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Cycle News 2020 Issue 34 August 25

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MOTOCROSS LUCAS OIL AMA PRO MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 2 / AUGUST 22, 2020 LORETTA LYNN RANCH / HURRICANE MILLS, TENNESSEE P56 4 Mother Nature played a role in this one. Rain prior to both 250MX motos resulted in wet and muddy conditions. "Difficult," "gnarly" and "brutal" were the most common adjectives that the racers used to describe the Loretta Lynn's 2 race. Justin Barcia (51), however, loved it—at first. He dominated the first moto and rode flawlessly the whole way except for one minor tip-over on the last lap. After falling and pitting for a pair of goggles in the second moto, Barcia's bike eventually overheated and quit running (as did many other bikes on the day) as he was charging hard through the pack. Chase Sexton (23) struggled in both motos. Fredrick Noren (31) looked great in the first moto before falling. TWO

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