HOUSTON, Texas (March 30, 2019) – Round 13 of the Monster Energy Supercross Championship hosted the final Triple Crown event of the season at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. Marvin Musquin left everything he had on the track and fought hard for his (5-3-1) combined points giving him second-place overall.
In Main Event #1, Musquin quickly jumped into third on the opening lap and began battling with teammate Cooper Webb. Racing bar-to-bar for the first four laps, Musquin got nudged off the track dropping him back to sixth. Musquin put on a hard charge for fourth and was closing the gap on Eli Tomac before he went off track again putting him back in sixth. He quickly remounted and made another charge on the last couple laps remaining and caught Tomac at the finish scoring fifth.
In Main Event #2, Musquin got a sixth-place start and knew he had some ground to make up and worked his way to up fifth on the third lap. By the tenth lap he was running in second before he made a small mistake in the whoops that cost him some time. On the final lap he caught back up to third but unfortunate got caught in a rut after the sand section and finished third.
For the third Main Event, Musquin was on fire as he claimed the lead early on and rode his own race till the checker flag. With his combined points of 5-3-1 and a solid second-overall for the night.
Musquin: “Coming off two wins and going into Triple Crown format, you know it’s going to be intense. I showed great riding in all three Main Events but unfortunately, I had issues in the first two that kept me from taking the overall win tonight. The last race, I put it all together with a great start and rode like myself. I was so happy to have a clear track ahead of me and it was super enjoyable to ride in the lead.”