Jason Anderson drops off the pace at Anaheim 2 | News
Rockstar Energy Drink Husqvarna 450SX rider Jason Anderson ended his night at Anaheim 2 in ninth overall after finishing 6-6-17.
Jason Anderson was mid pack at the start of 450 Main Event 1 and stayed on the gas to work his way to up to a sixth-place finish. to earn a spot in the 450 main. He was top-10 at the start of Main Event 2 then stayed strong to work his way through the field to another sixth-place finish. He got a great start in Main Event 3, but was forced to the back of the pack after an incident caused him to finish 17th. He went 6-6-17 for ninth on the night, and is currently seventh in 450 rider point standings.
“I was able to get a top-10 overall,” said Anderson. “It wasn’t a horrible weekend, but I’m going to keep pushing and I’ll try to be better next weekend.”
Factory supported rider Dean Wilson had a great night and finished 9-8-7 for fifth overall on the night.
1. Cooper Webb (1,1,3)
2. Marvin Musquin (3,2,2)
3. Eli Tomac (4,4,1)
4. Ken Roczen (2,5,4)
5. Dean Wilson (9,8,7)
9. Jason Anderson – Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing (6,6,17)
1. Ken Roczen – 63 points
2. Eli Tomac – 61 points
3. Cooper Webb – 57 points
4. Justin Barcia – 56 points
5. Marvin Musquin – 56 points
6. Dean Wilson – 52 points
7. Jason Anderson – Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing – 46 points
Michael Mosiman mid pack at start of the first 250SX West Main Event. He put in a strong ride to earn a top-10 finish. He was mid-pack again in the second Main, but put on a hard charge to move through the pack and finish sixth. He got a decent start in Main Event 3 and quickly navigated his way into the top-10, then held strong to finish seventh. The 10-6-7 result gave him eighth on the night, and he is currently ninth in 250SX West rider point standings.
“I was looking to flip the switch this week,” said Mosiman. “I haven’t been myself the past two weeks. I was feeling really good after practice. I ripped the start in the first moto but got pushed wide and didn’t ride aggresively enough. I think I have the speed, so it’s just a matter of putting it together. It’s insane how fast these guys go, but I’m able to do it.”
1. Shane McElrath (3,2,1)
2. Dylan Ferrandis (2,1,3)
3. Colt Nichols (1,3,4)
8. Michael Mosiman – Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing (10,6,7)
250SX West Rider Point Standings
1. Colt Nichols – 70 points
2. Shane McElrath – 68 points
3. Dylan Ferrandis – 63 points
9. Michael Mosiman – Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing – 39 points
Photo: Simon Cudby