SOURCE: MX LARGE
Rockstar Energy Husqvarna rider Thomas Covington came close to winning his home Grand Prix last weekend, at the WW Ranch facility in Florida, as he battled eventual winner RJ Hampshire in both motos.
Covington, who has really grown a lot this season, and finished on the podium a handful of times, will also represent his country at the 2017 Monster Energy Motocross of Nations. The always friendly young America sat down and talked to us after his press conference.
MXlarge: First congratulations, podium, but you must still be a little disappointed?
Covington: A little bit bummer, but I felt I had the speed the whole weekend to go out there and win two moto’s. That is what I wanted to do. First race, I made a little mistake, just as I was starting to get some breathing room from RJ, then he was right back on me again. He then made a pass on me, and I ran out of tear-offs sitting behind him. I ended up going down, and he did too, but my …
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Article / post by: Geoff Meyer