HRC Honda’s Hunter Lawrence grabbed the overall win on Saturday night in Daytona, for round nine of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross series.

In the main event, Lawrence took over the lead by turn two and quickly established a decent gap. The young Australian rode flawlessly to the checkers with a winning margin of over fourteen seconds, taking sole possession of the points lead and the red plate.

It was the fifth 250SX win of his career, the second in the three East Region rounds held so far this year, and the fourth in his last six indoor races going back to last season.

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“Even apart from winning, I think the first time here at Daytona is just a great experience to have, with the fans being right there.” said Jett.

“It’s as close as we get to feeling like a NASCAR race; it’s even in the same area, although we might not be going as fast. I can say that as a kid, I was always dreaming of riding the Daytona track, and today topped it off with a win.”

“The bike’s been feeling very forgiving and wanting to go fast, which is nice. Stilez [Robertson] was right there for a long time in the main; I could see him out of the corner of my eye, and it was keeping me focused. I’m pretty pumped to get the win. It was definitely a nice, calm weekend – a lot better than last weekend; at least I can go to sleep easier tonight.”