HLR Motosports hosted round 2 of the 2016 Missouri State Motocross Championship Series on Sunday, April 24. After the dust settled on the rolling hills and railroad tracks of the “Magic City,” many of the top Midwest riders like Tyler McEwen, brought home victories and podium finishes.
Photos by Adam Dennis
Hunter Angell (68) of Lawrence, KS battling here with Cameron Doree (186). Angell finished second overall in the 250 Novice and Schoolboy 11-16 and currently leads the points in Schoolboy 11-16.
Classic battle here between Roger Van Meter (31) and Paul Willis. It was difficult to recognize Van Meter with a modern style full-face helmet but he rode in his familiar position, out front. Van Meter took two overall wins in the 45 Plus and 50 Plus and is currently ranked first.
Big St. Charles rider, Brett Greenley showed Missouri riders that kids from Illinois are fast too. Greenley took home the four moto sweep in the 85cc Sr. 12-15 and Super Mini classes.
Brandon Dean (122) with the leg swag, finished behind Greenley in the Super Mini and picked up the overall win in the 85cc Jr. 7-11.
Adam Deppe of New Bloomfield, MO would of won the nasty whip contest, but they did not have one.
It’s difficult to report on a local race and not mention Matt Hannah’s name (not that we are trying to avoid him). Matt swept both his classes, 125 2 Stroke and Schoolboy 11-16. The 2015 Jerry Sharp Award winner is off to a good start on another championship season.
Big St. Charles rider, Korey Teson scored a 2-1 to win the overall in the 450 Intermediate class and an opposite score of 1-2 to finish second overall in the 16-24 class.
Dylan Thomure #70 with the half knack-knack.
#225 Tyler McEwen takes back to Moscow Mills, MO three overall victories with wins in the 250 Expert, 450 Expert and +25 classes. He lost only one moto and that was to Kyle Hussey in the 450 Expert.
Kelly Sims (521) follows up her first round win at Challenge Trax during with another overall win in the Girls 00-105cc at HLR Motosports to extend her points lead.
Ethan Sloniker needs a gear sponsor. Apparently, bike issues did not keep Sloniker from having a good time.
Brandon Dean (122) jumping that Husqvarna to an overall win in the 85cc Jr. 7-11 class.
Zachary Gallette (351) takes two overall wins back home to El Dorado Springs, MO and leads points in Big Bike Open and 16-24.
The Missouri State Motocross Championship Series heads to Midwest Exteme Park in Merwin, MO for round 3 on May 15.