2020 SUPERCROSS SEASON POINT STANDINGS AFTER ROUND 11 IN SALT LAKE CITY UTAH
The first round of seven Salt Lake City Supercross races is officially in the books and it was Eli Tomac who came out on top. The first round proved to be just as dusty and hard pack as we remembered. Sadly, the tough conditions for Supercross will not be turned around next weekend as they will continue to race in Salt Lake City, on the same dirt, in the same stadium for the next six rounds. Hopefully with more time to water the dirt and work on it, the Dirt Wurx crew can work their magic and bring some moisture into the Utah dirt. Check below for the current point standings in each class as they head into round 12, back inside of the Rice-Eccles Stadium on Wednesday, June 3rd.
450 OVERALL POINT STANDINGS (AFTER ROUND 11 OF 17)
The first 450SX Main Event after the Coronavirus shutdown was exciting to say the least! Blake Baggett got out front early with Justin Brayton in second while Eli Tomac, Ken Roczen and Cooper Webb battled it out amongst eachother. Both Ken and Cooper were able to get around Eli momentarily, and in previous years that might’ve shaken Eli’s confidence, but not this time. Eli was able to regroup and get around them before he set his sight on Baggett, quickly made the move on him and began to pull away. Cooper Webb held him honest the entire time, staying within just a few seconds, but he wasn’t able to get close enough to pressure Eli. Adam Cianciarulo was running up front early, but he had a hard crash in a rhythm section in which he was run over by Cooper Webb.
250 EAST COAST POINT STANDINGS (AFTER ROUND 5 OF 9)
Shane McElrath got out front early in the 250 East Main Event and his rival Chase Sexton was second. Chase came into Salt Lake City ten points ahead of McElrath, so he didn’t have as much pressure to win as Shane did. With the hot weather and hard packed dirt, riders were making mistakes all over the track and this allowed Shane and Chase to get into lapped traffic earlier than usual. Garrett Marchbanks was fourth early in the race and he made a very aggressive pass on Jeremy Martin when he slammed into him to inherit the final spot on the podium. Shane McElrath was able to hold off a hard charging Chase Sexton to win the Main Event and gain three points on Chase in the Championship fight. Now only 7-points will separate them going into the next round.
250 WEST COAST POINT STANDINGS (AFTER 6 ROUNDS)
The last 250SX West Main Event in San Diego was a cat and mouse game between Austin Forkner and Dylan Ferrandis. It was Rockstar Husqvarna rider Michael Mosiman who grabbed the holeshot and the early lead in San Diego. Michael held of Austin Forkner and Dylan Ferrandis for the first four laps while they were battling behind him. Austin was the first rider to get around Mosiman and then Ferrandis did shortly after. Once Dylan and Austin were one and two, the battle was on. Austin did everything he could and he fended off a few of the Frenchman’s attacks, but eventually Dylan was able to dive up the inside of Austin in the off camber corner and take over the lead. Sadly Austin went off the track and lost time to Dylan when he tried to re-enter. Ferrandis held on to take the win with Forkner second, Justin Cooper third and Michael Mosiman fourth.