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The Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki squad is prepped and ready for the opening round of the 2018 Monster Energy Supercross series, starting Saturday, January 6 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. The first round kicks off new elements to the 250SX Class including two East/West shootout races.

Following the team’s 20th supercross championship last season in the Western Regional class, the four-rider lineup of Adam Cianiciarulo (#92), Austin Forkner (#35), Joey Savatgy (#17) and Martin Davalos (#29) have been gearing up to add to that number with back-to-back championship seasons.

Team By The Numbers

Between all four riders, there is a collective 13 supercross wins and 38 additional podium finishes.

Cianciarulo has earned five wins in just 15 starts with four additional podium finishes.

Savatgy and Davalos both have four wins each to their credit.

Last year in his first supercross season, Forkner raced to four top-five results with two of those being podium finishes.

Savatgy’s four seasons racing Supercross (didn’t race in 2014) he has accumulated 11 additional podiums on top of his four wins.

In his last term with Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki, Davalos competed in 15 supercross races earning two wins and eight additional podiums.

Savatgy and Cianciarulo In The Top-10 at Sandy Southwick

SOUTHWICK, Mass. (July 9, 2017) – Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Joey Savatgy and Adam Cianciarulo had two very different races, but both collected top-10 finishes in the sand during Round 7 at The Wick 338. Even with a rainy Moto 2, Savatgy finished the day sixth overall, while Cianciarulo rounded out the top 10. Both Justin Hill and Austin Forkner ended the first moto early and ultimately sat out Moto 2.

Joey Savatgy: It was a solid day for Savatgy on his No. 17 Kawasaki KX250F. After qualifying eighth, he got out to a fifth place start in Moto 1. He fell back a few spots, but held on strong to seventh where he finished at the end of 30 minutes, plus 2 laps. In the second moto, Savatgy once again got out to a fifth-place start and was able to stick with the front group. He rode strong despite the downpour that took place and held on to fifth. His 7-5 moto scores placed him sixth overall.

“Starts were important this weekend and I was able to stay out of trouble early,” said Savatgy. “I just wished I was able to take advantage of the opportunity to close to the front pack early on. I’ll keep working as we get a weekend off, but looking forward to getting back out on the track.”

Cianciarulo started the day as the top qualifier, giving him the best gate pick in Moto 1. Unfortunately he went down on the first lap and was dead last. He dug deep and worked his way through 25 riders to finish in 15th place. In Moto 2, he stayed out of the carnage in the first turn but was 15th off the start. He made his run toward the front and finished the moto ninth. Despite the tough first moto start, he was still able to bring home 10th overall.

“It’s never easy when you know you are capable of much better results,” said Cianciarulo. “My fitness and speed are there, but the mistakes have definitely hurt me. I am eager to prove that I am capable of running up front.”

Forkner started the day with a top 10 qualifying result. As he rounded the first turn he was collected in an incident that appeared to effect his rear brake. After coming in for some maintenance, he rejoined the race but went down and he decided to call it a day.

Hill started Moto 1 inside the top 10, but just after the halfway point he went down and made the decision to not race Moto 2.

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250 Class Results (Moto Results)

  1. Zach Osborne, Husqvarna (2-1)
  2. Dylan Ferrandis, Yamaha (1-2)
  3. Alex Martin, KTM (3-3)
  4. RJ Hampshire, Honda (5-4)
  5. Jeremy Martin, Honda (4-6)
  6. Joey Savatgy, Kawasaki (7-5)
  7. Mitchell Harrison, Yamaha (6-7)
  8. Chase Sexton, Honda (9-8)
  9. Colt Nichols, Yamaha (8-10)
  10. Adam Cianciarulo, Kawasaki (15-9)

      38. Justin Hill, Kawasaki (36-38)
      40. Austin Forkner, Kawasaki (37-40)

250 Class Points, After 7 of 12 Rounds

  1. Zach Osborne, Husqvarna, 301
  2. Alex Martin, KTM, 256
  3. Jeremy Martin, Honda, 242
  4. Dylan Ferrandis, Yamaha, 199
  5. Joey Savatgy, Kawasaki, 195
  6. Aaron Plessinger, Yamaha, 190
  7. Adam Cianciarulo, Kawasaki, 186
  8. Austin Forkner, Kawasaki, 184
  9. Mitchell Harrison, Yamaha, 176
  10. Colt Nichols, Yamaha, 168

      13. Justin Hill, Kawasaki, 88

Austin Forkner collects first podium of the season

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (June 25, 2017) – The rain that was predicted at the end of the week was short-lived and a beautiful day graced race fans at Round 5 of the Pro Motocross series at Muddy Creek Raceway. The track suited Austin Forkner as he claimed his first overall podium of the season with a 3-3 moto score. Teammate Adam Cianciarulo was also a podium contender but settled for fourth overall with a 2-5. Joey Savatgy pushed his results into the top-10 after two heartfelt rides in Tennessee. Justin Hill was showing speed throughout the day, but after some bad luck scored 15th overall with a 17-13.

Austin Forkner
A muddy and rainy practice broke through for sunny skies for both motos. The conditions were hot, but Forkner went to work early getting a great start in Moto 1 just behind his teammate Cianciarulo. He would charge the whole moto and held on to third. In Moto 2, Forkner’s start was on point once again and his speed kept him with the front pack to earn third, claiming the final podium spot of the day.

“Today was very good in terms of consistency,” said Forkner. “I felt good all day even with the track changes from muddy in the morning to dry in the afternoon. It feels great to finally get that first podium finish and I just hope there will be plenty more in the future.”

Adam Cianciarulo
As second qualifier, Cianciarulo proved he was confident in the morning muddy conditions. When the track changed for the motos, Cianciarulo again showed he was ready to ride up front. A great start in Moto 1 put him second and he held on to the rear wheel of the leader until the end. In Moto 2, Cianciarulo started sixth and pushed until the end where he finished fifth. His 2-5 result was good enough for fourth overall.

“It was a decent day, but felt good enough for the podium so it’s a little disappointing,” said Cianciarulo. “I’ve been fourth three times already this season and it’s really tough to nearly miss the podium. If anything, we know we’re going fast and I just need to keep my head down and pushing next weekend.”

Joey Savatgy
Savatgy’s day started with an uphill battle after going down in the opening turn. He came around the first lap 27th and kept his head down to nearly break into the top 10 in 11th. The second moto he stayed out of trouble in the first turn and was 10th after Lap 1. He picked off a few riders throughout the hot and humid moto to finish seventh for eighth overall.

“First turn crashes on the opening moto are tough because you’re going to be pushing harder than you normally do to make up all those spot,” said Savatgy. “Thankfully I felt good in Moto 2 but was probably a little more conservative on the start to try and stay out of trouble. The front pack was really pulling away early and once I made it to seventh it was hard to make up the time.”

Justin Hill
Hill showcased his comfort in the muddy conditions after qualifying seventh in the morning sessions. He was able to translate that good gate pick into a nice start in Moto 1 where he came around just outside the top 10. He was pushing forward but had an issue during the moto that pushed him pack to finish 17th. Moto 2 started well again and he was able to maintain his position in 13th to end the day 15th overall.

“I feel like I’ve had different strokes of bad luck with some issues here and there, but having troubles forces you to really put your head down and work harder,” said Hill. “I’ve shown my speed, but haven’t been able to put it together for a good result since Hangtown. I’m hoping the halfway race at Red Bud will be a turning point.”

 

250 Class Results (Moto Results)

  1. Aaron Plessinger, Yamaha (1-2)
  2. Zach Osborne, Husqvarna (5-1)
  3. Austin Forkner, Kawasaki (3-3)
  4. Adam Cianciarulo, Kawasaki (2-5)
  5. Alex Martin, KTM (4-4)
  6. Colt Nichols, Yamaha (8-8)
  7. Shane McElrath, KTM (6-11)
  8. Joey Savatgy, Kawasaki (11-7)
  9. Jeremy Martin, Honda (13-6)
  10. Mitchell Harrison, Yamaha (10-10)

   15. Justin Hill, Kawasaki (17-13)

 

250 Class Points, After 5 of 12 Rounds

  1. Zach Osborne, Husqvarna, 207
  2. Alex Martin, KTM, 176
  3. Jeremy Martin, Honda 171
  4. Aaron Plessinger, Yamaha, 165
  5. Austin Forkner, Kawasaki, 159
  6. Adam Cianciarulo, Kawasaki, 147
  7. Joey Savatgy, Kawasaki, 144
  8. Colt Nichols, Yamaha, 124
  9. Dylan Ferrandis, Yamaha, 118
  10. Mitchell Harrison, Yamaha, 111
  11. Justin Hill, Kawasaki, 68

 

Cianciarulo Wins East/West Shootout in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (May 7, 2017) – Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Adam Cianciarulo earned his second win of the season in dominating fashion during the East/West Shootout at Sam Boyd Stadium, finishing over five seconds ahead of his teammate and newly crowned Western Regional 250SX Champion Justin Hill. Austin Forkner went down in the first turn and was able to come back for 12th, while Joey Savatgy was hit in the second-to-last turn and pushing him back to a 14th-place finish.

Adam Cianciarulo
It had been an up and down season for Cianciarulo, who broke through for his first race-win at the beginning of March. While that win was sweet after years of injury, his victory in Las Vegas was just as sweet after besting the riders from both regions on a difficult track outside the Las Vegas strip. Throughout the race, he was even in contention for the championship, but in the end his win propelled him into second overall in the Eastern Regional 250SX standings.

“This is something I’ve always wanted to do [win the east/west shootout],” said Cianciarulo. “I am going to have to go back and watch the whole race to see all the action that happened behind me but I was in a groove and just tried to keep pace the entire race. It feels amazing to end the season like this.”

Justin Hill
After already taking the championship two weeks ago in Salt Lake City, the race in Las Vegas was more or less a victory lap for Hill. With the temperatures over 90 degrees all day, Hill struggled with minor heat stroke, but was able to pull together for a solid showing once the sun went down. Like Cianciarulo, Hill got out to a great start and was able to maintain his lead-pack pace, ending the season with his eighth consecutive podium finish.

“I am so thankful for everyone that has supported me,” said Hill. “Honestly when I came into the weekend, the championship still hadn’t sunk in. I struggled a little bit with heat stroke today and wasn’t sure if I would be able to race, but came together for the night show and just tried to pace Adam. He rode great and I’m really happy to see him take the win.”

Austin Forkner
Forkner had been very consistent in Las Vegas as an amateur prior to his professional debut in Sam Boyd Stadium. He kept up the fast pace for much of the night, but a first turn crash would force Forkner to start from 20th. Despite the odds stacked against him he still managed to make his way back toward the top-10 in 12th.

“I felt really good tonight and was hoping to get on the podium or even a win,” said Forkner. “It will come, but though I rode well after that hard crash in the first turn. It was definitely tough and really got me excited for the upcoming outdoors season that starts in two weeks.”

Joey Savatgy
As a championship contender, Savatgy put himself in good position on the start, avoiding the pile up in the first turn. He was near the front-runners on the first lap, but had to catch back up again after a bobble following the finish line. He made his way back up to fourth, eventually having some issues that forced him toward the end of the top-10. Savatgy would ultimately be taken out in the final turn and forced back to 14th as he crossed the final finish line of the Monster Energy Supercross season.

“It was a rollercoaster season to say the least,” said Savatgy. “What happened on the last lap I didn’t see coming and should have. I would have probably done the same thing in that situation, but it hurts being on the losing end of a take out.”

 

250SX Class Main Event Results (East/West Shootout)

  1. Adam Cianciarulo (Kawasaki)
  2. Justin Hill (Kawasaki)
  3. Aaron Plessinger (Yamaha)
  4. Dylan Ferrandis (Yamaha)
  5. Mitchell Oldenburg (KTM)
  6. Jimmy Decotis (Honda)
  7. Zach Osborne (Husqvarna)
  8. Hayden Mellross (Yamaha)
  9. Mitchell Harrison (Yamaha)
  10. Cameron Mcadoo (Honda)

12. Austin Forkner (KawasakI)
14. Joey Savatgy (Kawasaki)

 

Western Regional 250SX Class Points, After 9 of 9 Rounds

  1. Justin Hill (Kawasaki), 202
  2. Shane McElrath (KTM), 164
  3. Aaron Plessinger (Yamaha), 163
  4. Martin Davalos (Husqvarna), 145
  5. James Decotis (Honda), 137
  6. Austin Forkner (Kawasaki), 114
  7. Dan Reardon (Yamaha), 104
  8. Kyle Chisholm (Honda), 90
  9. Cole Martinez (Yamaha), 77
  10. Mitchell Oldenburg (KTM), 76

 

Eastern Regional 250SX Class Points, After 9 of 9 Rounds

  1. Zach Osborne (Husqvarna), 173
  2. Adam Cianciarulo (Kawasaki), 171
  3. Joey Savatgy (Kawasaki), 166
  4. Jordon Smith (KTM), 161
  5. Dylan Ferrandis (Yamaha), 144
  6. Christian Craig (Honda), 97
  7. Mitchell Harrison (Yamaha), 86
  8. Luke Renzland (Yamaha), 84
  9. Anthony Rodriguez (Yamaha), 82
  10. Kyle Cunningham (Suzuki), 77

 

 

Justin Hill stretches points lead with fourth consecutive win

Arlington, Texas (February 11, 2017) – Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Justin Hill raced to his fourth-straight victory of the season with the win at AT&T Stadium. The win helped propel him a comfortable 21 points ahead of second place in the championship standings. Teammate Austin Forkner bounced back from his tough previous round to score his second career podium as the runner-up finisher.

Justin Hill 
Hill had a perfect day in the Lone Star State, starting with the top qualifier and onto a great heat race battle where he took another win. With a projected long main event, Hill tucked into second on the start and stayed close to the leader. After 15 laps, the leader pulled off with an issue and Hill was able to take over the lead and hold on for five more laps, coming across the finish with his fourth consecutive win.

“I felt great all day,” said Hill. “Fastest qualifier, heat win and topped it off with a main event victory. It’s not exactly how I wanted it but we’ll take it anyway we can. Heading into the break on a win streak feels great.”

Austin Forkner
Forkner gained momentum all day, which turned to an exciting heat race where he led six laps before Hill overtook him. In the main event, he shot out to an awesome start and tucked in behind his teammate in third. He remained close the entire race, only finishing two seconds behind Hill.

“Today went well,” said Forkner. “I felt comfortable all day. I felt like I made huge strides today with my speed and was able to pace the leaders. After last week, it feels great to be able to put it back up on the box.”

 

250SX Class Main Event Results

  1. Justin Hill (Kawasaki)
  2. Austin Forkner (Kawasaki)
  3. Aaron Plessinger (Yamaha)
  4. Jimmy Decotis (Honda)
  5. Dan Reardon (Yamaha)
  6. Jeremy Martin (Honda)
  7. Martin Davalos (Husqvarna)
  8. Cole Martinez (Yamaha)
  9. Hayen Mellross (Yamaha)
  10. Kyle Chisholm (Honda)

 

Double Podium in Phoenix

Corona, Calif. (January 29, 2017) – Prepared for another exciting round of the 2017 Monster Energy Supercross Championship, Justin Hill and Austin Forkner arrived in Arizona fit for battle. Motivated by last weekend’s positive results, the Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki team has been busy on and off the track dialing in their rides and prepping for battle. Their hard work paid off and both riders landed on the podium. Justin Hill’s victory marked the team’s 250th win and Austin Forkner’s 3rd place finish marked the rookie’s first professional Supercross podium.

Justin Hill 
It was another great weekend for Justin Hill. In the day’s qualifying, he set the fastest lap times and kept the momentum going. In Heat 2, he easily took the number one spot and looked forward to the night’s final race. In the main event he stayed smooth lap after lap. In the final minutes, Justin made his move on the points leader, moving past him and taking the lead. Holding his position, he crossed the checkers in first for back-to-back podiums!
“I pushed hard and around the halfway mark. I knew I was inching up on the leader, I was hitting my marks and riding well. My mechanic was doing really well at getting me my times and keeping me up on where I was at. I dropped the lead down to about four seconds and then the leader tangled with a couple lappers and I reeled up on him and I thought, this is it, I’m going to do it! Even after the race I was talking with my family and still couldn’t believe I did that. I did it, it was so cool!”

Austin Forkner 
Week after week, Austin Forkner continues to impress. The rookie rider was off to a good start in Heat 1. He took the holeshot and battled for the lead, and finished the heat race in second. In the night’s main event, he and his KX250F once again took the holeshot and competed for the number one spot. Throughout the evening, he stayed within the top three and pushed himself to remain there. At the checkered flag, Austin finished in third and experienced his first professional Monster Energy Supercross podium!

“The race was good. I rode a lot better than I have been, more consistent and didn’t make mistakes. I was really confident in my starts, back to back weekends I’ve earned both holeshots in the heat and main. With starts like that I knew I was going to be up there and thought if someone gets by I just need to relax, figure out what they’re doing better than me and use it to be better. I knew I needed to not make mistakes like I did in the heat where I cased the triple trying to pass someone back. I tried to ride smooth and fast, I’m really happy with how I opened the race and I held the lead for a few laps which is definitely the best I’ve done so far.”

250SX Phoenix Main Event

1.Justin Hill, Kawasaki- 25
2. Shane McElrath, KTM- 22
3. Austin Forkner, Kawasaki- 20
4. Aaron Plesssinger, Yamaha- 18
5. Martin Davalos, Husqvarna- 16
6. Dan Reardon, Yamaha- 15
7. Joshua Hansen, Husqvarna- 14
8. James Decotis, Honda-13
9. Phillip Nicoletti, Suzuki- 12
10. Cole Martinez, Yamaha- 11

250SX West Overall Championship Point Standings

1. Shane McElrath, KTM-92
2. Justin Hill, Kawasaki- 88 
3. Aaron Plessinger, Yamaha- 82
4. Martin Davalos, Husqvarna- 70
5. Austin Forkner, Kawasaki- 67
6. James Decotis, Honda- 55
7. Dan Reardon, Yamaha-47
8, Jeremy Martin, Honda- 40
9. Phillip Nicoletti, Suzuki- 38
10. Joshua Hansen, Husqvarna- 37

Round 5:
February 4
Oakland Alameda County Coliseum
Oakland, CA

 

Continued Success for Austin Forkner

Corona, Calif. (September 5, 2016) – Clear skies welcomed Austin Forkner and Adam Cianciarulo on Saturday for the FIM World MX Grand Prix at Charlotte Motorspeedway in North Carolina. Despite the area being hit with rain days before the race, the track was barely impacted and was ready for the day’s motos. The Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/ Kawasaki team took advantage of the track’s near perfect conditions during practice and snagged the top two spots. Both riders eagerly awaited for the gate to drop and to ride against the world’s best!

As the gates dropped in MX2 Moto 1, both Adam and Austin shot out of the gate and easily found themselves out front. Austin took the holeshot and maintained a leading position throughout the first moto. He fought for the lead and was consistently battling within the top three. Austin crossed the checkers in 3rd and found himself on the MXGP podium for the first time in his career. Adam and his bike went down and he exited the race. Bumped and bruised, he remains optimistic and eager to return to his KX250F.

Once again Austin Forkner fired out of the gate and found himself in an intense battle for the number one position in the second moto. He fought side by side the competition and led the pack throughout most of the race. He proved that he has what it takes to ride with the best as he led the pack around the track. Relying on his speed, he crossed the checkers in 2nd and finished 3rd overall in MX2 at the MXGP of the Americas. The Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki team is excited to have competed against the world’s best and we look forward to doing it again next week at Glen Helen Raceway for MXGP of the USA!

“I surprised myself by having the fastest lap time in qualifying. In the first moto I was out front for a while and came under pressure. I made a small mistake and gave the win away unfortunately. In the second moto I spent the first 20 minutes with a comfortable lead and then they started to reel me in inch by inch. At that point I just left it all out on the track and I was honestly spent after the second moto. It was a tough race but I’m really happy I ended up on the box. I was pretty comfortable racing in this style because the format is similar to what we normally run, but the style of riding is so different. At the beginning of the motos the U.S. racers tend to go for it harder than the MXGP guys do, and they tend to go harder at the end. At the end of the day I battled with a U.S. champion and a world champion, it was a great experience and I’m leaving with a trophy!”

MX2 Results from MXGP of the Americas
1. Webb, Cooper. USA
2. Herlings, Jeffrey. NED
3. Forkner, Austin. USA 
4. Covington, Thomas. USA
5. Vlaanderen, Calvin. NED
6. Seewer, Jeremy. SUI
7. Harrison, Mitchell. USA
8. Anstie, Max. GBR
9. Paturel, Benoit. FRA
10. Bogers, Brian. NED

First Overall Win for Austin Forkner

Corona, Calif. (August 29, 2016) – The Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki Team arrived at Ironman Raceway ready to complete the 2016 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. The morning rain did not scare the team and they were ready to ride into battle. Austin Forkner started off the day with the second best time in the early qualifying rounds. The team rode their way to the podium and Austin Forkner grabbed the overall win for Ironman! Austin’s overall win marks the 250th win for the team!

Austin Dominates
Seeing Saturday as his final chance to grab his first overall win, Austin Forkner entered the day’s motos more determined than ever. In the first moto, he and his KX250F blasted out of the gate and he easily took the holeshot. Leading the pack throughout the entire race, he crossed the checkers in 1st. Keeping the momentum going in Moto 2, he took the second holeshot and found himself guiding the pack throughout the track. Relying on his speed, he rode fast and crossed the checkers in 3rd. His 3-1 for the day earned him his first career overall win. Austin Forkner finished overall 4th in the point standings and was awarded the AMA Pro Motocross Rookie of the Year!

“Today was a really good day. Practice started off really muddy, with very deep ruts, but I ended up qualifying well. In the first moto I earned the holeshot and told myself not to look back no matter what. I finally did about 20 minutes in and there was no one behind me at all. My mechanic kept me updated with everything throughout the end of the moto and I was able to cruise home for the win. In the second moto I earned the holeshot again, settled in and kept it out front for at least 20 minutes. After the finish line I jumped wrong and landed in a really soft hole, cross rutted and tucked the front. Luckily I didn’t stall the bike, but my bars were bent and I had a bunch of sweat in my eyes from going down. Another rider got by me so I slipped to third, but that, with my Moto 1 win, earned first overall, the first one of my career. I’m fourth in points, two moto wins and five podiums in my rookie season, I’m really happy and can’t wait for next year.”

Adam Finishes Strong
Adam Cianciarulo started the season with the goal of completing every moto and he accomplished this goal on Saturday. Despite the challenges that he face, he overcame all of them and maintained a positive attitude. In the past two weeks he has demonstrated growth and improvement. He displayed great speed throughout the day as he made his way to the front of the pack. Adam wrapped up the day in 6th overall.

“It was another good day. I had a good bit of confidence from the last round and felt strong. I’ve had good speed and my body is catching up and I’m getting back to where I belong. My goal for the year was to get through all the motos and I did that, now I’m working towards keeping my speed at every round. I’ve got what it takes to win I just need it every weekend.”

Solid Season for Joey
Joey Savatgy finished the season in the Top 3 in the 250 MX Overall Point Standings. Throughout the season he flew past the competition and was no stranger to the podium. He was determined to protect his Top 3 position during the final round. In Moto 1, he was against teammate Austin Forkner for first. Relying on his speed he was able to stay up front throughout the entire race and crossed the checkers in 2nd. Joey ended his day in 9th overall and looks forward to perform even better in 2017.

Tonus Completes the Season
Arnaud Tonus has let nothing bring him down this season. After returning to racing from a previous injury, he persevered and continued the fight. Staying positive, he pushed himself every weekend. Facing challenges on the weekend, he persevered and finished overall 7th for the day.

“This was my best race of the year. My speed and the way I rode, I’m really happy with today. At the end of the first moto I felt great and made a late moto pass. In the second moto unfortunately I went down early on and started basically last. It was a hard ride but I pushed really hard and crossed the line in ninth, which I’m happy with. The shoulder injury from Monster Energy Supercross held me back a bit early on but no excuses and I ended the season well.”

Chris Continues the Push
Eager to race, Chris Alldredge came into the day ready to close out the season. Despite only recently returning to racing, he entered the motos ready to ride. Staying consistent throughout both motos, he finished the day in 16th. Working through his challenges, Chris has always remained enthusiastic and positive on race day.

250MX Results From Ironman
1. Austin Forkner, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 45
2. Aaron Plessinger, Yamaha- 38
3. Cooper Webb, Yamaha- 38
4. Alex Martin, Yamaha- 38
5. Adam Cianciarulo, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 31
6. Arnaud Tonus, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 30
7. Mitchell Harrison, Yamaha- 26
8. Mitchell Oldenburg, KTM-22
9. Joey Savatgy, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 22
10. Justin Hill, KTM-20
16. Chris Alldredge, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 13

250MX Overall Championship Point Standings
1. Cooper Webb, Yamaha- 495
2. Alex Martin, Yamaha- 422
3. Joey Savatgy, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 383
4. Austin Forkner, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 376
5. Aaron Plesssinger, Yamaha- 351
6. Jeremy Martin, Yamaha -321
7. Zach Osbourne-, Husqvarna 312
8. Adam Cianciarulo, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 266
9. Arnaud Tonus, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 243
10. Mitchel Oldenburg, KTM- 237
26. Chris Alldredge, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki-32

2016 Season Finale Pro Circuit

Season Finale for Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki

Corona, Calif. (August 24, 2016) – The Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki Team heads to the legendary Ironman National this upcoming Saturday. Despite a challenging season, the team will enter Indianapolis with their heads held high and ready to dominate the 250 Class. Joey Savatgy is determined to lead the pack one more time this year. He will battle it out for second place in the point standings and is ready to take on the competition! Although this is his first year racing professionally, Austin Forkner has demonstrated that this is where he has always belonged. The rookie has been climbing through the rankings and now sits just outside the Top 3. Nailing his starts at Budds Creek, Adam Cianciarulo looks to continue the momentum. Staying optimistic, he looks forward to finishing out the season strong. Also experiencing better starts last weekend was Arnaud Tonus. He remains eager to take the lead early on and guide the pack across the checkers. After being out for a few months due an injury, Chris Alldredge remains enthusiastic after his return to racing. He is motivated and prepared to perform even better at the final round of the season. Be sure to catch the Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki Team in the exciting conclusion of the 2016 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship this Saturday!

250MX Overall Championship Point Standings
1. Cooper Webb, Yamaha- 457
2. Alex Martin, Yamaha- 384
  3. Joey Savatgy, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 361
  4. Austin Forkner, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 331
5. Jeremy Martin,Yamaha- 321
6. Aaron Plesssinger, Yamaha- 313
7. Zach Osbourne, Husqvarna- 296
  8. Adam Cianciarulo, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 235
9. Mitchel Oldenburg, KTM- 215
10. Arnaud Tonus, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 213
30. Chris Alldredge, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki-19

Another Podium for Austin Forkner

Corona, Calif. (August 15, 2016) – Unadilla welcomed the Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki Team with hot and humid weather. During the morning qualifying, the team showed great strength and Arnaud Tonus set the second fastest lap time. Throughout the day, Austin Forkner demonstrated excellent speed and skill. At the end of Round 10, Austin rode his KX250F straight to Unadilla’s podium!

Solid Day for Forkner
In the first moto, Austin Forkner blew past the competition and grabbed the holeshot. He led the pack until a red flag was dropped. After the second gate drop, he was in 10th and was determined to make his way back to the front of the pack. In the final two laps, he made great passes and crossed the checkers in 7th. In Moto 2, he grabbed his second holeshot of the day. Throughout the final race, he led the pack across the difficult track. Crossing the checkers in 2nd, he finished the day in 3rd overall and once again found himself on the podium this season.

“On the first start I earned the holeshot and held the lead until the red flag. On the restart I was in a rut behind another rider that went down and was held up pretty bad. I pushed all the way to the end, passed a couple guys on the final lap and finished seventh. In the second moto I had an amazing start and lead the race for almost the whole moto. I was passed towards the end of the moto and immediately afterwards they red flagged the race. Had I known that was going to happen I would have sent it to keep first, but you live and learn. The track was really tough today and the conditions were even worse, but I managed to have solid results and I’m looking forward to the next one.”

Savatgy Moves Up
Joey Savatgy entered Moto 1 ready to put on a show for the New Berlin crowd. As the gates dropped, he began his assault towards the leaders. With great determination he entered the fight for the leading posisition. In the final laps he was able to take the number two spot and return the podium. Unfortunately, Joey had to exit the second moto. Despite the day’s challenges, he was still able to rise to 2nd in the point standings.

AC Bursts Out of the Gate
Adam Cianciarulo took full advantage of the red flag during the first moto. When the gate dropped he broke away from the pack and became the leader. He would go against his fellow teammate Joey throughout the last few laps and crossed the checkers in 4th. In the second moto, AC had to pull the No. 44 out of the competition and had to settle for an overall 11th.

Tonus Steps It Up
Fueled by great time during the morning qualifying, Arnaud Tonus was more than ready for the day’s motos. Alongside his teammates Adam and Joey, he rode among the leaders throughout most of the first moto. Due to an issue in the final lap, he was pushed back to 16th and did not compete in the second moto. Arnaud left New York in 20th overall.

250MX Results From Unadilla
1. Cooper Webb, Yamaha- 50
2. Aaron Plessinger, Yamaha- 40
3. Austin Forkner, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 36
4. Justin Hill, KTM- 34
5. RJ Hampshire, Honda- 27
6. Mitchell Oldenburg, KTM-  25
7. Alex Martin, Yamaha- 24
8. Martin Davalos, Husqvarna- 23
9. Tristan Charbonneau- Honda- 22
10. Joey Savatgy, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 22
11. Adam Cianciarulo, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 18
20. Arnaud Tonus, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 5

250MX Overall Championship Point Standings
1. Cooper Webb, Yamaha- 422
2. Joey Savatgy, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 341
3. Alex Martin, Yamaha- 341
4. Jeremy Martin, Yamaha- 321
5. Austin Forkner, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 293
6. Aaron Plessinger, Yamaha- 285
7. Zach Osbourne, Husqvarna- 253
8. Adam Cianciarulo, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 197
9. Arnaud Tonus, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki- 195
10. Mitchell Oldenburg, KTM- 194