Supercross/Motocross

AMA Supercross January 10, 2015 | Phoenix, AZ Results

AutoTrader.com/JGR/Yamaha’s Weston Peick was the top Yamaha rider, finishing fourth aboard his YZ450F in a competitive 22-bike field, with teammate Justin Barcia finishing just outside the top 10 after rebounding from a poor start. Peick is now fifth in points in the 450SX class after two of 17 rounds.

In the 450SX class, Barcia finished third in the first heat to transfer to the main event, although Peick had to qualify through one of the semis, which he won. Then in the 20-lap main event, Peick made a terrific start, getting through the first corner behind Ken Roczen, Eli Tomac and Ryan Dungey. He then moved into third on the second lap and maintained a podium position until he rolled an ankle casing a jump on lap 17, which ultimately allowed Dungey to pass. Despite the injury, Peick finished his best-ever fourth place. However Barcia didn’t fare as well, pulling a wheelie at the start and then battling forward from the back of the pack to finish 11th. “I have been working really hard during the off season and was stoked to get such an awesome start,” Peick said. “After passing Dungey early I just rode my own race and stayed consistent. If it wasn’t for rolling my ankle I think I would have had a podium finish.”

 450 Class Results
 1 Eli Tomac   
 2 Ken Roczen   
 3 Ryan Dungey   
 4 Weston Peick   
 5 David Millsaps   
 6 Jason Anderson   
 7 Andrew Short   
 8 Trey Canard   
 9 Jake Weimer   
 10 Chad Reed   
 Standings after Round 2 of 17
 1  Ken Roczen 47 
 2  Ryan Dungey 38 
 3  Jason Anderson 37 
 4  Trey Canard 33 
 5  Weston Peick 32 
 6  Andrew Short 30 
 7  Eli Tomac 26 
 8  Justin Barcia - YAM 25 
 9  Jake Weimer 22 
 10  Broc Tickle 22 
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Yamalube/Star Racing/Yamaha’s Cooper Webb won the first 250 Supercross race of his career with a commanding victory in Phoenix, Ariz. on Saturday night, Jan. 10. The victory brings the YZ250F bLU cRU rider up to second in points as the eight-round West series gathers steam. Teammate Aaron Plessinger rounded out the top five on another YZ250F.

Nearly 50,000 fans packed Chase Field for the evening program. In the 250 West division, Webb was fast from the very first practice laps, setting the quickest time in qualifying for the second event in a row. He then finished third in his heat to transfer directly to the 250SX final, with Plessinger also finishing third in his heat. In the 15-lap final, Webb started third behind Malcolm Stewart and Zach Osborne before moving into second place on lap one. He then took the lead from Stewart on lap five and clicked off steady laps to win by a comfortable 5.4 seconds. “Phoenix was one of my favorite races last year, so to get it done here feels awesome,” Webb said. “It feels good to take second in points, but I'll feel better to get that red plate!”

 250 Class Results
 1 Cooper Webb - YAM   
 2 Malcolm Stewart   
 3 Jessy Nelson   
 4 Tyler Bowers   
 5 Aaron Plessinger - YAM   
 6 Justin Hill   
 7 Zack Osborne   
 8 Shane Mcelrath   
 9 Zachary Bell   
 10 Tommy Hahn   
 West Coast Standings after Round 2 of 8
 1  Jessy Nelson 45 
 2  Cooper Webb - YAM 39 
 3  Tyler Bowers 38 
 4  Zack Osborne 36 
 5  Justin Hill 33 
 6  Aaron Plessinger - YAM 32 
 7  Shane Mcelrath 28 
 8  Malcolm Stewart 23 
 9  Zachary Bell 22 
 10  Josh Hansen 20 
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