St. Louis Race Report
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (April 18,2016) –The Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Mo. was host to round 14 of the 2016 Monster Energy Supercross Championship. The event was the first of two live Fox network broadcasts for the 2016 season. To accomodate the network coverage, the broadcast began at 3:00 p.m. (EST), rather than the typical 7:00 p.m. local time start. Attendance was excellent and close to last weeks with 57,274 fans on-hand.
Weston Peick transferred to the Main Event through Semi One after a crash in Heat One while racing for the lead. Justin Barcia won the LCQ earning a gate for the Main Event. Barcia began the Main Event in 12th position with Peick eighth. They both rode consistently until Peick suffered a crash on lap 13. Barcia finished 11th and Peick was 16th.
Monster Energy Supercross will visit Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. for the first time ever on April 23. The Foxboro event is the second race of the 2016 season airing live on Fox, starting at 4:00 p.m. (EST).