Highlights: KTM RedBud National

Saturday, July 2, 2022 | 9:30 PM

Perfect weather conditions at Michigan's RedBud MX brought out the best in the stars of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, at the fifth round of the 50th anniversary season. The KTM RedBud National celebrated America's Independence Day during the Fourth of July weekend and featured some of the biggest surprises of the season in both the 250 and 450 Classes.

450 Class

For the second consecutive week, Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing's Eli Tomac was the man to beat, sweeping both motos convincingly for his 29th career victory. He became the first repeat winner of the season in the 450 Class. Championship point leader Chase Sexton put in an inspiring performance for both motos to come through the field to a pair of second-place finishes for second overall. Sexton continues to lead the championship standings by seven points over Tomac.

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250 Class

The opening moto looked as if it was going to be another Lawrence brothers showdown for Team Honda HRC until Jett Lawrence suffered heartbreak with a mechanical failure that forced him to withdraw from the moto. This left the door wide open for Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki's Jo Shimoda to have a breakthrough ride, including a pass on Hunter Lawrence for the moto win. The second moto was all Jett as he returned on a mission to take the moto win over his brother Hunter. Despite an opening lap incident, Shimoda clawed his way from the back of the field to third, which was enough to capture his first career victory. He became the first Japanese rider to stand atop the top step of the podium in the championship.

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RedBud National - 450 Class

- Buchanan, MI

RiderHometownMotosMachine
1Eli Tomac Cortez, CO1 - 1Yamaha YZ450F
2Chase Sexton La Moille, IL2 - 2Honda CRF450R
3Justin Barcia Monroe, NY8 - 3GasGas MC 450F
4Jason Anderson Edgewood, NM7 - 4KAW KX450SR
5Ken Roczen Mattstedt, Germany4 - 7Honda CRF450R
6Joey Savatgy Thomasville, GA3 - 9KAW KX450SR
7Ryan Dungey Belle Plaine, MN6 - 5KTM 450 SX-F
8Christian Craig El Cajon, CA5 - 6Yamaha YZ450F
9Aaron Plessinger Hamilton, OH9 - 8KTM 450 SX-F
10Marshal Weltin Ubly, MI10 - 12Suzuki RM-Z450
Full Results

    

450 Class Standings - 2022

RiderHometownPoints
1Eli Tomac Cortez, CO364
2Chase Sexton La Moille, IL359
3Jason Anderson Edgewood, NM285
4Ken Roczen Mattstedt, Germany274
5Christian Craig El Cajon, CA251
6Ryan Dungey Belle Plaine, MN236
7Justin Barcia Monroe, NY219
8Aaron Plessinger Hamilton, OH198
9Joey Savatgy Thomasville, GA166
10Shane McElrath Canton, NC157
Full Standings

    

RedBud National - 250 Class

- Buchanan, MI

RiderHometownMotosMachine
1Jo Shimoda Suzuka City, Mie Prefecture, Japan1 - 3Kawasaki KX250F
2Hunter Lawrence Landsborough, Queensland, Australia2 - 2Honda CRF250R
3Stilez Robertson Bakersfield, CA3 - 5Husqvarna FC 250
4R.J. Hampshire Hudson, FL4 - 6Husqvarna FC 250
5Levi Kitchen Washougal, WA9 - 4Yamaha YZ250F
6Ty Masterpool Fallon, NV8 - 8KTM 250 SX-F
7Justin Cooper Cold Spring Harbor, NY7 - 9Yamaha YZ250F
8Michael Mosiman Sebastopol, CA6 - 10GasGas MC 250F
9Jett Lawrence Landsborough, Queensland, Australia35 - 1Honda CRF250R
10Nate Thrasher Livingston, TN10 - 7Yamaha YZ250F
Full Results

     

250 Class Standings - 2022

RiderHometownPoints
1Jett Lawrence Landsborough, Queensland, Australia355
2Hunter Lawrence Landsborough, Queensland, Australia327
3Jo Shimoda Suzuka City, Mie Prefecture, Japan306
4Justin Cooper Cold Spring Harbor, NY275
5Seth Hammaker Bainbridge, PA207
6R.J. Hampshire Hudson, FL194
7Max Vohland Sacramento, CA192
8Levi Kitchen Washougal, WA180
9Michael Mosiman Sebastopol, CA169
10Stilez Robertson Bakersfield, CA169
Full Standings

     

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