Trip Sexton Releases Assertion on Brandon Zimmerman, Change of Mechanic

At the 15th spherical of Monster Energy AMA Supercross, Trip Sexton lined up with a brand contemporary mechanic—Kyle Defoe. First reported by Important MX, Sexton would be paired with Defoe in wish to his mechanic Brandon Zimmerman. Zimmerman, who helped Adam Cianciarulo to the 2019 250 Class AMA Pro Motocross Championship, took over as Sexton’s wrench in the 2021 off-season as Jade Dungey moved to the Crimson Bull KTM crew to work with Aaron Plessinger. When Sexton moved to the KTM crew after the 2023 season, Zimmerman followed the 2023 450SX Champion to the Austrian trace.

While the switch from Zimmerman to Defoe comes ethical one week after a rock hit and cracked Sexton’s throttle body on the Nashville SX and precipitated a wild, hard wreck early in the 450SX main event. Sexton was banged up, but not injured in the incident, but said in his put up the replace of mechanic had nothing to discontinuance with the Nashville wreck, which he said, “Was as soon as ethical a freak accident.” Steve Matthes has reported it sounded love Zimmerman and the KTM had been not getting along, which is why the switch got right here about.

Peer Sexton’s fleshy put up beneath.

“I in fact have not got anything else but love for @zimm763 and he will repeatedly be a gargantuan crucial particular person to me. I wish to thank him for everything, and I had the excellent time working with him. I wished to come out and obvious the air that us not working together had nothing to discontinuance with the throttle in Nashville. That was a freak incident and no person’s fault. This was a resolution made independently by the crew and Brandon. Zimm is an superior mechanic and I wish him the excellent on his next endeavors. Ready to gaze him on the gate soon ❤️”

At the 15th spherical, Sexton perceived to net extra of his current tempo relieve as he place aside down the fastest lap of the 450SX main event as he charged from about eighth to discontinuance 2d. It was his eighth podium of the season. He sits fourth in the standings after spherical 15.

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