Husqvarna's Zach Osborne second at Genova SX

November 24, 2014 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Rockstar Energy Husqvarna’s Zach Osborne showed increasing confidence and form this weekend to finish second overall in the SX1 category and in the ‘King of Genova’ classification at the Supercross in Genoa Italy.

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Racing against a strong field of riders, including a top field of US contestants, Osborne steadily upped his game over the weekend. He was fifth in the free practice, fourth overall in timed practice, fourth in Final 1 of the SX1 class and moved up two positions for Final 2 to secure second overall. Osborne is no stranger to competing in Europe having earlier contested both the British National Championship. He also has 14 Motocross GP podiums to his credit.

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Like his US compatriots at the event, Osborne is currently accruing some Supercross track time ahead of the opening of the AMA SX season that starts in early January.  He joins Jason Anderson, Martin Davalos and Zach Bell in the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna lineup for the 2015 US SX and MX competitions.

Italian Zonta dominates SX125 at Genova SX
A promising name for the future, young Italian, Husqvarna-supported rider Filippo Zonta was the standout rider in the SX125 class at Genova SX. He was the fastest rider on track in free and timed practice, won his heat to advance to the main and went on to claim victory. Zonta, who rides for Husqvarna Ricci Racing, also toped the SX 125 standings in the five-round Italian SX competition.

Results Pro Class SX Genova

  1. Eli Tomac 20
  2. Zach Osborne, Husqvarna 17
  3. Christophe Pourcel 15
  4. Matteo Bonini, 13
  5. Cristophe Martin, 11