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Monster Energy Kawasaki Finishes Strong at Season Opener

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Monster Energy Kawasaki Finishes Strong at Season Opener
Monster Energy Kawasaki came into the 2017 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM Championship season opener in Anaheim, California feeling strong and rejuvenated.

Eli Tomac came out swinging, picking up where he left off from the Monster Energy Cup by winning his heat race in impressive fashion. At the gate drop of the Main Event, the hard charging Kawasaki rider found himself third coming out of Turn 1. Tomac would race in the lead pack throughout the 20 minute, plus one lap Main Event, taking fifth at the checkers.

‰ÛÏThe day started off great‰Û
Monster Energy Kawasaki Finishes Strong at Season Opener
Josh Grant
Tomac's teammate Josh Grant took the long way to the Main Event, with a win in the Last Chance Qualifier. A poor gate selection in the Main Event saw Grant start 11th and quickly put his KX450F inside the top-10. Grant rode consistently strong laps to finish ninth.

‰ÛÏMy day didn‰Ûªt quite go as planned after having to qualify out of the Last Chance Qualifier,‰Û

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