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Sixth edition serves as time machine with “Golden Era of Motocross” retro theme.
Red Bull Straight
Rhythm is an evolution of the sport of supercross, where riders race
dirt bikes head-to-head on an ½ mile “unwound” straight track with no
turns. Here is all you need to know about Saturday’s event:
The event has built off of that premise and transformed into a
celebration of years gone by, with riders racing 20 year-old two-stroke
dirt bikes and donning vintage-inspired gear.
– As it takes
place at the end of the supercross/motocross race calendar with no race
series points at stake, the event is just a great time – for riders and
– Held at Fairplex in Pomona, Ca, the event
featured only two-stroke motorcycles – older technology machines that
have a fervent fanbase even though they are no longer used in
– Racing was broken up into three classes
by engine size – 250cc and 125cc – and operated on a single elimination
bracket, with racing a best-of-three format.
– In addition, a special one-off exhibition race featured action sports hero Travis Pastrana racing Tyler Bowers on massive 500cc bikes. Pastrana, true to form, couldn’t help himself from throwing backflips on every run of the race.
– Once the dust settled, it was Ken Roczen, who was perfect throughout the night – never losing a matchup, taking the 250cc title.
– In the 125cc class, Joey Crown lived up to his name, racing his way to the top step of the podium.
125 Class Results
1. Joey Crown 2. Michael Leib 3. AJ Catanzaro