Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing Team Exit Nashville Early with Unfortunate Double DNF

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It was another tough night for the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing Team this Saturday at the Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee with both Justin Barcia and Josh Grant going down in the main and unable to finish.

Barcia and Grant went into the 14th round of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship hoping for a change of luck at an all-new venue for the series. In spite of the challenging track conditions, the pair had a decent qualifying effort and continued to make progress with a solid finish in the heat races.

After the first handful of laps into the main, Grant went down exiting the whoops, causing damage to his machine and was unable to continue. His teammate Barcia, who is still riding through nagging injuries was in a solid top-10 position. He too unfortunately was unable finish the race after hitting a tuff block in the rhythm section.

The Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing Team head back west to Denver, Colorado, for round 15 of the championship at the Bronco Stadium at Mile High, Saturday, April 13.

Jim Perry

Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing Team Manager

“Nashville was a tough night for the boys in blue. Both Justin and Josh came into this weekend with high expectations of getting things going in the right direction after a couple of tough weeks. The night seemed to be going in the right direction after the heat races, but unfortunately both riders were unable to finish the main. It was a disappointing end to the night, but we’ll head to the Mile High city next weekend and put our best foot forward.”

2019 Monster Energy AMA Supercross 450SX Nashville Results

1. Eli Tomac

2. Blake Baggett

3. Cooper Webb

4. Dean Wilson

5. Zach Osborne

6. Marvin Musquin

7. Cole Seely

8. Ken Roczen

9. Justin Bogle

10. Tyler Bowers

19. Justin Barcia

21. Josh Grant

2019 Monster Energy AMA Supercross 450SX Championship Standings

1. Cooper Webb 309

2. Eli Tomac 288

3. Marvin Musquin 271

4. Ken Roczen 267

5. Blake Baggett 238

6. Dean Wilson 220

7. Cole Seely 176

8. Joey Savatgy 174

9. Justin Barcia 154

10. Chad Reed 151