Trey Canard Earns Second Place at Atlanta Supercross

March 2, 2010 10:35am
Atlanta, GA – In front of a packed house of 69,182 fans, Trey Canard rode to an impressive 2nd place finish in the eighth round of the 2010 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, GA.

Only his second race in the Supercross class, Canard earned a place on the podium for the Honda Red Bull Racing team with impressive riding all day long. Canard turned in qualifying times near the top of the pack and placed a strong 4th in the second heat, qualifying him for the main event. At the start of the race, Canard shot to the front of the pack, battling it out for second place. He successfully secured 2nd place by the end of lap 10 and maintained his position for the rest of the race to earn podium honors.

A GEICO Powersports Honda Supercross West Lites rider for the 2010 season, Canard is filling in for Honda Red Bull Racing’s Andrew Short in the Supercross class for several races until West Lites action returns on April 24th in Seattle. “I rode well all day and it was an all around great weekend” said Canard, “I’m so thankful to both Honda Red Bull Racing and GEICO Powersports Honda for allowing me this opportunity.”

Trey Canard will head to Daytona Beach on March 6th for the ninth round of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series and his third race ever in the Supercross class. After only two races, he stands in 20th place in points in the Supercross class. He also maintains second place in overall West Lites class points, a position he will defend upon return to Lites competition.

Canard’s 2010 team title and personal sponsors include: American Honda, Factory Connection, Fox Racing, GEICO Powersports, Kicker, MYPLASH, and Red Bull.

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