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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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Podium Finishes for Sykes and Rea at Misano

June 19, 2017

After taking his first race win of the season at Donington Park in the previous round of the World Superbike Championship, Tom Sykes (KRT) secured his second during Race 1 at Misano, despite starting the final lap in fourth position. Jonathan Rea (KRT) placed 3rd after a dramatic 21-lap race. Jonathan Rea (KRT) and Tom Sykes (KRT) both reached the second race podium at the Misano round of the FIM Superbike World Championship, with Jonathan finishing second and Tom third. They continue to sit 1-2 in the championship, with 50 points between them after the seventh intense weekend of the season.   After the completion of the Misano weekend, the championship now heads to the ever-popular Laguna Seca circuit in the USA for the eighth round of the championship, with racedays on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th July.

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