Pink Bull KTM Manufacturing facility Racing Workforce congratulates Canard on an incredible profession
MURRIETA, Calif. – Pink Bull KTM Manufacturing facility Racing Workforce rider Trey Canard introduced as we speak his retirement from skilled racing after a decade of competing on the sport’s highest degree.
At 26-years-old, Canard has achieved many milestones all through his racing profession. The Oklahoma native had a profitable newbie profession earlier than becoming a member of the skilled ranks in 2007. From there, Canard went on to seize the 2008 AMA Supercross Lites East Championship and the 2010 AMA Motocross Lites Championship. Moreover, Canard captured a complete of 5 general wins within the 450 division and 11 wins within the 250 division. Canard additionally represented the U.S. Workforce on the Motocross des Nations in 2010 the place he contributed to the group’s unbelievable championship-winning efficiency.
Canard: “I really like racing and my ardour for doing so has not modified, however there comes a time in each racer’s profession the place you come to the belief that though the spirit is prepared, the flesh is weak, and I do know in my coronary heart it’s time to name it a day. I’ve had many accidents all through my profession and have at all times performed my finest to heal and bounce again. Nevertheless, I really feel I’m not in a position to push myself to the extent I must in an effort to be aggressive on the highest degree of racing. I’m unhappy to say goodbye but additionally extraordinarily grateful and grateful for the final 10 years of my life. I by no means might have dreamed I’d do the issues I’ve been in a position to do, to stay out a childhood dream and meet and change into shut with so many fantastic followers and business folks.”
Canard added, “I’m extraordinarily grateful to KTM for the chance to work alongside everybody on the Pink Bull KTM Manufacturing facility Racing Workforce this final yr and I’m pleased to finish my profession with the total assist of the group. I’ve raced for prime producers and groups all through my profession and I’m honored that they selected me to race for them on the highest degree of racing and symbolize their manufacturers. I can’t say thanks sufficient to my household and shut mates who’ve been with me since day one and I hope to see everybody on the races for a few years to return. It will at all times be a neighborhood that I cherish and really feel related to on so many ranges.”
Canard joined the Pink Bull KTM Manufacturing facility Racing Workforce in 2017, the place he lined up for a complete of six AMA Supercross Championship rounds and two Professional Motocross occasions.
Ian Harrison: “Trey is a type of riders who has at all times been nice to have round. He’s such a pleasant man and we’ve loved his positivity and fervour. Sadly issues didn’t go the best way we deliberate from each side however we want Trey nothing however one of the best, we all know he will probably be profitable in no matter he decides to do subsequent.”
Canard is extensively referred to as a fierce competitor on the racetrack and a constructive position mannequin to followers and rivals alike. Whereas he battled a plague of accidents all through his ten-year racing profession, Canard by no means gave up on his quest to be on the prime of the game. Canard’s tenacity has supplied inspiration to many and all the racing neighborhood will proceed to cherish his constructive contributions to the game.
KTM North America, Inc. and all the Pink Bull KTM Manufacturing facility Racing Workforce want to thank Trey for his dedication to the game and needs him one of the best of luck in his future endeavors.