2022 FOX RACEWAY NATIONAL II // 450 OVERALL RACE RESULTS (UPDATED)
2022 FOX RACEWAY NATIONAL II // 450 OVERALL RACE RESULTS
In the last round of the AMA Pro Motocross series the championship of the 450 class separates itself by 1 point. The points chase is between Eli Tomac and Chase Sexton. Both these guys will also be representing USA at this years MXDN. In timed qualifying Tomac was the man to beat. He dominated Chase in fast lap times. Maybe this was a metal ploy for Tomac in an effort to get inside Chase’s head. Let’s see what factory riders will win for the 450 championship crown at Fox Raceway.
Photos by Trevor Nelson
450 MOTO 1 RACE RESULTS // PALA RACEWAY
Chase Sexton and Eli Tomac were 1-2 off the gate. The two riders pulled away by 10 seconds with Justin Barcia in third, Craig fourth and Bloss fifth. On the fourth lap Craig got Barcia for third place.
By the fifth lap Chase and Eli had a 20 second lead. Jason Anderson put the pressure on Fredrik Noren and got around him for sixth place. As the two riders were going through lapped traffic Tomac ended up getting by him for the lead.
With four laps to go the two levers has 40 plus second on third place! These guys were on another level.
With two laps to go these two guys had a 60-second gap!
Chase made a big mistake with Tomac getting a bout a four second gap. Chase then comes back and gets right on his rear wheel coming down to the line. Tomac won! Now in the second moto Chase has to win and Tomac has to get third or worse for Chase to have any chance at the championship.
|1||3||Eli Tomac||13 Laps|
|13||15||Dean Wilson||12 Laps|
|24||848||Joan Cros Cortes||+1:38.703|
|34||420||Jackson Gray||11 Laps|
|39||304||Matias Pavez||7 Laps|
|40||84||Scott Meshey||6 Laps|
450 OVERALL RACE RESULTS
It was Christian Craig with the holeshot. Chase Sexton started 5th with Tomac around 10th. On the second lap Sexton went down! Chase moved right behind Tomac who was in 8th place. Then he crashed again!
All the while Jason Anderson passed him for the lead. Ryan Dungey went down when he was in third and Sexton started to move up fast. On the fourth lap Chase was back up to fourth. After Chase got into fourth he was six second behind Eli. Craig let Tomac by for second place. Sexton is running two seconds faster than Tomac and was right behind Craig until he went down again for a third time!
Tomac caught up to the leader Jason Anderson and put the pressure on. Anderson made a mistake and hit neutral letting Tomac get by for the lead.
Sexton moved up to second place. He was six second behind Tomac with only a few laps left.
Sexton crashed three times and still finished second.
|30||Joan Cros Cortes||24||35|