A salute to all the “Rad Dads” from the King of Supercross, Jeremy McGrath.
Jeremy McGrath was racing this weekend at the Mammoth Motocross, and on Sunday (Father’s Day), he took the Lucas Oil Holeshot and put his Moto-9 Flex on the podium in the +30 Pro class.
AMA PRO MOTOCROSS
Mt. Morris, PA – June 16, 2018
It was podium domination for the Bell Moto-9 Flex in the 250 Pro class at Round 4 of the AMA Pro Motocross series at High Point Raceway in Mt. Morris, PA. Aaron Plessinger was the overall winner followed by Austin Forkner and Justin Cooper. In his return to racing after a leg injury, Dylan Ferrandis finished an impressive 4th overall.
Eli Tomac posted 2-1 Moto finishes to take his 4th overall win in the 450cc Pro division.
Aaron Plessinger was back on top of the podium, posting 1-1 Moto finishes and is now the points leader in the 250cc Pro Class.
Justin Cooper put together another great day of racing, finishing on the podium in Moto 1 and taking 4th in Moto 2 – good enough for 3rd on the day.
Returning from injury, Dylan Ferrandis posted 8-3 finishes – good enough for 4th overall.
Austin Forkner is finding his groove again. His solid 4-2 Moto finishes put him in 2nd place on the podium.
Justin Hill switched from the 250cc Class to the 450cc Division and placed 5th overall with 4-6 Moto finishes.
High Point Raceway also held a round of the 125 All Star race and Bell Helmets’ Darryn Durham took first overall followed by Star Racing Yamaha’s team manager Wil Hahn. Both riders were wearing the Moto-9 Flex.
ROCKSTAR CANADIAN TRIPLE CROWN
Minnedosa, MB – June 17, 2018
Matt Goerke took another 2nd overall finish at this weekend’s round of the Rockstar Energy Triple Crown MX Tour, in Minnedosa, MB. His 2nd place finish was enough to put Goerke back into a tie for the points lead with five rounds remaining.
AMERICAN FLAT TRACK
Oklahoma Mile – Oklahoma City – June 16, 2018
This was Jared Mees’ 7th trip to the top of the podium in the American Flat Track series – this time at the Oklahoma Mile – where he handily won with a 12 second advantage. 2nd place went to Bell Helmets’ Henry Wiles.
Henry Wiles is most known as a Short Track and TT specialist, but he has upped his game recently in the larger oval events. Wiles is now 2nd overall in points race in the 2018 AFT Twins division.
Ryan Wells has had a bit of a slow start this year with some mixed results, but his 2nd overall in the AFT Singles division at Oklahoma now has him holding down the 2nd place spot in the series. There are nine ATF events remaining in the series.
Barcelona, Spain – June 17, 2018
This week’s MotoGP was held in Barcelona, Spain, and Red Bull KTM’s Brad Binder put in another solid ride, finishing 6th overall in the Moto2 division. Bell Helmets has recently introduced the limited edition STAR MIPS Brad Binder Replica helmet now available at select Authorized Bell Dealers. There is more info on the helmet HERE.
KENDA FULL GAS SPRINT ENDURO
Wellston, Ohio – June 16-17, 2018
The Kenda Full Gas Sprint Enduro took place this weekend in Wellston, Ohio, with several Bell athletes posting impressive results. Tayla Jones once again dominated the Women’s Pro Class, taking 1st overall with a perfect 12 for 12 test wins.
Another podium sweep… Tayla Jones topped the Women’s Pro podium followed by Mackenzie Tricker and Brooke Cosner.
KR4 Husqvarna’s Liam Draper won the Pro 2 Class and finished 9th overall. Draper is leading the Pro 2 points chase.
Factory Husqvarna’s Josh Strang was fast and consistent to claim 3rd overall on the weekend in the Pro Division.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN ATV/MC AMATEUR NATIONAL MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Regional Qualifiers for the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Amateur National Motocross Championships continued this weekend. Riders across the country are racing to earn their ticket to Loretta Lynn’s to see how they compare with their competition at the national level. Some of our riders who earned their tickets this weekend are: Zane Merrett, Lance Kobusch, Josh Boaz, Cameron Delker and Matt Hougentogler.
Get Ready… The Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Amateur National Motocross Championships are only seven weeks away. Bell Helmets will once again be the official helmet sponsor and will return with the $100 Holeshot Award.
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The hills of Southern California are well known as the mecca of free riding, and premier locations are considered sacred ground. Rarely are these fiercely protected enclaves of riding paradise exposed to the public. Bell Helmets riders Darryn Durham and Ricky Diaz throw the doors open to one such location, tearing up their SoCal stomping ground like only locals could. Join us as we Run to the Hills, with Darryn, Ricky, and friends turning the natural landscape into the stuff dreams are made of.