Indianapolis-3: Ken Roczen (Honda) takes third victory! / Supercross World Championship

With a start-to-finish victory, the German World Championship leader Ken Roczen (Honda) also won the third final in Indianapolis ahead of Cooper Webb and Marvin Musquin (both KTM) and extended his lead to 16 points.

6. Run to Supercross-WM in Indianapolis (Indiana): HRC works driver Ken Roczen already won the preliminary run and after his two victories went into the final of Indianapolis-3 with a lot of confidence. Roczen won the ‘holeshot’ just ahead Justin Weather in Barcia (GASGAS), who in the following rounds the pace of the German could go along, launched an attack, but ultimately not on the HRC factory driver came by.

Cooper Webb got stronger again at the end of the race. He came within striking distance Roczen, but it was not enough for an attack. Roczen controlled the race from the front and did not take any unnecessary risks. He drove elegantly and smoothly to his third win of the season and extended his World Championship lead to 16 points.

Unfortunately, the lapped drivers also played a role in Indianapolis. When Roczen as a leader Vince When he reached Friese, he was noticeably stopped, but at least he passed. Then moved forward Weather in Barcia approached the lapped frieze in 3rd place and a collision promptly occurred. Weather in Barcia crashed on the driveway to ‘triple’. The subsequent Eli Tomato (Kawasaki) couldn’t avoid it, crashed into the wreck of Weather in Barcia and fell too. Tomato could go on, but fell off P4 on P7 back. For Weather in Barcia if the race was over after the crash, he was on P19 rated and fell in the World Cup P4 on P5 back.

Third place on the podium Marvin Musquin (KTM) after a crash in the Heatrace did not have a good starting position for the final. He benefited from the falls from Weather in Barcia and Tomato just before the end of the Indianapolis-3 finals.

The World Championships are now moving to Orlando, where World Cup run 7 will be held on February 13 and World Cup run 8 on February 20.

All the details from the final of the Supercross-WM of Indianapolis-3, see below Renn Transcript:

Roczen and Weather in Barcia start tied for the final. Roczen prevails in the first round.

19 Min:
Roczen demonstrates Weather in Barcia, Webb, Weather in Cianciarulo and Tomato.

17 more Min:
Weather in Barcia can fill the gap too Leader Roczen conclude. He crashes into one Left turn in the Hack from Roczenso that both pilots stumble. This comes about Webb on P3 closer to the top duo.

13 more Min:
Roczen finds his rhythm and he can now easily break away. Is leads by 1.8 seconds.

12 more Min:
Tomato hat Webb on P3 within striking distance.

10 more Min:
Roczen has extended its lead to 2.1 seconds.

7 more Min:
Webb has now Weather in Barcia in second place within striking distance.

5 more Min:
Webb uses an error from Weather in Barcia on rank 2 and passes. Also Tomato obsolete Weather in Barcia, but the GASGAS factory driver can counter immediately.

2 more Min:
Roczen is held up by the rounded frieze. Weather in Barcia collides with friezes when lapping and falls. The following Tomato can’t evade, crashes into the wreck of Weather in Barcia and falls too. Tomato can continue, Weather in Barcia falls behind.

Last round:
Roczen fends off the attacks of Webb and wins the third race in a row. The crash of Weather in Barcia and Tomato inherits Marvin Musquin third rank.

Result SX-WM, Indianapolis-3:

1. Ken Roczen (D), Honda
2. Cooper Webb (USA), KTM
3. Marvin Musquin (F), KTM
4. Malcolm Stewart (USA), Yamaha
5. Adam Weather in Cianciarulo (USA), Kawasaki
6. Jason Anderson (USA), Husqvarna
7. Eli Tomato (USA), Kawasaki
8. Dylan Ferrandis (F), Yamaha
9. Joey Savatgy (USA), KTM
10. Zach Osborne (USA), Husqvarna
11. Aaron Plessinger (USA), Yamaha
12. Justin Brayton (USA), Honda
13. Broc Tickle (USA), Honda
14. Vince Friese (USA), Honda
15. Martin Davalos (USA), KTM
16. Justin Bogle (USA), KTM
17. Kyle Chisholm (USA), Yamaha
18. Carlen Gardner (USA), Honda
19. (DNF) Justin Weather in Barcia (USA), GASGAS

DNS: Chase Sexton (USA), Honda

World Cup status after round 6 of 17:

1. Ken Roczen (D), Honda, 138
2. Cooper Webb (USA), KTM, 122, (-16)
3. Eli Tomato (USA), Kawasaki, 114, (-24)
4. Adam Weather in Cianciarulo (USA), Kawasaki, 105, (-33)
5. Justin Weather in Barcia (USA), GASGAS, 96, (-42)
6. Dylan Ferrandis (F), Yamaha, 96, (-42)
7. Malcolm Stewart (USA), Yamaha, 95, (-43)
8. Marvin Musquin (F), KTM, 94, (-44)
9. Zach Osborne (USA), Husqvarna, 87, (-51)
10. Aaron Plessinger (USA), Yamaha, 82, (-56)


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