Stow, Ohio – Aug. 25, 2016 – Mickey Thompson and Deegan 38-sponsored racer Cooper Webb earned the 250MX class champion title on Saturday at the GEICO Motorcycle Budds Creek National, part of the 2016 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. The Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha team member scored 457 points in the series and has been on the podium nine times.
The 20-year-old from Newport, N.C. has held his lead in the overall point standings for most of the series. Webb’s closest competitor, teammate Alex Martin, earned second at Budds Creek, and is in second place in the series.
“Cooper is an incredibly dedicated athlete and racer, and has performed consistently well throughout the season,” said Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing for Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels. “He is truly inspiring and we’re proud he’s part of Team M/T. It’s a great feeling to contribute to the success of racers like Cooper, Alex, Jeremy and the rest of the Star Racing team.”
The Ironman National is the final event of the Pro Motocross series and is scheduled Aug. 27. Visit www.promotocross.com for series coverage and a full event schedule.