Barcia Fastest In Lites Practice at Daytona

Shan Moore | March 10, 2012
Justin Barcia Daytona practice.

Daytona Beach, Florida, (March 10, 2012) – Justin Barcia was fastest in the mud during qualifying for tonight’s Daytona Supercross, the GEICO Powersports Honda rider turning a 1:26.076 on the rutted infield course, beating out Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Blake Baggett’s 1:26.862 for fastest time in the Lites division.

Justin Barcia before the storm.

Red Bull KTM’s Ken Roczen edged J-Star KTM’s PJ Larsen by two tenths of a second for third-fastest time.

Fifth-fastest time went to Rockstar Suzuki’s Blake Wharton, with Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Darryn Durham, GEICO Powersports Honda’s Justin Bogle finishing sixth and seventh.

Track crews are currently scraping the top off the course, in an effort to get the mud off the top, however, radar indicates more showers coming tonight.

Shan Moore | Contributing Editor

Moore covers all facets of off-road racing for Cycle News – from AMA Supercross and Motocross to GNCC and National Hare Scrambles events.