Stretching the friendship
Yamaha to do a few races in the US,’’ he says. ‘‘I don’t want to do a whole season.’’
Marmont credits Chad Reed’s Super X series with helping to lift the profile of the sport in Australia.
‘‘It’s all about being seen,’’ he says. ‘‘It gets to be on TV and my mates get to watch. And you race harder knowing that.’’
Suzuki factory racer Matt Moss enjoys a 20-point lead over Tye Simmonds in the 250cc Pro Lites class, and defending champ Luke George is two points further back in third.
Catching up: the pressure is on Jay Marmont to defend his Motocross title.