2022 FOX RACEWAY NATIONAL II // 250 OVERALL RACE RESULTS
202 FOX RACEWAY NATIONAL II // 250 OVERALL RACE RESULTS
The last AMA Pro Motocross race of 2022 was held on a hot day at Fox Raceway in Pala, California. Even though the factory Honda rider, Jett Lawrence has had a dominate season, the last fews races haven’t gone the way he wanted which made the championship crown come down to the last race. I’ll Jett had to do was score inside the top 12 in the first moto and the Australian would once again reign champion of the 250 National class. It was the Pro Circuit Kawasaki riders of Jo Shimoda that had the only chance of hope to take the title, however his changes were bleak. Although was have seen bigger reaches of championship hopes in motocross history. Here is how the last 250 National played out.
Photos by Trevor Nelson
250 MOTO 1 RESULTS // PALA RACEWAY
Jett shoots out to the front off the start with Shimoda second and Justin Cooper third and Musquin fourth. Musquin got up to third. Hunter Lawrence caught Musquin and got by him after Musquin went off the track.
At the 10th lap it became a three man battle for the lead with Jett, Jo and his brother Hunter. Justin Cooper got Musquin for fourth, but the top three were more than 19 second ahead with only three lap to go. Hunter goes wide open down the downhill and takes out Shimoda for second. Jo had such a big lead on Justin Cooper that he kept third.
In the end it was Jett Lawrence who took the win as well as locked up the championship. Jo Shimoda looked like he was a bit hurt after the crash and Justin Cooper got by him for third.
|1||1||Jett Lawrence||13 Laps|
|22||273||Brock Bennett||12 Laps|
|35||346||Charles Tolleson||11 Laps|
|39||388||Brandon Ray||9 Laps|
|40||934||Brian Medeiros||7 Laps|
250 OVERALL RESULTS
Jo Shimoda won the second moto but Jett’s 1-2 scores give him the overall.
Justin Cooper got the early lead with Jo Shimoda in second, McAdoo third and Jett Lawrence in fourth. On the second lap Jo passed Cooper for the lead.
On the fourth lap RJ Hampshire made two pass up to fifth.
Jett Lawrence caught Justin Cooper for second and passed him with Jo Shimoda about 8 seconds ahead.
With two laps to go Jo Shimoda pulled out a 26 second lead in the dead of heat ahead of Jett Lawrence who was in second.
Jo won the second moto was ease with Jett second and Cooper third.