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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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Rea Creates History with Third Successive FIM World SBK Title

October 2, 2017

KRT rider Jonathan Rea won an unprecedented third FIM Superbike World Championship title in succession after a peerless display of front running in a wet first race at Magny Cours in France. No other rider had won three WorldSBK titles in a row before today. Tom Sykes (KRT) overcame recent injury and treacherous track conditions to finish third in the 21-lap opening race at Magny Cours. A historic third championship win in succession for Jonathan Rea came after his 12th win of the season, which was also the 50th of his WorldSBK career. Has led the 2017 title race from round one, race one, and make sure of his ultimate title success after winning today's wet race by over 16 seconds. Rea's latest victory came despite the slippery conditions that changed from lap-to-lap as the skies brightened after heavy overnight rain. Jonathan celebrated his latest championship success trackside with a three-pronged golden trident, symbolizing his three championships in succession and a special crash...

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