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Minneapolis Results

  • 1st – Eli Tomac
  • 2nd – Jason Anderson
  • 3rd – Marvin Musquin
  • 4th – Justin Brayton
  • 5th – Justin Barcia
  • WC (6th) – Weston Peick

Minneapolis Highlights

  • Tomac wins again
  • 3 different main-event winners
  • Anderson gets penalized one position in main #2
  • Peick battles with everyone
Tomac_minneapolis supercross 2018
Photo Credit: Kardy Photo

SXperts Points

  • Chase: 88 (480 total)
  • Christian: 107 (616 total)

Minneapolis Player Stats

  • Average points: 47.08
    • Highest of the year, 2nd highest in two years
  • 113 perfect scores in one round
  • Almost 80% of players with at least one pick right
  • Top four finishers were the most picked riders for those spots
  • Baggett was the most-picked rider not to place (36.77%)

Injuries

  • Seely, Grant, Roczen, Bogle, Weimer, Webb

Minneapolis Lap Charts

Minneapolis supercross 2018 main 1 lap chart

Foxborough Track Features

  • Early race, picks close at 3PM EDT
  • Several 180 degree bowl turns
  • Sweeping, sandy turn section
  • Two sections of whoops, one small, one large
  • Fast track with several different lines available

Foxborough 2016

  • Wasn’t part of series in 2017
  • Roczen won, led start to finish
  • Tomac took 2nd, Anderson took 4th
Baggett_minneapolis supercross 2018
Photo Credit: Kardy Photo

Difference from Coast to Coast

RiderAver­age EAST FinishAver­age WEST FinishDiffer­ence on EAST
Musquin2.63+0.4
Anderson41.83-2.17
Peick10.47.5-2.9
Brayton5.69.17+3.57
Baggett7.47-0.4
Tomac411.8+7.8
Wilson6.611+4.4
Stewart10.216+5.8

Standard Round Averages

RideFinishStart
Musquin2.803.30
Anderson2.826.18
Barcia4.204.40
Baggett7.189.73
Brayton7.559.09
Tomac7.906.20
Wilson8.569.78
Peick8.826.64
Craig10.008.75
Martin10.5010.50
Friese12.919.27
Stewart13.1012.10
Chisholm13.5014.50
Bowers14.0014.50
Bloss14.6715.11
Reed14.8211.64
Cunningham15.6715.44
Lamay16.9014.80
Ray18.2515.75
Enticknap19.2016.00
Bisceglia19.6720.00
Tedder20.0018.75
Anderson_minneapolis supercross 2018
Photo Credit: Kardy Photo

Anderson

  • 39 point lead in championship points
  • Needs to gain 13 points on Musquin in Foxborough to eliminate his championship chances
  • Needs to gain 14 points over the next three rounds to eliminate Tomac’s championship chances
  • Led 24 laps in last two rounds
  • Four wins, one holeshot on the season
  • East-coast standard-round averages:
    • Qualifying: 3.6
    • Start: 9
    • Finish: 4

Musquin

  • Only rider to beat Tomac for the win since Daytona
  • Best east-coast start/finish average of any rider (2.6/2.6)
  • Led laps in six rounds so far this season
  • Finished where he qualified in last two standard rounds
Musquin_minneapolis supercross 2018
Photo Credit: Kardy Photo

Tomac

  • Won seven of last 12 rounds, three of the last four
  • Second-best east-coast start/finish average (4/5.6)
  • Fastest qualifier in five of six east-coast standard rounds
  • Finished 15th last time he didn’t qualify first during standard round

Brayton

  • Led 37 laps over the season
  • Didn’t make the top 5 the last two times he qualified higher than 9th
  • East-coast standard-round averages:
    • Qualifying: 6.6
    • Start: 7.8
    • Finish: 5.6
Brayton minneapolis supercross 2018
Photo Credit: Kardy Photo

Barcia

  • Hasn’t raced an east-coast standard round this season
  • Finished in the top 5 in five of seven times he’s raced
  • Second-best standard-round starting average (4.4)
  • Standard round averages:
    • Qualifying: 6.83
    • Start: 4.4
    • Finish: 4.2

Peick

  • One top-5 finish on the east coast
  • Finished 5th or 6th in 50% of races so far
  • East-coast standard-round averages:
    • Qualifying: 10.8
    • Start: 6.4
    • Finish: 10.4
Barcia minneapolis supercross 2018
Photo Credit: Kardy Photo

Wilson

  • Last four standard-round finishes: 10, 2, 8, 8
  • Took first 450 podium finish three rounds ago (Indy)
  • 6.33 average start over last three east-coast standard rounds
  • East-coast standard-round averages:
    • Qualifying: 5.2
    • Start: 7.2
    • Finish: 6.6

Baggett

  • Hasn’t made top 5 when qualifying higher than 12th
  • 5.67 average start in Minneapolis Triple Crown main events
  • Last four standard-round finishes: 8, 10, 6, 9
    • Starts: 4, 19, 12, 13
Peick_minneapolis supercross 2018
Photo Credit: Kardy Photo

Wildcard Watch (10th)

  • The only uninjured rider left to finish in 10th more than once is Brayton (2x).
  • 11 different riders have finished in 10th this year.
  • The rider who finishes 10th typically qualifies in 9th or 10th place.
  • Stewart and Bloss have each finished 9th to 11th several times (5x and 4x).
  • Wilson, Peick, and Baggett are the last three riders that have finished 10th.
  • Bloss has finished 11th in four of the last six rounds. Can he move up since Tickle and Webb aren’t racing?
  • Stewart and Peick have east-coast standard-round averages close to 10th (10.2 and 10.4).
  • Craig (9), Wilson (9.42), and Stewart (12.69) all have average finishes near 10th.

SXperts’ Picks

Christian Chase
1st Tomac Tomac
2nd Musquin Anderson
3rd Anderson Barcia
4th Barcia Musquin
5th Brayton Peick
WC (10th) Bloss Bloss

Note: Christian and Chase reserve the right to change their picks.

Prize Recap

  • 1st – Rekluse RadiusCX Clutch – $999.00 MSRP
  • 2nd – Scosche Audio Hook-Up Prize Package – $344.96 MSRP
  • 3rd – Pro Honda Prize Pack – $289.20 MSRP
  • 4th – 1 Set of Pirelli MX32 Mid-Hard Tires – Up To $262.31 MSRP
  • 5th – EVS Base Layer Kit – $229.98 MSRP
  • 6th – $180.00 Acerbis Spending Spree
  • 7th – 2 Pairs of Scott Prospect Goggles – $179.90 MSRP
  • 8th – Bell MX-9 MIPS Helmet – $159.95 MSRP
  • 9th – Dirt Tricks Zirconium Front and Rear Sprockets – $156.75 MSRP
  • 10th – Stegz Steg Pegz – $149.95 MSRP
  • 11th-100th – $10 Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Gift Card

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