Sexton, Tomac Tied for Overall Victory at Ironman

Sexton, Tomac Tied for Overall Victory at Ironman

The second to the last round of Outdoor Motocross was held in Crawfordsville, Indiana at Ironman Raceway. Eli Tomac has just one single point ahead of Chase Sexton with two motos left before a championship trophy is awarded at the Pala Championship weekend.

In the first moto at Ironman, Christian Craig snagged the holeshot. Ken Roczen made a quick pass for an early lead. Eli Tomac found himself running second, soon getting around Roczen for the lead. As the minutes of the moto ticked down, Chase Sexton had made it to second and was chasing down Tomac. Sexton eventually made a pass for the lead, but Tomac stole it back, winning the moto. In the second moto, Sexton shot out of the gate and took the holeshot. Roczen passed Sexton for the lead. Sexton wasn’t having any of it and regained his lead spot. Tomac got by Roczen and began chasing down Sexton. The two battled throughout the moto, but Tomac was never able to get the lead. Sexton came away with the moto win. Both riders came away with the tie.

In the 250 class, Nate Thrasher was out front with the holeshot in the first moto. Halfway through the moto, Jett Lawrence made a pass for the lead. Lawrence went on to win the moto. In the second 250 event, Justin Cooper took his turn out front. Jo Shimoda took over after the first lap. Shimoda remained out front for the rest of the moto to take a win. Hunter and Jett Lawrence rounded out the podium in second and third. Jett came away with the overall victory.


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