The #229 of Mitchell Harrison is no rookie to racing the most prestigious amateur motocross race in the Nation. Harrison will be making his debut in the Open Pro Sport and 250 A classes, with the fastest kids amongst the nation, all having the same goal, to WIN. We caught up with the Team Green Kawasaki backed athlete to see how he plans to glorify his visit to the ranch by leaving with a #1 plate.
Mitchell Harrison: My home Base is at Georgia Practice Facility but i like to move around everywhere so I'm not just in one place, been going to MotoX Compound a lot. And my off the bike training has been amazing as well, me and Justin Boyd have been working together and I feel better than ever. I Don't want to give out what I do specifically but just know that I'll be stronger than ever going into Lorettas ready for war!
WORDS: REDFERRIN / PHOTOS: MILLS
Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki elite Mitchell Harrison has been busy banging bars in the Arenacross Lites class, racking up a pair of heat race wins as well as a big main event victory in his home state. Making Michigan proud, Harrison battled his way to the top spot on Saturday night in Grand Rapids, etching his name on the Road To Supercross winners list. With an undeniable amount of steam behind him, 2015 is Mitchell's for the taking.
MP: Mitchell, thanks for taking the time to talk with us! Congrats on the win on Saturday. Let's start with last week. You burst onto the Arenacross Lites scene with a big heat race win and ended your first main just inside the top ten. Take me through your first night in Arenacross.
Mitchell Harrison: Thank you! It felt great to be on the top step of the podium! I started the night off really good with a heat race win and I was feeling really confident coming into Arenacross. I felt really prepared and ready to take on a new challenge. Going into the main, I felt like I was the one to beat. I got an alright holeshot and worked my way to third but the guys in Arenacross are very aggressive and it took me a while to get used to that. I ended up crashing and taking ninth but it was a good first night. I learned a lot and that's all I can ask for.