Monster Energy/Yamalube/Star/Yamaha Racing’s Aaron Plessinger went 1-1 at round 7 of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship at the Redbud National. Plessinger’s performance gave him his third win of the season and the fifth victory of his career. He now leads the championship standings by 35 points over his nearest rival.

“The last few races following Muddy Creek have been tough,” Plessinger said. “My confidence took a bit of a hit with some of the issues I had, but the starts are super important and today we proved where we belong when we get starts. I like this track and I’ve never actually been on the podium here before, so this is cool with the Motocross of Nations coming up here in a few months.”

Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull/KTM’s Alex Martin earned another podium with his 4-3 finish, giving him second overall on the day. He is currently second in the 250 class point standings.

“Today we were looking to go 1-1,” Martin said. “That was the goal, especially with Redbud being [where the Motocross des Nations will be held]. Obviously, I’m a little disappointed with how today went. I really struggled in the first moto. I just couldn’t get a rhythm going and couldn’t…

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