – 2||Kawasaki KX250F|
|3||Justin Cooper||Cold Spring Harbor, NY||3 – 6||Yamaha YZ250F|
|4||R.J. Hampshire||Hudson, FL||2 – 8||Honda CRF250|
|5||Hunter Lawrence||Landsborough, Queensland, Australia||8 – 4||Honda CRF250|
|6||Ty Masterpool||Paradise, TX||4 – 11||Yamaha YZ250F|
|7||Colt Nichols||Muskogee, OK||11 – 5||Yamaha YZ250F|
|8||Michael Mosiman||Sebastopol, CA||10 – 7||Husqvarna FC 250|
|9||Brandon Hartranft||Brick, NJ||6 – 12||Yamaha YZ250F|
|10||Cameron McAdoo||Sioux City, IA||9 – 10||KTM 250 SX-F FE|
The 125 All-Star Race
Justin Cokinos won the 125 All-Star Race. Michigan’s Todd DeHoop, the former National Champion in the 125 AMA East Coast MX series, finished 15th.