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Cycle News 2021 Issue 16 April 20

Cycle News is a weekly magazine that covers all aspects of motorcycling including Supercross, Motocross and MotoGP as well as new motorcycles

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SUPERCROSS MONSTER ENERGY AMA SUPERCROSS SERIES, AN FIM WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ROUNDS 14-15 / APRIL 13 & 17, 2021 ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY / ATLANTA, GEORGIA P66 BY RYAN NITZEN PHOTOGRAPHY BY BROWNDOG WILSON T he Peach State sure offered a fruitful harvest of juicy race action during Supercross's residency at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Taking cues from the flat-out banking turns of the surrounding NASCAR facility, the tracks for rounds 14 and 15 set the stage for some wide-open racing. After the checkers flew at Atlanta 1, the series looked to be locked down by Cooper Webb, who logged a safely played third- place finish. Just a few nights later, however, the tables turned and Webb's title rival Roczen proved that this fight isn't over just yet. Fans were treated to three different winners in three rounds for the 450SX class, while the blue crew of Monster Energy/Star Racing Yamaha Team cleaned up in the small-bore division. NOT OVER KEN ROCZEN BATTLES BACK CHAMPIONSHIP CONTENTION, BUT COOPER WEBB RESPONDS

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