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2024 Detroit Supercross | Qualifying Report & Results

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Round five of the 2024 Monster Energy Supercross Championship is officially underway in Detroit, Michigan, as this morning’s timed qualifying sessions just wrapped up. Riders took to the well-prepped course that fills Ford Field just a few moments ago for their practice sessions. Just hundredths of a second split the front-runners in both the 250SX East and 450SX classes. Here’s a look at the fastest qualifiers and some information on how their qualifying sessions went in Detroit!

Pierce Brown came out swinging in Detroit, as the Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull/GasGas Factory Racing rider laid down the fastest lap time in 250SX Timed-Qualifying. Brown’s 44.116, logged in the first session, rewarded him with fastest-qualifier title for the first time in his career. 

Max Anstie has lived up to the preseason hype, so far, as he laid down the second best lap time in Timed-Qualifying. The Firepower Honda racer logged a 44.492 in the first session of timed practice.

After logging a 44.571, Austin Forkner was the next name on the time sheets. The Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki racer looked comfortable and fast heading into the night show.

Unfortunately, Jett Reynolds was injured in Free Practice and appears to be out with a broken collarbone. This comes after the once aspiring amateur success story was injured on press day at his original rookie debut. At this point, we have to feel for the guy. 

Jett Lawrence topped the charts in 450SX Timed-Qualifying, as the Team Honda HRC rider logged a speedy 43.190 in the first session. Jett’s fast lap from the morning held up throughout the final session of qualifying and rewarded him with the fastest qualifier title in Detroit. 

Although he’s not known of this qualifying times, Cooper Webb was looking fast in Detroit. The Monster Energy/Star Racing/Yamaha racer laid down the fastest lap time in the final session of timed-qualifying, a 43.199. That lap time was ultimately the second best time logged in the class.

With a 43.285, Chase Sexton rounded out the top-3 in Timed-Qualifying. The RedBull KTM Factory Racing rider looked comfortable in Detroit and just edged out Eli Tomac on the time sheets.

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