Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s McAdoo and Harrison Score Top-10 Finishes at Muddy Loretta Lynn’s National

2020-08-24 06:43
Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Cameron McAdoo and Mitchell Harrison had a great weekend at Loretta Lynn’s Dude Ranch overcoming intense, muddy conditions to score fourth overall and seventh overall, respectively. With Mother Nature not making Round 2 easy, McAdoo finished the day with 4-5 moto scores, while Harrison grabbed 6-10 finishes. Teammate Darian Sanayei sat out the weekend’s racing due to an injury.

While Round 2 was at the same location, it felt like a completely different race track thanks to rain that soaked the area before and during the race. McAdoo knew that the key to getting a good finish was to start upfront and he did just that in Moto 1. He filed in just behind the leader and took over the lead on Lap 2. As he did his best to keep it on two wheels, McAdoo eventually crossed the finish line in fourth.

Moto 2 was just as treacherous and McAdoo got another great start in fourth. Using all his strength and skill, he kept it on two wheels to come around fifth for the moto and score fourth overall on the day.

“Those races are pretty intense because there are a lot of factors you have to think about,” said McAdoo. “Not wanting to go down because getting back up is so much harder than normal and picking good lines when you’re getting roosted are just a few things we think about. I was fortunate enough to get good starts, which made a world of difference today.”

As the newest member of the Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki team, Harrison has been out to prove that he has what it takes to be competitive in the deeply talented 250MX class. He bounced back big on Saturday with a great start in Moto 1 to steadily race inside the top 10 and finish the moto in sixth. He had a bit more of an uphill battle in Moto 2 when he came around the first lap outside the top 20, but despite the tough conditions still made it up to 10th to round out the day in seventh overall.

“The first moto was not bad thanks to a good start,” said Harrison. “I was able to keep it on two wheels and bring it home in sixth. I really wanted to back up that finish in the second moto, but found a sinkhole on the first lap. I can’t believe I was able to get out, but had a lot of ground to make up. So 10th in that moto wasn’t terrible, all things considered. Ironman (the next round) has been known to be muddy in the past, but hopefully we can get in a dry race next weekend.”

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250MX Class Event Results - Loretta Lynn’s National 2

Jeremy Martin (Honda), 3-2
Dylan Ferrandis (Yamaha), 2-4
Alex Martin (Suzuki), 7-1
Cameron McAdoo (Kawasaki), 4-5
Shane McElrath (Yamaha), 8-3
RJ Hampshire (Husqvarna), 1-18
Mitchell Harrison (Kawasaki), 6-10
Stilez Robertson (Husqvarna), 12-7
Lance Kobusch (KTM), 16-8
Carson Mumford (Honda), 5-20

250MX Class Points Standings

Dylan Ferrandis (Yamaha), 90
Jeremy Martin (Honda), 84
Alex Martin (Suzuki), 71
RJ Hampshire (Husqvarna), 70
Shane McElrath (Yamaha), 69
Cameron McAdoo (Kawasaki), 61
Justin Cooper (Yamaha), 40
Mitchell Harrison (Kawasaki), 38
Carson Mumford (Honda), 32
Mason Gonzales (Yamaha), 32

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 31 AMA championships and more than 275 race wins in more than 30 years of competition.

Source: Next Level Sports Management

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