While his competitors and their difficulties have stolen most of the attention this season, Andrew Short has quietly been tied with Ryan Villopoto for seventh place in the overall standings. Shorty is known for his consistency and is in prime position to rise even higher.
Max Anstie’s pursuit of racing fulltime in the United States has been deferred, but it does not limit the English racer from coming to the States each year for the first rounds of the Supercross season. His GP team, Rockstar Suzuki (unaffiliated with the American outfit), is backing this year’s efforts, as they and their racer agree it is a way to conduct much-needed race testing.
The first two races of Malcolm Stewart’s season have been on opposite ends of the spectrum. His fifth place finish at Anaheim One went rather unnoticed, but detractors jumped onto his 18th place at Phoenix. Never racing on the West Coast has been somewhat of a challenge, but Malcolm feels that this weekend will be one to change his season.