Ken Roczen is your fastest qualifier in Arlington. (Photo: Frank Hoppen / Supercrossonline.com)
Here are five things you need to know about round seven of the Monster Energy Supercross Championship in Arlington, Texas:
ROCZEN FASTEST 450 QUALIFIER
After two timed sessions, Ken Roczen emerged as the fastest rider in the 450SX Class. The rookie jumped to the top spot on his final lap with a with a time of 45.469, one tenth of a second quicker than James Stewart. Behind Stewart was reigning Champion Ryan Villopoto, Justin Barcia and Justin Brayton. 2010 Champion Ryan Dungey qualified sixth followed the RCH Racing duo of Josh Hill and Broc Tickle. Andrew Short and Eli Tomac rounded out the top 10.
REED WILL NOT RACE
Chad Reed will not race in Arlington due to the injuries he sustained in a crash last weekend in San Diego. Reed confirmed the news via his Twitter account, stating that his shoulder “popped out” during the second and final timed session. He immediately left the stadium to get an MRI and additional x-rays.
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