Roczen and Cooper Lead the Way in Thunder Valley Qualifying

Saturday, June 5, 2021 | 2:00 PM

Morning action from the second round of the 2021 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship has set the tone for what looks to be another exciting afternoon of racing at the Toyota Thunder Valley National. Practice and qualifying has wrapped up, with a pair of familiar names atop the time sheets.

Fresh off a stellar performance at the opening round one week ago, Team Honda HRC's Ken Roczen kept the momentum rolling by pacing the 450 Class field in qualifying. The former series champion posted a time of 2:05.667 in the first morning session, which held up to give him first gate pick entering Moto 1. Monster Energy Kawasaki's Adam Cianciarulo followed in second (2:06.755) with his teammate, and defending Thunder Valley winner, Eli Tomac in third (2:07.095).

    

Over in the 250 Class, Monster Energy/Star/Yamaha Racing's Justin Cooper once again showed his affinity for Thunder Valley by leading the way in qualifying. The defending event winner posted the second-fastest lap across all competitors, in either class, with a time of 2:05.899, just a couple tenths off Roczen's 450 Class mark. Cooper paced a top-three sweep for Monster Energy/Star/Yamaha Racing in qualifying, with Jeremy Martin in second (2:07.292) and Nate Thrasher in third (2:07.376).

Thunder Valley National - 450 Class Combined Qualifying

- Lakewood, CO

RiderTimeIntervalBest LapHometownMachine
1Ken Roczen 11:15.3382:05.667Mattstedt, GermanyHonda CRF450R
2Adam Cianciarulo 10:48.9042:06.755Port Orange, FLKawasaki KX450
3Eli Tomac 11:09.9492:07.095Cortez, COKawasaki KX450
4Christian Craig 12:06.5622:07.395El Cajon, CAYamaha YZ450F
5Dylan Ferrandis 10:24.9822:07.570Avignon, FranceYamaha YZ450F
6Joey Savatgy 11:46.1142:07.713Thomasville, GAKTM 450 SX-F
7Zach Osborne 11:18.4912:07.772Abingdon, VAHusqvarna FC 450
8Chase Sexton 10:06.6862:08.923La Moille, ILHonda CRF450R
9Cooper Webb 10:26.3282:08.997Newport, NCKTM 450 SX-F
10Marvin Musquin 12:22.9332:09.054La Reole, FranceKTM 450 SX-F
Full Results

    

Thunder Valley National - 250 Class Combined Qualifying

- Lakewood, CO

RiderTimeIntervalBest LapHometownMachine
1Justin Cooper 10:46.9572:05.899Cold Spring Harbor, NYYamaha YZ250F
2Jeremy Martin 11:51.0682:07.292Millville, MNYamaha YZ250F
3Nate Thrasher 10:48.1422:07.376Livingston, TNYamaha YZ250F
4Hunter Lawrence 10:55.7412:07.565Landsborough, Queensland, AustraliaHonda CRF250R
5Michael Mosiman 10:02.5352:07.948Sebastopol, CAGasGas MC 250F
6Jett Lawrence 11:57.2252:07.978Landsborough, Queensland, AustraliaHonda CRF250R
7Alex Martin 11:39.4912:08.108Millville, MNYamaha YZ250F
8Colt Nichols 11:13.7972:08.501Muskogee, OKYamaha YZ250F
9Ty Masterpool 10:09.8002:08.735Fallon, NVGasGas MC 250F
10Austin Forkner 11:56.3392:08.997Richards, MOKawasaki KX250F
Full Results

    

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