Monster Energy’s Ivan Tedesco Poised To Make Top Five @ Houston – Mistake Puts Him Back To 8th

CARLSBAD, Calif., (Feb. 12, 2007) — Monster Energy’s Ivan Tedesco continued his successful 2007 Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series comeback from a pre-season broken hand, this past weekend racing to an 8th place overall finish in the AMA Supercross class main event — his best finish since Anaheim 3.

Tedesco transferred to the main with a solid 4th place finish in heat No. 2. In the main he pulled a good start on his Makita/Suzuki RMZ450, ripping into 6th place after the first lap then getting by Michael Byrne for 5th soon there after. Tedesco seemed to have settled into 5th, holding that position through lap 12, when a mistake in the whoops cost him about five positions.

The former champion would battle back and hold onto 8th overall and the 13 points that go with it.

As it stands Tedesco is in 9th place overall after completing six of the 16 rounds. Next up for Tedesco is the San Diego (Qualcomm Stadium), where last year he placed 6th in the main event.

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