Bowers Narrowly Misses Podium for Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki in Oakland

CORONA, CA – January 27, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Bowers and Alldredge battled fiercely in the 250SX main event this past Saturday at Oakland’s O.co Coliseum in the 4th round of the Monster Energy Supercross season.

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Finishing Strong

Oakland marked the halfway point in the Western Regional SX season.  And by the end of the night, Tyler Bowers not only secured his 2nd place position in the championship points, but he again proved his persistent ability to ride hard and finish up near the front.  In qualifying, Bowers rode his KX250F to the 5th fasted lap.  He followed that up with 4th place finish in Heat 2.  The holeshot start again proved to be elusive for Bowers, he was in 9th place after the first lap.  However, as he has shown earlier this season, he can easily work his way through the pack.  By lap 8, Bowers was in 3rd and appeared set for yet another podium finish.  He battled valiantly for several laps, but with only 3 laps to go, Bowers slipped back a position and crossed the finish line in 4th place.

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Starting Up Front

Chris Alldredge had high hopes for O.co Coliseum and was looking to seize his first podium since moving up into the 250SX Monster Energy Supercross series.  In qualifying, Alldredge struggled to find his speed; however, he won the LCQ and ensured his place the main event.  In what is now becoming his trademark, Alldredge pulled off a flawless start.  When the pack rounded corner 1, he was up in front on the outside.  Before the first lap was done, Alldredge took the race lead and lshot away from the rest of the riders aboard his Pro Circuit KX250F.  Alldredge rode dominantly for nearly two laps before being passed.  A crash on lap 5 ended his evening.

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Round 4 Results: Oakland
250SX West Region

  1. Malcom Stewart, Honda
  2. Cooper Webb, Yamaha
  3. Alex Martin, Yamaha
  4. Tyler Bowers, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki
  5. Zach Bell, Husqvarna
  6. Zach Osborne, Husqvarna
  7. Aaron Plessinger, Yamaha
  8. Josh Hansen, Kawasaki
  9. Justin Hill, KTM
  10. Jessy Nelson, KTM

250SX West Region Championship Points Standings

  1. Copper Webb, Yamaha – 86
  2. Tyler Bowers, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki – 78
  3. Jessy Nelson, KTM – 71
  4. Zach Osborne – Husqvarna – 69
  5. Justin Hill, KTM – 65
  6. Malcom Stewart, Honda – 64
  7. Aaron Plessinger, Yamaha – 54
  8. Shane Mcelrath, KTM – 49
  9. Josh Hansen, Kawasaki – 47
  10. Alex Martin, Yamaha – 47

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