De Reuver Second Fastest in First Southwick Practice

Checking the times of Grand Prix contender Marc De Reuver at Southwick's Motocross 338, the Honda rider came through second in the first time practice session, just a little over two seconds behind recently crowned AMA Toyota Motocross Champion James Stewart. De Reuver, who is riding Ben Townley's Honda Red Bull Racing CRF450, looked smooth,  fast and comfortable out on the track. Marc was two seconds ahead of third-fastest Andrew Short, his teammate for the weekend. Here are the top ten times so far:
1. James Stewart    KAW    1:57.764
2. Marc De Reuver    HON    1:59.785
3. Andrew Short    HON    2:01.064
4. Cody Cooper    SUZ    2:01.573
5. Tim Ferry    KAW    2:01.708
6. Michael Byrne    SUZ    2:01.923
7. Josh Hill    YAM    2:02.022
8. Nick Wey    KTM    2:02.716
9. Matt Goerke KTM    2:02.723
10. Kyle Tobin    HON    2:02.895
In the Lites, GEICO Powersports Honda rider Josh Grant was fastest so far with a 1:59.350, which he turned early in the first practice session. The top five in the Lites behind Grant were Ryan Dungey (2:01.149), Ryan Villopoto (2:01.709), Brett Metcalfe (2:02.177) and Jake Moss (2:02.960)