With riders Ken Roczen and Cole Seely out of action with injuries, Team Honda HRC announces today that GEICO Honda’s Christian Craig will race a CRF450R as the factory squad’s sole rider at this weekend’s Atlanta Supercross and next week’s Daytona Supercross.
Following a promising start to the AMA Supercross season,
The mighty HRC Honda team has NO 450 riders in either its MXGP or USA team's as the one remaining rider Cole Seely crashed hard in a Tampa Supercross heat race and has fractured his pelvis and tail bone.
A Honda statement said: "After being evaluated at the local hospital, it
Tired of Ken Roczen fever yet? Thought not! Here's the latest video about the Germam's return. This time he's riding his new bike alongside team-mate Cole Seely, and Roczen is back in Fox kit rather than Shift which he wore in 2017.
Check out American Honda’s official team video, which showcases
The Honda HRC team of Ken Roczen and Cole Seely are ready for the 2018 Supercross and Motocross season. Get Ken's thoughts on being back and Cole's thoughts on his teammate plus info from team manager and ex-factory racer Erik Kehoe in this video by the Yoshimura-backed team.
It was the unique Matterley track that caused Cole Seely's rear factory KYB shock to fail in both motos at the Motocross of Nations, says Honda. The team are quick to point out that all production CRF450s, and the HRC factory bikes, use Showa shocks with a totally different system.
Team USA has three riders who has never represented their country before for the Motocross of Nations at Matterley Basin on October 1.
Cole Seely, Zach Osborne, and Thomas Covington will represent the USA after Eli Tomac, Jason Anderson and Blake Baggett are all injured or decided not to race.
Osborne has raced
Team Honda HRC’s Cole Seely will be sidelined for this weekend’s Las Vegas Supercross finale following further aggravation to his adductor muscle. After missing two rounds, Seely made his return to racing last weekend in East Rutherford, New Jersey, only to aggravate the injury during the evening’s main event. Seely
Honda will be a depleted team at the Salt Lake City Supercross this weekend as Cole Seely and Jeremy Martin are both out with injuries. Seely will miss the round as he's still not fit from a groin injury at the Seattle Supercross two weeks ago. Martin will miss the
Guitar playing, streetstyle mountain biking, photography, training and testing in the heat under the watchful eye of ex-champ Jeff Ward. Check out this insight into the life away from the race track of HRC Honda's American star Cole Seely.
The GOAT Ricky Carmichael spins a few laps of the Daytona Supercross track ready for the action to start. Check out RC on the track, and this video of some of the other top Supercross men like Alex Martin and Adam Cianciarulo doing some laps.