Triple Crown Night for AMA Supercross at Indy, Jett Lawrence Wins Again

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Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN March 16, 2024

It is Triple Crown race night for AMA Supercross in Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis. Enough Said! Let’s get to it.

250SX East Moto One

Jalek Swoll(33) earned the holeshot for the first moto of the evening. He was quickly swallowed up by Daxton Bennick(59), Cameron McAdoo(63), and Tom Vialle(16), the early leaders of the race. Haiden Deegan(38) started in fifth.

In the first two minutes of the moto McAdoo and Vialle rode to the front with Deegan trying to work his way up to contend with the leaders. Bennick went down in the sand section and Deegan was able to take over the third spot. He trailed McAdoo by three seconds.

Max Anstie(37) rode into the fourth position, but he was three seconds behind Deegan and losing time to the top three.

Deegan closed on Vialle and almost caught him at the end of the whoops section. He had to apply the front brake hard to avoid a collision. Again, in the whoops, just as the timed portion of the moto was running out, Vialle got crossed up and crashed. Deegan passed, as did Seth Hammaker, who had worked his way up to the fourth position.

McAdoo held on for the win in Moto One, Deegan finished second, and Hammaker third.

Results of 250SX East Moto One

POS. # RIDER BIKE INTERVAL TEAM/SPONSORS
1 63 Cameron McAdoo Kawasaki KX250 13 Laps Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki
2 38 Haiden Deegan Yamaha YZ250F 5.395 Monster Energy Star Racing Yamaha (250)
3 43 Seth Hammaker Kawasaki KX250 17.038 Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki
4 16 Tom Vialle KTM 250 SX-F FE 23.053 Red Bull KTM
5 69 Coty Schock Yamaha YZ250F 25.448 Coty Schock Racing
6 33 Jalek Swoll Triumph TF 250-X 26.943 Triumph Racing
7 6 Jeremy Martin Yamaha YZ250F 30.635 Muc-Off FXR ClubMX
8 511 Nicholas Romano Yamaha YZ250F 33.697 Monster Energy Star Racing Yamaha (250)
9 48 Chance Hymas Honda CRF250R 37.295 Team Honda HRC
10 65 Henry Miller Honda CRF250R 38.358 Henry Miller Racing

450SX Moto One

Ken Roczen(94) jumped out to the early lead, with Jett Lawrence(18) negotiating the crowded conditions in turn one to take second. Jason Anderson(21) emerged from a four-way battle to grab third.

Ken Roczen leads the pack at Indy / Photo Credit: Feld Motor Sports

Lawrence slowly reeled in Roczen, and when the leader began to encounter lapped traffic, Jett made the pass for the lead.

The series points leader quickly moved away from Roczen, and the crowd’s attention turned to the battle for third place. Cooper Webb(2) caught Anderson but had trouble getting around him, which brought Chase Sexton(1) into the mix.

Chase Sexton / Photo Credit Feld Motor Sports

Both Webb and Sexton passed Anderson. Then Webb crashed, colliding with a lapper, giving Sexton the final podium spot. However, the defending series champion was a full ten seconds behind Roczen.

Out of seemingly nowhere, Eli Tomac put on one of his late-race charges and caught Sexton. Making the pass for third. Tomac could not hold the position as Sexton moved back by Tomac prior to the checkered flag.

Results of 450SX Moto One

POS. # RIDER BIKE INTERVAL TEAM/SPONSORS
1 18 Jett Lawrence Honda CRF450R 16 Laps Team Honda HRC
2 94 Ken Roczen Suzuki RM-Z450 3.788 HEP Motorsports
3 1 Chase Sexton KTM 450 SX-F FE 10.419 Red Bull KTM
4 3 Eli Tomac Yamaha YZ450F 11.912 Monster Energy Star Racing Yamaha (450)
5 21 Jason Anderson Kawasaki KX450SR 16.944 Monster Energy Kawasaki
6 7 Aaron Plessinger KTM 450 SX-F FE 16.978 Red Bull KTM
7 51 Justin Barcia GASGAS MC 450F 22.251 Troy Lee Designs Red Bull GasGas
8 2 Cooper Webb Yamaha YZ450F 28.380 Monster Energy Star Racing Yamaha (450)
9 27 Malcolm Stewart Husqvarna FC 450 RE 28.844 Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing
10 96 Hunter Lawrence Honda CRF450R 33.966 Team Honda HRC

 

250SX East Moto Two

Jalek Swoll again won the sprint to the holeshot line. He maintained the lead this time as the riders behind him swapped positions from the first moto. Haiden Deegan, Seth Hammaker, Cameron McAdoo, and Tom Vialle rounded out the top five.

Deegan passed a minute and a half into the moto for the top spot. Hammaker and McAdoo were closing fast on the Triumph rider, looking to knock him off the podium in this moto. Hammaker may have pushed a little too hard. He over-jumped a mogul, landed hard on the downslope, and went over the handlebars of his bike.

Haiden Deegan / Photo Credit: Feld Motor Sports

McAdoo eventually passed Swoll but trailed Deegan by six seconds. Tom Vialle avoided the Hammaker incident and took the third spot away from Swoll. Hammaker had recovered to move up to the seventh position, but more trouble dropped him out of the top ten.

The Deegan, McAdoo, and Vialle finish sets up several interesting possibilities for the overall event win. The standings heading into Moto #3 are as follows.

Pos # Rider Points
T-1 38 Haiden Deegan 3
T-1 63 Cameron McAdoo 3
3 16 Tom Vialle 7

 

Results of 250SX East Moto Two

POS. # RIDER BIKE INTERVAL TEAM/SPONSORS
1 38 Haiden Deegan Yamaha YZ250F 13 Laps Monster Energy Star Racing Yamaha (250)
2 63 Cameron McAdoo Kawasaki KX250 8.935 Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki
3 16 Tom Vialle KTM 250 SX-F FE 13.974 Red Bull KTM
4 39 Pierce Brown GASGAS MC 250F 20.436 Troy Lee Designs Red Bull GasGas
5 48 Chance Hymas Honda CRF250R 22.459 Team Honda HRC
6 37 Max Anstie Honda CRF250R 27.935 Firepower Honda
7 33 Jalek Swoll Triumph TF 250-X 32.209 Triumph Racing
8 69 Coty Schock Yamaha YZ250F 35.254 Coty Schock Racing
9 6 Jeremy Martin Yamaha YZ250F 39.176 Muc-Off FXR ClubMX
10 511 Nicholas Romano Yamaha YZ250F 39.237 Monster Energy Star Racing Yamaha (250)

 

450SX Moto Two

Jett Lawrence grabbed the holeshot. However, instead of running away from the field, Ken Roczen caught and passed him. Aaron Plessinger(7) stuck the front wheel of his bike in front of Lawrence but could not hold the spot.

Aaron could not maintain third for long as Jason Anderson surged forward to pass Plessinger. Lawrence kept Roczen in sight and patiently waited for the opportunity to reclaim the lead.

That chance came just before the midpoint of the race when Lawrence easily motored around Roczen to regain the top spot.

Jett Lawrence / Photo Credit: Feld Motor Sports

Lawrence quickly built the interval on Roczen. Sexton moved into third, four seconds behind Roczen. Finishing in that order gave Lawrence a firm grip on the overall win.

To win the overall title, Roczen would need to win Moto Three by at least two positions over Lawrence.

Results of 450SX Moto Two

POS. # RIDER BIKE INTERVAL TEAM/SPONSORS
1 18 Jett Lawrence Honda CRF450R 16 Laps Team Honda HRC
2 94 Ken Roczen Suzuki RM-Z450 1.632 HEP Motorsports
3 1 Chase Sexton KTM 450 SX-F FE 4.214 Red Bull KTM
4 7 Aaron Plessinger KTM 450 SX-F FE 11.031 Red Bull KTM
5 2 Cooper Webb Yamaha YZ450F 16.529 Monster Energy Star Racing Yamaha (450)
6 21 Jason Anderson Kawasaki KX450SR 23.124 Monster Energy Kawasaki
7 3 Eli Tomac Yamaha YZ450F 25.936 Monster Energy Star Racing Yamaha (450)
8 27 Malcolm Stewart Husqvarna FC 450 RE 28.590 Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing
9 51 Justin Barcia GASGAS MC 450F 31.231 Troy Lee Designs Red Bull GasGas
10 96 Hunter Lawrence Honda CRF450R 37.346 Team Honda HRC

 

250SX East Moto Three

Anything can happen, and tonight at Indy, it did. Haiden Deegan raced down the inside from the starting gate, and before even making it to the corner, he caught a tuff block with his foot and bike, tangling him in a crash that left him at the rear of the field.

Out front, Tom Vialle led, and Cameron McAdoo was in fourth position, flipping the overall event standings.

Tom Vialle / Photo Credit: Feld Motor Sports

At the midpoint of the moto, McAdoo had moved into third position, giving him the overall points lead. Deegan had recovered to eighth position, trailing McAdoo by 15 seconds.

Vialle won, and Pierce Brown finished second. McAdoo easily cruised to the overall title. His third-place finish locked it up without a battle. Deegan’s sixth place was not enough to catch Vialle for the second spot overall, but it did keep him on the podium third overall.

The event win moved McAdoo into the season-long points lead by two over Vialle.

Results of 250SX East Moto Three

POS. # RIDER BIKE INTERVAL TEAM/SPONSORS
1 16 Tom Vialle KTM 250 SX-F FE 13 Laps Red Bull KTM
2 39 Pierce Brown GASGAS MC 250F 3.462 Troy Lee Designs Red Bull GasGas
3 63 Cameron McAdoo Kawasaki KX250 9.912 Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki
4 59 Daxton Bennick Yamaha YZ250F 16.743 Monster Energy Star Racing Yamaha (250)
5 511 Nicholas Romano Yamaha YZ250F 18.073 Monster Energy Star Racing Yamaha (250)
6 38 Haiden Deegan Yamaha YZ250F 21.823 Monster Energy Star Racing Yamaha (250)
7 6 Jeremy Martin Yamaha YZ250F 30.271 Muc-Off FXR ClubMX
8 69 Coty Schock Yamaha YZ250F 36.986 Coty Schock Racing
9 43 Seth Hammaker Kawasaki KX250 38.468 Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki
10 75 Marshal Weltin Yamaha YZ250F 38.853 Marshal Weltin Racing

 

Event Overall Results of 250SX East

POS. # RIDER HOMETOWN R1 R2 R3 POINTS
1 63 Cameron McAdoo Sioux City, IA 1 2 3 25
2 16 Tom Vialle Avignon, France 4 3 1 22
3 38 Haiden Deegan Temecula, CA 2 1 6 20
4 39 Pierce Brown Sandy, UT 12 4 2 18
5 69 Coty Schock Dover, DE 5 8 8 17
6 511 Nicholas Romano Bayside, NY 8 10 5 16
7 6 Jeremy Martin Millville, MN 7 9 7 15
8 48 Chance Hymas Pocatello, ID 9 5 11 14
9 43 Seth Hammaker Bainbridge, PA 3 14 9 13
10 59 Daxton Bennick Morganton, NC 11 15 4 12
11 33 Jalek Swoll Belleview, FL 6 7 20 11
12 65 Henry Miller Rochester, MN 10 11 13 10
13 37 Max Anstie London, England 19 6 12 9
14 75 Marshal Weltin Ubly, MI 15 13 10 8
15 56 Jeremy Hand Mantua, OH 14 12 14 7
16 296 Ryder Floyd Paris, TX 17 17 16 6
17 90 Hardy Munoz Orlando, FL 16 21 15 5
18 174 Trevor Colip Bowling Green, IN 18 20 17 4
19 247 Brock Papi Clermont, FL 21 16 18 3
20 212 Levi Kilbarger Logan, OH 20 18 19 2
21 128 Preston Boespflug Battle Ground, WA 13 22 22 1
22 89 Luke Neese Greensboro, NC 22 19 21 0

 

250SX East Points Standings

POS. # RIDER HOMETOWN POINTS
1 63 Cameron McAdoo Sioux City, IA 98
2 16 Tom Vialle Avignon, France 96
3 39 Pierce Brown Sandy, UT 87
4 38 Haiden Deegan Temecula, CA 82
5 69 Coty Schock Dover, DE 79
6 43 Seth Hammaker Bainbridge, PA 72
7 59 Daxton Bennick Morganton, NC 71
8 37 Max Anstie London, England 62
9 48 Chance Hymas Pocatello, ID 60
10 33 Jalek Swoll Belleview, FL 58
11 65 Henry Miller Rochester, MN 58
12 75 Marshal Weltin Ubly, MI 53
13 511 Nicholas Romano Bayside, NY 43
14 6 Jeremy Martin Millville, MN 42
15 64 Austin Forkner Richards, MO 27
16 83 Guillem Farres Barcelona, Spain 27
17 602 Gage Linville Lake Park, GA 22
18 128 Preston Boespflug Battle Ground, WA 17
19 483 Bryton Carroll Vineland, NJ 17
20 296 Ryder Floyd Paris, TX 16

450SX Moto Three

Ken Roczen led the first 10 laps of the final 450SX Moto. But Jett Lawrence dogged him all the way, never letting Roczen pull away. After finally taking the lead late in the race, Lawrence cruised to win number three on the evening. Roczen faded to third after Chase Sexton passed him late in the moto. However, it was not enough for Roczen to lose the second spot in the event’s overall standings.

Lawrence stretched his overall series points lead to 21 over Cooper Webb.

Results of 450SX Moto Three

POS. # RIDER BIKE INTERVAL TEAM/SPONSORS
1 18 Jett Lawrence Honda CRF450R 16 Laps Team Honda HRC
2 1 Chase Sexton KTM 450 SX-F FE 1.503 Red Bull KTM
3 94 Ken Roczen Suzuki RM-Z450 2.644 HEP Motorsports
4 2 Cooper Webb Yamaha YZ450F 4.043 Monster Energy Star Racing Yamaha (450)
5 21 Jason Anderson Kawasaki KX450SR 15.191 Monster Energy Kawasaki
6 51 Justin Barcia GASGAS MC 450F 15.758 Troy Lee Designs Red Bull GasGas
7 32 Justin Cooper Yamaha YZ450F 27.713 Monster Energy Star Racing Yamaha (450)
8 27 Malcolm Stewart Husqvarna FC 450 RE 29.292 Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing
9 7 Aaron Plessinger KTM 450 SX-F FE 33.716 Red Bull KTM
10 3 Eli Tomac Yamaha YZ450F 37.759 Monster Energy Star Racing Yamaha (450)

Event Overall Results of 450SX 

POS. # RIDER HOMETOWN R1 R2 R3 POINTS
1 18 Jett Lawrence Landsborough, Australia 1 1 1 25
2 94 Ken Roczen Mattstedt, Germany 2 2 3 22
3 1 Chase Sexton LaMoille, IL 3 3 2 20
4 21 Jason Anderson Rio Rancho, NM 5 6 5 18
5 2 Cooper Webb Newport, NC 8 5 4 17
6 7 Aaron Plessinger Hamilton, OH 6 4 9 16
7 3 Eli Tomac Cortez, CO 4 7 10 15
8 51 Justin Barcia Monroe, NY 7 9 6 14
9 27 Malcolm Stewart Haines City, FL 9 8 8 13
10 32 Justin Cooper Cold Springs Harbor, NY 11 11 7 12
11 96 Hunter Lawrence Landsborough, Australia 10 10 12 11
12 12 Shane McElrath Oakland, FL 13 12 11 10
13 11 Kyle Chisholm Tampa, FL 14 13 14 9
14 45 Colt Nichols Muskogee, OK 16 14 13 8
15 9 Adam Cianciarulo New Smyrna Beach, FL 12 20 15 7
16 82 Mitchell Harrison Brighton, MI 17 16 16 6
17 81 Cade Clason Medina, OH 15 17 17 5
18 52 Derek Drake Lake Elsinore, CA 21 15 19 4
19 91 Devin Simonson Terre Haute, IN 18 19 20 3
20 66 Justin Starling Riverview, FL 19 18 21 2
21 22 Freddie Noren Lidköping, Sweden 20 21 18 1
22 67 Benny Bloss Oak Grove, MO 22 22 22 0

 

450SX Points Standings

POS. # RIDER HOMETOWN POINTS
1 18 Jett Lawrence Landsborough, Australia 210
2 2 Cooper Webb Newport, NC 189
3 1 Chase Sexton LaMoille, IL 185
4 94 Ken Roczen Mattstedt, Germany 175
5 3 Eli Tomac Cortez, CO 174
6 21 Jason Anderson Rio Rancho, NM 165
7 7 Aaron Plessinger Hamilton, OH 162
8 32 Justin Cooper Cold Springs Harbor, NY 120
9 51 Justin Barcia Monroe, NY 109
10 14 Dylan Ferrandis Bedarrides, France 107
11 27 Malcolm Stewart Haines City, FL 104
12 96 Hunter Lawrence Landsborough, Australia 98
13 12 Shane McElrath Oakland, FL 85
14 9 Adam Cianciarulo New Smyrna Beach, FL 55
15 15 Dean Wilson Glasgow, Scotland 46
16 111 Jorge Prado Lugo, Spain 45
17 67 Benny Bloss Oak Grove, MO 41
18 11 Kyle Chisholm Tampa, FL 41
19 28 Christian Craig San Diego, CA 39
20 52 Derek Drake Lake Elsinore, CA 29
21 46 Justin Hill Yoncalla, OR 29