Cooper Webb had a breakthrough evening at Angel Stadium on Saturday taking his maiden 450SX class win at the third round of the 2019 2019 AMA Monster Energy Supercross Championship.
After qualifying sixth fastest the Red Bull KTM Factory rider set the pace right from the start of the season first triple crown event, 3 races of 15 minutes. The 450 class Rookie took the win's in the first two races before settling for third in the final to give him enough accumulated points to claim his first win in the class.
Last weekend I was tenth and that wasn‰Ûªt what I wanted, so I had some redemption this week. But to win is insane ‰ÛÒ to win two races and be on the podium in the last one is incredible!
"I really have got to give it up to the group at KTM, they took me under and they changed everything for me," the 23-year-old explained. "It‰Ûªs been a struggle the last two years, so those guys just constantly pushing me to get back to where I was and reminding me that I still got it. I can‰Ûªt believe it and I‰Ûªll never forget this day. I hope to keep it going, this is an incredible feeling. Man, I‰Ûªm speechless.‰Û