Round Nine of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross is well underway in historic Daytona International Speedway, with the 250SX and 450SX riders tackling the tricky conditions out in the sand.
It’s no surprise that the Monster Energy Kawasaki rider Eli tomac has topped the charts in the first 450SX session this evening, as he has had a great run of previous main event wins in Daytona. Justin Barcia however made a few mistakes, actually spinning out on the grass and bending his bars and returning to the pit area to get them straightened out. Honda HRC’s Ken Roczen however smashed Q2 putting it on pole for the remainder of the session Meanwhile Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Dean Wilson looks back to his old self putting some great laps into his first qualifying session of the day.
Top five 450SX
1 94 Ken Roczen Honda CRF450R WE 1:08.019
2 14 Dylan Ferrandis Yamaha YZ450F 1:08.129
3 1 Eli Tomac Kawasaki KX450 1:08.260 1:09.289
4 2 Cooper Webb KTM 450 SX-F FE 1:08.540 1:10.634
5 25 Marvin Musquin KTM 450 SX-F FE 1:08.613 1:09.408
The Monster Energy Kawasaki team mates Seth Hammaker and Cameron Macdoo are following on suit from Orlando on the Kawasaki’s in their first qualifying session, meanwhile Monster Energy Star Yamaha’s Justin Cooper is half a second ahead of Hammaker, looking smooth and controlled in the tricky deep sand section of the circuit. RJC Racing’s Motul Gas Gas rider Chris Blose also impressed with his years of experience in supercross, whilst Grant Harlan suffered a nasty off in the last 250SX Group C qualifying causing a red flag and a restart of the session.
Top five 250SX
1 32 Justin Cooper Yamaha YZ250F 1:08.913
2 31 Cameron Mcadoo Kawasaki KX250 1:09.539
3 48 Garrett Marchbanks Yamaha YZ250F 1:09.916
4 150 Seth Hammaker Kawasaki KX250 1:10.142
5 41 Hunter Lawrence Honda CRF250R 1:10.486