Team Manager, Erik Kehoe, added, "Christian definitely exceeded everyone‰Ûªs expectations tonight. Everyone knows he‰Ûªs a very talented rider, but he just hasn‰Ûªt had much time on the 450. I think for the couple of days that he did get testing this week, he did an awesome job. He got two holeshots and ran up front for a long time in both races. We‰Ûªll keep improving the bike this week and go into Daytona even stronger."
While the factory-backed HRC team is in the wars satellite Honda rider Justin Brayton scored an impressive win in race one and then followed that with sixth-place results in the second and third races for fourth overall.
‰ÛÏI had my wife and two kids here, and this is the only race they‰Ûªre coming to all year, so that was extra-special,‰Û