On the post-race press convention following the Washougal Nationwide, Monster Power Kawasaki’s Eli Tomac stated he’s more likely to choose out of competing for Workforce USA at this 12 months’s Motocross of Nations at Matterley Basin in England on October 1. On account of contractual obligations, Tomac is scheduled to race the USGP at WW Motocross Park the week after the top of Lucas Oil Professional Motocross and the Monster Power Cup on October 14.
“Proper now, it’s wanting like a no. It’s schedule,” he stated. “Now we have to go race USGP after which you might have two weekends off you then make your approach to England after which a pair weeks after that you’ve Monster Cup. For us, and for me, it’s like…. we’ve been racing because the first weekend in January and also you’re principally placing your self by way of the meat grinder right through the center of October. Proper now, it’s in all probability a no.”
Tomac was the favourite to be chosen for the MXGP spot on the crew. With Tomac doubtless out for this 12 months, and Blake Baggett more likely to bear surgical procedure on his thumb on the finish of the season, Jason Anderson is the rumored favourite to be chosen in MXGP. The MX2 spot is predicted to go to 250MX factors chief Zach Osborne.
Workforce supervisor Roger DeCoster is predicted to announce the crew on the Unadilla Nationwide on August 12.