Marvin Musquin Wins St. Louis Supercross Triple Crown Event

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Dome at America’s Center, St. Louis, MO — April 9, 2022

After a week off, the Monster Energy AMA Supercross series resumes in the Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis with a “Triple Crown” night of racing. Two riders, Cooper Webb in the 450SX class and Cameron McAdoo will not be competing due to injuries.

St. Louis Track Map / Illustration Courtesy of Feld Entertainment

The 250SX East riders are back this week before the East/West Showdown in Atlanta on Easter weekend.  With McAdoo out, Lawrence is set to walk away with the top spot among the East competitors.

250SX Race One

RJ Hampshire(24) was the fastest qualifier heading into the evening session. He took the holeshot and built a lead early in the moto. Jett Lawrence(18) rode off to a poor start and found himself in 11th position early.

Mitchell Oldenburg(54) moved to second and Lawrence fought his way up to third at the midpoint of the race. Hampshire missed a jump and landed on a tuff block causing him to hit the dirt. Oldenburg and Lawrence passed before he could remount and get running again.

As he has consistently, Hampshire rode to the front and passed for the lead to take the win in Race One, Hampshire recovered to run down Oldenburg for the second spot.

Race One Results

POS. # RIDER
 1 18 Jett Lawrence
 2 24 RJ Hampshire
 3 54 Mitchell Oldenburg
 4 11 Kyle Chisholm
 5 715 Phillip Nicoletti
 6 90 Jordon Smith
 7 52 Kyle Peters
 8 81 Jace Owen
 9 460 Michael Hicks
 10 70 Ramyller Alves

250SX Race Two

The same trio that put on the battle for the lead in Race One resumed the action in the second event of the triple crown. Hampshire, Oldenburg, and Lawrence ran one-two-three early. Unfortunately, the red flag was displayed for Kyle Peters who lay injured on the track requiring a complete restart.

On the second gate drop, Hampshire again grabbed the holeshot. Oldenburg followed, but Lawrence was stuck back in sixth place. Lawrence slowly moved up to pass Oldenburg and challenge Hampshire for the top spot.

Jett Lawrence / Photo Courtesy of Feld Entertainment

Faster through the whoops section, Lawrence took over the lead at the halfway point of the race. He built the interval over the final five minutes and Race Two finished in the same order as the first moto.

Race Two Results

POS. # RIDER
1 18 Jett Lawrence
 2 24 RJ Hampshire
 3 54 Mitchell Oldenburg
 4 11 Kyle Chisholm
 5 90 Jordon Smith
 6 80 Enzo Lopes
 7 38 Joshua Varize
 8 81 Jace Owen
 9 331 Derek Drake
 10 715 Phillip Nicoletti

250SX Race Three

All Jett Lawrence had to do was avoid a serious mishap and post a finish in the top 3 to take the overall win. He got off to a slow start and was 12th around the first turn as Hampshire again led the pack of riders.

Lawrence compounded his problems by hitting another bike at the end of the whoops and going down on the first lap. Relegated to the rear of the field he was in real trouble. At the front Pierce Brown(44) passed Hampshire for the lead, but it was short-lived as he caught a rut and went down returning Hampshire to the top spot.

Hampshire got the win with Phillip Nicoletti(715) in second and Kyle Chisholm(11) in third. Lawrence managed to work his way up to fifth, but that was not enough as RJ Hamshire used two seconds and a win to take the overall victory, his first feature win in the 250SX class.

Race Three Results

POS. # RIDER
1 24 RJ Hampshire
 2 715 Phillip Nicoletti
 3 11 Kyle Chisholm
 4 54 Mitchell Oldenburg
 5 18 Jett Lawrence
 6 44 Pierce Brown
 7 331 Derek Drake
 8 38 Joshua Varize
 9 81 Jace Owen
 10 72 John Short

Jett Lawrence took the overall second spot with Mitchell Oldenburg in the final podium position.

250SX East Regional Results

POS. # RIDER HOMETOWN BIKE MOTO 1 MOTO 2 MOTO 3 POINTS
 1 24 RJ Hampshire Minneola, FL Husqvarna FC 250 2 2 1 26
 2 18 Jett Lawrence Zephyrhills, FL Honda CRF250R 1 1 5 23
 3 54 Mitchell Oldenburg Aledo, TX Honda CRF250R 3 3 4 21
 4 11 Kyle Chisholm Valrico, FL Yamaha YZ250F 4 4 3 19
 5 715 Phillip Nicoletti Bethel, NY Yamaha YZ250F 5 10 2 18
 6 90 Jordon Smith Ochlocknee, GA Honda CRF250R 6 5 11 17
 7 81 Jace Owen Mattoon, IL Yamaha YZ250F 8 8 9 16
 8 38 Joshua Varize Perris, CA Husqvarna FC 250 18 7 8 15
 9 72 John Short Pilot Point, TX Honda CRF250R 12 13 10 14
 10 70 Ramyller Alves Coconut Creek, FL KTM 250 SX-F 10 11 15 13
 11 331 Derek Drake Lake Elsinore, CA Suzuki RM-Z250 22 9 7 12
 12 80 Enzo Lopes Indian Trail, NC Yamaha YZ250F 20 6 12 11
 13 519 Joshua Cartwright Fort Worth, TX Kawasaki KX250 11 14 13 10
 14 460 Michael Hicks Fenton, MO KTM 250 SX-F 9 15 14 9
 15 39 Jarrett Frye Mechanicsville, MD Honda CRF250R 13 12 16 8
 16 44 Pierce Brown Sandy, UT GASGAS MC 250F 21 22 6 7
 17 192 Jack Chambers Auburndale, FL KTM 250 SX-F 17 16 17 6
 18 52 Kyle Peters Greensboro, NC Honda CRF250R 7 21 22 5
 19 604 Max Miller Springfield, OR KTM 250 SX-F 14 20 18 4
 20 194 Lance Kobusch Malakoff, TX Honda CRF250R 15 18 20 3
 21 63 Jeremy Hand Mantua, OH Honda CRF250R 19 17 19 2
 22 330 Aj Catanzaro Reston, VA Honda CRF250R 16 19 21 1

 

250SX East Points Standings

POS. # RIDER TOTAL POINTS
 1 18 Jett Lawrence 148
 2 48 Cameron McAdoo 114
 3 24 Rj Hampshire 107
 4 90 Jordon Smith 95
 5 44 Pierce Brown 94
 6 80 Enzo Lopes 92
 7 54 Mitchell Oldenburg 89
 8 715 Phillip Nicoletti 76
 9 81 Jace Owen 71
 10 50 Stilez Robertson 67
 11 38 Joshua Varize 63
 12 331 Derek Drake 61
 13 11 Kyle Chisholm 46
 14 72 John Short 44
 15 6 Jeremy Martin 42
 16 129 Henry Miller 41
 17 33 Austin Forkner 39
 18 140 Cullin Park 30
 19 52 Kyle Peters 25
 20 285 Marshal Weltin 25

 

450SX

The first 450SX Class race held in St. Louis was on April 27, 1996, and Jeff Emig won on a Kawasaki. Emig’s victory broke Jeremy McGrath’s 13-race win streak that began at the season opener. Ricky Carmichael would later tie the record in 2001 winning his ninth in a row in St. Louis and 13th in the finale.

Top Winners in St. Louis

Ricky Carmichael: 4 (’01-’02, ’05, ’07)
Chad Reed: 4 (’03-’04, ’06, ’09)
Jeremy McGrath: 3 (’97, ’99-’00)
Ryan Dungey: 3 (’10, ’15-’16)
Eli Tomac: 2 (’17-’18)
450SX Class: First Time Winners in St. Louis

450SX Race One

Chase Sexton(23) blasted out of the gate to grab the holeshot while championship leader Eli Tomac started in the sixth position. Marvin Musquin(25) and Malcolm Stewart(27) settled into the second and third spots.

Sexton grew his lead throughout the race, as Tomac worked his way into fourth. Dean Wilson(15) suffered a wicked crash and had trouble getting up from laying on his back in the dirt. Fortunately, he landed off the track, and emergency crews had to respond to assist the injured rider.

Sexton was never challenged, Musquin and Stewart preserved their podium positions. Tomac made a run at Stewart on the final lap but ended up settling for the fourth spot.

Race One Results

POS. # RIDER
1 23 Chase Sexton
 2 25 Marvin Musquin
 3 27 Malcolm Stewart
 4 3 Eli Tomac
 5 51 Justin Barcia
 6 21 Jason Anderson
 7 10 Justin Brayton
 8 62 Vince Friese
 9 41 Brandon Hartranft
 10 200 Ryan Breece

450SX Race Two

Marvin Musquin grabbed the early lead in Race Two and Jason Anderson(21) made an appearance among the leaders running in second. Tomac started in 12, not pushing the envelope, as he holds a huge point lead coming into the night.

Marvin Musquin / Photo Courtesy of Feld Entertainment

Malcolm Stewart went down early as he clipped a tuff block and lost his balance. Twisting his leg with the bike ending up on top of him, Stewart needed help exiting the track. After three laps he returned to check out his condition but retired to the paddock after riding just a portion of the track.

Race One winner Chase Sexton settled into the third spot as the pack spread out with no serious challenges for positions. The top three rode smart and steady to the checkered flag. Tomac worked his way through the field to another fourth-place finish.

Race Two Results

POS. # RIDER
1 25 Marvin Musquin
 2 21 Jason Anderson
 3 23 Chase Sexton
 4 3 Eli Tomac
 5 51 Justin Barcia
 6 62 Vince Friese
 7 10 Justin Brayton
 8 41 Brandon Hartranft
 9 19 Justin Bogle
 10 61 Fredrik Noren

450SX Race Three

Eli Tomac earned the holeshot at the start of the Race Three and quickly checked out. Musquin settled into second with Anderson third. Malcolm Stewart returned from the crash in Race Two to run in the fourth position early.

Tomac walked off with the win, Musquin’s second-place finish earned him the overall win on the evening, and Sexton finished third to secure his podium position.

450 SX Podium / Photo Courtesy of Feld Entertainment

Race Three Results

POS. # RIDER
1 3 Eli Tomac
 2 25 Marvin Musquin
 3 23 Chase Sexton
 4 51 Justin Barcia
 5 21 Jason Anderson
 6 27 Malcolm Stewart
 7 10 Justin Brayton
 8 19 Justin Bogle
 9 41 Brandon Hartranft
 10 62 Vince Friese

 

450SX Overall Results

POS. # RIDER HOMETOWN BIKE MOTO 1 MOTO 2 MOTO 3 POINTS
 1 25 Marvin Musquin Corona, CA KTM 450 SX-F FE 2 1 2 26
 2 23 Chase Sexton Clermont, FL Honda CRF450R WE 1 3 3 23
 3 3 Eli Tomac Cortez, CO Yamaha YZ450F 4 4 1 21
 4 21 Jason Anderson Rio Rancho, NM Kawasaki KX450SR 6 2 5 19
 5 51 Justin Barcia Greenville, FL GASGAS MC 450F 5 5 4 18
 6 10 Justin Brayton Charlotte, NC Honda CRF450R 7 7 7 17
 7 62 Vince Friese Menifee, CA Honda CRF450R 8 6 10 16
 8 41 Brandon Hartranft Brick, NJ Suzuki RM-Z450 9 8 9 15
 9 27 Malcolm Stewart Haines City, FL Husqvarna FC 450 RE 3 19 6 14
 10 19 Justin Bogle Wesley Chapel, FL Suzuki RM-Z450 17 9 8 13
 11 78 Cade Clason Chesterfield, SC Honda CRF450R 11 12 11 12
 12 61 Fredrik Noren Indian Trail, NC KTM 450 SX-F 13 10 12 11
 13 95 Justin Starling Deland, FL GASGAS MC 450F 12 13 14 10
 14 200 Ryan Breece Athol, ID Yamaha YZ450F 10 11 18 9
 15 73 Benny Bloss Oak Grove, MO KTM 450 SX-F 14 18 13 8
 16 67 Logan Karnow Amherst, OH Kawasaki KX450 15 15 15 7
 17 87 Alex Ray Milan, TN Honda CRF450R 19 14 16 6
 18 55 Justin Rodbell Prince Frederick, MD Kawasaki KX450 16 16 19 5
 19 722 Adam Enticknap Lompoc, CA Suzuki RM-Z450 18 17 17 4
 20 848 Joan Cros Manlleu, BC Kawasaki KX450 21 20 20 3
 21 26 Alex Martin Clermont, FL Yamaha YZ450F 20 22 22 2
 22 15 Dean Wilson Murrieta, CA Husqvarna FC 450 RE 22 21 21 1

 

450SX Points Standings

POS. # RIDER SEASON POINTS
 1 3 Eli Tomac 302
 2 21 Jason Anderson 246
 3 51 Justin Barcia 240
 4 27 Malcolm Stewart 235
 5 25 Marvin Musquin 232
 6 1 Cooper Webb 208
 7 23 Chase Sexton 206
 8 15 Dean Wilson 152
 9 14 Dylan Ferrandis 141
 10 94 Ken Roczen 133
 11 41 Brandon Hartranft 125
 12 10 Justin Brayton 116
 13 12 Shane McElrath 101
 14 19 Justin Bogle 98
 15 7 Aaron Plessinger 97
 16 62 Vince Friese 81
 17 11 Kyle Chisholm 69
 18 95 Justin Starling 65
 19 78 Cade Clason 64
 20 26 Alex Martin 62