MB1/Hyper X A2 Race ReportThursday, January 24, 2013 | 1:35 PM
The MB1 Motorsports, Hyper X Racewear race team had another good night in Anaheim for Round 3 of the Monster Energy Supercross. Both riders had crashes but Weston Peick ended up 13th in the main event. Kyle Partridge missed the main by 1 spot finishing 3rd in the LCQ.
Weston Peick finished 8th in heat 2 to transfer directly into the main. Weston had a great main going working his way up to 8th and holding steady until he lost the front end in the landing of the finish line with only 3 laps to go. Weston was able to remount and finish 13th in the main. Weston currently sits in 15th place for the series.
Kyle Partridge had a solid heat race working his way into a transfer position but was taken out by the 51 bike. Kyle remounted and finished 14th in Heat 2. Kyle had a great LCQ but finished 3rd behind Milsaps and Barcia missing the main by 1 spot. This week we head to Oakland for Round 4 where we anticipate both riders having solid rides and making into the main event.
MB1 was established in 2004 by Former Factory Team Honda Showa Suspension Expert Mike Battista to provide quality suspension service and components to the motorcycle industry. Suspension is the key to every riders success and that is why we are here to help. Having worked in the suspension industry since 1994, Mike started working for various companies and riders then continuing to American Showa R&D and assigned to the Factory Honda motocross team in 1997. Since then Mike has worked with riders such as: Ricky Carmichael, Kevin Windham, Mike LaRocco, Ryan Hughes, Nathan Ramsey, Ezra Lusk, Ernesto Fonseca, Steve Lamson, Jeremy McGrath,Nick Wey,Paul Carpenter,Jeff Gibson,Jason Thomas,Ryan Clark, Stefan Everts, Frederic Bolley, Mickael Pichon, Sebastian Tortelli and many others.
About Hyper X Racewear:
Hyper X Racewear is the leader in MX personalization. Since our inception in 2005, Hyper X has been first to market with products that identify and brand the MX racer. From our industry first personalized Hyper Hoodie to our 10,000+ jersey ID's printed annually, nobody does more MX personalization that Hyper X!
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