Results: Anaheim two
Chase Sexton led an intense first moto wire to wire over Cooper Webb who couldn’t stay in range of Sexton but did hold off Roczen who held off Anderson for third. Tomac was fifth with Jett Lawrence seventh after a first lap crash. Jorge Prado started second and finished 12th getting a look at the intensity of the early laps with the front runners.
Things turned around big time in race two with Jason Anderson passing early leader Cooper Webb to run away and hide out front to take a brilliant win – after lining up beside Jett Lawrence. Lawrence started top ten and worked his way into third ahead of Aaron Plessinger but he was risking it in the whoops!
Chase Sexton and Eli Tomac were in the middle of an amazingly intense 6 rider battle involving Prado, Hunter Lawrence, Roczen and Barcia for sixth with Sexton ultimately going down taking 11th and Prado hanging in well for 8th.
Yet another different race as Eli Tomac got out front and Jason Anderson went down on the first lap!
It was Tomac leading from Sexton and Lawrence and the battle many expected but Tomac took off and Sexton let Lawrence by as Anderson started his charge through the field.
All the while, it was Cooper Webb in fifth who had the overall win but Anderson was charging and got within sight of Webb with Justin Cooper in between. Then on the last lap Lawrence went down and cost himself the points lead and the podium as Tomac took the heat win and Webb, who wasn’t feeling well all day, the overall win!
After the race Anderson then got demoted a place as a penalty by the AMA dropping him off the overall podium to fourth!
Levi Kitchen held off a charging RJ Hampshire for the win as Jordon Smith came back from a terrible start to make a last lap pass for fourth. Jo Shimoda crashed early and came back to ninth.
RJ Hampshire and Levi Kitchen duelled until the final turn with Hampshire holding off the PC Kawasaki rider for the win with a nice brake check! Jo Shimoda passed Phil Nicoletti with a couple of turns to go for third as Jordon Smith crashed twice but still came back to eighth.
Nate Thrasher took the win in moto three with Jo Shimoda putting on a charge for second as Levi Kitchen settled for third and the overall win after RJ Hampshire had a crash coming through the field ending his hopes of victory.