Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Highlights: Toyota Thunder Valley National

With an elevation that surpasses 6,000 feet above sea level, the annual visit to Colorado’s Thunder Valley Motocross Park was destined to provide a captivating afternoon of racing for the second round of the 2021 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing. The Toyota Thunder Valley National lived up to the billing, with exceptional competition and high drama that changed the landscape of the early title fights across both the 450 Class and 250 Class.

An array of riders made their presence felt over the course of four motos, once again showcasing the exceptional level of talent in American motocross. When all was said and done, Team Honda HRC’s Ken Roczen enjoyed a dominant 1-1 outing that brought back memories of his championship-winning years in the 450 Class, while Monster Energy/Star/Yamaha Racing’s Justin Cooper relied on consistency to repeat as the 250 Class winner at Thunder Valley.

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Results

Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship
Toyota Thunder Valley National
Thunder Valley Motocross Park – Lakewood, Colo.
June 5, 2021

450 Class Overall Results (Moto Finish)

  1. Ken Roczen, Germany, Honda (1-1)
  2. Dylan Ferrandis, France, Yamaha (2-2)
  3. Adam Cianciarulo, Port Orange, Fla., Kawasaki (3-6)
  4. Justin Barcia, Monroe, N.Y., GASGAS (7-3)
  5. Aaron Plessinger, Hamilton, Ohio, Yamaha (5-4)
  6. Chase Sexton, La Moille, Ill., Honda (4-5)
  7. Christian Craig, El Cajon, Calif., Yamaha (6-7)
  8. Cooper Webb, Newport, N.C., KTM (8-8)
  9. Marvin Musquin, France, KTM (9-9)
  10. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Kawasaki (11-10)

450 Class Championship Standings (Round 2 of 12)

  1. Ken Roczen, Germany, Honda – 90
  2. Dylan Ferrandis, France, Yamaha – 89
  3. Aaron Plessinger, Hamilton, Ohio, Yamaha – 74
  4. Justin Barcia, Monroe, N.Y., GASGAS – 69
  5. Chase Sexton, La Moille, Ill., Honda – 67
  6. Adam Cianciarulo, Port Orange, Fla., Kawasaki – 58
  7. Cooper Webb, Newport, N.C., KTM – 52
  8. Christian Craig, El Cajon, Calif., Yamaha – 51
  9. Marvin Musquin, France, KTM – 51
  10. Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Kawasaki – 46

250 Class Overall Results (Moto Finish)

  1. Justin Cooper, Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y., Yamaha (2-2)
  2. Jett Lawrence, Australia, Honda (4-1)
  3. Hunter Lawrence, Australia, Honda (5-3)
  4. Jo Shimoda, Japan, Kawasaki (6-4)
  5. Colt Nichols, Muskogee, Okla., Yamaha (9-5)
  6. Garrett Marchbanks, Coalville, Utah, Yamaha (7-7)
  7. Jalek Swoll, Belleview, Fla., Husqvarna (10-6)
  8. Jeremy Martin, Millville, Minn., Yamaha (1-40)
  9. Dilan Schwartz, Alpine, Calif., Suzuki (8-12)
  10. RJ Hampshire, Hudson, Fla., Husqvarna (3-19)

250 Class Championship Standings (Round 2 of 12)

  1. Jett Lawrence, Australia, Honda – 90
  2. Justin Cooper, Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y., Yamaha – 80
  3. Jeremy Martin, Millville, Minn., Yamaha – 72
  4. Hunter Lawrence, Australia, Honda – 67
  5. Garrett Marchbanks, Coalville, Utah, Yamaha – 56
  6. RJ Hampshire, Hudson, Fla., Husqvarna – 54
  7. Jo Shimoda, Japan, Kawasaki – 50
  8. Colt Nichols, Muskogee, Okla., Yamaha – 49
  9. Austin Forkner, Richards, Mo., Kawasaki – 48
  10. Michael Mosiman, Sebastopol, Calif., GASGAS – 46
Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship
The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, features the world’s fastest outdoor motocross racers, competing aboard homologated bikes from one of seven competing manufacturers on a collection of the roughest, toughest tracks on the planet. Racing takes place each Saturday afternoon, with competition divided into two classes: one for 250cc machines, and one for 450cc machines. MX Sports Pro Racing, the industry leader in off-road powersports event production, manages the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. The title sponsor is Lucas Oil, a leading producer of premium oils, greases, and problem solving additives, all made in America.
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NBC Sports and Peacock will provide coverage of the 2021 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship season across all 12 rounds, including every practice session, qualifier, Moto 1 race and Moto 2 race.  The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship is part of NBC Sports’ “Home of Motorsports” programming throughout 2021, spanning NASCAR, INDYCAR, IMSA, Mecum Auctions, Monster Energy Supercross, MotoGP, Progressive American Flat Track, Monster Jam, Dakar Rally, and more.
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