The Roots MX August 2014 - Page 48

moto at Mini O’s, every moto at Daytona, every moto at Texas. He was on quite a roll there, was separating himself a little bit...” Time and again, Forkner has separated himself from the pack straight off the gate, taking the holeshot and maintaining his place on the podium with solid rides. After his third overall win, Forkner reflects, “I’ve been trying to get good starts cuz that’s really the key here. It’s been awhile since I’ve started on concrete but I’ve got it dialed in now and uh, man, it’s been a good day.” Indeed, it was a good day. Cantrell won the Supermini 2 Championship, Garrett Marchbanks took the Mini Sr title, and Stilez Robertson won two championships in 85cc 9-11 and Mini Sr 2. Their great success at the Monster Energy Mammoth Motocross paved the way for the Loretta Lynn’s Amateur National just around the corner. 48 theROOTSMX • ISSUE 3 2014