Leading into Thor’s big 2017 Collection Launch, Alex Martin wins at Washougal in the all new Fuse Lit Black!
Alex Martin started the weekend with a commanding win – first taking the hole shot and then leading the entire race from start to finish. Savatgy stalked Alex Martin for many laps, but Martin expertly controlled the entire battle and never conceded the lead spot. In Moto 2 Alex Martin had a mid-pack start and had some work cut out for him. Alex Martin steadily worked his way through the pack all the way to second place, and his 1-2 finish handed him the overall for the weekend.
Cooper Webb had a weekend full of ups and downs, but still landed on the podium in third place. In Moto 1 Webb started the race outside the top ten, but by the halfway mark put on the pass to claim third position and would ultimately finish the moto there as the two race leaders had a considerable lead. In Moto 2 Webb started real strong with the hole shot, but the luck would end there as Savatgy pushed Webb wide in the first lap and forcing him off track. Webb rejoined the race and fussily made his way back to battle Savatgy for position again, this time they both hit the ground in the jostling. Webb remounted in 17th and managed to work his way back to a sixth place finish for the moto. His 3-6 finishes were good for a third place overall on the weekend and Webb continues to lead the 250 MX Championship points.
Jeremy Martin had a solid start and finish in Moto 1, claiming fourth. In Moto 2 disaster struck Jeremy when he was collected in the Webb-Savatgy incident, pinning him under his bike and unable to get up as the entire field flew by. Martin did eventually rejoin the race, but had to settle for 17th place after that crash. He finished 4-17 for 11th overall.
Aaron Plessinger finished 9-5 for 7th overall on the weekend.
Mitchell Harrison enjoyed some really solid starts on his motos, but unfortunately could not make them stick as he finished 14th in Moto 1 and crashed out of Moto 2. He finished 20th overall.
Marvin Musquin had a little bit of a shaky start to the day, with a slow start in Moto 1 pushing him outside the top ten. Musquin began picking away at the field in rapid succession, working his way all the way to fourth by lap 3. Hungry for that last podium spot, Musquin launched a bold pass on Tomac which ended up not working in his favor as rough braking bumps launched him off his bike. Musquin quickly remounted and maintained his fourth place position, and would ultimately be granted third place when Pourcel crashed out of the race and Musquin slotted into third. In Moto 2 Musquin found himself to be a bit more lucky and launched off the gate for the holeshot. Eventually Tomac and Roczen found ways past the Frenchman and Musquin held onto the third place spot for a 3-3 and overall third for the day.