‘I would wish to get healed up and time on the bike once more’ – Todd


Information 20 Mar 2023


‘I’d wish to get healed up and time on the bike once more’ – Todd

Reigning MX2 champion completes Appin with 2-2 scorecard.

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Following a bruising begin to the 12 months, Terrafirma Honda Racing’s Wilson Todd scored a pair of second-place finishes at Appin, with the Penrite ProMX MX2 pink plate-holder looking forward to totally recovering and getting extra seat time previous to the upcoming rounds.

Todd commenced 2023 competing in 250SX West with Fireplace Energy Honda Racing however sadly sustained extreme whiplash when he was introduced down within the whoops at Anaheim 1, later hurting his thumb and was concerned in a first-turn pile-up throughout San Diego’s predominant.

He returned to Australia forward of the opening spherical of the 2023 Penrite ProMX Championship at Wonthaggi, the place heavy contact by Nathan Crawford (KTM Racing Group) induced him to crash, nonetheless, he was capable of remount and win the season-opening moto.

Qualifying quickest at Appin, Todd fended off an early problem from teammate Brodie Connolly to finally end second and 11 seconds again from race-winner Crawford in moto one.

The defending champion made his well beyond Rhys Budd (Serco Yamaha) to guide the early phases of the second bout, however was unable to cease the cost of Crawford who took to the entrance on lap 5 and stormed to a different commanding victory.

“Not an excessive amount of [thoughts on the day at Appin], simply completely satisfied I’m nonetheless strolling and completed my first race with out selecting up a brand new harm all 12 months,” Todd defined. “I broke a rib, properly harm a rib in America and I received a model new one [rib injury] at Wonthaggi, so I imply it has simply been one after one other all 12 months. I’d wish to get healed up and get a while on the bike once more.”

Todd’s 2-2 scorecard at Appin landed him second total for spherical two behind rising title-rival Crawford, and he holds a 17-point pink plate benefit forward of teammate Connolly with the quantity 199 an extra two factors adrift following his penalty at spherical one.

“Yeah, I imply it’s higher than crashing my brains out and ending a bit additional again,” Todd added. “I used to be completely satisfied to only keep up in the direction of the entrance and cruise it house.”

Six rounds nonetheless stay on this 12 months’s Penrite ProMX Championship, with Wodonga, Victoria, marking the subsequent cease on the nationwide motocross calendar on 16 April.

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