Eli Tomac ran a hard-fought battle to take a triple crown win at the latest round of Supercross in Glendale, Arizona at State Farm Stadium. Tomac’s win advances him in the point standings breaking the tie with Cooper Webb.
In the first race, Tomac wasted no time grabbing the holeshot. In the first lap, Cooper Webb was running second. Throughout the race Webb continued to put pressure on Tomac. Tomac was able to hold off Webb for the win. In the second race, Chase Sexton had the lead at the start. Tomac was right behind. Unfortunately, Sexton stalled his engine a few laps later allowing Tomac to get by and take over the lead. Sexton wasn’t having it and made a hard charge to regain the lead. Sexton held on to win the race with Tomac finishing second. In the third and final event of the night, Colt Nichols shot out of the gate with the lead. Tomac quickly made a pass on the first lap to take over the front spot and cruised all the way to a win. Justin Barcia managed to finish second with Sexton third. Tomac’s 1-2-1 record for the night earned him the overall win.
In the Western Regional 250 class, Jett Lawrence and Levi Kitchen traded lead positions. A red flag would reset the clock as both riders battled again. Lawrence finally managed to stay in the lead mid-race claiming the win. In the second race, Kitchen was back out front. RJ Hampshire made a move for the lead while Lawrence was working his way from fourth. When the race ended, Hampshire had won the race, Kitchen finished second and Lawrence third. The final race of the night saw Kitchen out front again with his third holeshot of the night. Kitchen’s lead didn’t last long as Lawrence made his way around and brought home the win. Lawrence was awarded the overall win for his efforts.
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