FMF KTM Factory Racing’s Cody Webb claimed his second win of the season at round 3 of the AMA EnduroCross championship that took place at the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center in Reno, Nevada. The KTM rider led all 17 laps of the main event and finished five seconds ahead of the second-place finisher. Webb now sits tied for championship points lead with three rounds remaining.
“It felt great to redeem myself at the Reno EnduroCross,” Webb said. “I put a lot of hard work in during the week and it paid off. My bike was working awesome, even at altitude, and that made my job so much easier.”
Rockstar Energy Husqvarna’s Colton Haaker finished second in the main event after being forced to go to the LCQ earlier on in the night as a result of forgetting to take the No Joke Lane in his heat race. The Husqvarna rider won the LCQ, which gave him a second-row start in the feature race. Haaker’s runner-up finish puts him tied for the lead in the point standings with Webb.
“The weekend went well and the Reno fans were awesome,” Haaker said. “Finishing second was not the plan for the weekend, but after forgetting the No Joke Lane in the heat race, I dug myself a hole by having to go to the LCQ. This forced me to have a second-row start in the main. I charged hard but I came up a bit short on the win. That move in the heat cost me a lot tonight, and now we are tied on the overall points. With three rounds left, the team and I will regroup and give it our all for this championship!”
Alta Motors’ Ty Tremaine rounded out the podium on his Redshift EXR, which marks the first time an electric bike has finished on the podium in the premier class of the EnduroCross series. Earlier on in the night, Tremaine also defeated Webb to win the head-to-head bracket races and earn an additional championship point.
“I didn’t get the best start, so I took the No Joke Lane right away,” Tremaine said. “From there, I just started picking guys off one by one. I got into third and then rode my own race. We made history tonight with the Alta, which is crazy. And I did it with all of my family and hometown crowd here, which was so great.”