View From The Floor: We'll Give It A Ten 4

The first Triple Crown race of the Supercross season scrambled things up a bit, and after Anaheim 2 we're now six-for-six in different riders taking overall wins.

View From The Floor: We'll Give It A Ten

Round three of the 2019 Monster Energy Supercross series at Angel Stadium featured the first Triple Crown event of the year. It's weird to think that Eli Tomac hadn't won a race yet, but with three main events on top, his odds were good. While he hadn't grabbed a checkered flag yet, he's still in a much better place than he was a year ago.

Ken Roczen grabbed the jump in the first 450 main along with Marvin Musquin and Cole Seely, but Cooper Webb hugged the inside, and came out in a good spot.

Chad Reed's best race of the night was the final main, where he finished fifth. Unfortunately, he backed out of the line in the second main, and scored a DNS in that one.

Dean Wilson went 9-8-7 for fifth overall on the night.

Cole Seely put in one of his best rides of the season in the first main, grabbing fifth.

Maybe the best action of the night was Cooper Webb catching and passing Ken Roczen on the last lap of the first main. Given their history (remember their crash at San Diego last year?) Coop gave him the pointed finger lookback, and the crowd ate it up.

In the second main, Cooper backed up the first main win with another wire-to-wire lead.

Early pursuers behind Coop in the second main included Cole Seely, and Marvin Musquin.

Marvin muscled his way past Cole and into second spot. Cole eventually ended up in seventh in this one.

In the first two mains, Eli Tomac had a pair of fourth-place finishes, while Jason Anderson had a pair of sixths.

Justin Barcia carded a third in this one, but crashed out in the final main to end his night with a ride out on an Alpinestars Mobile Medical Mule.

Wins in the first two mains set up Cooper Webb nicely for the final main.

Ken Roczen was getting some intel from Adam Cianciarulo before heading out for the final main.

Eli Tomac got the good jump in the final main.

The best finish in A2 for last week's winner, Blake Baggett, was a tenth.

It was good to see Eli Tomac back up front. His 4-4-1 score gave him third overall.

Vince Friese grabbed tenth in the final main, holding off his teammate, Justin Brayton, as well as Blake Baggett.

Joey Savatgy was eighth overall, with a pair of eighths surrounding a 13th in the second main.

Pow. Add Cooper's name to the 450 winner's list, and he's also the third different winner of the '19 season. How many winners could we potentially see this year?

Ah yeah, it was good to see Webb back on the top of the podium.

Red Bull KTM held the top two spots in the 450 class, with Eli Tomac grabbing third.

The KTM Junior Racing event was rather star-studded, with Brian Deegan's son, Huckson, grabbing the win.

Ben Townley's son, Levi, was second.

Ready for the 250 recap? Let's do this. The night started off well for Adam Cianciarulo, as he grabbed the holeshot in the first main.

Unfortunately, he lost the front end on his Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki, and was stuck under the bike for a second. He was sixth by the time he extricated himself.

250 West points leader Colt Nichols was the big beneficiary of Adam's mistake, and he grabbed the win.

Jacob Hayes (156) was third early in the first main. That's Dylan Ferrandis going by him early on.

RJ Hampshire was fourth overall this weekend, with a 5-4-5 score.

Dylan Ferrandis grabbed the inside to start the second main event, and he had a lot of Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull/KTM company to his outside.

Shane McElrath was third in the first main, second in the second one, and following this progression you can likely figure out what came next.

Colt Nichols grabbed the holeshot in the final 250 main, but he got swooped by Adam Cianciarulo, who later gave up the lead to...

...Shane McElrath. Shane's 3-2-1 was good for the 250 overall.

Cameron McAdoo had his best result of the year so far, with a sixth, courtesy of his 9-5-6 finishes.

Dylan Ferrandis had a shot at the overall if could get by Adam Cianciarulo, but he couldn't get quite close enough.

A TLD rider winning in Anaheim is a common site, and Shane added to that legacy.

That was Shane McElrath's first win of the season, but it likely won't be his last.

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