Troy Lee Designs / Lucas Oil / Honda rider Cole Seely has had one heck of a season thus far. In addition to winning Anaheim 2 and battling tooth-in-nail with Rockstar Energy Racing’s Jason Anderson for the Western Regional 250 Supercross Championship, Seely was recruited to fill in for the injured Trey Canard on the Muscle Milk Honda team, starting with last weekend’s Indy Supercross. Seely shocked many by finishing a solid third aboard the factory Honda CRF450R, and hopes to enjot similar success at this weekend’s Daytona Supercross and also at the following event in Detroit. TransWorld Motocross spent some time in the hills with Seely yesterday aboard mountain bikes, and we interviewed him in between hills…
The Honda Red Riders enjoyed the limelight at round nine of the AMA Supercross Championship in Indianapolis, IN, over the weekend, filling three podium spots in the 450SX and 250SX East classes. Nearly 60,000 race fans filled Lucas Oil Stadium to witness Muscle Milk-backed GEICO Honda rider Eli Tomac and Team Honda Muscle Milk fill-in rider Cole Seely take on one of the most grueling tracks of the season to finish an impressive two-three respectively on the podium. In the 250SX battle, GEICO Honda's Justin Bogle landed his CRF250R on the podium for a second straight weekend with a third-place effort.
Team Honda Muscle Milk announces today that Troy Lee Designs / Lucas Oil / Honda 250 Supercross riderCole Seely will fill in for Trey Canard aboard the factory Honda CRF450R. Seely will line up for this weekend’s Indianapolis Supercross, and will continue with Team Honda Muscle Milk until round eleven in Detroit, MI.
The sport of motocross can be challenging and unforgiving on many different levels: Tracks are ever changing, the competition is always advancing, and injuries play a major role in every racer’s career. Heading into this year’s Monster Energy AMA West Coast Supercross series, Troy Lee Designs / Lucas Oil / Honda’s Jessy Nelson had a big crash at the test track, breaking his sternum and forcing him to sit on the couch for six weeks.
Troy Lee Designs / MavTV / Honda rider Malcolm Stewart had arguably his best night of racing as a professional on Saturday with a solid third place finish. He led his teammates across the line in the main event as the Troy Lee Designs squadron finished third, fourth, fifth and sixth positions.