Local riders challenging for 2020 Monster Energy Supercross title

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Menifee’s Justin Cooper wins the first race of the 2020 Monster Energy Supercross series Saturday, Jan. 4, at Angel Stadium in Anaheim. Valley News/David Canales photo
The top supercross athletes racing in the 450 SX and 250 SX classes, including a handful of local riders from southwest Riverside County, faced off as the 2020 Monster Energy Supercross got underway Saturday, Jan. 4, at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. The location has become a popular site to start at as it has hosted the most rounds in the history of supercross. The Monster Energy Supercross has been dubbed as the most competitive and highest-profile off-road motorcycle racing series on the planet, attracting nearly 1 million fans in live attendance over the course of the 17-race series. The kick-off to the event started with 44 riders all attempting to hole shot the season. Hole shot is simply a racing term referring to the ability to get moving faster than your opponent; hence a good h
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