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Adam Cianciarulo Podiums in 250SX East-West Showdown

March 26, 2018

Round 12 of the 2018 season of Monster Energy Supercross traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana and brought with it the first of two rounds of the East-West Showdowns for the 250SX class. The Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki team brought the heat inside Lucas Oil Stadium by dominating coast to coast in qualifying and both regional heat races and a second-place finish for Adam Cianciarulo. In the 450SX class, Monster Energy Kawasaki's Eli Tomac set the pace early in qualifying and won his heat race only to suffer a crash in the main event.After qualifying with the second fastest time, Austin Forkner went on to win the 250SX Eastern Region Heat race, while his teammate Joey Savatgy kicked off the day with the fastest qualifying time in the 250SX Western Region and Adam Cianciarulo in fourth. The duo switched places in the heat race as Cianciarulo took the top spot with Savatgy crossing the finish line in fourth. In the 250SX East-West Showdown Main Event, Cianciarulo had the crowd on...

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Rea Fights Back to Lead Championship

March 26, 2018

Round 2 - Chang International Circuit in ‎Buriram, Thailand Kawasaki Racing Team (KRT) rider Jonathan Rea followed up on his Superpole qualifying success with his first race win of the 2018 WorldSBK Championship season, securing a margin of victory of 1.5 seconds after 20 intense laps during race 1. Tom Sykes (KRT) was in a leading position early in the race but finished sixth. Race 2 saw Jonathan Rea securing a strong finish after a challenging second race in hot conditions at the Chang International Circuit, following up his opening day win. Summoning up all his determination and skills, Rea managed to maintain a high level of pace and even overtake a rider in the final three laps to score fourth place. Rea leaves the Chang International Circuit with a two point championship lead after four races.  

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Eli Tomac Turns St. Louis Green with Dominant Main Event

March 19, 2018

As the fans painted The Dome at America's Center in all green attire, Monster Energy® Kawasaki rider Eli Tomac put his KX™ on the top step of the podium with a dominant performance on St. Patrick's Day to capture his fifth victory of the 2018 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship. Heading into 450SX Heat 2, Tomac was feeling confident after setting the fastest time of the day in qualifying and earned a transfer to the main with a third place finish. The Kawasaki rider demonstrated that he had a lot more in the tank when the gate dropped in the 450SX Main Event by taking the holeshot. Proving it takes more than just luck as he shot out front, Tomac went on to lead all 27 laps for a wire-to-wire victory, finishing more than 20 seconds ahead of his nearest competitor with the largest margin of victory this year.

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