Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Cianciarulo Keeps Win-Streak Alive and Extends Points Lead2019-06-16 16:24
Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Adam Cianciarulo found himself in familiar territory, taking the overall on 2-1 moto scores at High Point Raceway. His fourth-straight overall win also helped him extend his points lead to 26 points. Martin Davalos had a better weekend following the break, finishing the day 12th overall with a 15-12. Garrett Marchbanks had qualified in the top 10 but a big get off in Moto 1 forced him to call it a day.
After a refreshing weekend off, Cianciarulo came back ready to keep his Kawasaki KX250 on top of the podium. In Moto 1, he spun a bit out of the gate and was forced to make quick work through the pack, coming out fifth by the end of the first lap. The front group was staying together and Cianciarulo was able to put in some solid laps to make it up to second, but there wasn’t enough time to catch first.
In the second moto Cianciarulo started second and was not afraid to try different lines to make his move. After 10 minutes of being patient, Cianciarulo found his way around and took over the lead. When he crossed the finish line for his fourth-straight win, Cianciarulo could hardly believe it and to top it off, the win boosted his points lead to 26 points.
“I got really lucky in the first moto because I spun out of the gate and had to seriously thread the needle in the first turn to try and stay at the front,” said Cianciarulo. “The track was very tough and I tried to be patient. Coming to the races now compared to the past feels so different. It’s just a whole new vibe. For the first time I really believe in myself. When you hit rock bottom it’s tough but I have so many great people around me. I just would never have thought that I would go four in a row.”
Davalos came in with determination and hope that he could bounce back from his weekend in Colorado. He started the day well qualifying eighth and was up in the mix on the start of Moto 1. After settling in, Davalos finished the moto in 15th. The second moto was an uphill battle as Davalos started 17th. He pushed through to make it up to 12th, scoring 12th overall.
“The weekend was definitely better than the last round and I think we can do even better as the season moves forward,” said Davalos. “I am looking forward to the round in Florida and see if familiar territory will help me break into the top 10.”
Marchbanks came into Pennsylvania ready to make progress. He didn’t get the start he wanted in Moto 1 and was moving through the pack when he went down. His fall was enough for him to sit out the rest of the day and he will decide later this week about whether he will lineup for the upcoming round.
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250 Class Event Results - Mt. Morris, Pennsylvania (High Point Raceway)
Adam Cianciarulo (Kawasaki), 2-1
Hunter Lawrence (Honda), 1-3
Chase Sexton (Honda), 4-2
Dylan Ferrandis (Yamaha), 3-4
Colt Nichols (Yamaha), 5-5
RJ Hampshire (Honda), 9-6
Cameron McAdoo (KTM), 8-7
Michael Mosiman (Husqvarna), 7-8
Justin Cooper (Yamaha), 6-9
Wilson Todd (KTM), 12-10
12. Martin Davalos (Kawasaki), 15-12
41. Garrett Marchbanks (Kawasaki), DNF
250 Class Championship Points Standings
Adam Cianciarulo (Kawasaki), 186
Justin Cooper (Yamaha), 160
Dylan Ferrandis (Husqvarna), 144
Chase Sexton (Honda), 134
Colt Nichols (Yamaha), 126
Michael Mosiman (Yamaha), 112
Hunter Lawrence (Honda), 111
RJ Hampshire (Honda), 104
Alex Martin (Suzuki), 87
Garrett Marchbanks (Kawasaki), 63
16. Martin Davalos (Kawasaki), 47
About Pro Circuit
Based in Corona, Calif., Pro Circuit Products, Inc. is a leader in off-road motorcycle and ATV exhausts and aftermarket performance parts. Started in 1978, Pro Circuit is the go to shop for recreational riders and professionals for everything from suspension work to complete engine packages and everything in between.
Created by former desert racer Mitch Payton, Pro Circuit proves its products and services week-in and week-out through its tagline “We Race.” Every product that dons the Pro Circuit stamp stems from the legendary Pro Circuit race team. A staple in the professional paddock, Pro Circuit Racing has earned 30 AMA championships and more than 250 race wins in more than 30 years of competition.
Source: Next Level Sports Management
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