Honda Automobiles: Canard Takes Second in a Remarkable Comeback

Posted on 07. Jan, 2013 by in Honda Canada

Torrance, CA: Honda Red Riders came out clever Saturday night during spin one of a 2013 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship series, holding home 5 of a tip 10 positions in a 450 Supercross class. Fans filled a stands of Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA, to see Team Honda Muscle Milk’s Trey Canard and Justin Barcia occupy a tip spots all night aboard their all-new CRF450Rs. GEICO Honda’s Eli Tomac started a deteriorate accurately where he left off in 2012, on tip of a podium.

The Race
The much-anticipated lapse of Canard was zero brief of extraordinary as he posted a second place finish in his subordinate feverishness race. In a categorical event—his initial categorical in scarcely a year—Canard launched into a initial spin to squeeze a second place start. Throughout a whole 20-lap categorical event, Canard stranded right with a personality looking for a place to attack. With 4 laps remaining he done his pierce to take over a lead, that he hold until a final path when he was upheld and finished second—a conspicuous opening for a immature male who a year ago suffered a damaged behind that scarcely finished his career. 

“Tonight went improved afterwards we could have ever dreamed. we unequivocally had no set series or expectations entrance into this competition solely to give it 100 percent bid and we am over beholden to even be backing adult on a gate,” pronounced Canard. “I wish to be means to continue this via a year and hopefully get a win though mostly we only wish to be there each weekend.”

Rookie Justin Barcia valid that he has a speed to run adult front as well, holding an early lead in his feverishness competition and winning underneath pressure. In a categorical event, Barcia tucked into third place behind teammate Canard where he stayed a infancy of a race. Unfortunately, a few laps before a mottled he went down and finished seventh. “Overall my initial competition went flattering well. we won my feverishness competition that was cold and got a good start in a main. we was in third behind Trey many of a competition until we accidently strike neutral causing me to pile-up though we was means to get adult and finish in seventh.”

After scarcely dual decades of racing, 34-year-old Kevin Windham lined adult on a embankment for his 18th veteran deteriorate aboard his GEICO Honda CRF450R. With some-more than 200 starts underneath his belt he showed that he can still run with a best of them, finishing a night in tenth. GEICO Honda’s Eli Tomac started a deteriorate accurately where he left off in 2012, grabbing a lead on a initial path on his CRF250R and environment a peppery gait that was unmatched by a rest of a field. He continued to opening a container until holding a mottled dwindle and a win. “Starts are so pivotal for racing. If we don’t get a good start it can unequivocally put we out of stroke for a whole race, that seems to be what happened in my heat. Luckily, we got a good start in a categorical and was means to set a gentle gait that authorised me to keep a good opening on a Roczen,” pronounced Tomac.

GEICO Honda’s newest further Zach Osborne had a successful day, finishing third altogether in subordinate and second in his heat. In a categorical event, Osborne got tangled in a pile-up on a initial path forcing him to work his approach by a margin to finish seventh.

TwoTwo Motorsports’ Chad Reed rode plain a whole categorical eventuality posting a fourth place finish, followed by Chaparral Motorsports’ Andrew Short in sixth.

The Focus: REvival 41
Muscle Milk presented a universe premiere of REvival 41 on Thursday Jan 3rd during a UltraLuxe Cinemas in Anaheim, CA.

REvival 41 is a relocating documentary about Canard’s quip and try to determine a tragedy and pain of a past with an unshakeable faith in a future. The film follows Canard via his yearlong liberation process, including large doctors appointments, surgeries, earthy therapy and an romantic revisit to Angel Stadium. After his back-breaking pile-up during Dodger Stadium, doctors told Canard it would be a year before he would competition again; amazingly it took him reduction than 6 months to get behind on a bike and reduction than a year to line adult on a embankment again during Anaheim 1. Many Supercross riders strike a red runner to support Canard, including teammate Justin Barcia, GEICO Honda riders Wil Hahn, Justin Bogle and Zach Bell. The film was destined and constructed by Jason Bergh, Muscle Milk’s Shane McCassy and Sal Masekela, who also served as horde for a evening.

In a film, Canard says, “I trust that we was put on this earth to float a motorcycle.” 

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450 Supercross Class Overall Results
1. Davi Millsaps
2. Trey Canard (Honda)
3. Ryan Dungey
4. Chad Reed (Honda)
5. Jake Weimer
6. Andrew Short (Honda)
7. Justin Barcia (Honda)
8. James Stewart
9. Justin Brayton
10. Kevin Windham (Honda)

450 Supercross Class Championship Points (after 1 of 17 rounds)
1. Davi Millsaps 25
2. Trey Canard 22
3. Ryan Dungey 20
4. Chad Reed 18
5. Jake Weimer 16
6. Andrew Short 15
7. Justin Barcia 14
8. James Stewart 13
9. Justin Brayton 12
10. Kevin Windham 11 

250 Supercross West Class Overall Results
1. Eli Tomac (Honda)
2. Ken Roczen
3. Cole Seely (Honda)
4. Jason Anderson
5. Malcolm Stewart
6. Ryan Sipes
7. Zach Osborne
8. Tyla Rattray
9. Max Anstie
10. Michael Leib

250 Supercross West Class Championship Points (after 1 of 9 rounds)
1. Eli Tomac 25
2. Ken Roczen 22
3. Cole Seely 20
4. Jason Anderson 18
5. Malcolm Stewart 16
6. Ryan Sipes 16
7. Zach Osborne 14
8. Tyla Rattray 13
9. Max Anstie 12
10. Michael Leib 11


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