MUSQUIN FINISHES 5TH AT THUNDER VALLEY MOTOCROSS; ANDERSON 6TH
LAKEWOOD, Colorado – Red Bull KTM Factory rider Marvin Musquin earned his best overall finish of the season in the 250 Motocross class at the third round of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Series with a 5th place overall result. Rockstar Energy KTM rider Jason Anderson finished 6th overall.
Marvin Musquin was sitting in 6th place on the first lap of moto one. He moved up as high as 5th position a few laps into the race but made a few mistakes that dropped him back to 8th at the halfway point. He was able to collect himself and put together a consistent performance for the second half of the moto to regain one position and finish 7th.
In the second moto Musquin pulled off a top ten start on is KTM 250 SX-F. At the end of the first lap he was sitting in 8th place. By the halfway point he had passed two riders and was sitting in 6th position just one spot off of the top five. A few laps later he was able to get around fellow KTM rider Jason Anderson for 5th. Moments after, Jeremy Martin suffered a crash which allowed Musquin to pick up another position. Musquin continued to push and was able to maintain 4th position to secure his best finish of the season so far.
“I am happy with my results today”, stated Musquin. “The 7-4 moto scores for 5th place is my best finish this season. My knee is feeling better each week and I am excited to get closer to a podium spot.”
Next Round: June 14, 2014 – High Point Raceway, Mt. Morris, PA
Results 250MX Class Thunder Valley
1. Blake Baggett (USA), Kawasaki (4-1)
2. Justin Bogle (USA), Honda (3-2)
3. Jeremy Martin (USA), Yamaha (1-6)
4. Jessy Nelson (USA), Honda (2-9)
5. Marvin Musquin (FRA), KTM (7-4)
6. Jason Anderson (USA), KTM (5-5)
Standings 250MX Class after 3 of 12 rounds
1. Martin, 140 points
2. Cooper Webb (USA), Yamaha, 114
3. Christophe Pourcel (FRA), Yamaha, 93
4. Bagget, 91
5. Bogle, 90
7. Musquin, 82
8. Anderson, 81