Torrance, CA: American Honda Racing's Trey Canard will make his return to AMA Motocross racing this weekend at the Spring Creek Motocross National in Millville, MN. Canard returns to racing aboard his factory Honda-prepared CRF450R, having recovered from the leg injury that he sustained earlier in the year while training for the Motocross season.
"Knowing that I'm only days away from racing again and to be racing my first-ever 450-class Motocross event feels awesome," said Canard. "Since getting back on my bike and training for motos, everything has gone smoothly. I love riding the CRF450R and can't wait to race it outdoors. I've been riding a lot at home in Oklahoma, and I've spent time in Southern California testing with the Honda team. I feel really good and the team has given me a lot of support. However, I expect it will take a little while to get up to full race speed."
"We are excited to see what Trey can do at the remaining six rounds in the Motocross series," said American Honda Racing Team Manager Erik Kehoe. "Trey has made a lot of progress in a short period of time since getting back on his bike. He's an incredibly focused and determined racer, and I think that within a few races he will be mixing it up with the front-runners."
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