Reformation[ edit ] Throughout the late s and early s, many small clubs faced economic difficulties which were attributed to the lack of international competition by Mexico's clubs and an unrewarding league format. Consequently, teams from Mexico that placed high in the league standings could not afford to participate in the overarching continental competitions, such as the Copa Libertadores. This was done to regenerate interest and reward teams that placed fairly high in the standings. The play-off, called the Liguilla, was played using various formats to determine the champion. The most common format was a straight knock-out between the top eight teams in the table. At other times the league was divided into groups with the top two in each group, often as well as the best 3rd placed teams, qualifying for the play-offs and in some seasons the play-offs themselves involved teams playing in groups with the group winners playing off for the title..
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The first title of Cianciarulo's career comes at an opportune moment, capping off his career with the 1 held high before he transitions to the Class in AC racked up 6 overall wins along the way to the championship and was able to clinch the title after Moto 1 in Indiana. Touted as one of the most promising stars from a young age with 11 major amateur titles , Adam joined Mitch Payton's Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki and began his pro career in the summer of After many up and down seasons, filled with injuries and setbacks, Cianciarulo was a new man in and finished 2nd in the West Region AMA Supercross series before dominating the Pro Motocross series this summer. On top of Cianciarulo's big weekend, HRC's Ken Roczen also had a very positive end to the summer campaign and clinched 2nd in the Championship with Moto scores on his way to second overall. Ironman Moto Recap Adam Cianciarulo Highlights Cianciarulo had the opportunity to wrap the title in the Moto 1 and avoid a do or die situation in the final moto of the season.