Teddy on the podium at Round
Well, we're finally off and racing for 2009 and it's great that series kicked off right here in Kamloops. The Leading Edge shop is not far from the track so it was great to have so many friends and supporters at the race.
Brock showed he wanted it badly for his friends and family, logging some of the fastest laptimes in the MX2 class. Unfortunately things didn't go so well for him in the motos but sometimes that happens. He knows he belongs with the front runners now so I'm sure that will translate well for next weekend when he heads to Calgary.
Nick really had something to prove after last season and he also was on fire in practice and qualifying but too bad he was also taken down in the same first turn crash that claimed Brock. You can see the heart the kid has though, he charged back through the pack with a huge gash on his face and only quit when the CMRC pulled him off of the track due to all the blood he was leaving behind. His 4th place in moto 2 shows he's serious about the title this year.
What can you say about Teddy? The guy has been hurt all winter and just started riding again a month ago yet once that gate dropped he was right there battling for the win. He is so solid, you can always count on him to deliver the goods. A podium spot is a great way to kick off the season, especially when you know Dean Wilson isn't racing the entire series. Way to go Teddy!
Missy had a rough start in the Women's class but she rebounded well in the second moto with a 3rd. Next weekend she'll be looking to get up there and try and take Heidi Cooke on.
Here's few shots from the weekend:
James Lissimore Photos
Missy Hackett leads Jocelyn Killough in the second Women's moto
Pat O'Connor won the top wrench award for the team and took home a new portable TV
Even with a huge gash in his head, Nick Evennou came out and snagged the second moto holeshot.
Nick and Teddy battle it out in the second moto.