Recap by Nick Thiel
450 Moto 1 Recap
Kyle Regal takes the Holeshot with Izzi Stewart Dungey and Grant running closely behind. Regal washes the front end three corners later and remounts in eleventh. By the end of lap 1, Stewart has passed everyone and is into the lead.
For two laps Dungey was working on Izzi, but was able to make his way around and went to work to catch Stewart. Stewart wasn’t able to pull out any time on Dungey, playing the yoyo game. Each time one would gain, the other would lose!
At the halfway mark, it was Stewart Dungey, Izzi, Weimer, Grant, Alessi. Later, Weimer makes his way around Izzi with 4 minutes +2 laps left in the moto.
Dungey stalks Stewart to the very end of the moto, but in the end, Stewart takes the first moto victory.
1. James Stewart
2. Ryan Dungey
3. Jake weimer
4. Nico Izzi
5. Mike Alessi
6. Josh Grant
7. Broc Tickle
8. Ryan Sipes
9. Tommy Hahn
10. Andrew Short
Regal takes the holeshot, then crashes; Meanwhile, Stewart works his way into the lead:
Dungey and Stewart battle with the countdown clock winding down:
James Stewart takes another checkered flag:
250 Moto 1 Recap
The rookie Jessy Nelson takes the holeshot, with Phil Nicoletti, Marvin Musquin, Ken Roczen and Eli Tomac hot on his heels. Both Ivan Tedesco and Martin Davalos were down in the first corner and started in 39th and 40th position.
At lap three, Eli Tomac makes his way around Jessy Nelson for the lead and immediately starts to pull out a gap. Two laps later, Roczen got by Nelson, and Baggett is up to fifth position.
At the halfway mark of the moto, Tomac is out front with a 13+ second lead. Baggett has made his way into second, with Roczen in third. Nicoletti was running in the top ten throughout the moto, but his bike expired.
Tomac goes on to take the moto win with a 12 second lead. He was followed by Baggett and Roczen
1. Eli Tomac
2. Blake Baggett
3. Ken Roczen
4. Justin Barcia
5. Marvin Musquin
6. Blake Wharton
7. Jessy Nelson
8. Jake Canada
9. Kyle Peters
10. Gareth Swanepoel
Nelson and Nicoletti start the race out front:
Nicoletti loses the lead and falls back through the field:
Tomac makes his move from 3rd to 1st:
Generation Next: Jessy Nelson: