Torrance, CA: Round one of the 2012 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship and Women’s Motocross Championship kicked off this weekend at the FMF Hangtown Motocross Classic held in Sacramento, CA. Team Honda Muscle Milk’s Ashley Fiolek and GEICO Honda’s Justin Barcia both had impressive starts to the season, placing second overall aboard their Honda CRF250Rs.
In the Women’s Motocross Championship (WMA), Team Honda Muscle Milk riders had an exciting start to the season. Ashley Fiolek grabbed the holeshot in moto one and rode an inspired race all the way to the finish, nailing down the win. She got another great start in moto two but went down, sending her to the back of the pack. She charged her way through the field, finishing in fifth place for second overall. Sayaka Kaneshiro, the newest addition to the team, had the best finish of her WMA career, going 5-4 for fifth overall. Troy Lee Designs/Lucas Oil/Honda’s Tarah Gieger went 3-3 for third overall.