Canadian Motocross Nationals - Round 2
Prince George, British Columbia
The Rockstar Energy Canadian Motocross Nationals made it's first visit to Prince George, British Columbia where the Blackwater Motocross Park hosted it's first national race. With every new venue comes plenty of anticipation for how the race action will unfold and the fans of Prince George did not leave disappointed.
MX2 - Dylan Wright:
Hoping for a rebound weekend at Round 2, MX2 rider Dylan Wright struggled with bad starts and small crashes throughout his day. In Moto 1, Dylan had to fight his way back to 11th place from dead last. A good start in Moto 2 kept Wright battling within the top 10 and finished out the race in 5th place giving him a 6th Overall on the day.
"I know it's been a slow start to my season so far, but I'm confident we will shake things off and get back into the mix where I belong" - Dylan Wright
MX1 - Colton Facciotti:
Coming into Round 2 healthy and confident, MX1 rider Colton Facciotti rode to his first overall podium finish of the season in Prince George. In Moto 1, Facciotti went down on the first lap and battled his way from 11th place to 4th place by the checkers. A strong charge from a mid-pack position to finish 3rd in Moto 2 secured Colt and the teams first overall podium of the season.
"It's a long series and being patient is going to be important to stay in this title chase" - Colton Facciotti
Overall Race Results -
1st - Cole Thompson (1-1)
2nd - Jess Pettis (2-2)
3rd - Jacob Hayes (5-3)
4th - Ryan Surratt (6-4)
5th - Josh Osby (4-6)
6th - Dylan Wright (11-5)
1st - Christoph Pourcel (2-1)
2nd - Matt Georke (1-2)
3rd - Colton Facciotti (4-3)
4th - Dillen Epstien (3-5)
5th - Mike Alessi (5-4)