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Supercross’ Trey Canard Honda IndyCar simulator

Mar 6, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT

Trey Photo courtesy of Honda/LAT

The Energy AMA Supercross bike made its way to the Midwest this weekend, heading to Indianapolis. KTM Ryan Dungey won Saturday race at Lucas Oil Stadium.

As of the weekend, in a cross-promotion between and Supercross, Honda organized a with one of its Supercross riders, Canard, and two of its IndyCar drivers, Newgarden and Simon Pagenaud, at the of its Indianapolis-based IndyCar simulator.

has been unable to race year due to injury but the Oklahoma is on the mend and should be back on his No. 41 Muscle Milk Honda. But he did get a to sample the simulator while in running at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car to provide him a shot at driving a of four wheeled-machinery.

“It’s different because not using your whole Having to control the whole (of the car) between your two is definitely different,” Canard MotorSportsTalk. “We’ve all driven road cars before, and all had a steering wheel in our hands at point. It’s really

You feel the whole car moving you, and turn it. It was awesome.”

pointers as Canard suits up. courtesy of Honda/LAT

Before pair of runs, Pagenaud and offered up some notes and Once they saw Canard take the reins of the simulator, the two IndyCar stars were

“He just did a great job. He right away on the second Pagenaud said. “He had a squirrely since he was not used to a steering in his hands. But knowing how tough it is to it. He improved lap after lap, was of the environment, and knew how to exploit it.

On a bike, there’s not much in the way of Overall, he was very impressive and up to quickly.”

Canard described how he from his first session to his one.

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“First off I’ve experienced anything like before, having the downforce,” he “My first one I had a really hard with the braking. I broke at an rather than straight. I come into the turns using too much track.

In the car, you learn quickly you to brake straight, and then The downforce is the thing I was able to with better the second out.”

Newgarden provides lowdown. Photo courtesy of

For Newgarden, having the chance to see a rider tackle an IndyCar was a thing to see. The Nashville is a fairly big Supercross fan and tries to as many races as possible.

a super fun sport,” he said. extremely competitive and it’s very similar to IndyCar, there are a lot of guys who can win every

“I love dirt bikes; really cool vehicles. always wanted to be a part of it, but never driven anything on 2 Maybe the fantasy of it is why I like

Newgarden did a good job of providing behind-the-scenes shots via his social accounts. as did IndyCar. More on will likely come this week.

UPDATE, 9:45 a.m. ET:  We video!  The topic from simulators to scarves.

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