MUSQUIN FIGHTS TO 6TH AT TORONTO SUPERCROSS
TORONTO, Canada – Red Bull/KTM Factory rider Marvin Musquin fought to a hard earned 6th place at Rogers Stadium in front of the Canadian crowd.
Toronto marked Musquin’s last race in the Supercross class before he returns to California to begin training for his return to the West Supercross Lites class. In his heat race, he got off to a decent start and was able to finish 6th to qualify to the main event.
In the main event Musquin got off to a mid-pack start and quickly moved past a few riders to cross the first lap in 6th place. A few mistakes in the early part of the race dropped him to 9th at the halfway point. Near the final laps he began to pick up the pace and moved up to 7th. On the final lap he closed in on the 6th place ride of Kyle Chisholm. With half a lap left he was able to secure the pass and take home 6th place for the night.
“I felt a lot stronger in the second half of the race and was able to move up in position,” commented Musquin. “I am happy to finish inside the top ten and am excited to get back home and get back on the 250 to train for the west rounds.”
Next Race: Houston, TX – March 31, 2012
Results Supercross Toronto
1. Ryan Villopoto (USA), Kawasaki, 16:17.841 min (20 laps)
2. Justin Brayton (USA), Honda, +9.124 sec
3. Kevin Windham (USA), Honda, +13.918
4. Davi Millsaps (USA), Yamaha, +16.320
5. Jake Weimer (USA), Kawasaki, +25.316
6. Marvin Musquin (F), KTM, +36.541
Standings Supercross after 12 of 17 rounds
1. Villopoto, 271 points
2. Ryan Dungey (USA), KTM, 192
3. James Stewart (USA), Yamaha, 177
4. Millsaps, 169
5. Windham, 166
15. Musquin, 59