Justin Barcia has made an amazing comeback in 2018, from starting the season without a full-time ride to now challenging for the Supercross crown on a factory Yamaha.
A last-ditch bid by KTM to sign up America Justin Barcia has failed as he's agreed to stick with the factory Yamaha Supercross team for the rest of the year.
Barcia, left without a factory ride at the start of the season, was drafted into the Yamaha squad as a replacement
Monster Energy Kawasaki's Eli Tomac scored his second consecutive overall event win in Glendale. In the 450SX Class Main Event, Tomac captured the lead from the start and ran away with the win, leading all 23 laps ahead of Monster Energy/Knich/Yamaha Factory Racing's Justin Barcia.
"That was a big, big push," Tomac
For Rockstar Energy Husqvarna's Jason Anderson, a win in Houston secured the 450SX Class points lead as red plate holder Marvin Musquin crashed out in qualifying and failed to make the main event with an injured shoulder. Also not starting the events, both with shoulder injuures, were Eli Tomac and
Justin Barcia, Cooper Webb and Davi Millsaps head up the official Monster Yamaha team in the AMA Supercross series, as the manufacturer has revealed details of all its 2018 teams and some cool photos.
“This is a great opportunity for me. I’m really happy to be back with Yamaha again, and
Justin Barcia will fill in for Monster Energy Yamaha's Davi Millsaps for the first six Supercross rounds after Millsaps had surgery last week due to complications with his left elbow that he fractured in early October while practicing for the Monster Energy Cup.
According to Keith McCarty, Motorsports Racing Division Manager
Justin Barcia has been given the thumbs-up from doctors to race the AMA season finale this weekend at Ironman Raceway, and the USGP in Florida a week later
The JGR Suzuki man has missed the last three AMA rounds after a concussion at the Washougal event last month.
Barcia has spent a lot of the 2017
Justin Barcia was knocked unconscious in this crash during qualifying for the weekend's AMA National at Washougal, but has confirmed he does not have any serious injuries. He was taken to hospital for checks but released later. Good news!
For the second time in two years, Justin Barcia will miss the opening rounds of the Monster Energy Supercross series due to a wrist injury. Justin had high expectations for the 2017 Supercross season on the JGRMX Suzuki, and is extremely disappointed to miss the start of the series. The
KTM’s Marvin Musquin took a double win at the Geneva Supercross despite less than ideal starts on both nights, to claim the overall King of Geneva title for the third time. In Friday night’s final he came through the pack to catch holeshot man Justin Barcia – who slipped off