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Qualification report for Arlington Supercross

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Cooper Webb led a group of 14 riders who all fell in the 50-second range in Group A. He set the fastest time in 450s qualification for Round 7 of the Supercross season with a trip around the track in 50.012 seconds. Webb told NBC’s Sport Gold afterward that the close competition is because the tracks is fast and easy to navigate, but that will change as the event progresses.

Justin Hill (50.203) and Marvin Musquin (50.203) rounded out the top three.

Returning from injury, Zach Osborne (50328) posted the fourth fastest time with Cole Seely in fifth.

With a lap of 52.623 seconds, Chris Blose was the fastest rider from Group B.

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In the 250 class:

Austin Forkner was fast, but less than reliable. His lap of 50.149 seconds topped the leaderboard, but midway through the final qualification session he jumped off course and laid his bike down on the concrete outside of the track.

Justin Cooper was .269 seconds slower in second. Martin Davalos (50.601) rounded out the top three.

Fourth-place Chase Sexton and fifth-place Jordon Smith were the only other riders under the 51 second mark.

In 12th, John Short was the fastest from Group B.

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Qualification each week can be seen live with NBC’s Sport Gold Supercross / Motocross season pass, which can be purchased at https://www.nbcsports.com/gold.

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Juncos Racing to field single car entry in Indy 500

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Part-time NTT IndyCar Series entrant Juncos Racing will announce their attempt to qualify for the 2019 Indianapolis 500 within the next few weeks, according to RACER.

The team, which made its Indy 500 debut in 2017, ran 12 of the 17 IndyCar Series races last season, but has only made a start in one of the four events so far in 2019, finishing 18th in the inaugural running of the IndyCar Classic at Circuit of the Americas with Kyle Kaiser behind the wheel.

Though no driver has yet to be announced for the single-car entry, Kaiser is expected to be the leading candidate for the ride. The 23-year-old Californian has raced for the team since 2014, where he won the 2017 Indy Lights championship.

One of the top teams in the Road to Indy ladder system, Juncos Racing has over 50 wins between Indy Lights and Indy Pro 2000 competition. The team’s most recent victory came in the second Indy Lights race at St. Petersburg this year with Rinus VeeKay behind the wheel.

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