Dungey Sails To Second-Straight Victory
Lucas Oil/Troy Lee Designs/Honda’s Malcolm Stewart was able to secure a career best finish of third place in the second moto, finishing fourth overall with a score of (9-3) for the day. Team Honda Muscle Milk’s Trey Canard finished fourth place behind Malcolm in the second moto, which was good enough for Canard to secure his first overall podium finish of the season with third place.
GEICO Honda’s Wil Hahn made a valiant return to Lucas Oil Pro Motocross after missing the first four rounds with a wrist injury, grabbing the Motorcycle Superstore Holeshot in Moto 1 of the 250 Class. Hahn was joined by an onslaught of others right away, including FMF/Orange Brigade/KTM’s Joey Savatgy, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s rookie Adam Cianciarulo and Rockstar Energy Racing’s Jason Anderson.
However, Red Bull KTM’s Marvin Musquin, who has cemented the last two consecutive overall victories in the 250 Class, wasted little time getting out front in Moto 1. Musquin opened a gap on the rest of the field early on, while his teammate Ken Roczen spent the first few laps chasing Anderson and Hahn, as the three battled it out for second place.
Defending 250 Class champion Blake Baggett began Moto 1 around the tenth place position where he quickly climbed his way to the front with a few laps to go. Baggett, Musquin and Roczen traded positions throughout the final laps, but it was Baggett who secured the moto win, followed by Musquin and then Roczen.
In Moto 2 of the 250 Class, Hahn once again came out swinging with the Motorcycle Superstore Holeshot and early lead. Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Darryn Durham put in a season best ride in the second moto, leading the first half of the race. However, after beginning the race outside the top ten, Tomac eventually caught up to Durham and took over the lead late in the race. Tomac maintained his position out front, taking the Moto 2 win and second overall for the day.
Baggett held on for the second place finish in Moto 2 and his (1-2) moto score was good enough to give the defending champion his first overall win of the season in the 250 Class. Durham maintained the third place position to secure his first career podium finish in Moto 2. Musquin and Roczen both finished outside of the top five for the first time all season, giving them third and fourth place overall, respectively.