Justin Hill was unbeatable in San Diego! Last year’s 250SXW champion finally put it all together, setting the fastest qualifying time and taking the win in the 250SXW class.
Adam Cianciarulo had another strong showing in San Diego leading most of the main event, but he couldn’t hold off the charge from Justin Hill. Cianciarulo ended up second in the 250SXW class and is now 4th in series points.
Aaron Plessinger had a rough night. A poor start combined with a crash in the whoops and then a penalty accessed for cutting the course after remounting from his crash netted him an 8th overall on the night. The good news is he is still leading the points race and will sport the red plate when the 250SXW division returns to racing at Indianapolis on March 24.
Cooper Webb also had a rough night. It started out great with him winning his Heat race but an altercation in the Main event with Ken Roczen put him on the ground with a bent bike. After repairs in the pits, Webb continued for a 19th overall finish.
Privateer Robbie Wageman made his first Main event of the year and flew his Fasthouse YZ250F to a 19th place finish.
We are only one month away from the opening round of the 2018 American Flat Track series – which takes place inside the Daytona International Speedway.
Last year’s champion, Jared Mees, has had a busy off-season aligning his 2018 campaign with an impressive group of sponsors, including the Parts Unlimited Drag Specialties group.
MotoGP kicks off in Qatar March 17 with teams testing this past weekend at the Circuit de Jerez. Bell Helmets’ Brad Binder is set to take on the MotoGP 2 division with his sights set on the championship.
The Grand Prix de Valcourt is one of the most historic events in snowmobile racing. The Scheuring Speed Sports team delivered a strong showing as Lincoln Lemieux took the top step on the podium on Saturday and Sunday with Tim Tremblay finishing second on each occasion. On Friday, Tremblay opened the three-day show with a win in the Pro class with Lemieux close behind in second place.
Round 5 of the Amsoil Arenacross took place this weekend in Madison, Wisconsin, and Jacob Hayes took advantage of his teammate’s rough night and swept both motos. Hayes is now in control of the 250AX points chase – 158 to 145 for Faith.
Mikah Carpenter dominated the 50cc class at this weekend’s Amsoil Arenacross by taking both the holeshot and the win.
KR4 Husqvarna’s Tayla Jones picked up right where she left off from last year by winning the Women’s Pro division at the first round of the Full Gas Sprint Enduro. Mackenzie Tricker finished a close second – 35 seconds behind Jones.
New Zealand transplant, Liam Draper, finished 8th overall on the day and took first place in the 250cc Pro 2 division.
After crashing out of Round 1, Brandy Richards returned for Round 2 and took the overall win in the Women’s Pro class. She was followed by her Bell Helmet teammates, Kacy Martinez Coy and Lauren Woods – making it a Moto-9 Flex sweep of the podium.
Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Dalton Shirey finished 2nd overall for the second race in a row. Shirey is now the Pro division’s points leader in the Big 6 series.
This weekend was Round 2 of the Arizona Off-Road Promotions Series in Wickenburg, AZ. Jeremy Newton started 10th and after battling through the dust, ended up pushing to the front and taking the Overall Open Pro win.
Bell Helmets returns as the official helmet of the Ricky Carmichael Daytona Amateur Supercross and will once again provide a $100 gift certificate to every Holeshot artist. We look forward to seeing everyone inside the Daytona Speedway March 11 and 12.
The Moto-9 Flex is the most advanced helmet we've ever made, designed to manage linear and rotational energy to the head in certain low, mid, and high-speed impacts. The Moto-9 Flex is quickly setting a new level for rider protection in motocross and off-road racing.
Since its introduction back in 1967, the Bell Star has long represented the standard in head protection. Revered as the first full-face helmet on the market, the Bell Star inspired an industry to pursue the science of head protection. That obsession with helmet innovation continues today. See the video below…