Still-injured Dean Wilson felt like a ‘fish out of water’ on his return to the Monster Energy Supercross fray at the weekend but still pulled out a 12th place main event finish in Orlando.
In 450SX heat one, he started around 13th and he made a nice charge up to 10th but it wasn’t enough to secure a direct transfer into the Main Event.
Wilson lined up for the LCQ where he grabbed a second-place start and quickly overtook the lead on lap two. With a steady ride, Wilson won the LCQ and a main event spot.
He put together 25 solid laps in the main, fighting his way back from a rough start to ultimately finish just outside the top 10 with 12th
“My night was very difficult but it feels really good to be back at the races,” said Wilson.
“I think the hardest part for me was not being on the bike for almost three weeks, I felt like a fish out of water.
“I’m happy to get through the night, I know 12th isn’t really what we want but I could see ninth right there and with a good start, I think I’ll be pretty good.”