Glen Helen MX Race Results 2014

450 MX Glen Helen Podium. Photo: Cudby

Ryan Dungey and Jeremy Martin Emerge Victorious with Season Opening Red Bull Glen Helen National

Glen Helen Raceway Hosts Lucas Oil Pro Motocross

 

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (May 24, 2014) – More than 27, 000 supporters witnessed a historical afternoon associated with racing at Saturday’ s 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Tournament, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, season opener, which took place in San Bernardino, California. The 400 Class winner Ryan Dungey and 250 Class winner Jeremy Matn emerged victorious in their respective lessons, making history as the first Minnesota natives to sweep the winner’ s circle at the sixteenth working of the Red Bull Glen Helen National.

 

The Glen Helen National made its highly anticipated go back to the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross circuit since 2009, when Red Bull KTM’ s Ryan Dungey captured the 250 Class win en route to claiming the 250 Class Championship the same year. Dungey, the two-time 450 Class Champion, made a statement at the season opener as he topped the highly aggressive field with 3-1 moto scores.

 

Dungey’ s stiffest competition came from his Red Bull KTM teammate Ken Roczen, who finished within the runner-up position in his Pro Motocross 450 Class debut.

 

It was Riverside, California’ s Josh Grant who kicked off the season opener within a big way as the Toyota/JGRMX Yamaha rider captured the $500 MotoSport. com Holeshot Award and directed Moto 1 from start to finish. Grant’ s newest JGRMX teammate, Phil Nicoletti, joined the front-runner early on in Moto 1 before Roczen made the move just for second place. Roczen made a valiant charge toward Grant’ t lead at the end, where he finished less than one second behind the JGRMX rider for second place, whilst Dungey came in third.

 

The Red Bull KTM duo of Dungey and Roczen were neck-and-neck heading into the second moto and issues only became more exciting since the gate dropped and the battle ensued. Roczen got off to a excellent start and Dungey filed in close behind, but as the competition wore on, the veteran Dungey closed the gap on the chief. With only a few corners to go, Dungey made the pass on Roczen for your lead and held on to catch the Moto 2 win.

 

Dungey’ s 3-1 moto scores were enough to secure his first overall win at Glen Helen within the 450 Class, where he now qualified prospects the early points chase heading into the second round next weekend.

 

“ It was really just a game associated with cat and mouse the whole time, ” Dungey said. “ I felt like the win was there early on, but I just needed to make that pass happen [on Roczen]. It was good to go 1-2 with a teammate and it was a good day just for KTM. ”

 

While Roczen directed fifteen of the sixteen laps in Moto 2, the former world champ finished second place in the moto and second overall for the day.

 

“ I’ m happy about the riding today, ” Roczen stated. “ I want to take it week simply by week and just keep making progress. We’ re going to go to Sacramento 100 percent focused and to just trip as good as we can. ”

 

Team Ford Muscle Milk’ s Trey Canard carried himself to a podium finish in the second moto, where a 7-3 score gave him third overall for the day.

 

“ One thing that’ t for sure about this series is that it’ s long, ” Canard stated. The biggest thing you can do is just focus on yourself and try to go out there and win the race. My goal is to get maximum points each week and where the cards fall, they will. ”

 

Australia’ s Brett Metcalfe made their first appearance aboard the Monster Energy Kawasaki squad on Saturday, where he will fill in for the injured 2013 450 Class Champion Ryan Villopoto this season. Metcalfe, who is the particular reigning Canadian Motocross Champion, demonstrated his merit by claiming 4th overall for the day, just ahead of Give, who ran into issues in Moto 2 that dropped him back to fifteenth. Grant’ s 1-15 score was good enough to property fifth overall in front of his hometown crowd.

 

In the 250 Class, it had been a big day for the Yamalube/Star Racing/Yamaha team, who saw two from the three podium finishes in the division. In his sophomore year of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross competition, Millville, Minnesota’ s Jeremy Martin guaranteed his first career victory with a 1-1 sweep for the day. Martin recently had an exceptional day all around, as he captured the $500 MotoSport. com Holeshot Award in both 250 Class motos. From there, Martin accomplished an impressive feat as the 21-year-old led every lap of 250 Class racing across both motos at the opening circular.

 

Martin was joined atop the particular podium by his Yamalube/Star Racing/Yamaha teammate Cooper Webb, of Newport, North Carolina. Like Martin, Webb supply a consistent effort, where he finished with a pair of second places to claim the runner-up position for the day.

While Troy Lee Designs/Lucas Oil/Honda’ s Cole Seely didn’ capital t get the best starts, the southern California native quickly put themselves into the top five in both motos. Seely battled with Webb in the very first moto, where the duo flip-flopped for your second place position. Rockstar Power KTM’ s Jason Anderson interjected himself into the mix, where he finished third in the first moto. Eventually, Seely finished the day with 3rd overall after scoring a consistent displaying of 4-4.

Jeremy Martin heads into the second circular as the points leader in the two hundred and fifty Class for the first time in his professional motocross career.

 

Round 2 of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship mind to Sacramento, California for the GoPro Hangtown Motocross Classic on Saturday, May 31.

 

For tickets and extra information, please visit AlliSports. com/motocross and Such as the Pro Motocross Facebook page and follow @ProMotocross on Twitter and Instagram just for exclusive content and additional information on the most recent Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Tournament news.

 

Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship

Red Bull Glen Helen National

Glen Helen Raceway – San Bernardino, Ca

May 24, 2014

Round 1 of 12

450 Class (Moto Finish)

1 . Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., KTM (3-1)

2 . Tobey maguire Roczen, Germany, KTM (2-2)

3. Trey Canard, Shawnee, Okla., Honda, (7-3)

4. Brett Metcalfe, Australia, Kawasaki (4-5)

5. Josh Grant, Riverside, Calif., Yamaha, (1-15)

6. Andrew Short, Colorado Springs, Colo., KTM (6-9)

7. James Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Suzuki (6-6)

8. Malcom Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Suzuki (8-8)

9. Jake Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Kawasaki (10-7)

10. Chad Reed, Australia, Kawasaki (9-10)

450 Class Championship Standings

1 . Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., KTM 45

2 . Ken Roczen, Germany, KTM 44

3. Trey Canard, Edmond, Okla., Honda 34

4. Brett Metcalfe, Australia, Kawasaki 34

5. Josh Grant, Riverside, Calif., Yamaha 31

six. Andrew Short, Colorado Springs, Colo., KTM 30

7. James Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Suzuki 26

8. Malcom Stewart, Haines City, Fla., Suzuki 25

9. Jake Weimer, Rupert, Idaho, Kawasaki 24

10. Chad Reed, Australia, Kawasaki 23

250 MX Glen Helen Podium. Photo: Cudby

250 Class (Moto Finish)

1 . Jeremy Martin, Millville, Minn., Yamaha (1-1)

2 . Cooper Webb, Morehead City, N. C., Yamaha (2-2)

3. Cole Seely, Newbury Park, Calif., Ford (4-4)

*The final 250 Class results are currently not available.

250 Class Championship Standings

1 . Jeremy Martin, Millville, Minn., Yamaha 50

second . Cooper Webb, Morehead City, In. C., Yamaha 44

3. Cole Seely, Newbury Park, Calif., Honda (4-4) 36


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