Supercross: Results and points standings after Round 11 at Salt Lake

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Eli Tomac rediscovered his groove immediately after an 85-day layoff in the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series.

The season restarted Sunday with Round 11 at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Tomac cruised to his sixth victory this season.

It was his second consecutive victory in the 450 class — the last was March 7 at Daytona International Speedway before the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic sent Supercross into hibernation for nearly three months.

RACE RECAP: Tomac, McElrath discuss wins

Cooper Webb finished second, and Ken Roczen was third.

With six races remaining in the season (all to be held at Salt Lake City over the next three weeks), Tomac has an eight-point lead on Roczen.

Click here for Round 11 450 Main Results | Round 11 450 Season Points

In the 250 class, Shane McElrath led all 22 laps and beat Chase Sexton by 2.949 seconds in a blistering race that left only four riders on the lead lap.

McElreath trails Sexon by seven points in the championship standings.

Click here for Round 11 250 Main Results | Round 11 250 Season Points

Andretti United team names drivers for inaugural Extreme E season

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The Extreme E team formed by Andretti Autosport and United Autosports named Catie Munnings and Timmy Hansen as its drivers Monday for the series’ inaugural 2021 season.

Munnings is a successful veteran of rally series. Hansen is a past winner and champion in the World Rallycross Championship.

They both will race in the environmentally conscious electric SUV series that will hold events in five areas around the world that are threatened by climate change. Chip Ganassi Racing and six-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton also are fielding cars in Extreme E, which will feature male and female co-drivers on every team.

Catie Munnings

“I’m so excited to join Andretti United Extreme E,” Munnings said in a release. ““I was really intrigued when I first heard about Extreme E, I just knew I had to be involved. The male / female racing partnership is a fantastic and exciting new concept. The season has incredible locations and the racing will be very exciting. It will be a new challenge for the teams and drivers, and I’m so thrilled to be working with such a strong team.

“The championship is a really innovative concept, it’s combining motorsport and science and will produce an important legacy in each race location. Bringing the platform that motorsport has in line with the awareness that the planet needs right now is awesome and a really important message.”

Timmy Hansen

Said Hansen: “Going into the Extreme E will be a new chapter in my career, one that I am extremely excited about. It is something brand new, not only for me, but the whole of motorsport. The format is something

we’ve never seen before. I’m also delighted to be able to carry the message of something bigger – talking about the environment and doing something good for the world – that’s something that really drives me. It’s going to be a big adventure in life to see these locations and I’m going to do my best in carrying this responsibility and hopefully making people aware of the challenges we have in the world, together with our passion for racing.”