Motion Pro Race Report – January 2018

Courtesy of Motion PRO

Motion Pro Racing News: January 18, 2018
Motion Pro is proud to bring you the latest news and results from our  sponsored riders in all disciplines across the world!

Supercross
2018 Monster Energy Supercross – Rounds 1 & 2 
The first 2 rounds of the 2018 Monster Energy Supercross season were hosted in Anaheim, California and Houston, Texas. Motion Pro sponsored teams and riders kicked off the season with strong performances and showed improvement during each session.
Motion Pro is proud to be the Official Tool Sponsor of the following teams for 2018 SX/MX Seasons:
 
Monster Energy/Yamalube/Star Racing Yamaha
RMATVMC-KTM-WPS
CycleTrader/RockRiver Yamaha
IB Corp Racing
51 Fifty Energy Drink Racing Yamaha
Rockwell Racing
JMC Motorsports
Traders Racing
LVN100/Perry Concepts/Nutup Suzuki
Team CR22
High Desert Racing
Smartop/MotoConcepts/Honda Racing
250SX West 
Monster Energy/Yamalube/Star Racing Yamaha rider Aaron Plessinger #23
dominated the competition to earn 2nd  place at Anaheim and an impressive
win at Houston to take over the points lead going into round 3! #RedPlate
Mitchell Oldenburg #52 showed podium capability and finished with a consistent 6th place finish at the first 2 rounds of 2018.
Justin Cooper #62 scored a top 10 at A1 in his first Supercross race ever!
CycleTrader Rockriver Yamaha rider  Bradley Taft #53 showed
improved speed with a 11th at A1 and 8th at Houston!
51Fifty Energy Yamaha #63 Hayden Mellross rode well for two top 15 finishes while teammate Kyle Chisholm #11 (pictured below) recorded two top 10 finishes.
RMATVMC-KTM-WPS 250W rider #42 Dakota Alix improved from 12th to 11th
and looked stylish while doing it!
IB Corp Racing’s Justin Hoeft #67 has already logged two top 15’s in 250W SX!
#217 Ryan Breece rode his Rev2 Throttle Equipped Rockwell Racing Kawasaki KX250F to a 17th  place finish at Anaheim!
450SX
RMATVMC-KTM-WPS #4 Blake Baggett rode hard and made giant improvements from 12 th in California to 7 th in Texas on his KTM 450SX-F Factory Edition!
Smarttop Motoconcepts Honda’s Justin Brayton #10 put up 2 very strong performances
with a 7th and 6th place respectively.
Vince Friese #55 showed consistency from round to round with dual 13th place finishes.
Chad Reed #22 showed heart and determination, racing with injury and still placing 15th and 16 th
against some of the best riders in the world.
Alex Ray #91 claimed 18th and 17th on his Cycle Trader RockRiver Yamaha YZ450F!
Matt Bisceglia #58  put his LVN100/Perry Concepts/Nutup Suzuki RMZ450
in the main at Anaheim!

Arenacross
Reigning Arenacross champion Gavin Faith claimed victories at Rounds 1 & 2 of the 2018 AX Championship on his Rev2 Throttle, Titan Throttle Tube, and T3 Cable equipped Team Babbitt’s/Monster Energy/ Kawasaki KX250F!
Rockford Fosgate / TiLube Honda riders Chris Blose and Heath Harrison earn podium spots
at Round 2 of Amsoil Arenacross on Rev2 Throttle equipped CRF250R’s!

Off-Road
Motion Pro sponsored FMF KTM Factory Racing’s Cody Webb and  Rockstar Energy 
Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Colton Haaker take the top 2 spots at Round 2 of the
SuperEnduro World Championship!
3 Bros/STI/Husqvarna rider Zach Bell strikes first and wins the Inaugural
Sprint Hero Enduro Race at Glen Helen!
FMF KTM Factory Racing’s Cody Webb dominates the
2018 Revlimiter Extreme Enduro in Decatur, TX!
JCR Honda’s Trevor Stewart #2 grabbed the holeshot, lead the whole race, and won the
2018 AMA WCGP Big 6 Adelanto GP!
Kacy Martinez receives top honors in the Adelanto WCGP Womens Pro Class on her
FMF KTM Factory Racing machine.
2017 AMA West Hare Scramble Champion and Beta Factory racer Max Gerston took the top step at the AMA West Hare Scramble season opener!

Partners
Off-Road Motorcycle Tours 
Motion Pro is proud to announce partnership with Gnarly routes, a premium off-road motorcycle tour company lead by 5-time AMA National Enduro Champion Russell Bobbitt and past AMA National Enduro competitor Cole Kirkpatrick.
Gnarly Routes
Gnarly Routes
For more information and a full schedule of tours, please visit www.gnarlyroutes.com

Mechanics Board… (a section for the unsung heroes of racing)
Shout out to all the SX Mechanics using Motion Pro products in 2018, we appreciate you!
Husqvarna Factory Off-Road Racing mechanic Josh Schaecher goes over some notes with the 2017 SuperEnduro World Champion Colton Haaker!
About Motion Pro Race Support
Motion Pro, a company founded in racing by 6-day ISDT gold medal winner, Chris Carter, and his team of motorcycle enthusiasts proudly work with top caliber teams and technicians to produce the quality products required to win championships. Motion Pro has its roots in racing and provides support to many professional and amateur riders & mechanics worldwide, in virtually every discipline. We also support a wide range of events covering amateur to professional dirt track, off-road, ATV and motocross.

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