2020 ST. LOUIS SUPERCROSS | 450 MAIN EVENT RACE RESULTS
The 2020 St. Louis Supercross is here and the 450SX riders are ready to make a statement at round two of the 2020 Monster Energy Supercross season. With a 450 foot long start straight away, two doubles back-to-back doubles across the start, some technical rhythm sections and tacky and rutted midwestern dirt, the course has potential for some great racing. The last time the AMA Supercross tour stopped in St. Louis, Missouri, was in 2018 and at that race Eli Tomac walked away from the rest of the field to win by over 20-seconds ahead of Jason Anderson. Coming into St. Louis this year, Justin Barcia is hot off his second win at Anaheim 1, Adam Cianciarulo has remained the fastest rider on the track in every free practice and qualifying session this year, Cooper Webb and Zach Osborne have had a chance to recover from their sicknesses and Eli Tomac is looking to rebound from his seventh last weekend. Stay tuned to MXA for race results, Best in the Pits and track walk galleries, news and more from the St. Louis Supercross.
ST. LOUIS SUPERCROSS 450 MAIN EVENT RESULTS
Zach Osborne grabbed the hoelshot with Ken Roczen, Jason Anderson and Justin Barcia behind. Justin got by Anderson quickly and then Adam Cianciarulo got around both of them to get up to Osborne. Adam put in a hard block pass on Osborne and almost took him out, but then they both had to roll the double across the start. Zach Osborne returned the favor in the next turn by block passing Cianciarulo hard and Adam was passed by Anderson, Barcia and Brayton in the process. Eli Tomac was eighth after five minutes into the race. Barcia and Anderson pass Osborne and then Eli Tomac was able to pass Malcolm Stewart and make up time to catch his teammate. Cooper Webb was buried in the pack in 12th place at the halfway point. Ken Roczen meanwhile had a five second lead with eight minutes left in the race. Ken Roczen continued to pull away while Justin Barcia and Jason Anderson held second and third. Adam Cianciarulo was fourth with Zach Osborne fifth and Eli Tomac sixth. Tomac made a pass on Osborne, but Zach quickly passed him back in the next corner and continued to hold Tomac at bay. But on the last lap cams happened, Adam Cianciarulo went down and Zach Osborne was passed by Eli Tomac. Reports say that Cooper Webb has a chest infection, he struggled through the Main to finished 12th.
450 LCQ RESULTS
Chad Reed grabbed the holeshot in the 450 LCQ while Justin Brayton came from the very outside start gate after his bike was late to the starting line. The HRC Honda mechanics worked as fast as they could to replace the engine on Brayton’s CRF450 to get him back on the track. Justin was fifth on the start, but quickly moved his way into second behind Chad Reed. Soon after Justin would get by Reed to inherit the lead. Dustin Winter held onto third with Kyle Cunningham fourth and Alex Ray fifth midway through the race.
450 HEAT RACE 2 RESULTS
Justin Bogle grabbed the holeshot in Heat race number two and Zach Osborne was second. Zach made a mistake in the first rhythm section but held onto his position. Adam Cianciarulo was third early on. Justin Bogle had a healthy lead and then he made a mistake coming into the tricky first rhythm lane where he was trying to jump off the smaller roller leading into the rhythm lane, over the first jump. He skimmed the top and went down, but luckily he was ok and he remounted his bike. Adam Cianciarulo picked up his pace midway through the moto and made an aggressive move on Osborne. Jason Anderson moved up to third before he made a mistake and ran off the track after the rhythm section before the finish line. Justin Brayton DNF’d the race due to a mechanic issue, he will be in the LCQ with Chad Reed.
450 HEAT RACE 1 RESULTS
Ken Roczen had a good start but he drifted a little wide in the first turn and Vince Friese dove up the inside to gain the lead. Vince held onto it early before Ken Roczen made an aggressive move to get back by. Then Malcolm Stewart got by Vince, but after a mistake, Vince was able to get back into second. Then Cooper Webb and Eli Tomac both battled with Malcolm Stewart and passed him, then in the long whoop section Malcolm Stewart went wide open and passed both Tomac and Webb in one straight away to get back into third. Eli Tomac then got around both Webb and Stewart to get into second, Vince Friese slowly dropped back to seventh and after battling with Blake Baggett, Cooper Webb would end up fourth with Baggett close behind.