Monster Energy-Backed Derek Costella Completes Historic Sweep @ Vegas Mini Moto

Costella is the first rider ever to win the 10-inch and 12-inch classes

CORONA, Calif., (May 5, 2008) – Monster  Energy-backed Derek Costella (Monster Energy/BBR) stepped up and made mini bike racing history this past weekend in Las Vegas, sweeping the 10-inch and 12-inch (wheel) classes at the “Biggest Mini Bike Race on the Planet, the fifth annual AMA/Maxxis MiniMoto Supercross at the Orleans Hotel & Casino.

Costella made it clear that he was not going to be denied in either main event, pulling two consecutive SGR Holeshot awards and topping a field that included such mini bike greats as David Pingree, Willy Browning, Ryan Abrigio, Chris Gosselaar, Ryan Beat and the Blose brothers – Chris and Mike.

“Stoked I could put Monster on top of the box in both classes,” said Costella. “Pretty historic night for sure. Thanks to Monster for its support.”