JGR Riders Grant and Brayton ride strong at Hi-Point, Grant battles leaders early.

High Point Results

 

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (June 9, 2013) – High Point Raceway in Mt. Morris, Pa. was the site of round four of the 2013 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship.  High Point is one of the oldest tracks on the circuit, the first premier class AMA pro national occurred there on May 29, 1977.  The first moto aired live on FUEL TV, and the second on the NBC Sports Network.

 

Josh Grant and Justin Brayton began the first moto inside the top-10 logging eighth and ninth respectively the first time past the stripe.  Grant moved steadily forward ending the moto in fifth while Brayton finished 15th.  Grant holeshot the second moto leading the field around turn one with Brayton mid-pack.  Grant ran in podium contention the first several laps before settling into fifth place.  At about the halfway point Grant rolled his ankle in a rut resulting in a brief fall that relegated him back to 11th.  He regrouped and made his way back up to eighth at the checkers with Brayton having worked his way to 10th.  Grant’s five – eight moto scores gave him eighth overall, while Brayton’s 15 – 10 results equated to 12th.       

 

Attendance from last week’s inaugural event in Blountville, Tenn. was 24,300.  The live stream had 75,000 live starts, 25,000 more than last week’s.  159,000 watched the first motos live on NBC Sports and 79,000 viewed the live Fuel TV broadcast for a total viewership of 228,000.  The Toyota/Yamaha/JGRMX Team issued its race report on its FaceBook Fan Page, website, and Twitter accounts.  The team posted this video recap on its YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWOffTTla3U  On Friday the team also posted this video on its YouTube Channel of NASCAR Illustrated along with Darrell Wallace, Jr. at the test track the week before the Muddy Creek event:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJJQcN3b4es

 

After a week off round five of the 12-race series will be at Budd’s Creek Motocross Park in Mechanicsville, Md. on June 22. The first moto will be broadcast live on FUEL TV at 1:00 p.m. (EST).  The second moto will air live on NBC at 3:00 p.m. (EST).