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Christian Craig is going back to Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. The 23-year-old will fill-in for the damaged Justin Bogle as he recoups from a shoulder contusion maintained at Hangtown. This will certainly be the second straight season Craig has raced for GEICO Honda. Last year the California native raced four 450MX rounds, with his best coating a tenth overall at Washougal.

” I’m truly delighted to have this opportunity,” Craig claimed in a declaration. “It draws that Bogle is injured, yet it opens up a door for me to ride with the most effective group in the sporting activity for the 2nd time. I’m truly grateful to the three-team owners and Mike LaRocco for thinking of me. I’m going to do every little thing in my power to pay them back with some leading surfaces.

” I have actually been striving for a possibility like this. I really intend to go all-out one last time and also make a go of it. I still have all the need worldwide, as well as I don’t wish to look back in One Decade and wish I had tried harder.”

Craig is anticipated to make his return in the 250 Course, the first time in his occupation he’s competed the class outdoors. He formerly rode the 450 Course in 2009 and from 2011-14.

” I was riding a relatively stock 450 at home, so when I went out below as well as jumped on among the GEICO Honda 250s, those points are so quick there’s truly no difference between both,” Craig claimed. “The GEICO 250 actually might be faster. Two laps around Perris (Raceway) and also I felt totally comfy on the bike.”

Craig will certainly make his debut this weekend at the Rumbling Valley National as well as will continue to be with the group till Bogle returns.