Pink Bull KTM Manufacturing facility Racing Group congratulates Canard on an important profession
MURRIETA, Calif. – Pink Bull KTM Manufacturing facility Racing Group rider Trey Canard introduced immediately his retirement from skilled racing after a decade of competing on the sport’s highest stage.
At 26-years-old, Canard has completed many milestones all through his racing profession. The Oklahoma native had a profitable beginner 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 total wins within the 450 division and 11 wins within the 250 division. Canard additionally represented the U.S. Group on the Motocross des Nations in 2010 the place he contributed to the workforce’s unbelievable championship-winning efficiency.
Canard: “I 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 conclusion that though the spirit is keen, 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 all the time performed my greatest to heal and bounce again. Nevertheless, I really feel I’m not in a position to push myself to the extent I must with the intention to be aggressive on the highest stage 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 may have dreamed I’d do the issues I’ve been in a position to do, to dwell out a childhood dream and meet and change into shut with so many great followers and trade folks.”
Canard added, “I’m extraordinarily grateful to KTM for the chance to work alongside everybody on the Pink Bull KTM Manufacturing facility Racing Group this final yr and I’m completely happy to finish my profession with the total help of the workforce. I’ve raced for high producers and groups all through my profession and I’m honored that they selected me to race for them on the highest stage of racing and signify their manufacturers. I can’t say thanks sufficient to my household and shut associates 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 all the time be a neighborhood that I cherish and really feel related to on so many ranges.”
Canard joined the Pink Bull KTM Manufacturing facility Racing Group 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 kind of riders who has all the time been nice to have round. He’s such a pleasant man and we’ve got loved his positivity and keenness. Sadly issues didn’t go the best way we deliberate from either side however we want Trey nothing however the most effective, we all know he might be profitable in no matter he decides to do subsequent.”
Canard is extensively often called 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 high of the game. Canard’s tenacity has supplied inspiration to many and your complete racing neighborhood will proceed to cherish his constructive contributions to the game.
KTM North America, Inc. and your complete Pink Bull KTM Manufacturing facility Racing Group wish to thank Trey for his dedication to the game and desires him the most effective of luck in his future endeavors.