HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (April 3,2016) ĖLeviís Stadium, where Superbowl 50 was recently held in Santa Clara, Calif. washost to round 12 of the 2016 Monster Energy Supercross Championship. 40,192 fans were in attendance and Fox Sports One broadcast the event live.
Justin Barcia, who was injured in a mountain bicycle accident prior to the start of the season made his return to racing at Leviís Stadium. Unfortunately, Barcia suffered a hard crash in the final timed qualifying session leaving him sore but able to continue with the night program. In another setback Barcia went down in his Heat Race aggravating the injuries already sustained in the earlier crash. Weston Peick transferred to the Main Event from Semi One, and Barcia went through in Semi Two. When the Main Event began Peickstarted ninth and Barcia was 11th. Peick remained steady throughout the feature earning eighth at the checkers with Barcia 16th.
The next round of the series will be held April 9 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. Fox Sports One will air the event live beginning at 7:00 p.m. (EST).