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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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Team Monster Energy/Alpinestars/Piller’s/Kawasaki forges ahead in Calgary with Maffenbeier & Medaglia

March 19, 2018

Team Monster Energy Alpinestars Piller’s Kawasaki riders Shawn Maffenbeier and Tyler Medaglia enjoyed a stellar weekend of arenacross racing at the MRC Triple Crown Series double-header in Calgary, AB, where the AX Tour wrapped up the western leg of the points chase. Maffenbeier was in particularly good form in the 250 Pro class both Friday and Saturday night at the Agrium Event Center. The reigning MX2 National Champion handily dominated his heat races as well as the mains, keeping him firmly in control at the top of the scoreboard. Medaglia held up his end of the bargain in the 450 Pro class, nailing down second place in he main event on Friday and fourth the following night. He currently sits third in the points.    

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A Texas Takeover for Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Eli Tomac

February 20, 2018

Monster Energy® AMA Supercross, an FIM Championship headed East to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas for Round 7 of the 2018 season. Stormy skies early led to smooth sailing for Monster Energy® Kawasaki rider Eli Tomac inside AT&T Stadium as he had a perfect night, leading every lap on his way to the victory champagne on the podium. The season's second visit to the state of Texas also provided the first appearance for the East Coast 250SX Class riders including Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki's Martin Davalos and Austin Forkner. Tomac kicked off the day with a great showing in qualifying by posting the fastest lap time in the 450SX Class. Heading into the night show, Tomac was looking good and delivered a dominant performance. Tomac and his KX™ took the holeshot and led every lap of both his heat race and the 450SX Main Event. Tomac bared his true tenacity and pursuit of the championship by marking his third win and placing himself within the top-10 of the...

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