Canadian Motocross Nationals - Round 3
Calgary, Alberta Canada
Round 3 of the Rockstar Energy Canadian MX Nationals has a setting unlike anything in the world. With the Wild Rose MX park located only minutes from Downtown Calgary, the track offers some incredible views of the YYC skyline.
MX2 - Dylan Wright: (7-16) 12th Overall
With some early season struggles lingering in Dylan Wrights mind he was looking to shake things off at Round 3 and Dylan started his day qualifying in 4th place. In Moto 1, Dylan went down while in a battle and was unable to catch back up to the lead pack and had to settle for a 7th place finish. In Moto 2, Wright had two big crashes that forced him to pull in for bike repairs, but Dylan wouldn't give up and rode it out for a 16th place finish to salvage points.
"I know I belong on the podium but things just aren't going my way right now and it's been frustrating but thankful the team is fully behind me and we're already looking forward to the East" - Dylan Wright
MX1 - Colton Facciotti: (4-2) 3rd Overall
Technical ruts, big jumps and smooth lines is what the Calgary National is all about. Colton Facciotti's smooth style and precise ruts skills made him a threat for the victory at Round 3. Facciotti's day started out strong by qualifying in 3rd place. In Moto 1, Colton was in a middle of a multi-rider battle the entire moto and settled in for a 4th place finish. In Moto 2, Facciotti started inside the top 10 and would grind it out in through the roost making his way into the 2nd place position where he finished the moto for a 3rd Overall finish.
"There's already been some great battles for the podium spots this season and im happy to stay up there with another 3rd place finish" - Colton Facciotti
Overall Race Results -
1st - Shawn Maffenbeier (1-1)
2nd - Cole Thompson (2-2)
3rd - Josh Osby (3-5)
4th - Jacob Hayes (6-3)
5th - Ryan Surratt (5-4)
12th - Dylan Wright (7-16)
1st - Matt Georke (2-1)
2nd - Dillan Epstein (1-4)
3rd - Colton Facciotti (4-2)
4th - Tyler Medaglia (6-3)
5th - Christophe Pourcel (3-8)