Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing’s Nichols and Cooper Crowned Champions
Cooper Reclaims Points Lead with Perfect Arlington 3
21 March 2021
Justin Cooper put on a masterclass performance at last night's final round of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross tripleheader in Arlington, Texas, to take the win and reclaim the points lead in the 250SX West Championship. Nate Thrasher crossed the line ninth, with Jarrett Frye finishing in succession to join his teammates inside the top 10.
Cooper Tightens Championship Race with Top 5 at Arlington 2
17 March 2021
Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing’s Justin Cooper bounced back from a crash on his opening lap last night, finishing fifth in challenging conditions at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Although not the result he was looking for, the New Yorker closed the gap to four points as the title chase heats up with a three-rider fight for the Monster Energy AMA Supercross 250SX West Championship. The young Nate Thrasher continues to make progress, building on Saturday’s 10th place result to finish ninth at Arlington 2. It was another tough night for the team’s other rookie, Jarrett Frye, who had to go through the LCQ after an issue in his heat and did not qualify for the Main Event.
Cooper Fights to Fourth at Arlington 1
14 March 2021
Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing’s Justin Cooper raced to another fourth-place finish Saturday night to start off the three-race campaign of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross 250SX West Championship inside AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Nate Thrasher bounced back from a tough Daytona outing to earn a season-best finish of 10th. Fellow rookie Jarrett Frye had another tough night in 21st.
Cooper Finishes Fourth in Daytona
07 March 2021
Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing’s Justin Cooper overcame challenges to finish just shy of the podium Saturday night at Round 2 of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross 250SX West Championship in Daytona Beach, Florida. Jarrett Frye finished 12th to improve his result from the season opener. Fellow rookie Nate Thrasher also showed progress, but unfortunately, his race ended early with a technical issue and was credited with 20th.
Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing Rider Jeremy Martin Injury Update
25 February 2021
Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing’s Jeremy Martin dislocated his shoulder in a crash on the opening lap of the 250SX West Main Event in Orlando, Florida. The two-time Pro Motocross 250MX Champion met with his doctors after the weekend and the decision was made to rest his shoulder and work on returning to full fitness. Martin’s doctors will continue to evaluate his progress and an update on his return will follow at a later date.
Cooper Fires First Shot at Orlando 2
21 February 2021
Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing’s Justin Cooper won the Monster Energy AMA Supercross 250SX West season opener for the second year running. Although not the traditional Anaheim I, Saturday’s victory at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida, was a great start to his title campaign on a night of challenging conditions. Nate Thrasher had a solid debut in the class, ending the night 11th. His fellow rookie Jarrett Frye was also off to a good start but ultimately recorded a 19th place finish after going down in the whoops. Unfortunately for Jeremy Martin, his night ended early with a crash on the Main Event’s opening lap.