This weekend was the fifth round of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross at Budds Creek in Mechanicsville, Maryland and the Mysplash/Metal Mulisha/ Star Racing / Yamaha team had a rough weekend but fought hard for top 10 finishes.
Consistency has been key for the veteran Kyle Cunningham of Aledo, Texas came around 11th on the first lap of the first moto. He put his game face on and charged to 7th position. Cunningham showed his speed in the second moto when he got a 6th place start. Kyle passed Joey Savatey and was in fifth place for much of the first half of the second moto. Kyle eventually got passed and ended up a solid 9th place, giving him an 8th overall for the day. Kyle currently sits in 8th in the overall points standings.
Jeremy Martin, the number 77 of Millville, Minnesota also was able to come away with a top 10 finish in the first moto. Martin came around the first lap in 13th and put his head down and battled to 9th position despite fighting illness. In the second moto, Martin finished a reputable 12th place. Martin earned 11th overall for the day and currently sits in 7th in points.
The rookie Cooper Webb, 175 of Newport, North Carolina had a challenging weekend, as he was plagued with crashes. In the first moto, Webb crashed in the first turn giving him a major disadvantage and having to fight his way through the pack. Through the hardship he came around 25th on the first lap and charged hard through the pack working his way up to 12th. In the second moto of the day, Webb came around in 11th on the first lap and was working his way through the field when he had a big crash putting him back to the 26th position therefore earning no points the second moto. Webb fought through the adversity with a 17th place overall finish for the day and is respectably 10th in overall points.