2018 Costa Mesa EnduroCross Women’s Class Photo Finish

The top five, in photos, from Costa Mesa, round 2 of the series

A&E Racing/FXR/KTM’s Shelby Turner took her first win of the 2018 EnduroCross season at round 2 in Costa Mesa, California.Diahann Tanke

A&E Racing/FXR/KTM’s Shelby Turner took the victory in the Women’s class at round 2 of the 2018 EnduroCross series at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, California. Turner’s victory ties her with FMF KTM Factory Racing’s Kacy Martinez for the point lead with four rounds remaining in the series.

“I am so excited to take the win at round 2 of the EnduroCross series this weekend,” Turner said. “This was a huge victory for me, [both] mentally and physically. It’s not easy to come back from injuries, but standing on the top step makes it feel that much better! I can’t wait for more next weekend!”

FMF KTM Factory Racing’s Kacy Martinez took the two spot and is now tied with Turner for the point lead.Diahann Tanke

Martinez took the lead on the opening lap, but was passed by Turner shortly after. Martinez made up some time on Turner before the race ended, but she was unable to pass and finished in the runner-up position.

“Coming into the night show, I was feeling good and confident with my lines,” Martinez said. “I got a good jump off the line and came into the first turn leading, and halfway through the first lap, I switched up my line going into the rocks and it wasn’t a good choice. I went to second and made another mistake in the Matrix and lost a ton of time. From there, I focused on my lines and rode a lot better. I ended up running out of time to make anything happen.”

Beta USA’s Morgan Tanke rounded out the podium after injuring her foot in practice.Diahann Tanke

Beta USA’s Morgan Tanke took the final step on the podium despite injuring her foot in practice. Havoc Racing Husqvarna’s Maiah Hamocon, and Allie Dorsey rounded out the top five, respectively.

Maiah Hamocon finished in fourth on her Husqvarna.Diahann Tanke
Allie Dorsey rounded out the top five.Diahann Tanke

2018 EnduroCross Women's Class Championship Point Standings

Position Rider Brand Points
1 Kacy Martinez KTM 47
  Shelby Turner KTM 47
3 Morgan Tanke Beta 40
4 Allie Dorsey KTM 31
5 Maiah Hamocon Husqvarna 18
  Nicole Bradford KTM 18
7 Monique Johnson KTM 16