Supercross: Results and points standings after Round 12 at Salt Lake

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Eli Tomac increased his points lead in the 450 division with a runner-up finish Wednesday night in Round 12 of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series.

With five races left in the season, Tomac leads by 13 points over Ken Roczen, who finished fifth at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Defending series champion Cooper Webb led the final seven laps after passing third-place finisher Zach Osborne. Jason Anderson was fourth.

RACE RECAP: Cooper Webb scores second victory of season

Webb is ranked third in the standings, 29 points behind Tomac

Click here for Round 12 450 main results | Round 12 250 main results

In the 250 class, Shane McElrath led the final 14 laps after passing runner-up Colt Nichols.

His third victory of the season moved him into a tie with Chase Sexon (who rallied from a first-lap fall) at 140 points in the standings with five races remaining.

Click here for Round 12 250 main results | Round 12 250 points standings

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.”