Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Justin Hill cruised to his first career Monster Energy Supercross 250SX win Saturday night in San Diego, Calif. and became the fourth different rider to win a main event race this season.
The young rider from Yoncalla, Ore. assumed the lead on Lap 2 when his teammate Dean Wilson clipped a tuff block and crashed. Hill took advantage of the mistake and was unchallenged for the remainder of the 15-lap feature.
“What an amazing feeling to get a win,” said Hill. “I had a lot more confidence after getting on the podium in Oakland and I was able to stay focused. I was so focused I missed the white flag, so when I got the checkered I kept charging thinking there was one more lap. This is just so awesome.”
Wilson, who won last weekend at Anaheim 3, spent several laps in the mechanics area before re-joining the race and finishing 21st.
Anderson’s fourth podium of the season gives him sole possession of the points lead and a four-point advantage over Seely as the Western Regional 250SX Class heads into its annual break. Anderson and competition will be back in action April 5 at Houston’s Reliant Stadium.
Next week, Monster Energy Supercross heads to Arlington, Texas where the Eastern Regional 250SX Class Championship will get underway. The action begins at 8:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 2.Cole Seely, Dean Wilson, Jason Anderson, Justin Hill, Malcolm Stewart, San Diego, Supercross, Video