Metcalfe has scored five wins in eight races so far this year, building an insurmountable 74-point advantage in the MX1 class. The Monster Energy Leading Edge Kawasaki team is having a dominant year in Canada, along with the MX1 title, the team has won five races in the MX2 class and Austin Politelli is looking to complete the title sweep at the season finale on August 18.
“The Monster Energy Leading Edge Kawasaki team has had an incredible year,” said Kawasaki Senior Manager of Racing Reid Nordin. “For Brett to come back from injury and ride as well as he has, it just shows how talented and determined he is. I want to offer the congratulations of everyone at Kawasaki USA for the great season to Brett and the entire team.”
Metcalfe is scheduled to race the AMA Pro Motocross season finale on board a Kawasaki KX™450F at Lake Elsinore, Calif. on August 24. In his only other AMA start of the year, Metcalfe just missed the podium at Southwick scoring 5-6 for fourth overall.