story remains the same for the GEICO Honda team in Monster Energy Supercross,
as Jeremy Martin had to mount a comeback from last in the main event, and Jimmy
Decotis fought hard to hang onto the leader’s pace up
front. Both were left searching for more, again, when the night was over. Decotis finished sixth, and Martin was tenth.
like Anaheim 1 two weeks ago, Martin grabbed poll position by logging the
fastest time in qualifying. But he was again undone by first-lap troubles,
getting caught in a pileup with his friend Phil Nicoletti
in the first turn. From 22nd, Martin charged the whole way to get to tenth,
just missing ninth-place Josh Hansen at the line. Martin has had to come from
way, way back in all three races this season.
started out great with P1 in practice,” said Martin. “Got off to a decent start
in the in the heat with a third place and felt solid going into the main, but
got into a first turn pile up. Had to remount from last to 10th place. Me and
my buddy Phil [Nicoletti] keeping finding each other!
Looking forward to Phoenix SX to finally better my result!”
week, Decotis led more than half of the main event
only to slip back to sixth. This week his ride was more consistent, but the
result ended up the same.
weekend in the books,” said Decotis. “Happy with my
riding, not so happy with the result. Started fourth, I slipped back to sixth
and stayed there the whole race. Fought as hard as I could but sixth was the
best I was going to get tonight. Really happy with the positive feedback from
GEICO Honda, though. I’m so blessed to have such a good team behind me. Looking
forward to Phoenix and putting the bike on the podium. Everyday
is getting better and I’m thankful for everyone helping me chase my goals.”
team heads to Glendale, Arizona for round four this Saturday.
Stadium, Anaheim, CA