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Super Double for Rea and KRT

September 18, 2017

Jonathan Rea (KRT) completed a confident double win performance at Portimao in the FIM Superbike World Championship, despite starting the 20-lap race from ninth place - under the reverse grid rules that come into play for race two this year. Jonathan now has 11 wins for the season and he extended his championship lead to 120 points with another full points score this weekend. Rea now has 49 race wins over his entire WorldSBK career and is the third most successful rider in the history of the class. The record sits at 59 wins, set by the legendary Carl Fogarty. Read more

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Hayes second, Alessi third at Round Seven of CMRC Series

July 26, 2017

This weekend the CMRC Canadian Motocross National series made its way to the east coast for round seven of the series, at the Pleasant Valley MX track, in Brookfield, Nova Scotia and the Monster Energy Alpinestars Kawasaki team was excited to capitalize on the recent speed they’ve been showing through the second half of the series and embrace the great east coast fans. In MX1, Mike Alessi was quick from the get go as he logged the second quickest time in qualifying and a great start in moto one to grab the early lead. He would go on to finish second in the moto and set himself up for the overall win. He again grabbed the lead in moto two but unfortunately, a flat front tire suffered on the rocky surface left him nursing it home to finish seventh in moto two. A relegation to Christophe Pourcel bumped him up to sixth, which gave him third overall on the day and his third podium in the past four races. He now sits fourth overall in the MX1 points standings with three rounds...

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Solid day for Monster Energy Alpinestars Kawasaki at Calgary

June 22, 2017

Round three of the 2017 CMRC Canadian Motocross series took place this past weekend at the Wild Rose MX track, in the heart of the city of Calgary, Alberta and it was another solid day for the Monster Energy Alpinestars Kawasaki team. In MX2, Jacob Hayes was fast all day, logging the second quickest time in qualifying. He followed up a sixth in moto one with a holeshot in moto two and a third place finish to get on the podium for the moto. Heading into round four, Hayes sits fourth in points in the MX2 championship chase. It was a consistent day for Mike Alessi in MX1. Qualifying in the number six spot, he would log a pair of fifth place finishes in the motos to give him sixth overall on the day. He sits in sixth overall in the MX1 points standings after three rounds. The series now heads to Regina, Saskatchewan for round four of the series, at the Moto Valley MX track. For more information on the Canadian National Motocross series, visit www.mxnationals.ca

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