The most recent winner in Supercross Lites, GEICO Powersports Honda rider Trey Canard, looked primed to double up Saturday at the AMA tour stop at Qualcomm Stadium, earning the holeshot award in the main event to thrill a rain-soaked but enthusiastic crowd.
It takes a special person to enjoy the Bay Area on a rainy weekend in January, but when Supercross rider Kevin Windham arrives in town for this Saturday’s race at AT&T Park he’ll undoubtedly be excited about the prospect of getting dirty.
"It’s pretty much a given in our sport that when the racetrack is muddy, K-Dub is the man to beat," said Jeff Majkrzak, co-owner of Windham’s GEICO Powersports Honda race team. "For whatever reason, he just handles the mud better than anyone I’ve ever seen. I’m sure he won’t be upset if it rains all day."
Feld Motor Sports℠ announced today GEICO Powersports’ Honda’s Kevin Windham, of Centerville, Miss., will compete at this year’s Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open inside Las Vegas’ MGM Grand garden Arena October 9-11.
Windham has enjoyed success at the Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open in the past having finished as high as second place in both 2000 and 2005. At his five Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open appearances, he’s only finished outside the top three once (’06: 3rd; ’05: 2nd; ’01: 3rd; ’00: 2nd; ’99: 7th). At his last Rockstar Energy Drink U.S.