59,872 fans filled the stands at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana for round 11 of the 2012 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship series. Rallying from a one-two win in Daytona, team JGRMX/ Toyota/ Yamaha’s Davi Millsaps finished with his second podium of the season on Scorpion SX front tires and Scorpion MX MS rear tires.
Millsaps, who earned his first podium of the season last Saturday at Daytona, qualified for the main event without incident. “It’s amazing – I can’t thank my team enough,” he exclaimed to the SPEED live broadcast audience. “Toyota, Yamaha, JGR, my trainer, everyone who has been behind me, my mechanic Ben, all my sponsors, FMF, Feld, O’Neal, SIDI, I just can’t thank them enough, you know, pushing me and pushing me getting me up here (on the podium). It was really slick in a lot of sections, pretty much everywhere it was really slick, Pirelli has been working really hard for us and we had the tires really down tonight. I’m just pumped to be up here.”
Teammate James ‘Bubba’ Stewart unfortunately suffered a hard fall early in the heat race and was subsequently struck by two competitors. After a preliminary check-up by the medical professionals at the Asterisks Mobile Medical Unit, Stewart wasdeclared unsuitable to continue racing. His condition will continue to be evaluated this week for next weekend’s race in Toronto, ON.
This podium bumps Millsaps up to fourth place overall, just behind Stewart who is currently in third.
Round 12 of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship will be held March 24 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, ON. The event will air live on SPEED at 7:30 p.m. (EST).FUEL TV will broadcast the re-cap from Toronto at 8:00 p.m. (EST) on March 25.