The AMA/FIM is ruining it for the spectators and riders during these trying times. What a ridiculous decision to rob these riders [Ken Roczen, Jason Anderson, Vince Friese, Martin Davalos] of their points for jumping on the cross flag when it would have been terribly hard to see coming out of that corner. I will not watch supercross anymore this season unless they reverse their decision!
Albert Gardner // Racer X Online
Albert, we feel your frustration, but the officials will tell you that their first priority is safety. And earlier in the evening, both an official and a photographer were hit by out-of-control motorcycles that flew off the track. That might have made them extra sensitive to any infractions that involved downed riders, including Chase Sexton, who caused the wheels-on-the-ground flag in the first place. And don’t deny yourself a chance to see a good series over a call you disagree with. That’s cutting off your nose to spite your face. Roczen himself posted his frustration with the call, then moved on to the next round. DC
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