Ferrandis Sweeps Spring Creek to Reclaim Points Lead

Ferrandis Sweeps Spring Creek to Reclaim Points Lead

20.09.2020: Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing’s Dylan Ferrandis won both motos to take back the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross 250MX Championship points lead at the Spring Creek Nation


Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing’s Dylan Ferrandis won both motos to take back the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross 250MX Championship points lead at the Spring Creek National in Millville, Minnesota.



After a ninth-place finish in the first moto, teammate Justin Cooper bounced back to cross the line third in Moto 2 for fifth overall. Shane McElrath was 11th (15-7), and rookie Jarrett Frye completed his first outing in 15th with a pair of 14th-place finishes.



Ferrandis got off to a decent start in the first moto in fourth. By lap two, he was in third and chasing down his teammate Cooper, making his way through a lap later. The Frenchman then had his sights set on the leader and jumped to the lead in the triple step-up section of the track after the halfway mark. Ferrandis threw down some fast laps to expand his gap on the competition to over four seconds at the checkered flag.



In the second moto, Ferrandis got another good start and moved into third behind teammates McElrath and Cooper. Unfortunately for McElrath, a tip over in the downhill-right turn had him rejoining in fifth. With Ferrandis’ title rival Jeremy Martin in pursuit, he was trying everything to pass his teammate.



Cooper was able to hold him off for three laps, but the back-to-back 250SX West Champion made the pass for the lead before the finish-line jump with Martin coming through shortly after. Ferrandis tried to check out, but the challenging conditions made it difficult to break away. On the final lap, the Frenchman held off his rival for his second win of the day and the overall victory to take back the red plate with a three-point advantage in the title fight.
 


Cooper qualified second and then backed that up with a pair second-place starts in his motos. In the first moto, the New Yorker held onto third for six laps but unfortunately started to have arm pump issues. He did what he could to maintain his position but ultimately finished ninth at the end of the 30-minute-plus-two-lap moto. Despite that first tough moto, Cooper came back stronger. He ran consistent laps to finish third in Moto 2 for fifth overall.



McElrath found himself back in 24th as he completed the first lap in Moto 1. The North Carolinian steadily worked his way through the pack to salvage some points but ultimately ran out of time and had to settle for a 15th-place finish. He rebounded in Moto 2 with the holeshot and was running a solid race up front before his tip over on the second lap. McElrath quickly rejoined and was holding down fifth, but ultimately crossed the line seventh.



Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing’s Frye had a solid start to his professional career in Millville, Minnesota. The 19-year-old qualified seventh and was inside the top 10 after the gate dropped in Moto 1. As the race wore on, Frye was shuffled back to 14th. In the second moto, he was 20th after the start but pushed his way forward for another 14th-place finish for 15th overall.



The Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing team heads south to Jacksonville, Florida, for Round 7 of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship at the WW Motocross Park, on Saturday, September 26.





Wil Hahn – Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing Team Manager

“It was a great day for us with Dylan going 1-1 again after a tough RedBud. We’re in this fight until the end and look to keep the momentum going. Justin continued to make progress with two good starts and a third-place finish in Moto 2. After a bad start in Moto 1, Shane rebounded to take a holeshot, and Jarrett put in a solid result for his first Pro Motocross round. We’ll get back to work for Florida next weekend.”




Dylan Ferrandis – Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing


“Finally it was a good day for me here in Millville. The last three years were a nightmare, which was a bummer since it’s my favorite track on the schedule. I had a big fight with my main rival in the championship, but the red plate is back on my Yamaha bike and it feels awesome.”




Justin Cooper – Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing

“I struggled in Moto 1 with some arm pump and was just really not riding like myself. In the second moto, we made a few changes, and I was able to fight with those guys up front for a while. Overall, it was another average weekend. I have got to put two motos together. On a positive note, I’m glad to be back on the podium in Moto 2.”
 



Shane McElrath – Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing


“It was a subpar day for me today. I was just off all day and struggled every time I was on the track. We’re going to regroup and work on coming back stronger next weekend in Jacksonville.”




Jarrett Frye – Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing


“It was an okay day for me. It started well, qualifying seventh, and I was happy with that going into the motos. Two 14ths was not the moto scores I was looking for, but I’m going to take what I learned today and try to build off of it and be better next weekend.”
 




- Yamaha Amsterdam also photo

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/ferrandis-spring-creek-points-lead-motocross---212939.html

20.09.2020 / MaP

More News

Beaubier Keeps Win Streak Rolling at Barber
20.09.2020
Reigning MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Cameron Beaubier scored his 12th victory of 2020 in Saturday’s race one at Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds, Alabama. Teammate Jake Gagne joined him on the podium for another Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha Racing 1-2 finish.  more >>
Locatelli Crowned 2020 WorldSSP Champion with Victory in Barcelona - full results
20.09.2020
With two rounds left to spare, Evan Bros Yamaha WorldSSP Supported Team’s Andrea Locatelli is crowned the 2020 FIM Supersport World Champion, after flying to his 10th victory of the season in a superb second race in Barcelona. more >>
MotoGP Emilia Romagna GP race classification - Maverick Vinales takes victory in Misano
20.09.2020
Gran Premio TISSOT dell'Emilia Romagna e della Riviera di RiminiMisano Circuit 18 Sep - 20 SepSunday, September 20th 2020Bagnaia crashes from lead, Quartararo handed 3-second penalty, Mir and Pol Espargaro on the podium, 6 different winners in 7 races more >>
Moto2 Emilia Romagna race classification - Enea Bastianini's victory
20.09.2020
Gran Premio TISSOT dell'Emilia Romagna e della Riviera di RiminiMisano Circuit 18 Sep - 20 SepSunday, September 20th 20201    25    33    Enea BASTIANINI    ITA  & more >>
Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Results: Thor Spring Creek National
20.09.2020
Cianciarulo Goes Back to Back in the 2020 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship at Spring CreekFerrandis Sweeps the 250 Class to Retake Championship Lead      The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sancti more >>
Team Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS Mike Di Meglio excellent fightback at the Emilia Romagna GP
20.09.2020
Mike Di Meglio makes up eleven positions in seven laps in an excellent ride to finish sixth in the second MotoE race at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli.       A change in grid format for 2020 meant the grid for race more >>
Moto3 Emilia Romagna race classification - Fenati takes victory ahead of Vietti and Ogura
20.09.2020
Gran Premio TISSOT dell'Emilia Romagna e della Riviera di RiminiMisano Circuit 18 Sep - 20 SepSunday, September 20th 20201    25    55    Romano FENATI    ITA    Sterilgarda Max Racing Team    Husqvarna    147.6    39'30.124 more >>
MotoE Emilia Romagna race classification -Ferrari ahead of Casadei and Torres
20.09.2020
Gran Premio TISSOT dell'Emilia Romagna e della Riviera di RiminiMisano Circuit 18 Sep - 20 SepSunday, September 20th 20201    25    11    Matteo FERRARI    more >>
MotoE Emilia Romagna GP Misano race classification - Ferrari wins and leads World Cup
20.09.2020
Gran Premio TISSOT dell'Emilia Romagna e della Riviera di RiminiMisano Circuit 18 Sep - 20 SepSunday, September 20th 2020Matteo Ferrari (Trentino Gresini MotoE) claimed his third Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli victory in more >>
Second place for Toni Bou in a tight Andorran GP
19.09.2020
 TrialGP Andorra TrialGP 2020   Round WORLD3 Toni Bou finished second in the first of the twin TrialGP World Championship trials held this weekend in Sant Julià de Lòria, Andorra. Japanese rider Takahisa Fujinami posted seventh. more >>
Mike Di Meglio misses top six chance in Misano MotoE battle
19.09.2020
The opening race of an FIM Enel MotoE World Cup double header in San Marino ended in disappointing fashion for Team Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS rider Mike di Meglio this afternoon.    The fourth race of the 2020 FIM Enel MotoE World C more >>
Lowes sets sights on podium challenge in Misano rematch
19.09.2020
It was a mixed afternoon of qualifying action for Team Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS in Misano today, with Sam Lowes putting up another strong fight for the front row while Augusto Fernandez walked away from a heavy tumble in the decisive Q2 session.     In coo more >>
Red Bull KTM Factory Racing form-up the secod row for second Misano MotoGP
19.09.2020
MotoGP 2020 - Round 07, Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli (San Marino, Italy)Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Pol Espargaro and Brad Binder posted the 4th and 6th quickest lap-times in Q2 for the Gran Premio TISSOT dell'Emilia Romagna e della Riviera di Rimini Saturday afternoon and improved their chances for more 2020 silverware at Misano.&nbs more >>
bLU cRU Rider Verdoïa Takes Emotional Maiden WorldSSP Victory in Barcelona
19.09.2020
The FIM Supersport World Championship’s first race in Barcelona proved to be a thriller, with bLU cRU Yamaha WorldSSP by MS Racing Team’s Andy Verdoïa opting to stay out on slick tyres, before the heavy rain brought out the red flag, to become the championship’s youngest ever winner. more >>
#CatalanWorldSBK - Day 2 Rea takes commanding lights-to-flag WorldSBK Race 1 victory
19.09.2020
Reigning Champion Jonathan Rea extends his Championship lead to 41 points after dominating Race 1 at the Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaThe first ever MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship race at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya was won by Jo more >>
Booth-Amos masters the conditions to claim stunning maiden WorldSSP300 victory
19.09.2020
Tricky conditions following an earlier rain shower greet the 36-strong grid, but Booth-Amos claims his first victory from pole positionA wet but drying track made conditions tricky for all riders on the FIM Supersport 300 World Cha more >>
Verdoïa storms to shock WorldSSP victory in Red Flagged Race 1
19.09.2020
Andy Verdoïa becomes the youngest ever WorldSSP race winner after a mid-race rainstorm brings out the Red FlagThe weather played a massive role in the outcome of the first ever FIM Supersport World Championship race at the Circuit de Barcelo more >>
Third and fourth row starts for Danilo Petrucci and Andrea Dovizioso in qualifying at Misano
19.09.2020
...for the Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna and the Rimini Riviera. MotoGP Round 7 - Emilia Romagna GP 2020 Saturday 19 September 2020 Danilo Petrucci will start from the third row of the grid in the Grand Prix of Emilia more >>
Highs and lows for the BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team as the WorldSBK visits Barcelona for the first time.
19.09.2020
A first for the FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK). The sixth event of the 2020 season saw the WorldSBK make a first visit to the ‘Circuit de Catalunya’ near Barcelona (ESP). The Saturday was characterised more >>
Tough day for Takaaki Nakakami in Misano qualifying
19.09.2020
Emilia Romagna GP Qualifying Takaaki Nakagami endured a frustrating day of qualifying for the Emilia Romagna GP and will now start Sunday’s race from the fourth row of the grid. The LCR Honda IDEMITSU rider had high hopes of a s more >>
#CatalanWorldSBK Race-1- Double podium finish for the Aruba.it Racing - Ducati team
19.09.2020
....as Scott Redding (P2) and Chaz Davies (P3) are the protagonists of a great comeback World Superbike Round 6 - San Marino GP 2020 Saturday 19 September 2020  The Aruba more >>
Fifth for Bautista in Race 1 at Barcelona, Haslam battles through the field to tenth- Superpole, race results
19.09.2020
 Catalunya Round WorldSBK 2020   Round 06 A solid frontrunner across all sessions over the last few rounds, Alvaro Bautista scored a top five finish in today’s Race 1 at the Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit, after having achieved third more >>
MotoE Emilia Romagna GP Misano race 1 classification -Victory for Aegerter in Misano
19.09.2020
Gran Premio TISSOT dell'Emilia Romagna e della Riviera di RiminiMisano Circuit 18 Sep - 20 SepSaturday, September 19th 20201    77    Dominique AEGERTER    SWI    Dyna more >>
Pata Yamaha Push Towards Podium in Barcelona Race 1 - WSBK race 1 full result
19.09.2020
The Pata Yamaha WorldSBK Official Team with Rizla came close to the podium, with riders Michael van der Mark and Toprak Razgatlıoğlu finishing fourth and sixth respectively at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya today.      more >>
Moto2 Emilia Romagna qualifying classification -Pole for Luca Marini in Misano
19.09.2020
Gran Premio TISSOT dell'Emilia Romagna e della Riviera di RiminiMisano Circuit 18 Sep - 20 SepSaturday, September 19th 2020Qualifying 21    10    Luca MARINI    ITA&n more >>
MotoGP Emilia Romagna GP qualifying classification - Maverick Vinales takes Misano pole
19.09.2020
Gran Premio TISSOT dell'Emilia Romagna e della Riviera di RiminiMisano Circuit 18 Sep - 20 SepSaturday, September 19th 2020Qualifying 21    12   more >>
Moto3 Emilia Romagna Qualifying classification - KTM's Raul Fernandez on pole
19.09.2020
Gran Premio TISSOT dell'Emilia Romagna e della Riviera di RiminiMisano Circuit 18 Sep - 20 SepSaturday, September 19th 2020 Qualifying 21    25    more >>
MotoGP Emilia Romagna GP Practice 4 classification - Francesco Bagnaia also fastest
19.09.2020
Gran Premio TISSOT dell'Emilia Romagna e della Riviera di RiminiMisano Circuit 18 Sep - 20 SepSaturday, September 19th 20201    63    Francesco BAGNAIA    ITA    Pramac Racing&nbs more >>
MotoE Emilia Romagna GP - Jordi Torres takes EPole in Misano
19.09.2020
Gran Premio TISSOT dell'Emilia Romagna e della Riviera di RiminiMisano Circuit 18 Sep - 20 SepSaturday, September 19th 2020MotoE EPole Classification 2020 1    40    Jordi TORRES& more >>
Moto2 Emilia Romagna GP Practice 3 classification - Bastianini ahead of Lowes and Bezzecchi
19.09.2020
Gran Premio TISSOT dell'Emilia Romagna e della Riviera di RiminiMisano Circuit 18 Sep - 20 SepSaturday, September 19th 20201    33    Enea BASTIANINI    ITA & more >>
MotoGP Emilia Romagna GP Practice 3 classification - Francesco Bagnaia fastest, VIDEOPASS
19.09.2020
Gran Premio TISSOT dell'Emilia Romagna e della Riviera di RiminiMisano Circuit 18 Sep - 20 SepSaturday, September 19th 2020VIDEOPASS here1  &n more >>
Moto3 Emilia Romagna GP Practice 3 classification -Vietti ahead of Ogura and Fenati
19.09.2020
Gran Premio TISSOT dell'Emilia Romagna e della Riviera di RiminiMisano Circuit 18 Sep - 20 SepSaturday, September 19th 20201    13    Celestino VIETTI    ITA    S more >>
How to Watch: Thor Spring Creek National
18.09.2020
The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship will officially kick off the second half of the 2020 season with the Thor Spring Creek National on September 19. Minnesota's famed Spring Creek Motocross Park will be the site of the sixth round of the championship, where the world's best riders will tackle some of the most infamous jumps in obstacles in American motocross and potentially catch a glimpse more >>
Mike Di Meglio feeling competitive ahead of second Misano fight
18.09.2020
Mike Di Meglio ended Friday with the eighth fastest time and is aiming for an excellent Epole performance after experimenting with bike set up on Friday at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli.    In the morning the 2008 125cc World Champion spent more >>
A positive day one for Bautista in Catalunya, Haslam focuses on setup
18.09.2020
Catalunya Round WorldSBK 2020   Round 06 The sixth round of the 2020 Superbike World Championship is now underway at the Barcelona-Catalunya track in Spain. Despite the unstable weather conditions, with heavy rain in the early more >>
Ducati Team Emilia Romagna GP Misano free practices review
18.09.2020
 MotoGP round 7 Emilia Romagna GP 2020 Friday 18 September 2020 Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna and the Rimini Riviera: ninth Danilo Petrucci after the first two free practice sessions in Misano Adriatico. Andrea Dovizioso closes Day 1 in twelfth position more >>
Scott Redding and Chaz Davies ninth and eleventh respectively in a rain hampered opening day of free practice at the Catalunya Round
18.09.2020
World Superbike 2020 Round 6  Spain  Barcelona riday 18 September 2020   #CatalanWorldSBK FP. Scott Redding and Chaz Davies ninth and eleventh respectively in a rain hampered opening day of free more >>
Superb start for Nakagami at Misano
18.09.2020
Emilia Romagna GP Practice Takaaki Nakagami was in scintillating form as free practice for the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix got underway on Friday. The event is the second of back-to-back MotoGP races at the Misano circuit and LCR Honda IDEMITSU rider Nakagami finished the day in second position on the timesheets, just as he did in the official t more >>
Lowes ‘in the mix’ on the first day of the Emilia Romagna GP
18.09.2020
The British riders sits fourth fastest on the combined standings after FP2 while Augusto Fernández makes a step forward with race pace in the afternoon.    The workload of the Team Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS riders was different for this more >>

Kategorien

STROOSSEN ENGLEN ASBL www.stroossenenglen.lu

Jobs Around the World

2001-2020 automobilsport.com full copyright