250 MAIN EVENT FROM EAST RUTHERFORD
250 racing is underway at the East Rutherford Supercross. The 250 East Coast Championship is heating up right now as Austin Forkner is coming into the second-to-last round of the season with a 3-point lead and an injured knee, while Chase Sexton and Justin Cooper as close behind in the points and they are both looking to capitalize on Forkner’s weakness.
250 MAIN EVENT RESULTS
In the 250 Main Event it was Alex Martin who grabbed the early lead. Austin Forkner and Chase Sexton were both next to each other and running up front coming around the first turn and then the battle started. Austin and Chase battled back and forth early in the first lap before Austin established himself ahead of Chase. Martin Davalos led with Austin Forkner sitting second. Austin looked good at the beginning but a small mistake caused him to re-aggravate his knee and take him out of the race. When Austin pulled off, Chase Sexton inherited second place and later he took over the lead from Martin Davalos.
250 LCQ RESULTS
Steven Clarke grabbed the holeshot and early lead in the 250 LCQ and he held onto it until the final lap when he cased a triple in a rhythm section and went down just before the finish line. John Short was second off the start and he was able to run second for the whole race and then take the win after Clarke went down. Jeremy Hand finished second and qualified for his first 250 Main Event ever. Chase Marqueir and Jace Owen rounded out the top 4 and qualified for the main event in East Rutherford.
250 HEAT RACE 2 RESULTS
Kyle Peters grabbed the holeshot in the second heat race, but all eyes were on Austin Forkner. It looked like Austin would grab the holeshot, but Kyle just beat him across the line. Austin then started to fall backwards, his knee is hurting him bad and it showed in his heat race. Austin wasn’t riding like his normal self, but he was able to still salvage a fourth place finish and grab a transfer spot into the main event. Chase Sexton came from behind, passed Forkner and others to catch up to Kyle Peters who was still leading. Then Peters would go down in a corner and hand the lead and the heat race win over to Chase Sexton.
Mitchell Oldenburg grabbed the holeshot in the first 250 heat race of the night, but shortly after Martin Davalos made the pass on the Star Racing Yamaha rider to take over the lead. Mid-way through the heat, Martin Davalos misjudged his entry into the corner before the whoops and missed the corner. This mistake allowed Oldenburg to take the lead again.
250 HEAT RACE 1 RESULTS