The 2013 Loretta Lynn's Amateur Motocross National fired of today as soon as this card rotated sideways...
Canton North Carolina's Shane Mcelrath finnished on the box in the Open Pro Sport Class today. Mcelrath has shown the speed to run up front and is with out a doubt a contender this week.
Mitchell Harrison made things look easy today at the Dude. Harrison struck first in the Super Mini 1 (12-15) class.
California's Ryan Surratt put the whoopum'ups on the Schoolboy 2 (13-19) class today at the double L... Surratt didn't miss a beat as he lead every lap and made it look easy aboard the 51 Yamaha...
In the Open Pro Sport Class it was the Matt Bisceglia show today. Bisceglia lead from wire to wire setting the pace for the week.
Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Green's Garrett Marchbanks was amazing in the 85 (-11) limited class today... Marchbanks who started in 11th steadily worked his way through the pack to make a last lap pass for the moto win...
The new issue of Motoplayground debuted at Loretta's...
Stephenville Texas rider Parker Mashburn looked solid today at the Ranch... Mashburn took the final spot on the podium in the 85 (9-11) class.
Michigan's Joey Crown didn't let a little rain and mud get in the way of his moto win in the Mini Sr. class. Crown has the speed and skill to make a multiple title run in 2013.
Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki pilot Marky Worth returned to the Ranch ready to prove himself on the big bike. Marky put in some solid laps in the mud even just returning from an injury that had him sidelined leading up to Loretta's.
MTF backed Paul Coates was strong today in Open Pro Sport... Coates steadily moved up to finish fourth in moto one. Coates has the speed to run up front if he can get a start.
It was all thumbs in the air as Newbury Park California's Sean Cantrell exited the track after a dominating performance in the Mini Sr. (12-14) class. Cantrell never looked back as he jumped out front from the gate drop and held on to the end.
Courtney Duncan was AMAZING today... First turn crash- Her laps show Lap-1-41st, Lap-2-41st, Lap-3-36th, Lap-4-30th, Lap-5-20th, Lap-6-13th, Lap-7-12th, Lap-8-10th, Lap-9-8th, Lap-10-7th... So fast!
Axell Hodges was railing both on the Mammoth track and in The Village as pit bike racing got underway on the mountain.
Axell Hodges floats his way through the extremely deep rollers that line the back sections of the Mammoth course.
Bruce Marada put in a great ride during today's FMF Two Stroke Challenge running inside of the top three the majority of the race until a break failure knocked him out of contention.
Jake Martineau performed well all weekend earning himself his first national title and first big bear from Mammoth!
Garrett Christofferson slings some roost in the early morning sun on the #275 Suzuki!
Monster Army rider Colt Nichols rides a wheelie over the finish line as he celebrates taking home his first big bear in his first appearance at Mammoth.
Nichols and Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki's Ryan Holliday chat after Colt's amazing final moto performance.
Colt as he claims what is rightfully his...his very own coveted Big Bear from Mammoth!
Monster Energy's Nichols looked very strong today on the rough track, battling his way through the pack numerous times throughout the day before holeshotting and pulling away to the win.
Colton Udall put in some strong rides today during the FMF Two-Stroke Challenge aboard the #510 Honda CR 250.
Daniel Baker showed a lot of heart today working his way through the pack and salvaging some great finishes at the end of the day.
The #457 Kawasaki ride of Darian Sanayei has been on fire this week, laying down some blazing fast laps.
Sanayei was slinging it over every table top in Mammoth on the #457 Monster Energy backed machine.
West Coast Chill rider Dean Spangler took home a solid win during FMF Two-Stroke challenge action.
After hearing the myths and legends of Mammoth Mountain's bear population...the Motoplayground crew finally saw one shredding with their own eyes.
Fly Racing's Garry Reynolds ripping it up in the Two Stroke class on the #105 KTM machine.
The #65 ride of Jake Hogan looked quite impressive today, putting his bike inside of the top three for a great deal of the Two-Stroke final.
#88 Jake Lyon was on the gas today looking for some solid finishes to cap off the week.
Jayme Gardiner experienced a bit of trouble today however regardless...he is absolutely flying and is a huge threat to the 450 titles coming up in the final day of racing.
Justin Hoeft rips his way into the shadows as he takes an early moto victory over the rest of the B class competition.
Justin watches on early this morning before reaching his time to gear up and his the track.
Lil D of FMF was out in the Two-Stroke challenge on his custom KTM frame which boasts a huge KX500 motor.
Mario made his way out to Mammoth for a bit of video game like activities and to send his rider off on the journey of a moto.
Hughes took the top spot in his class, becoming the first red plate champion to come from the King Of the West series.
Shane Mcelrath wathces on as his Lucas Oil TLD Honda gets some love and is prepared for war!
There are a lot of fast guys that are in town and Shane Mcelrath has got it fixed up now.
The thirty second board is up and it is now time to go racing!
Timmy Weigand took home a great moto win early in the day blazing a path for the competition.
The #653 of Tyler Bereman looked the best he has all week today, flowing around the track and showing great speed.
Bereman scrubs up the face of one of many table tops that line the Mammoth course.
Vicki Golden takes in a moment of peace before the gate drops and everyone fights it out wide open to take home the Collegeboy title.
Monster Energy Pro Circuit's Zac Commans was rocking on the #103 machine today slinging roost all day long and it usually comes with a sandwich haha
Monster Energy backed Axell Hodges showed great speed today putting the #96 Honda inside of the top ten numerous times in day one of big bike racing.
Axell looked amazing in the first day of racing, posting some speedy lap times which are very promising for the remainder of the weekend.
Bruce Marada from Alias getting a little sideways over one of many Mammoth table tops.
Colt Nichols overcame a few mid pack starts during the day landing himself inside of the top three when all was said and done for the opening day of big bike racing.
Monster Energy's Colt Nichols works his way through the trees en route to another strong finish today.
Colt watches the motos going on before his, preparing for his first moto of the day.
Daniel Baker cautiously chooses his gate just shortly before the gate drops during moto one of Open Pro competition.
Baker pushed the #431 machine to its limits, busting his number plate off without even hitting the ground.
Monster Energy's Darian Sanayei makes his way up the hill and past the start straight as he battles on during the last lap behind Jordon Smith.
Darian Sanayei slings a little roost for the crazy Mammoth fans lining the finish line.
Despite a bit of altitude troubles with machinery early on during the day, West Coast Chill's Dean Spangler was on the gas today as big bike racing got underway.
Dylan Merriam was super fast during his opening moto, claiming the top spot in the Schoolboy 1 division.
Jayme Gardiner sails over the finish line as he checks out to an early first moto victory.
After coming together with Jordon Smith and going down, Gardiner rallied to still manage to place inside of the top five in the moto.
Jesse Sanchez got a great start and was able to capitalize and take home an early win in Open B competition.
Jessy Nelson was back in the house today laying down a few more practice laps before racing began.
Jessy Nelson was absolutely railing on the #36 TLD Lucas Oil Honda the past few days.
Jordon Smith motos on with a busted radiator shroud as he claws his way through the pack in his first moto of the day.
Smith was very impressive today, winning three of four motos and taking two first place overall finishes on the day.
Luc Santos pushes on during his Open C moto on the #429 Orange Brigade KTM.
Luke Purther's big bike debut could not have went better...as Purther took home the top overall spot in the Schoolboy class on the KTM 125.
Luke Purther sporting his AMA #1 plate and big bear after ripping his way through the competition stealing first place overall in Schoolboy competition.
Whether you have a pit board or want to have fun, Mammoth is easily one of the most amazing races in amateur motocross.
Phil Iverson kept everyone at Mammoth in the know as well as pulling double duties and giving his two cents worth for the Motoplayground daily videos.
In the Schoolboy class, the moto one finish between Luke Purther and Cole Barbieri was this close! Barbieri would take the moto however Purther claimed the overall.
Shane Mcelrath had a great opening moto, scoring first place during his Open Pro divisional.
Shane Mcelrath waits in staging just minutes before taking home the moto one win.
Mcelrath gives his mechanic a thumbs up after ripping the up hill past the start perfectly!
Gardiner displays his winning moto medal after the first round of motos came to a close on Friday.
The beginning of great things...boasting a concrete start and a long uphill stretch right off the bat, getting a start at Mammoth is quite a science.
Timmy Weigand came back out after taking top honors during Vet Racing to try his hand in the Open Pro class as well!
Tyler Bereman was railing during Open Pro class competition aboard the #653 Kawasaki.
Weston Peick as he rails to a huge moto one victory in his division of the Open Pro class.
Weston Peick not only took home moto one, but was able to track down the blazing fast #27 of Mcelrath and claim the overall for the day as the opening motos came to a close on Mammoth Mountain.
Each winner from every single moto raced at Mammoth in 2013 received one of these awesome medals...inching themselves one step closer to having a big bear to hang it off of!
Aside from the amazing racing Mammoth provides on the course once a year...the scenery is available all year long and the possibilities to check it out are endless!
KTM's Alexah Pearson made her way up the mountain and was absolutely shredding during Women's open practice today as big bike action got underway.
Monster Energy backed Axell Hodges was railing around the rough Mammoth course on the #96 Honda.
Hodges has shown some amazing speed so far in 2013 and looks to be a contender in the Intermediate ranks this week.
Cole Barbieri blows up one of many Mammoth berms on the #972 machine.
Finally healed, Cole Barbieri made his way out for practice and was turning some fast laps for someone fresh of the injured reserve!
Colt Nichols #595 Monster Energy Team Green steed after putting in one last practice run in preparation for racing here at Mammoth Motocross 2013.
Colt Nichols was flying, putting the #595 machine anywhere he wanted it on the treacherous course.
Daniel Baker has obviously been hard at work during his stay out west, as he was on the move during today's practice.
One Industries backed Daniel Baker cruises the pits shortly before taking the track and slinging the #431 Suzuki around during practice.
New to the A class, look for Baker to play the spoiler and cause a stir in the Expert divisions this week in Mammoth.
Darian Sanayei awaits another hot practice session in the bright summer sun on the mountain.
Monster Energy Team Green's Darian Sanayei looked right at home on the difficult to maneuver Mammoth Motocross track.
After supporting little brother as he dominated this week, Hunter Falk made way to the track for a little fun of his own and was on the gas on the #128 Orange Brigade KTM.
The #88 Kawasaki of Jake Lyons looked super speedy in day on practice.
The #946 of Jake Masterpool appears to have put his time training in as he ripped it wide open from the beginning to the end of practice never wavering in the high altitude.
RCH/ Hart and Huntington backed Jayme Gardiner was sending it over everything busting huge whips over anything he could all day long.
Jayme Gardiner checks out a recent issue of The Pickle which he graces the cover throwing another one of his picturesque whips.
Jerry Masterpool watches on as son Jake rips up the Mammoth soil on his Yamaha YZ 125.
Jessy Nelson made his way out to Mammoth to get a little seat time on the prestigious Mammoth track.
TLD backed Nelson was also slinging it around over the back table tops, scrubbing over every obstacle the track threw at him.
Very speedy and no stranger to the rough Mammoth track, Nelson was setting the track on fire laying down some of the fastest times of the day.
Troy Lee Designs backed Justin Hoeft looked great in the B practice holding it wide open on the #615 Lucas Oil TLD Honda.
Hoeft has had quite a great year so far in 2013 logging some impressive results before making his way to Mammoth for another go on the mountain after some great results in 2012.
Luke Purther made his big bike debut today railing on a KTM SX 125...and might we add that he looks pretty comfortable on the big bike. The future is certainly bright for the #94.
PH was busy all day prepping bikes, shaking hands, and holding down the fort for the Hodges.
Long Hair Don't Care Tyler Bereman was out at Mammoth today logging some laps during the first day big bikes took the track.
VP Racing Fuels...Makin' Power!
Aiden Tijero has been on fire this week showing great flashes of speed throughout everyone of his motos. Today, Tijero was able to make all of the right moves and capitalize on the competitions mistakes and throw his KTM on top of the box.
Jon Ames had the #7 machine on rails roosting his way to a big first place finish today as mini bike racing came to an end at Mammoth.
Business in the front...party in the back!
The #122 Monster Energy Team Green ride of Carson Mumford logged a slew of impressive finishes over the week in Mammoth proving he is a title contender in the highly competitive 85 ranks!
Ciaran Naran rails his way to another strong final moto finish capping off a solid week for the KTM Orange Brigade squad.
When the gate drops, everything else stops!
Jett Reynolds not only rails through this rut, but he makes a new one beside him with his Alpinestar dragging along for the ride.
Team D's Jett Reynolds was a dominant force to be reckoned with, locking down eight wins throughout the week aboard the #79 Cobra.
Dirt scooters are taking over the younger side of the amateur motocross community, and Jett Reynolds rips just as hard on his as his Cobra's.
Joey Crown put on a clinic all week long with rides that would make the Michigan Mafia proud aboard his #35 machine. Crown took down many of the most talented riders on 85's ripping his way into a big batch of momentum to carry into the remainder of the season on his 150
Jon Ames could have easily been the rider to burst down the massive downhill at max speed as he bombed it lap after lap gaining precious time on the competition each lap.
Josh Varize has been putting in some head turning rides so far in 2013, continuing with many respectable finishes here on the mountain.
Luke Purther put in another days worth of great rides in preparation for his debut big bike ride on the 125 tomorrow.
Everyone loves a fresh copy of MotoPlayground!
Although unfortunate circumstances held him back in the finals, Monster Energy's Garrett Marchbanks has been absolutely flying on his #82 Team Green ride earning several wins throughout the week.
Overcoming a nasty get-together with Max Miller, Ty Masterpool gathered his composure and came out swinging in his next moto taking home the top spot and the big bear on his #936 KTM.
Max Lee looked great all week long on his #50 TLD backed Honda.
Best wishes to Max Miller. Miller has been laying it down all week sticking some very impressive numbers on the board on the #604 KTM.
Michael Mosiman claimed himself a few first place finishes on the week as well, ripping the #342 machine into the top spot in numerous occasions.
Overcoming a few nasty crashes, Michael Mosiman roosted his way through the pack on more occasions than one grabbing up several wins along the way.
Mitchell Falk takes a minute to breathe before one of many dominating rides he put in this week, claiming six huge moto wins once all was said and done.
Mitchell Harrison displays picturesque style as he blows up a huge powdery berm on the amazing Mammoth course.
Team D backed Farren Racing rider Mitchell Harrison rode like a man possessed today just narrowly coming up short of the top spot however still managing to throw the #29 Suzuki on to the podium in day two of mini bike action!
Conner Mullennix took a huge win over the rest of the competition in his LCQ and came out swinging even harder once the gate dropped on the main event.
Jeremy Ryan racked up a slew of first place finishes this week at Mammoth. Watch out...the #10 Fox backed KTM could really make some noise when things transition to the ranch later this summer.
Ryder Difrancesco awaits his final moto of the day!
Sean Cantrell has had an amazing week on his #37 Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki earning the top spot and a few bears to watch over the trophy room!
Tristan Miller earned himself a few more amazing results, sealing the deal on another first place finish on the #351 Suzuki ride.
Aryton Ward comes by his speed honest, following right in dad's footsteps as he tore through the Mammoth course with vengeance.
As the first day of Mini racing at the Monster Energy Mammoth Motocross the Big Bears came out and day one winners made their way by the masses to claim their wood.
Stilez Robertson started his week off right claiming a big win during the early motos of the day piloting the #325 Monster Army backed Kawasaki straight to the top of the podium.
Garrett Marchbanks was pushing it today charging everything with more intensity than the mojority of the pack working his way to the front and staying there!
Ken Essex captures his own photos of Garrett Marchbanks' big win as racing came to an end on Tuesday.
One Hundred Percent/ KTM Orange Brigade's Mitchell Falk was riding with some major heart today proving why he was chosen by the AMA to represent the USA in Czech after this race season!
Max Lee was flat out hauling through the rough Mammoth soil. Despite a few hiccups, Lee was riding like a man on a mission working his way through the talented field.
The #11 KTM Orange Brigade ride of Ciaran Naran throws it sideways in his last moto before heading into day two.
Justin Hoeft was in the building a few days early scouting out the track and hanging out in the pits as he awaits Big bike competition later this week on the mountain.
Mitchell Falk rails his way around one last corner before taking the checkers and wrapping up yet another moto win on the day.
High Quality H2O!
Sean Cantrell was obviously feeling it today as he found himself in the top spot on more than one occasion on his #37 Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki.
Mitch Payton watches on as many of his riders battled it out in the 85 14-16 ranks.
Tyler Hoeft made his way to Mammoth and tried his hand at catching one of the Big Bears!
Conner Mullennix holds it wide and rails his way around the tracherous Mammoth course.
The #917 of Blankenship was on the move putting in a solid effort and slating some strong finishes during the first day of Mini racing.
At the end of the day, when all is said and done, the paper proves who accomplished the most and who is going to work harder next time. These are the roots!
Jett Reynolds Dunlop tires must have been hooking up great as he had no problems hooking up and working his way to the front of the pack navigating the elevated Mammoth track with ease.
Jett Reynolds was on fire today earning himself quite a few big bears along the way.
Jairala was on the go on his #23 Suzuki laying down some fast laps throughout the day on the extremely rough Mammoth course.
The #10 Fox Racing supported rider Jeremy Ryan really turned some heads today landing himself in the top spot several times throughout the day.
West Coast Chill rider Josh Varize looked strong on the #324 machine repping MotoPlayground as he worked his way to many impressive finishes throughout the day.
New number, Same old Tristan Miller! Tristan was blazing fast all day putting the newly christened #351 machine in the number one spot multiple times in day one of racing.
Garrett Marchbanks remained steady and consistent throughout the entire race striking when it counted and capitalizing on his competitors mistakes to earn himself a big bear during day one of competition.
Farren Racing's Mitchell Harrison blows up a berm as he lurks through the pack picking off riders lap after lap in the late hours of race action.
Michael Mosiman showed great speed in the opening day of race action taking home a moto win. Mosiman suffered a nasty get off in one of the final motos of the day however was able to ride away and will certainly be a threat tomorrow when the gate drops on day two of racing.
Max Miller took home the top spot not once, but twice on the mountain! Here Max poses for the camera and flashes his newly acquired bling and shows off the goggles that lead him to the podium!
Ryder Difrancesco was flying today with the MotoPlayground logo shining bright right beside the big #199!
Luke Purther battled his way to a slew of impressive finishes throughout the day putting the #94 Fly Racing backed machine on the top of the box.
Monster Energy backed Tanner Amarillas was killing it on the #4 KTM putting himself in some great spots as racing got underway in Mammoth.
Max Miller slings a little roost en route to one of his big wins on Tuesday!
Aiden Tijero battled with the best in the class overcoming the competition and slating himself in the #1 spot on multiple occasions.
Ty Masterpool was on fire today as well pressuring and fighting for wins all day long.
The #108 TLD supported Yamaha ride of Robbie Wageman was on the move during his first day of race action on the track.
Joey Crown has been super busy today putting in a solid run at leaving Mammoth the King of the Mountain.
Carson Mumford has looked amazing all week long on the #122 Monster Energy Kawasaki and today was no different, taking home some very impressive finishes.
Reynolds was one of few 50 and 65 riders to take the downhill and actually accelerate all the way to the bottom and rail the berm wide open, picking up precious time every lap as he took the #79 machine to victory.
Ryder Difrancesco is pretty mean on a dirt scooter too, as he was showing off in the pits launching it over some big gaps!
Team D's Pierce Brown was steady in the mix slicing and dicing with the stiff competition landing himself some amazing finishes along the way.
The #7 of Jon Ames was hauling on the #7 Yamaha blazing through the pack with the MotoPlayground logo slapped right on his number plate!
Overwhelmed by the fact that he had just claimed his very first Big Bear at Mammoth, Sean Cantrell takes a minute to soak in what he just accomplished as Ken Essex congratulates him.
The Monster Energy Mammoth Motocross is back once again taking over the mountain and bringing a slew of the countries best racers to compete for the top spot and their chance to take home one of the coveted Big Bears.
Mitch Payton takes a look at and fine tunes Sean Cantrell's race bike in preparation for the #37 Monster Energy Team Green rider to take on the 85 and Super Mini class this week at Mammoth.
Monster Army rider Garrett Marchbanks was on rails during his time spent on the track today. Marchbanks was on fire today and put in some very impressive times aboard the #82 Team Green machine and appears to be one of the early favorites heading into moto one action on Tuesday.
FMF backed #88 KTM rider Conner Mullennix also turned some heads out at Mammoth today working the track and keeping his KTM wide open in the smoothest lines he could find.
New to the Monster Energy Mammoth Motocross qualifying for 2013, the AMA stepped up to support the King of the West Series. Riders competing in more than one qualifier were eligible to fight it out for the title of "King of the West" and enter Mammoth with a red plate in their respective classes as well as slating the moto one gate pick. Here Derek Drake displays the red #33 plate on his Kawasaki and is ready for race action to begin on Tuesday.
Dawning a MotoPlayground P on his chest protector, Team Dunlop Elite rider Pierce Brown was making all of the right moves today landing himself amongst the fastest in the division coming into moto one on Tuesday.
Motocross legend Jeff Ward is in attendance here at Mammoth, after taking top honors in 50+, Wardy is kicking back and watching the future of motocross evolve right in front of his eyes.
Kaeden Kniffing appears more ready than ever to slice his way through the competition. After some top notch rides this spring, expect to see some solid motos from the #85 ripper.
Competing this week on 50's and 65's, expect Team D's Jett Reynolds to put the #79 in great position to notch another win on his extremely holy belt. Reynolds has been the man to beat this year and overtaking the #79 machine wont be an easy thing to do.
Ciaran Naran looks on after putting in a solid run in the final practice of the day on the #11 KTM.
Max Lee looked to be on the move during opening practice for Mini's. Dawning Seven gear and a trick Troy Lee Design's backed Honda, look for Lee to be pushing it to the limit on his CRF150.
Fly Racing/ PSD backed Mitchell Harrison had no problem finding the fast lines on the rough Mammoth course and he was absolutely flying on his Farren Racing Suzuki ride looking to take home a big bear by the time his week comes to an end here in California.
The #35 of Joey Crown was throwing down in the premier 85 practice of the day working his way through the pack and logging some impressive laps along the way.
Monster Energy's Sean Cantrell looked right at home today at Mammoth making light work of the rough course and the majority of the competition in today's open practice.
Carson Mumford airs it out over one of the many huge table tops that make up the sweet Monster Energy Mammoth Motocross track.
Details...it's all about the details! Team Dunlop backed Ryder Difrancesco repping the Team D and Motoplayground logos on his mean Cobra 50 which he likes to call "his secret weapon".
Monster Energy's Carson Mumford looked amazing during the opening day of Mini racing at Mammoth blazing his way to some of the fastest laps of his division.
The #94 KTM ride of Luke Purther looked amazing during practice on Monday. Don't believe us? Look for yourself as Luke ripped out several hot laps for the Motoplayground GoPro which can be found along with a ton of other Monster Energy Mammoth Video content.
Max Miller looks more at home every time he races the #604 Yamaha 85, shredding the mountain today representing the Miller's in true blazing fast fashion marking his name on the list of potential moto winners as Mini action rips head first into racing.
Zach Bierbower was on the move, showing the boys on the two strokes he can get it done on the Honda 150 too! Zach looked super fast on the #173 machine every time he hit the track and appears to be in contention for great finishes this week at Mammoth.
Stilez Robertson is absolutely flying on his #325 Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki's. Not afraid to twist it when it is rough, Robertson greased his way around the track leaving a trail of roost for the competition to follow as he ripped to many very fast laps today at Mammoth.
Switching it up and running the #351, Tristan Miller kept one thing the same...his speed! Miller ripped around the Mammoth track and is definitely a threat as racing heats up here in the mountains of California.
This here is Gene...if you have ever been to the Monster Energy Mammoth Motocross, chances are great that you've encountered this fine specimen. Gene handles the parking here...so if you've entered the pearly gates here on the mountain, than he has directed you when and where you were going to park, no questions asked. You want a good spot, tell Gene Motoplayground sent you...you can thank us later. We salute you Gene, keep up the good work!
Jake Pinhancos looked to be a man on a mission during practice. Putting the #101 bike virtually any where he wanted on the track, look for Jake to be a threat when the gate drops and racing begins.
Ty Masterpool had a great day logging himself some super fast times aboard the #936 machine and is ready to take on the competition once everything begins on Tuesday.
Sean Cantrell's Dunlop's appeared to be hooking up great as he was on the move today proving he is here to shake things up and continue his extremely solid 2013 season.
Michael Mosiman's #342 steed sits post ride after a day of intense practice here at the 2013 edition of the Mammoth Motocross.
Team D's Michael Mosiman was hooking up great with his Dunlop tires pushing is way into the upper echelon of his division with some strong laptimes during practice.
The #612 KTM ride of Mitchell Falk looked to be feeling pretty good today in practice. Here he sits as he takes in everything he just did on the gnarly Mammoth course as the first gate drops inch closer and closer and the practice day winds down.
Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki's Ryan Holliday and company spent a great deal of time today ensuring all Kawasaki riders bikes were finely tuned. Here Holliday looks on as his riders head to staging to take on the fast and rough Mammoth track in the crisp California air.
Sean Cantrell and his dad look on and study lines shortly before the #37 machine ripped his way to a great day of practice on the Mountain.
Monster Energy backed Ryder Difrancesco awaits the go ahead from officials as he eagerly leads the 50 pack onto the track for their final practice of the day.
Zane Johnson came out on top in Division one of the 250 Stock Novice class again today setting himself up with 1-1 scores heading into the championship run off on Saturday.
Division two of the 250 Novice Stock class also saw a familiar face in the front of the pack. Bradley Lionnet powered his way through the pack and came out on top in the final division race of the class.
#318 Bradley Lionnet was on fire today as he went 1-1 in the 450 Stock Novice class landing himself his second national title of the week at the Mesquite World Mini.
Hudson, Colorado's Kaleb Taylor again took home the moto win in the 112 Supermini through 13 class going 1-1 to claim the first championship of World Mini.
In 250 Stock Intermediate it was Belmont, North Carolina's Jordon Smith. Jordan's 1-1 moto finishes were more than enough to put him back into the number one spot earning his first title of the week.
#588 Chris Alldredge has been flawless this week during A class competition. Alldredge again motored his way to the moto win in the 450 Stock Pro class going 1-1 for the national championship.
250 Stock Pro was also the Chris Alldredge show. Alldredge powered his way to the front quickly and never looked backed earning himself yet another moto win and the overall championship.
Jordan Smith earned title number two today in the 250 4 Stroke Non-Pro class. The MTF backed #62 machine again logged 1-1 moto scores collecting the overall win.
Las Vegas, Nevada's Jayme Gardiner put his #521 machine back out front in Division 2 of 125/250 Schoolboy through 17 Open. Gardiner made all the right moves putting himself into first place once again just before championship run offs get underway.
Dunlop's Primo congratulating Jordan Smith after a hard earned moto win. In Division one of 125/250 Schoolboy through 17 Open class, it was Smith winning putting himself in a great spot for the championship run off.
The #173 machine of Zachary Bierbower performed great this week. Bierbower's consistency paid off greatly at the end of racing in the 150 4 Stroke through 16 class as he went 3-1 earning the national championship.
Carrie Anne Killebrew repeated her awesome ride from earlier this week again getting out to a great lead in the 65-85 Girls 2 Stroke class finishing up at 1-1 for the overall.
Oak Hills, California's Luke Purther had a great run in the 85/150 Stock (14-16) class. Purther's 1-1 finishes gave him the overall and the title as well as solidifying his spot in the top of the division.
Priest River, Idaho's Hayden Humphrey was on rails during 85/150 Open through 16 class competition going 1-1 to the World Mini Grand Prix Championship.
In 65 Jr Cycle Stock (9-11) competition it was Perris, California's Joshua Varize making his way to the front during moto two and earning himself a World Mini Grand Prix title with 4-1 moto scores.
Last minute, mid-day bike work could be seen all over the pits today as the most important championship deciding motos began.
The #743 ride of Max Sisco's 2-1 finishes put him on the top spot of the podium in the 250/450 Colege Student (18-25) Non-Pro class when all was said and done Friday.
Bakersfield, California's Jett Reynolds has been on fire this week as well. Jett maneuvered his Cobra 50 to a pair of wins in the 50 Pee Wee Stock (7-8) class locking down the overall and the title.
The #79 of Jett Reynolds was out front once again during 65 Jr Cycle Stock (6-8) race action. Despite a bent shifter, Team D's Jett Reynolds motored on to take the second moto win and the overall.
In Division 1 of Super Pee Wee Modified (6-9) Jett Reynolds earned himself another moto win stealing the momentum for the remainder of the event in the 50 classes.
Joe Shimoda came out again ready to fight in the 65 Jr Cycle Modified (9-11) class earning himself title number two during his trip abroad to the United States to compete.
85 Stock through 11 belonged to Joe Shimoda. Joe's 2-1 finishes were all he needed to topple the competition and lock down his first national championship here in the United States at World Mini.
The #147 of Gordon Keck found his way to the front of the pack today in the 85/150 Stock (12-13) class going 2-1 for the overall.
Jayme Gardiner has been killing it this week in Mesquite. Gardiner's 1-1 moto scores in the 450 Stock Intermediate class earned the Las Vegas local the win and the title.
Jayme Gardiner kept up his winning ways as well today in Mesquite. Gardiner pushed the #521 machine to the front again earning 1-1 moto scores and securing the 450 4 Stroke Non-Pro class championship.
In Division 2 it was Tyler Blankenship also going 1-1 in the Super Pee Wee Modified (6-9) class today making a Bakersfield, California sweep of the class.
The #755 machine of Dean Spangler's 1-1 moto finishes put the Corona, California native on top in the 250 2 Stroke Only Open Non Pro class.
Bluffdale, Utah's Kylee Lemmon again took the win on her #596 Suzuki. Lemmon's 1-1 scores put her at the top of the 125-250 Women Non-Pro class giving her top Women's honors here at Mesquite.
FMF backed Ian Smith made his way to Mesquite from Bakersfield, California and went 1-2 while here locking down the 85/150 Modified (12-13) Championship.
The #57 ride of Matthew Malan has looked fast all week long. Malan made all of the right moves during the final moto of the day going 1-1 to win the 125 2 Stroke Non-Pro class.
Jayme Gardiner has been on it during spring nationals all over in 2013. In todays first 450 Modified Intermediate moto Gardiner came out on top after an intense moto long battle with Jordon Smith and Dylan Merriam sealing the deal on win number three of the day.
Today's 250 2 Stroke Only Open Non-Pro moto winner was Dean Spangler. Spangler was railing on his two stroke today leading the back from wire to wire claiming the first moto win and the advantage going into the final motos.
Yamaha's Jon Ames was hauling in the 112 Supermini through 16 moto today. Ames holeshotted (twice) pushing his way to commanding leads both before and after the restart proving he means business on the Supermini machine and isn't holding back on the competition in 2013.
The Super Pee Wee Modified (6-9) Division 1 win went to Bakersfield, California's Jett Reynolds. Reynolds got the ball rolling today right away starting his day with a moto win.
In the 250 Modified Novice Division 1 class it was Zane Johnson claiming his second win of the week continuing the streak and carrying just that much more momentum into the weeks final motos.
Chris Alldredge worked the track during the 250 Modified Pro first moto. Alldredge made all the right moves to earn himself another moto win in the A class here at Mesquite.
65 Jr Cycle Modified (6-8) competition was stiff however Jett Reynolds overcame and found himself on top when the dust had settled. Reynolds has had an amazing week so far winning every moto he has competed in.
The #917 machine of Tyler Blankenship took the lead in the Super Pee Wee Modified (6-9) Division 2 moto and never looked back racing his way to the moto one win setting himself up nicely for the championship run off moto.
Brian Deegan was also on the track during the first moto of the day earning the Plus 30 moto one win after being forced to work his way from the back of the back on lap one.
85 Modified through 11 went to Team D's Pierce Brown. Brown found a little bit extra traction on his competitors with his Dunlop tires and pushed his way to the top spot heading into moto two with the advantage and momentum.
Joe Shimoda was railing during todays 65 Jr Cycle Modified (9-11) moto. Shimoda worked his way to the moto one win at Mesquite MX Park putting himself on the top of the podium and everyones radar for the rest of the week.
Kylee Lemmon got out to an early lead in the 125-250 Women Non-Pro today and stayed there throughout the duration of the race locking down the moto one win today over the rest of the ladies.
Ian Smith continued where he left off yesterday wasting no time getting back to his winning ways in the 85/150 Modified (12-13) class. FMF supported Smith shredded his way to the first moto win continuing his lengthy string of podium finishes this week in Nevada.
Pee Wee Modified (7-8) was the Jett Reynolds show today. As the sun came out full force and the heat cranked up...Jett stepped up his game as well stretching out a huge lead over his competition earning the moto one win.
85/150 Modified (14-16) winner Luke Purther has been on the gas this week putting himself in position to take titles in every class he is competing in at World Mini.
Chris Alldredge and a friend both double fisted after making a pit stop to see Primo over at Dunlop rig...
450 Modified Pro would be victory number two of the day for Chris Alldredge. Chris has been killing it this spring since making the huge step into A class competition obviously fitting right in snapping off several wins since his debut in Texas.
"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls..." This is motocross.
125 2 Stroke Non-Pro top honors went to Matthew Malan. Malan pushed his way to the front of the 125 filled pack and running off to the moto one win today.
450 Modified Novice rider Jordan Vonbalou of French Polynesia worked hard in Mesquite today powering his way to his first win here in the United States proving that World Mini is just that...World wide.
In 250 Modified Intermediate Jayme Gardiner made it happen again earning his second moto win of the day over some stiff competition.
In 250 Modified Novice Division 2 Tristen Maycock also took home a divisional win. Maycock's moto win put him in a great spot for the overall in the 250 Mod novice class.
The Pee Wee Modified through 6 class saw Wryder Huffman twist it the hardest and put himself into the top spot of his class earning the moto one win.
65 Jr Cycle Open (6-11) went to Joshua Varize when all was said and done today in Meswquite. Varize got out front of the 65 pack and twisted it never looking back earning himself a moto win.
450 4-Stroke Non-Pro belonged to Hart and Huntington's Jayme Gardiner. Gardiner started the day on a very impressive note taking the opening moto win on the fresh Mesquite track.
Jordon Smith was on fire today starting off in 250 4 stroke non-pro with a great battle with Jayme Gardiner. Smith was able to overcome a few mistakes during the moto and work his way into the lead just before the white flag taking the checkers by less than a second when the moto came to a close.
Chris Alldredge had a great day during todays Pro race action. Alldredge got out front of the 450 Stock Pro first moto and never looked back taking the moto win.
250 stock novice Division 2 marked win number two as well for Bradley Lionnet. The Sebastian Tortelli trained rider had been very impressive during the first day of racing action earning two moto wins along the way.
MTF's Jordon Smith also took top honors in the 250 Stock Intermediate class today. Smith put his Factory Connection Amsoil Honda into the lead during lap one working his way to the moto one win taking first place by more than 24 seconds over second place.
Nevada local Jayme Gardiner put his Hart and Huntington backed Suzuki ride on the top of 450 Stock Intermediate class today at Mesquite MX Park. Gardiner took over the lead on lap one and remained at the front of the pack until the checkered flag had waved.
50 Pee Wee Stock through 6 class moto one winner Haiden Deegan had been on the gas this week at Mesquite. After logging some impressive times during practice yesterday, Haiden came out swinging today stealing the moto one win the points adavantage heading into second motos.
250 Stock Pro belonged to the #588 Yamaha of Chris Alldredge. Alldredge went two for two today earning wins in each of the A classes he competed in today starting the week off on an extremely positive note.
450 Stock Novice rider Bradley Lionnet put in several great rides today in C class competition earning the moto win over some fast company.
112 Supermini through 13 went to the Kawasaki ride of Kaleb Taylor. Taylor pushed the limits on his Supermini machine landing the number one spot for the day when the moto came to an end.
125/250 Schoolboy through 17 Open Division 1 was again Jordon Smith. Smith's three moto wins today not only earned him the momentum in each of his respective classes but also currently has the Honda rider sitting with more moto wins this week than any other competitor.
In the 65-85 Girls 2 Stroke class it was Carrie Anne Killebrew taking the moto win. Kellebrew got out to an early lead and pushed the entire moto to take the win by quite a hefty margin during day 1 race action.
250 Stock Novice Division 1 winner Zane Johnson piloted the #523 machine to an impressive moto one win putting himself in a great spot for the championship run off.
Despite a nasty get off, Conner Elliot remounted to take third overall during todays 250 Stock Pro opening moto.
85/150 Stock 12-13 rider Ian Smith came out on top today. Smith piloted his #49 Yamaha to some very solid laps working his way into the lead shortly before the end of the moto earning 1-2-3 moto scores throughout the entire day ending with a moto win.
125/250 Schoolboy through 17 Open Division 1 was again Jordon Smith. Smith's three moto wins today not only earned him the momentum in each of his respective classes but also currently has the Honda rider sitting with more moto wins this week than any other competitor.
125/250 schoolboy through 17 Open Division 2 went to the RCH Suzuki rider Jayme Gardiner. Gardiner has been on point lately with the momentum on his side after his pair of championships at Freestone crossing the finish line in front of the competition on the back wheel.
50 pee wee stock 7-8 also went to Jett Reynolds. Team D's Reynolds got out to an early lead and held it wide open gapping the field and claiming his second moto win of the day.
65 Jr Cycle Stock 9-11 went to the 181 machine of Jacob Piccolo. Piccolo looked good during the moto giving his all during the first race to take the top spot and head into the rest of the week on a positive note.
Team D's 85 stock through 11 title contender Pierce Brown looked great today on the Mesquite track. Brown stalked the eventual second place finish throughout the majority of the moto waiting for the perfect opportunity. During the final laps of the moto Pierce put on an attack taking over the lead and earning the first moto win.
Brian Deegan got the jump on the Plus 25 class today in Mesquite. The Metal Mulisha General pushed his way to the moto one win setting himself up nicely for the rest of the week in Nevada.
The 250/450 College Student (18-25) non-Pro win went to Temecula, California's Sebastian Cantergiani. Cantergiani maneuvered the #93 Kawasaki to some smooth, solid laps en route to the moto one win.
Jett Reynolds proved again today he can definitely compete on the big bike as well. Dunlop supported Reynolds powered his way to the 65 Jr Cycle Stock 6-8 moto one win over his competition with ease as day one of racing came to a close.
85/150 Stock 14-16 top honors were all Luke Purther's as the Fly Racing rider got out front early and pushed on the entire moto on his stock machine taking the lead and heading into moto two with the points advantage and the momentum.
Hayden Humphrey claimed the opening moto of the 85/150 Open through 16 class today in Mesquite running up front all day long in each class he competed in.
Luke Purther shows off his helmet dawning his very own custom MotoPlayground sticker after taking the 85/150 Stock (14-16) class moto win.
NMA's Ron Henrickson watches on as practice gets underway and racers take the track at this years World Mini Grand Prix.
Dunlops Primo Marotto was constantly on the run all day long today making sure everyone in town got their daily serving of fresh Dunlop MX51's.
Team Dunlop's Pierce Brown looked extremely solid during practice today. Pierce piloted his West Coast Chill/ Rock River Yamaha to some great times during day one marking himself as one of many potential 85cc winners.
MTF's Jordon Smith was laying it down today on the scenic Mesquite MX track. Fresh off of an injury (although you'd never know it), Smith appeared to be on rails as he blistered his way through the Nevada soil.
Make your way to the casino's and place your bets Team D's Jett Reynolds. Reynolds showed up to Mesquite ready to add to his already long list of major 2013 titles and at the rate he's been going lately...odds are in his favor.
Today's youth is tomorrow's future...
Brandon Gravley of Sun City, California was moving on today as the B class took the track looking to add a little flavor to the mix as race action heats up.
Hart and Huntington supported Las Vegas local Jayme Gardiner is in the house laying down some blistering fast lap times during B class practice sessions.
The #49 FMF backed Yamaha rider Ian Smith looked good today as practice got under way here in Mesquite.
Fly Racing/Dunlop backed Chris Alldredge was on the move today. The #588 machine has shown great flashes of speed since his A class debut and looks to be a title threat when things come down to the wire in Mesquite.
Brian Deegan suited up and hit the track today looking great along the way. Deegan is lining up and trying his hand in the Plus 30 class this week in Nevada and should be right in the mix battling for a Vet Class national title to add to his long list of accomplishments.
Tyler Enticknap was on point in practice logging impressive laps all day long. Expect Enticknap to really pick it up and push for wins when A class racing begins tomorrow in Nevada.
Sandy, Utah's Pierce Brown has been ripping in the 85 (7-11) divisions lately. The Team D rider's speed has certainly been there all spring long so if he can put it all together expect a few more titles out of the young stud.
Luke Purther was in the house and was absolutely flying on his Fly Racing supported #94 KTM chalking his name up on the list of Supermini and 85 (14-15) contenders in Mesquite.
Surrounded by snow topped mountains and amazing scenery, the backgrounds of Mesquite MX Park provide endless opportunities to snap that perfect photo.
KTM Orange Brigade rider Luc Santos was making light work of the tough Mesquite track railing his way to some of the fastest times in his respective classes.
Dylan Merriam made the trek from Corona, California to take on the stacked Schoolboy and Intermediate classes this week appearing to be feeling pretty good on his Troy Lee backed #559 Honda.
Portland, Oregon's Nicholas Mancuso looked great during today's Intermediate practice sessions riding his way to some solid times during day 1 here in Nevada.
Jon Jon Ames made his way to Meaquite as well ready to battle it out for top honors in the Supermini division this week as he puts an end to his spring national run.
After some unexpected showers the day before things got underway, needless to say the track was a little slick. Riders were going down during the early morning in the wet conditions however the track really came around and produced an amazing day of riding when all was said and done.
The #97 Kawasaki ride of Nathan Hamlin appeared strong in today's 85cc practice working his way through the pack and laying down some smooth laps preparing for this weeks race action.
Haiden Deegan lead's his class around the long and technical Mesquite track during practice on Tuesday.
Brian and son Haiden Deegan scouting good lines through the rutted Mesquite track just shortly before hitting the track theirselves.
This little guy heard the A class was on the track so he strapped up, grabbed his Strider, and got a move on to the fences with the rest of the spectators!
Thomas Covington powered his way to his best finish of the week at Freestone on his Monster Energy Kawasaki stealing the fifth place spot in moto two.
Max Miller railing on to another victory after taking the white flag in the final 65 (7-12) Open class, his third national championship of the week at Freestone.
Anthony Rodriguez spinning his final lap on his way to a fourth place moto finish and first overall in 450 A Pro Sport.
A-Rod throws up a hard earned 450 A Pro Sport championship plate wrapping up A class competition for the week at Freestone County Raceway.
Jett and Jeff Reynolds lead the 51cc Modified (7-8) class to the starting line from staging shortly before their last gate drop in Texas.
Don Bisceglia racked up another championship plate for the wall taking the top spot in the 40+ class.
Jayme Gardiner put on a pair of great rides in the final day of racing also scooping up the 450 B Modified title capping off an amazing week at Freestone.
#606 Casey Cochran earned himself his third national title from Freestone winning the 51 (4-6) Modified class on Saturday ending his trip to Texas on top.
Gardiner pulls one last tear off in the air after finally breaking through the pack and getting to clear ground in his second and final championship winning moto.
The #521 machine of Gardiner put a great end to a very positive week for the RCH Suzuki rider taking home top honors in the 450 Amateur Open class.
Fly Racing's Tyler Enticknap pulled off a commendable sixth place overall in 450 A Pro Sport today proving that even after some time off...he has still got the speed needed to be inside of the deeply talented top ten of the A class.
Courtney Duncan fought her way to the final moto win and overall in the Womens 12+ division.
Chase Sexton on his way to sealing the deal on the 85 (12-14) Modified championship with the moto two win.
Chase Sexton took his Team D backed Yamaha to 3-1 finishes in 85 (12-14) Modified for first overall and a crisp clean #1 plate from the James Stewart Freestone Spring Championship.
Courtney Duncan rips through the rollers en route to the Womens 12+ championship during the final Womens moto of the week.
Jayme Gardiner fights through the roost en route to his first championship of the day at Freestone County Raceway.
Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki's Colt Nichols had quite an impressive week at the Freestone Spring Championship. Nichols was in the mix early on during the 450 A Pro Sport moto however a crash on lap two would bump him out of contention. Regardless, Nichols put his head down and charged his way through the pack from dead last to eleventh place in the final A class battle of the week.
RJ Hampshire pulled another one of his customary holeshots in today's 450 A Pro Sport moto never looking back until the checkered flag was flying earning himself another moto win against the fastest riders in the country.
The usual serious Jett Reynolds was all smiles after earning his third title of the week picking up the national championship in the 51cc Modified (7-8) class.
After a knock down drag out fight the entire moto with Farren Racing's Mitchell Harrison, Monster Army/ Team D rider Austin Forkner managed to remain smooth and hold the #29 off taking the moto win and championship in Supermini 2 (13-16).
#26 Cody Eaton was lucky to walk away under his own power after this nasty crash that nearly took Team D's Pierce Brown down as well.
Thomas Covington's chest protector hangs on Friday morning shortly before Thomas and the rest of the extremely fast A class competitors hit the track for the final motos of championship racing.
Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki's Garrett Marchbanks makes it two also earning the 85 (9-11) Stock class title before the day of racing Friday came to a close.
Fly Racing/ FMF backed RJ Hampshire let it be known to all today that he is a contender in the 450 A class earning the title with hard earned 3-1 moto scores against the best of the best in the A divisions.
Monster Energy's Ryder Difrancesco led early on in the 51 Stock (7-8) class however after getting involved in an accident with Matt Leblanc, Difrancesco would be forced to remount his machine late in the race and finish what laps he had left as Leblanc rode on to the title.
Gage Linville laid the wood to the 65 (7-9) Modified class coming from ninth at the end of lap one all the way to a dominating lead of more than 18 seconds notching another title onto his belt.
Orange Brigade's Chase Bell's 1-4 moto scores would be all the Monster Energy backed rider would need to secure the national championship in the 250 B Stock class.
Tristan Charboneau en route to a second place finish during moto two of Schoolboy 1 (12-16) which would be all the Monster Energy rider needed to score first place overall in the stacked class.
Monster's Tristan Charboneau proudly holds up his #1 plate from the James Stewart Freestone Spring Championship in the Schoolboy 1 (12-16) class.
Troy Lee Design's backed Justin Hoeft had a great week of racing going 1-1 to claim the Schoolboy 2 (13-16) title as well as the 250 B Modified championship sealing the deal on some very solid results and a great opening into the big bike amateur scene.
Anderson, South Carolina's Cameron Cannon just narrowly missed out on the top spot in the 85 (12-15) Stock and Mod classes with a pair of second overalls. However, Cannon came out swinging in the final 85 (12-14) Stock moto earning the title along the way.
Jett Reynolds has been flying lately landing some major wins lately aboard his One Industries backed Cobra ride. Jett claimed both the 51cc Stock and Modified (7-8) divisions titles at Freestone a great finish to the spring national tour for Jett and the Reynolds family.
Collegeboy 16-24 Champion - Keith Tucker
Kennedy Lutz would be your Girls Jr. (9-13) champion bringing the home the win on her Yamaha YZ85.
Arlington, Tennessee's Casey Cochran enjoyed sweet success on his trip to Freestone scoring first overall in both 51 Stock (4-6) and 50 Stock (4-8).
KTM Orange Brigade's Mike Sleeter was on the move at Freestone stealing the 30+ championship by quite a comfortable margin on Friday during the final moto.
Finishing inside of the top five in each class he entered overall, Texas native Ethan Stout went home with the 450 C Stock championship when all was said and done in Freestone.
250 C Stock Champion - Luc Santos
50+ Champion - Kirk Lewis
45+ Amateur Champion - Mike Miller
Nick Ferrell made all of the right moves today in the 450 B Stock doing what he needed to secure the championship in 450 B Stock after taking a win in moto one.
The Miller family celebrates Mike Miller's second title of the week at Freestone in the 35+ Amateur class.
Springfield, Oregon's Max Miller throwing up the number one plate after a tight race between himself and Ty Masterpool in the final race in the 65 (10-12) Modified class.
Justin Hoeft after pushing his Troy Lee Designs backed Honda to the limits scooping up the 250 B Modified title.
KTM's Mike Sleeter racked up two additional titles this week for the Orange Brigade squad also taking home the 25+ A championship as well.
McMurray, Pennsylvania's Brock Papi's consistent good finishes aboard his Orange Brigade backed KTM led the #144 machine straight to the top step of the podium in the 85 (9-13) Open class.
25+ Amateur Champion - Cody Allison
Cooper Webb was the man in 250 A Pro Sport nabbing both moto wins and earning himself yet another title for the collection.
Monster Army Team Green Kawasaki rider Carson Mumford put his KX85 into the top five twice in both 85 (9-11) Stock and Modified even landing on the podium during the final Modified moto. Mumford has proved during the Texas Two Step that he has the speed on the bigger bike to run with the boys in the front.
Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki's Garrett Marchbanks after wrapping up his 1-1 finishes with the championship in the 85 (9-11) Modified class.
Don Bisceglia's 1-1 results would give him the win in the 35+ A class on Friday afternoon when the final gate dropped in his class.
Moto X Compound rider Carson Ledford was on the move in the 250 C Modified class earning his second title of the Spring National series, his first coming at the coveted Ricky Carmichael Daytona Amateur Supercross.
Team Green's Austin Forkner was amongst some of the first classes to race into the second and final championship motos scoring himself one in the 85/150 (12-15) Modified over some fast competition.
Austin Forkner made it two in a row for Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki winning the 85 (12-15) Modified championship for himself and the squad.
Monster Energy Team Green's Carson Mumford railing through the deep ruts of Freestone County Raceway.
A very happy Max Miller throws up his #1 plate and one finger letting everyone in attendance know he owned that top spot in the 65 (10-12) Stock class.
Max Miller has been putting in some consistently impressive rides and ripping holeshots left and right landing himself on the top step several motos so far throughout the week, even scoring the national championship in the 65 (10-12) Stock class with 1-1 finishes.
Monster Energy's Tristan Charboneau slinging his Yamaha around the track in front of the press box pushing himself to his limits.
KTM Orange Brigade's Mike Sleeter has had a great week so far holding down wins in the 25+ A and 30+ classes heading into final motos with the advantage and the momentum over fellow vet riders.
Darian Sanayei claimed the very first national title that was handed out at Freestone putting his Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki on top of the box when it matters most.
Colt Nichols has been continuing his consistency also finishing no worse than sixth while also stealing a fourth and fifth place finish during racing on Thursday as well.
Sanayei exiting after his podium interviews and his dad following shortly behind with the coveted #1 plate.
The #99 Monster Energy Kawasaki of Lance Kobusch was ripping today leading a good bit of the 85 (9-13) Open class eventually finishing up second on the day behind Mitchell Falk.
Monster Energy backed Stack just before taking off in his final moto before things move into championship racing.
Stilez Robertson floats over one of many large single rollers on the Freestone course.
Cooper Webb was out and about before the A class hit the track sizing up the conditions and scouting for lines.
Stilez Robertson heads into championship motos sitting very nice in the 85 (9-11) Stock class with a third place in the first moto as well as a sixth in the Modified division of the class.
For a Farm Boy...Austin Forkner can put a Kawasaki Supermini through the motions just as hard as any city slicker.
Austin Forkner was killing the starts on his Monster Energy backed Kawasaki rides wasting no time getting the #214 machine out front.
Texas's own Carter Halpain was hauling through the rollers before the finish line blazing his way through them smoothly all day.
Troy Lee Designs backed Justin Hoeft had it twisted on Thursday laying down some incredibly fast times and winning the final moto of the 250 Amateur Open class.
The 65 (7-9) Stock class was the Gage Linville show where the 100% supported rider went 1-1 to take home the title in his class.
Axell Hodges was shredding on his CRF110 blowing off some steam in between motos.
The #312 of Will Markolf rails through the deep ruts at Freestone, earning him some impressive lap times.
Darian Sanayei railing the outside option after the finish line heading into one of the final laps of the day.
Farren/PR2 Racing's Hannah Hodges was dominant in the Girls Sr. 12-16 class going 1-1 en route to the national title in the class here in Texas.
Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki's Sean Cantrell was on the gas as usual scoring second place in Supermini 2 (13-16) behind teammate Austin Forkner.
Farren/ PR2 Racing's Mitchell Harrison focused on the first corner just before the gate dropped.
Chris Alldredge has experienced a pretty good run inside of the A class since his inception into the division scoring two podiums with a second and a third as well as a fourth in moto one of 450 A Pro Sport.
Monster Energy's Chase Bell has been super consistent this week never finishing outside of the top five and scoring the moto win in the 250 B Stock class.
Will Markolf boosting his Monster backed Honda ride up and over the step up.
Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki's Thomas Covington looked fast during today's 450 A and 250 A motos. Despite a few small mistakes Covington was still able to land his Monster Energy ride inside of the top ten with some impressive times along the way.
Shane Mcelrath pulling out to an early lead and grabbing the 450 A holeshot during the first start. The red flag would come out warranting a restart changing things up a bit when racing resumed and the second gate dropped for the stacked 450 A competition.
Monster Energy rider Chase Bell checks out the track early on before his moto packs the gate.
Jett Reynolds styling on his Cobra 50 en route to a win in the 51cc Stock (4-8) Open class.
Tristan Charboneau was shredding today aboard his Monster Energy backed Rock River Yamaha dicing his way into the top spot in the Schoolboy 2 (13-16) class and a strong third in the 250 Amateur Open as well.
Luke Purther sporting the MotoPlayground P on his hand guards while earning a pair of top ten finishes today in 85 (12-14) Stock and 85/150 (12-15) Modified.
Monster Energy's Axell Hodges looked super fast again today coming away with a top ten in the deeply talented Schoolboy 2 division.
Rochester, Minnesota's Henry Miller has been on the move lately, putting his Suzuki into a pair of second place finishes today in the Schoolboy 2 and 250 Amateur Open classes.
Despite a two hour rain delay Ryder Difrancesco was still all smiles while waiting for the first day of racing to get underway.
Ty Masterpool was impressive during the first day of racing scoring a third in 65 (10-12) Stock.
Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki's Darian Sanayei was blazing fast all day long coming away with a top five in Collegeboy and the win in 250 Amateur open.
Gage Linville is no stranger to winning...scoring a multitude of titles already this spring alone. Gage continued his winning ways scoring the moto one win in 65 (7-9) stock.
Monster Energy Kawasaki's Tanner Stack has some of the best style amongst 85 competition, as seen here scrubbing over this huge roller before the long sweeping sections of Freestone.
Keith Tucker powered his way to several second place overall finishes on the day landing on the second step of the podium in the Collegeboy and 250 B Stock classes.
Chase Bell was on rails in today's 250 B Stock moto starting his week off right with the win as well as a solid fifth overall in the opening moto of Schoolboy 2.
Tanner Stack was hauling on his Monster Energy Team Green ride chalking up a win in the 85-150 12-15 Modified class during the opening day here at Freestone.
Monster Energy's Ryder Difrancesco overcame a wasp sting to the chest during his 51cc Modified (4-8) Open class salvaging a second and third place overall.
It was going to take more than a little mud to slow Farren/PR2 Racing's Hannah Hodges down as she sailed to take the Girls Sr. (12-16) class opening win.
Sean Cantrell ripping around a Freestone corner during his top five ride in the 85-150 (12-15) Modified class.
Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki's Carson Mumford rode his way to a sixth place finish in the opening 85 (9-11) Stock moto.
Monster Energy Kawasaki's Austin Forkner wasted no time getting around the rutted track logging many of the fastest times in the Supermini divisions.
Jett's impressive times in every practice he rode in definitely put the target on his back as racing action begins on Wednesday at Freestone.
Kawasaki leader Ryan Holliday has a mid-practice pep talk with Monster Energy Team Green rider Colt Nichols.
Ryder Difrandesco qualified second in each of his classes not far behind fellow Bakersfield native Jett Reynolds.
Keith Tucker was once again hauling on the #641 Yamaha putting up the fastest time amongst the stuff competition in his class.
Monster Energy backed Axell Hodges looked great in the Texas soil attacking the Freestone County Raceway with high intensity during his practices.
Shane McElrath motors his way around the Freestone County Raceway aboard his #27 Troy Lee backed Honda.
Andrew Matusek was very fast in 25+ on his Farren/PR2 backed Suzuki.
Farren/PR2 Racing's Mitchell Harrison edged out Jon Jon Ames by a mere tenth of a second earning himself the fastest time of the day and a fresh Oakley watch.
Monster Energy supported Will Markolf was twisting it during his time on the track logging some quick times while dialing the Texas track in.
Jett Reynolds topped several of his classes yesterday and was flying on his One Industries backed Cobra ride.
Sean Cantrell checks out some laps during practice at Freestone.
Monster Army Major, Jace Owen, rolled into Freestone wanting to prove that he's at the top of his game.
Opting to ride the 250f in all of his classes, Cooper Webb has been pushing his machine to the limits holding is own against some fast competition on 450's and putting up some impressive times.
KTM Orange Brigade leader Mike Sleeter led by great example sticking his KTM on the top of the box in +25 timed practice action.
Stilez Robertson lays it over in one of many deep rutted turns here at Freestone.
Brian Deegan is in the house at Freestone watching his son compete at the Freestone national.
Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki's Sean Cantrell put down some blistering laps during his practice session and they were fast enough to earn him the Oakley watch in his division.
The #223 ride of Parker Mashburn has been on the move every where he goes lately sticking his Orange Brigade KTM near the front of the pack on every occasion.
Pierce Brown was running inside of the top five in timed practice keeping consistent with his competition and should be a contender when racing action begins.
Monster Energy Kawasaki's Darian Sanayei navigated his way around the Freestone mx track just fine finding the fast lines and sailing on to a great finish in timed qualifying practice.
Monster's Tristan Charboneau seemed to have no issue with the deep ruts railing his way to some quick times during practice.
Monster Energy backed Suzuki rider Jace Owen lays it over en route to some blistering times during A class practice.
Bell has been rolling it on lately and continued to do so here at Freestone as well logging some very respectable times.
MTF's Anthony Rodriguez was on the gas during timed practice scoring himself two watches along the way!
Thomas Covington was getting his Monster Energy backed Kawasaki sideways off nearly everything on the Freestone track riding confident and aggressively during practice.
Covington displaying the proper way to rail a rutted corner wide open during his first of many practice sessions.
Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki's Tanner Stack was flying on the #382 machine laying it down in every practice session.
Colt Nichols lays the #595 Monster Energy Kawasaki sideways in the deep rutted Freestone soil.
Caiden Deegan looked impressive during in the 50cc 4-6 practice appearing to be following right in dad's footsteps.
125 2 stroke 12 & up - 1st #55 JAREK BALKOVIC – YAM 2nd 1st
25+A - 1st #67 ROBBIE REYNARD – YAM 1st 1st
99-250F Schboy 12-16 mod - 1st #457 DARIAN SANAYEI – KAW 1st 1st
250 A Mod - 1st #175 COOPER WEBB – YAM 2nd 1st
250 Int stk 1st #23 CHASE BELL – KTM 1st 1st
250 Int mod - 1st #23 CHASE BELL – KTM 3rd 2nd
250 Nov stk - 1st #25 BERGAN EVANS – KTM 2nd 1st
250 Open Amateur - 1st #641 KEITH TUCKER – YAM 1st 1st
250 Pro - 1st #175 COOPER WEBB – YAM 1st 1st
30+A - 1st #67 ROBBIE REYNARD – YAM 1st 1st
45+ - 1st #69 KIRK LEWIS – HON 1st 1st
40+ A - 1st #76 DON BISCEGLIA – HON 1st 1st
50+ - 1st #69 KIRK LEWIS – HON 1st 1st
450 4 stroke n/p - 1st #547 ZACHARY BISHOP-BURNETT – KAW 1st 2nd
450 A mod - 1st #67 ANTHONY RODRIGUEZ – YAM 4th 1st
450 Int stk - 1st #57 AARON PLESSINGER – YAM 1st 1st
450 Pro - 1st #21 RJ HAMPSHIRE – HON 1st 1st
50 4-6 mod - 1st #606 CASEY COCHRAN – COB 2nd 1st
50 4-6 stk - 1st #711 JORDAN TORRES – COB 1st 1st
50 4-6 stk sos - 1st #66 CASEY COCHRAN – YAM 1st 1st
50 4-9 open - 1st #79 JETT REYNOLDS – COB 1st 1st
50 7-8 stk - 1st #79 JETT REYNOLDS – COB 1st 1st
50 7-8 mod - 1st #79 JETT REYNOLDS – COB 1st 1st
65 10-11 stk - 1st #604 MAX MILLER – KTM 2nd 1st
65 7-9 mod - 1st #402 GAGE LINVILLE – KTM 1st 1st
65-7-11 open - 1st #402 GAGE LINVILLE – KTM 1st 1st
65 7-9 stk - 1st #402 GAGE LINVILLE – KTM 1st 1st
85/150 12-13 mod - 1st #37 SEAN CANTRELL – KAW 3rd 1st
85/150 12-13 stk - 1st #612 MITCHELL FALK – KTM 1st 1st
85/150 14-16 mod - 1st #94 LUKE PURTHER – KTM 1st 1st
85/150 14-16 stk - 1st #827 MAX MARKOLF – HON 2nd 1st
85/150 7-11 mod - 1st #223 PARKER MASHBURN – KTM 1st 2nd
85/150 7-11 stk - 1st #352 JALEK SWOLL – KTM 1st 2nd
85/150 7-16 open - 1st #612 MITCHELL FALK – KTM 1st 1st
250 4 stroke n/p - 1st #457 DARIAN SANAYEI – KAW 2nd 1st
99-250F Schboy 12-16 stk - 1st #457 DARIAN SANAYEI – KAW 1st 2nd
99-250F Schgirl 12-16 mod - 1st #151 COURTNEY DUNCAN – YAM 1st 1st
Jr Supermini 65-150 7-11 - 1st #99 LANCE KOBUSCH – KAW 2nd 2nd
Open Skill - 1st #175 COOPER WEBB – YAM 1st 1st
Supermini 85-150 14-16 - 1st #214 AUSTIN FORKNER – KAW 1st 1st
Supermini 85-150 12-16 - 1st #214 AUSTIN FORKNER – KAW 1st 1st
Women 99-250 n/p - 1st #151 COURTNEY DUNCAN – YAM 1st 1st
Women Pro - 1st #532 HAILEIGH WILLIAMS – KAW 3rd 1st
450 Nov stk - 1st #88 COLEMAN SMITH – HON 2nd 6th
450 Nov mod - 1st #135 DYLAN MARSH – KAW 5th 4th
65 10-11 mod - 1st #587 AIDEN TIJERO – KTM 2nd 2nd
250 Nov mod - 1st #318 BRADLEY LIONNET – HON 1st 1st
25+ - 1st #33 CODY ALLISON – KAW 1st 1st
30+ - 1st #85 MICHAEL BAKER – KAW 1st 1st 35+ - 1st #85 MICHAEL BAKER – KAW 1st 1st
Girls 65-150 thru 13 - 1st #44 KENNEDY LUTZ – YAM 1st 1st
450 Int mod - 1st #29 HENRY MILLER – SUZ 1st 3rd
Newbury Park, California's Sean Cantrell celebrates after pushing his Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki to the limit in today 85/150 (12-13) Modified class stalking Chase Sexton the entire moto and making the pass for the moto win and the title just feet away from the finish line!
Monster's Thomas Covington as he watches the final races of the day unfold after finishing up his final moto of the week here at Oak Hill.
Chase Bell finished up his week bringing home titles in the 250 Intermediate Stock and Modified classes labeling himself as one of the guys to beat in the B classes in 2013.
Although the title was out of reach due to early moto results, Matt Burkeen came out swinging in the final 450 Intermediate Modified moto racing for pride alone and stealing the win after an intense battle with MTF's Zachary Bishop-Burnette.
Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki's Thomas Covington was hauling this week at Oak Hill and found himself with a pair of solid top five finishes in 250 A Modified and 450 A Modified.
Max Miller did all he could in today's 65 (10-11) Modified final to earn himself the championship winning the last moto by a comfortable margin. However, as the action behind him unfolded, Miller would be unable to repeat his stock class results and his moto win would only be enough to salvage the second place overall position.
Castaic, California's Justin Hoeft obviously feels right at home aboard the big bike, as he challenged for wins several times throughout the week in the 250 Intermediate classes. Hoeft won motos in both Stock and Modified divisions of the class while also scoring a strong second overall with 2-2 moto finishes in the Schoolboy 12-16 modified class.
Monster Army riders all across the board landed themselves in some very impressive positions throughout the week of racing action in Texas.
Monster Army's Axell Hodges had a good week starting off his 2013 B class run showing great speed, leading several motos throughout the week and almost always keeping himself near the front of the pack. His best finish, a second place in moto two of 250 Open Amateur, would be enough to land him in the fourth place spot for the week.
Costa Mesa, California's Mitchell Falk came to Texas ready for battle on his Orange Brigade KTM. The One Industries rider took home titles in the 85/150 (12-13) Stock and 85/150 (7-16) Open classes sweeping every moto he competed in in the classes.
Sebastian Tortelli was in the house at Oak Hill supporting many of the riders that he trains with throughout the year.
FMF's Troy Graffunder shows off his skills on how to properly and stylishly maneuver through the rough rolling sands of Oak Hill.
Tanner Stack laying it over shortly after crossing the finish railing on his Team Green machine.
Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki's Stilez Robertson rails the flowing corners of Oak Hill on his KX85.
Tanner Stack put his Monster Energy backed Kawasaki onto the podium in the 85/150 (12-13) Stock class with 3-2 moto finishes to land in the third spot for the week.
Farren/ PR2 Racing's Brandon Hartranft motoring his way to the finish during Oak Hill's final day of competition.
Monster Energy/ Rock River rider Tristan Charboneau was on point in the Schoolboy classes earning himself third overall in the Schoolboy (12-16) Stock class and fifth in the Modified division of the class chalking up another list of solid finishes during the Oak Hill portion of 2013 spring nationals.
Darian Sanayei could have been one of the most consistent riders of the week at Oak Hill. Darian finished on the podium in every class he competed in throughout the week landing a third place finish in 250 Intermediate Modified, a second in 250 Intermediate Stock, and racking up three national championships in the 250 4-stroke and Schoolboy Stock and Modified classes.
Monster Energy backed Orange Brigade rider Chase Bell fights his way through the sandy roost during one of his final motos of the 2013 Oak Hill GNC MX Final.
Racing stayed this tight nearly the entire moto between Monster Army reps Chase Bell and Darian Sanayei as the two repeatedly made moves back and forth on one another until the checkers had flown during this final championship deciding moto.
Austin Forkner put his Monster Energy backed Kawasaki on top of the box claiming the Supermini 14-16 championship with two wins in the class.
The #457 ride of Darian Sanayei has had a great week at Oak Hill Raceway currently sitting with two first place overall finishes in the 250 4-stroke non-pro and Schoolboy 12-16 Stock class.
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Kobusch celebrates his Jr. Supermini 65-150 (7-11) championship with a huge grin, a dirty face, and his Monster Energy water bottle all in hand.
Lance Kobusch soars up and over the final step up before cruising through the finish line section landing second place and stealing first overall.
Pierce Brown's week ended with a podium in the 85-150 (7-11) Stock class with 3-3 finishes.
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Cooper Webb did extremely well at the first Amateur National of the year in Texas claiming titles in each of the three classes he competed in...a great start to the final amateur spring national series of his career.
Carter Halpain shredding through the finish line rollers with great style and speed with a sixth place finish in the 85 (7-16) Open class.
Hannah Hodges has been on the gas this week earning two second place overall finishes and showing extreme speed as she heads into her final Supermini moto of the week at Oak Hill to take on the boys and mix things up a bit.
The #27 machine of Shane Mcelrath was busy putting some finishing touches on his week at Oak Hill scoring two second place overall results down in Texas.
Despite a few minor mistakes, Monster's Thomas Covington was hauling logging some of the fastest times of the week in the A and Pro divisions of racing.
Chris Alldredge had a great run on his Yamaha's this week landing a moto win and second place overall finish in the 250 A Modified class here at Oak Hill.
Going into the final day of racing Matt Burkeen sits with a fifth place overall finish in the 450 4-stroke non-pro class on his Mav TV/ Lucas Oil Farren ride.
You can chalk another events worth of titles up for Jett Reynolds. The #79 ripper claimed the 50 (7-8) Stock, 50 (7-8) Modified, and 50 (4-9) Open class championships starting things off right in Texas.
Courtney Duncan continued her winning ways at Oak Hill taking home the Schoolgirl Modified and Women's non-pro titles.
Fly Racing's Luke Purther hoisting the championship cup after going 1-1 in the 85 14-16 Modified class.
Monster's Darian Sanayei on his way to winning the 250 4-stroke non-pro class on Saturday.
Team D/ Orange Brigade rider Parker Mashburn took top honors in the 85/150 (7-11) Modified class with 1-2 scores putting an end to a very impressive spring national run for the young KTM rider.
Monster Energy's Axell Hodges was shredding aboard his FMF powered Honda's laying it down during second motos.
Monster Energy's Thomas Covington hard on the brakes in an effort to avoid a downed rider just ahead of him.
Monster Energy's Ryder Difrancesco enjoys some great racing after finishing up competition himself earning podiums in each class he competed in at Oak Hill.
Tanner Stack displays great style and posture while slinging roost and railing through the deep sandy corners of Oak Hill.
Monster Energy/ Team D rider Austin Forkner removes his helmet after a hard earned moto win.
Rammyler Alves dicing his way through the sands of Oak Hill scoring a third in his division in the Supermini class.
MTF'S Anthony Rodriguez was railing at Oak HIll in the 450 Pro as well going 2-2 for second overall.
Lucas Oil Honda's Shane McElrath slinging #27 machine around in one of the days premier A class races.
Matt Burkeen works his way through the deep and wet early morning soil as the day of racing begins in Texas.
Sean Cantrell takes his Monster Energy Kawasaki up and over the final step up before the finish line section with effortless style.
Monster Energy backed Orange Brigade rider Chase Bell rocketing out of the shadows during his early morning moto.
Thomas Covington pushing his way to the finish in yesterdays 450 Pro moto.
Monster Energy Kawasaki's Thomas Covington awaits the start of the 250 A Pro moto.
RJ Hampshire en route to 1-1 finishes in 450 Pro sealing the deal on the the national championship and stealing a little piece of the momentum for 2013 for himself along the way.
Axell Hodges could very possibly have the sickest helmet collection in the Amateur pits as he busts out another fresh Monster Energy/ Dirtshark helmet for the next day of racing at Oak Hill.
Monster's Axell Hodges leads a slew of fast competitors around Oak HIll Raceway.
Carter Halpain trailing teammate Cantrell during one of yesterday's early 85 motos.
In the later half of the moto, an all out battle for the lead ensued between Monster's Chase Bell and Aaron Plessinger. When the dust had settled, it was Bell just barely edging out Plessinger for the win by a mere 0.145 seconds.
Monster Energy's Colt Nichols was on the gas today staying in the top five throughout the moto to take fourth overall with 3-4 scores.
The #96 Monster Energy backed ride of Axell Hodges has really been turning some heads this week in the Intermediate divisions proving his speed last year in the novice class was no fluke.
Team D's Chase Sexton looked impressive as well logging some very fast lap times in each of the days 85cc motos he competed in.
Racing is underway here at the Grand National Championship hosted at Oak Hill Raceway.
Monster Army rider Austin Forkner airs it out in front of the Kawasaki rig.
Austin Forkner's bike and helmet awaiting his return from his Everyone Show interview following the Supermini victory on day one.
Hannah Hodges had a great start and ran in the lead the majority of the race before eventually being overcome and taking a strong second place overall.
Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki's Thomas Covington blitzing through the finish line roller section en route to a fourth in 250 A Modified.
Matt Bisceglia was motoring on his Amsoil Factory Connection Honda finishing the day with a third in 250 A Modified and another impressive fourth in 250 Pro.
Aaron Plessinger started right back where he left off at Mill Creek with wins again here in Texas proving his finishes in Alabama were no joke and he means business.
Brandan Leith and Keith Tucker had a great battle today during 250 Open amateur action.
Carson Mumford looks right at home on his new KX 85 setup finishing well on it.
Pierce Brown scored himself a podium as well landing his Team D ride in the third spot in 85 (7-11) Stock.
Axell was sporting another bright, fresh Monster Energy/ Dirt Shark helmet with another sick AP Designs get up.
San Luis Obispo, California's Derek Drake was hauling on his Kawasaki KX 85 today as well logging some impressive lap times.
Tyler Enticknap from Lompoc, California landed his Fly Racing backed Honda just short of the moto win after a great battle earning second in Open Skill on the day.
Farren/ PR2 racing sponsored Brandon Hartranft sweeping through the back sections of Oak Hill.
Monster Energy's Thomas Covington exiting the rollers putting another lap in the books.
Monster Energy's Tristan Charboneau ripping through the rollers on his Yamaha YZ 125 2-stroke scoring a third in Schoolboy 12-16 Stock.
Monster Energy's Ryder Difrancesco is performing well in the older age class already scoring a second place finish in the 50 (7-8) stock class.
Gage Linville prefers to do his interviews with the most vibrant, stylish eye wear available.
Monster Energy's Axell Hodges started off very strong and showed great speed today during his motos.
Monster Energy Team Green's Lance Kobusch rode extremely well on his #99 machine scoring second place finishes in the 85-150 (7-11) stock and Jr. Supermini classes.
Fly Racing/ Volcom supported Yamaha rider Chris Alldredge claimed himself his first ever A class national win in the 250 A Modified division.
Blake Wharton was in the house hanging out with fans and taking part in a track walk with them prior to the event.
The #175 ride of Cooper Webb had a good start to the week of racing stealing two wins in the 250 Pro and Open Skill classes also finishing a promising second place in 250 A Modified.
Monster Energy's Thomas Covington landed himself an impressive fourth place finish in today's first 250 A modified moto.
Randy and Ryder Difrancesco watch motos before his scouting out good lines on the rough Oak Hill track.
Parker Mashburn piloted his Team D/ Orange Brigade backed ride to a win in the Jr. Supermini 7-11 class today during opening motos.
Cole Barbieri took his first ever national moto win today in the 125 2-stroke 12+ class at Oak Hill proving that hard work does pay off.
All the way from Oak Hills, California was Luke Purther starting his week with a strong win in the 85-150 (14-16) Stock division on his Fly Racing backed KTM.
Coalville, Utah's Garrett Marchbanks was laying down some great times as well landing himself a fourth in 7-11 stock to start the week for the Monster Energy Team Green rider.
Carson Mumford had a great showing in the Jr. Supermini class landing himself a podium finish on his Monster Energy Team Green machine.
Monster Army's tanner stack looked very good today on his Team Green Kawasaki ride.
Mitchell Falk shredding on his One Industries sponsored Orange Brigade ride.
Monster Energy Team Green's Colt Nichols was railing today and earned to very impressive top ten finishes in the 250 A Modified and 250 Pro classes.
Lance Kobusch was riding very good today putting in great times.
Monster Energy Drink/ Rock River backed Tristan Charboneau looked great, 2 or 4 stroke.
Team D's Michael Mosiman was hauling today scoring himself a win during opening moto action.
Jordan Bailey hitting the sweeper after the finish as fast as it would go.
FMF's Keith Tucker en route to a win in the 250 Open Amateur class.
Courtney Duncan charged her way from a crash before the first turn all the way into the lead and taking home the moto win and the momentum in this class.
KTM boss Mike Sleeter getting some action in the 25+A race today at Oak Hill in between managing his riders.
The 838 machine of Brandan Leith had a great start to the week getting things going with a second place in the 250 Open Amateur and a third place in 250 4-Stroke non-pro.
Gage Linville shredding his way to yet another win the in stacked classes.
Monster Army rider Darian Sanayei scored himself a first in Schoolboy 12-16 stock and a second in 250 4 stroke.
Max Markolf had a great day aboard his Troy Lee Designs supported Honda scoring a second and fifth today during opening motos at Oak Hill.
Jett Reynolds had a very solid day landing two first place finishes and two second place finishes starting off his week in a very great way.
Gardiner was showing some serious speed on his RCH Racing Suzuki today earning himself a moto win in the 250 4-stroke non-pro class.
Troy Lee Designs backed rider Shane McElrath scored a podium third place finish in the 250 Pro division.
100% backed Rammyler Alves of Coconut Creek, Florida had a good day following his RCSX championship with a solid fourth overall in the Supermini 85-150 (14-16) class.
FMF backed Troy Graffunder was on the gas putting the #79 machine into a fourth place finish in the 450 4-stroke non-pro division.
Austin performed dominantly in the opening motos of Supermini 85-150 (14-16) class scoring the win over some very fast company.
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Big Air Tom watches on as he awaits his first ride on the Oak Hill track.
Monster Army's Sean Cantrell looked to be one of the fastest riders in his class coming in and proved so in practice laying down some speedy laptimes on the rough track.
Courtney Duncan is back in the states after a minor scare at Mill Creek and was looking great during practice and could be a contender when racing begins.
Monster Army rider Carter Halpain launches up and over the hill.
Monster Energy's Lance Kobusch in the early morning sun ripping on his KX85.
Taylor Higgins was fast in practice and if she keeps it up...could be looking at another Women's division national title.
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The #214 of Austin Forkner slinging his Kawasaki around at Oak Hill.
Garrett Marchbanks #82 Team Green Kawasaki awaits him ready for whatever he throws at it.
Monster Energy supported #235 ride of Bell was railing at nearly an unmatched pace as he attacked the Oak Hill track with some serious aggression.
Falk was pushing his #612 Orange Brigade machine to the limit looking good in his One Industries gear while doing it.
The sign says it all...Ride Hard.
Monster Energy's Thomas Covington was on the move and will certainly be in there battling for his piece of the A class action.
MTF rider Lorenzo Locurcio skimming through the finish line whoop section with his YZ125 wide open.
Darian Sanayei was ripping on his Monster Energy backed Kawasaki's during practice today.
Troy Lee Designs supported Jarek Balkovic obviously had no issues with traction from his Dunlop tires as he rails sideways through one of the high speed corners of Oak Hill.
Lance Kobusch likes MotoPlayground and Lance...the feeling is mutual!
Monster Army rider Tanner Stack flowing around the Oak HIll track.
Cooper Webb was very fast in the A practices as well aboard his Metal Mulisha backed Yamaha ride.
Farren PR2 Racing has a new look for Oak Hill along with some new sponsors...
Mav TV and Farren Racing's Hannah Hodges railing to great moto finishes.
Halpain looked great when stacked up to his fellow 85cc competitors and is expected to be up front as usual here in Texas.
Axell Hodges Monster Energy/ Dirt Shark AP Designs helmet may be one of the sweetest lids in the pits...
A-Rod slings it sideways during his last practice of the day styling for the camera.
Rock River Yamaha's Aaron Plessinger put his Moto X Compound knowledge to use as he was flying during practice.
Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki's Covington was all smiles underneath that helmet as he was eager to get out and shred the Texas soil.
The #641 of Keith Tucker was on the move in the B class practice and looks to be a threat for more titles to start 2013 off with.
#71 Challen Tennant is in the house at Oak Hill and looked very impressive on his Orange Brigade ride.
Josh Cartwright is hoping to repeat his Mini O's performance and get the #51 machine back onto the podium here at Oak Hill.
Chase Sexton is in Texas and is looking to repeat his performances from Florida with more impressive finishes.
Gage Linville sailing one of Oak Hill's big fast doubles on his KTM SX65...something not many riders in his class were doing, which could be a great advantage when racing begins.
Mav TV/ Farren PR2 Racing backed Brandon Hartranft has been looking very impressive on the big bike lately and was laying down some great laps in practice.
Monster Energy backed Tristan Charboneau scrubbing on his Rock River Yamaha YZ125.
Enzo Lopes sporting the MotoPlayground P on his Orange Brigade KTM Race bike.
The Justin Hoeft and his #615 machine was blowing this berm up every lap covering anyone who was near with his roost.
Austin Forkner turns his head for us so he can show off that fresh new Monster Energy lid.
Monster Energy's Colt Nichols is back in action and was hauling during practice sessions today.
Motoplayground is here to stay at Oak Hill.
Team D's Ryder Difrancesco proved today he is certainly not afraid to jump his Cobra fifty, launching it off of every jump he hit.
Glad to see Chris Alldredge back and see him killing it in the A classes here in Texas.
#429 of Luc Santos looked good in practice on his Orange Brigade backed ride.
Rock River's Cody Gragg was ripping today in 250 A practice aboard his YZ250 2-Stroke.
Lance Kobusch appeared to be more comfortable than ever aboard his Team Green ride logging some impressive lap times amongst competitors in his class.
Difrancesco rips through a section of small rollers never letting off the gas on his #199 machine.
Matt Bisceglia was on rails today on his 677 Factory Connection Honda.
Axell Hodges rails through one of Oak Hill's large sweepers preparing for another huge whip today during practice.
Stilez Robertson sending the final jump of the track before the finish line.
Monster Energy backed Axell Hodges was railing today in practice and throwing sweet whips and scrubs over every jump in his sight!
Ricky Carmichael watches on as the event he created runs without a hitch providing a ton of great racing and experience to the professional riders of tomorrow.
Covington decides to lay low and scrub his way through the rhythm section rather than jump through like many of his competitors chose too.
Alex Frye was ripping on his Orange Brigade KTM stealing two wins in the Two Stroke (16+) and Schoolboy 1 as well as a second place overall in the Schoolboy 2 moto.
Frye display's his Championship plate on his Orange Brigade ride in the pits for all to see after his week of great performances.
Mike Treadwell repeated his last years performance again winning the Vet 30+ on his Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki ride as well as two additional podiums putting the seal on the week.
Jordan Bailey also made his home state proud winning the 85 (9-13) class and taking second in the Mini Sr (12-15) class.
Enzo Lopes put his Orange Brigade KTM on top in the Mini Sr. (12-15) class as well as a strong second place finish in the 85 (9-13) class capping off a great week of racing for him.
Donnie Brown piloted his Fox Racing supported KTM ride to two championships in the 450 B and Schoolboy 2 divisions starting off 2013 on a great note after a week of solid finishes just days before the RCSX event.
Florida's own TJ Rios was pushing his Suzuki to the limits at Daytona logging some great lap times and solid overall finishes.
After taking a heat race win, Joey Crown would maneuver his way to two podium finishes in Florida with a second in Supermini (12-16) and a third in Mini Sr (12-15)
Jazzmyn Canfield put on an awsome performance in the Girls (9-13) division clinching the title for the second year in a row!
Ramyller Alves proved he has what it takes to run with the big dogs this week logging wins in the Heat race and taking the main event win over some very talented competition and stealing the momentum heading into the start of the year.
Ty Masterpool had a great time in Daytona leaving Florida with two championships in the 65 (10-11) and 65 Unlimited classes.
Jake Masterpool shredding on his Yamaha YZ 125 keeping the two stroke alive.
Fox Racing's Ethan Mann made the move to the 85 and looked very comfortable landing himself a soild finish.
RJ Hampshire stepped up to the plate and labeled himself as one of the guys to beat earning a win in the 450 A Pro Sport class and finishing a very strong fourth in 250 A Pro Sport.
Kylie Fasnacht found herself finishing things up in the second position after a dat of very impressive racing amongst the Women's class competitors.
Covington rails into a corner as he works to pull away from the crowd on his Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Green ride.
Jace Owen put his Monster Energy supported ride to work taking a heat race win in the 450 A Pro Sport class and finishing up with two second place overall finishes.
Earl May landed his Monster Kawasaki back on the podium as well scoring a third in Senior A 45+.
Jace Owen pulling the holeshot in yesterday's 250 Pro Sport main event over some fast company.
Kaitlyn Morrow took top honors in the Women's class beating out some big names for the national title.
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Ty Masterpool looks on as he awaits his moto in staging.
Jace Owen takes a look back at the track one last time as practice comes to an end and heat racing begins.
Thomas Covington's Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki awaits him before the final Pro Sport moto of the day.
Barry Carsten is in the house on his #31 Suzuki competing with some fast vets this week at Daytona.
Mike Treadwell had his Team Green Kawasaki rolling during practice and heat races and looks to be a threat when things heat up later in the mains.
Jessica Patterson also showed up for her chance at the Women's Pro title and from things looked in practice it will be good when the gate drops for the mains.
Rock River Elite's Mackenzie Tricker was on the gas during practice logging some of the fastest laps amongst women's competitors today in Daytona.
Before the two came together, this 250 Pro Sport moto was intense with Owen and Monster Energy Team Green's Covington keeping it this close the entire time.
Carey Hart of RCH Racing was in the house spinning a few laps and hanging out with the fans in the Daytona pits.
Thomas Covington was blazing fast right from the start of SX practice and heat racing. Covington's #64 machine was being pushed to the limits in comfortable fashion from beginning to end as Thomas logged some of the days fastest laps in the events leading up to the main.
Despite the busted visor, KTM's Derek Johnson was motoring on the Daytona SX track and should be back up front when mains begin.
Jordan Bailey was back in action on his Orange Brigade supported ride and after a heat race win appeared confident and in control out on the track.
Andrew Matusek made the trek to Daytona in hopes of adding a few more titles to his start of the 2013 season.
KTM Orange Brigade rider Alexander Frye looked confident aboard his KTM 2-stroke in practice however took a nasty spill in heat race action which leaves him questionable for main events...however if he is in the mains, expect a battle!
RJ Hampshire pulled off a big win in 250 A Pro Sport over Owen and Covington when all the drama was said and done.
Donny Brown was styling all day on his #381 KTM as well as laying down some pretty fast laps.
Tim Cotter applauds a great moto of racing as things come to a close on day one.
Big Air Tom airs out his Monster Energy Kawasaki in front of the grand stands here at Daytona International Speedway.
Little Jon Jon Carver of Cataula, Georgia has been all smiles on the podium all week long and for great reason. Jon Jon left Mill Creek the 51 (4-6) Modified and 51 (4-8) 2 Stroke & 4 Stroke class national championships.
A-Rod throwing down a championship celebrating Nac-Nac that even The King himself would be proud of.
The always fast Mackenzie Tricker did not make it easy on her keeping things this close throughout the entire moto as the two would battle out for supremacy and the momentum heading into the rest of the freshly started season.
Rock River Elite rider Cody Gragg made all of the right moves this week setting himself up for a title in the Four Stroke Open class on his #298 machine chalking up another one for the Rock River Yamaha squad.
Max miller proved to be one of the most consistent riders of the event, maintaining atleast a podium finish in every class he competed in when all was said and done earning a pair of thirds, a second place finish, and most importantly two titles in the 65 (10-11) Stock and Modified classes on his Dunlop backed ride.
The two would remain this close throughout the entirety of the final championship deciding moto swapping the lead several times as Balkovic would persevere and claim the final moto win and championship.
In the Supermini divisions it would be the Thousand Oaks Yamaha ride of Jon Jon Ames sweeping every moto earning six moto wins and two national titles amongst some very fast company at Mill Creek.
Farren/PR2 Racing's Matt Burkeen put in a string of great finishes throughout the week keeping his #820 Suzuki inside of the top five overall in each class he raced. Burkeen's best finishes would come in 450 B with a second place overall finish and a national title in the College B/C (16-24) class.
Reed Harrison doing his best to imitate his big brother Mitchell riding on his Farren Racing supported PW 50.
Orange Brigade KTM racer Alex Frye put in quite a few impressive, consistent finishes this week. Frye left Alabama with a pair of second place overall finishes after taking wins and running up front in motos throughout the entire week proving he has what it takes to put his KTM in the front of the pack.
In the Women's A Division it was Fly Racing backed Taylor Higgins piloting her FMF powered Honda into the first place position with 2-1-1 moto scores starting the year off on top.
100% supported Gage Linville gave just that this week in Pell City, sweeping all of his classes taking home wins in the 65 (7-9) Stock and Modified classes as well as the 65 (7-11) Open Modified starting 2013 in very dominant fashion.
Orange Brigade KTM racer Alex Frye put in quite a few impressive, consistent finishes this week. Frye left Alabama with a pair of second place overall finishes after taking wins and running up front in motos throughout the entire week proving he has what it takes to put his KTM in the front of the pack.
Farren/PR2 Racing's Mitchell Harrison's consistency paid huge dividends for him sliding him into an impressive second place overall with 2-2-2 scores a solid start to the year for the Pant Saggin backed Suzuki rider.
Anthony Rodriguez has been on point all week long at Mill Creek. If he wasn't in the lead, he was in a close second putting up a great fight for it and his efforts would be good enough to wrap up the 450 Pro Sport title in the final day of racing.
Although Matt Bisceglia went down during todays final 450 Pro Sport moto, he remounted and put on an incredible charge through the pack laying down the fastest lap of the entire moto while being forced to pass his way through the field.
Factory Connection Amsoil Honda's Jordon Smith was in attendance at The Spring Classic cheering on fellow MTF riders and scouting out the competition he will face upon coming back into racing during the 2013 season.
Keith Tucker's #641 machine as it is torn down, washed, and prepared for the next battles 2013 Spring Nationals will throw it's way.
Monster Energy Team Green's Tanner Stack was throwing sweet whips like this one all week long aboard his Kawasaki Supermini's showing some of the best style in the 85 classes.
Matt Burkeen, Cody Gragg, and crew enjoying some of the final motos of the day after finishing up some impressive runs in the 450 B class.
Final motos have began and championship racing is underway in Pell City.
Bakersfield, California's Jett Reynolds has had an amazing week here at Mill Creek. Jett swept all three motos in the 51 (4-8) Open Modified, 51 (7-8) Mod, and 51 (4-8) Open Stock leaving Alabama with three titles for the long ride home.
One Industries rider Kyler West takes a look over his shoulder as he is up and over the ski jump at Mill Creek where he finished 3rd overall in 250 B Modified after an impressive moto one win.
The 2013 season has arrived for Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki and what better way to start it off than with Earl May winning all eight motos he competed in during the week in the 35+, 40+ Expert, and 45+ classes.
Farren Racing's Hannah Hodges put in a great string of rides in the Girls 2 (12-16) class stealing all three wins in dominating fashion putting her Farren/PR2 Suzuki on top once again.
The flags have flown, the tear offs have been thrown, and racing is winding down and coming to a close here at the Mill Creek Spring Classic.
Monster Energy backed Rock River rider Tristan Charboneau chasing Aaron Plessinger in route to second place in Schoolboy 2, his best finish all week!
Earl May motoring his way to one of many wins during the week for the highly esteemed Kawasaki Monster Energy Team Green rider.
Team D's Gage Linville has also had a dominant week at the Spring Classic. 100% backed Linville took the title today in the 65 (7-9) Stock class while also winning motos in his other classes.
This message obviously translated just fine to KTM Orange Brigade supported Enzo Lopes as he maneuvered his way into the top spot in the Jr. Mini (9-13) division with 2-1-1 Moto scores in the talent packed class.
Matt Bisceglia rails his way through one of many deep ruts that line the flowing corners of Mill Creek.
Anthony Rodriguez had a very solid week in the 250 A class stealing two wins and a second place during moto two which would be all he needed to wrap up the championship and chalk up a title to start off the year.
Weathorford, Texas native Matt Bisceglia has been on fire this week winning six times throughout the week and scoring titles in the 250 Pro Sport division and sweeping 450 A winning all three motos in the class.
The #45 of Hayden Melross was on the gas again landing himself on the podium twice with a pair of thirds in 250 Pro Sport and 450 A.
Troy Lee Designs/ Impulse backed Jace Owen flowing through the fast ski jump section on the back side of the Mill Creek MX track as he worked towards a fifth overall in 450 A.
WMR KTM/ Orange Brigade backed Derek Johnson was on fire this week in the Open 2-Stroke class stealing all three of the moto wins and the title aboard his finely tuned SX250.
A-Rod was logging blazing fast lap times all week and played a large part in A class racing challenging for the lead in nearly every moto he competed in.
Farren/PR2's Matt Burkeen attacks the track here at Mill Creek battling over the top spots in the Interediate classes.
Jon Jon Ames has been killing it in the Supermini 1 and Supermini 2 classes bringing five moto wins back to Riverside, California starting his year off on an amazing note.
Rock River Elite/ Moto X Compound rider Aaron Plessinger celebrating a moto win with a huge heel clicker over the finish line and past the flag.
Hodges also scored an impressive second overall in the Women (14+) B/C with 2-2 moto finishes as well as an impressive ninth in the final Supermini 1 moto.
Deep, fresh ruts line the corners throughout the entire Mill Creek facility providing great lines and great racing for every moto!
Primo and the guys at Dunlop have certainly changed their fair share of tires this week at Mill Creek keeping everyone dialed with fresh tread to rip the Alabama soil.
Team Green Kawasaki's Earl May was in attendance at Mill Creek competing in the 35+, 40+ Expert, and 45+ classes winning each of the four motos he raced in throughout the day.
On his way to becoming one of the winningest 50cc riders in the nation, Jett Reynolds is still hard at work in order to hopefully rack up titles in the 50cc Division this week.
Hodges put that Farren/PR2 machine on the box multiple times scoring a pair of first place finishes in the Girls 2 (12-16) class.
Factory Connection/ Amsoil Honda's Matt Bisceglia sitting a top the podium once again during A class racing here at the Spring Classic.
Monster Energy Team Green's Tanner Stack landed himself on the podium during the Supermini division on Thursday at Mill Creek.
Matt Bisceglia rips a tear off during the opening moto of the day in the 250 Pro Sport division.
Hannah Hodges and Taylor Higgins had a great battle as racing wound down for the day at Mill Creek however it would be Higgins taking the second position.
Rock River/ West Coast Chill supported Pierce Brown was on the move in 85 (9-11) class racing heading into the third and final motos with second and third place finishes.
The #29 Farren/PR2 Racing Suzuki of Mitchell Harrison was looking good today after an intense battle for the lead in the Supermini class.
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania's Jarek Balkovic has been a force to be reckoned with in the Schoolboy divisions claiming a first and a second overall position.
Enzo Lopes styling his way up and over the uphill triple after the sand section approaching the finish line out front with ease.
Monster Energy's Tristan Charboneau had been quite consistent this week keeping his Yamaha inside of the top ten for the majority of the week.
Tanner Stack sailing his Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki over the finish line taking the white flag and getting ready for the third and final moto events.
Never placing outside of the top five, Matt Burkeen's consistency aboard his Farren ride is keeping him hungry for titles and is proving so with the riding.
The custom parts on the #352 Orange Brigade machine of Jalek Swoll certainly looked fresh as he motored to take the win in the 85 (9-11) Modified class.
Matt Bisceglia scrubbing the uphill quad as he leads the pack around the track one last time before championship motos begin.
Luke Renzland getting loose in one of the loamy corners of Mill Creek.
Bisceglia having fun with it on his way to securing additional points toward the class championship.
A-Rod has been on the gas all week and can be seen here hucking the quad up into the trees.
Orange Brigades Alexander Frye really stepped it up at Mill Creek keeping himself off of the ground and in the front of the pack keeping those titles hopes alive as racing moves into the final days.
The #641 machine of Tucker has been very impressive this week at Alabama laying down time after time in the B classes ready for his piece of the pie.
All you gotta do is breathe!
MTF's Anthony Rodriguez scooping up his Metal Mulisha Yamaha after coming together with another downed rider.
Rock River Yamaha's Aaron Plessinger en route to taking a powerful win the in 450 B Stock class.
Riverside, California's Jon Ames was on rails in both the Supermini 1 and Supermini 2 divisions putting the #17 machine on the top of the box twice this week at the Spring Classic.
As usual, Kevin Cozadd and MXers For Jesus was on hand providing their services for everyone interested at Mill Creek.
Gage Linville on his way to a win in the deeply talented 65 (7-11) Open class.
Derek Johnson having fun with his KTM on the way to another commanding win.
Keith Tucker styling over the uphill quad at Mill Creek on his way to yet another B class win labeling himself as one of the riders to bear in the Intermediate divisions.
Farren/PR2's Hannah Hodges had looked solid all week laying down the law in the girl's classes and showing the boys what she's made of in the Supermini class as well.
Courtney Duncan has been consistently running in the front of the Women's pack and winning motos in quite a convincing fashion taking top honors in both Women Open and Women Pro.
Monster Energy backed Jace Owen turned on the heat during the cold day of racing putting in one of the best motos of the day stealing the win the in 250 Pro Sport aboard his Impulse MX supported Suzuki after a great battle with RJ Hampshire.
Monster Energy Team Green's Tanner Stack wide open on his FMF powered Kawasaki's.
Max Miller made his way from Springfield, Oregon to claim wins in both the 65 (10-11) Stock and Modified divisions.
Aaron Plessinger applying the techniques learned at the Moto X Compound in picturesque style railing through the rutted corners of Mill Creek.
Factory Connection Honda's Matt Bisceglia lays it over en route to one of several A class wins.
Aside from a few minor mistakes, A-Rod has been on the gas keeping the hopes for the MTF riders title shots alive and well railing his way to some impressive finishes.
Orange Brigade KTM's own Derek Johnson has been dominating all week long in the Open Amateur 2-Stroke class, pulling massive holeshots in each moto of the class and never looking back taking the checkers and the lead going into moto three.
Farren/PR2 Racing's Matt Burkeen has shown great speed all week long and will certainly be a threat when things wind down and titles are crowned.
Grondahl was shredding all day on his #35 Alias sponsored Honda ride in the deep loamy corners.
Mitchell Harrison has been railing this week at Mill Creek aboard his Farren Suzuki RM 85's
Tanner Stack launching it off a high speed table top in great style.
The 63 machine of Pierce Brown is bigger and has seen a change of color. Pierce has now made the transition onto the Yamaha YZ85 and appears to be right at home on the new bike.
RJ Hampshire put on a very impressive fight for the lead however just coming up short finishing in the highl respectable second place overall position.
25+ rider Andrew Matusek looked very smooth and confident today in Vet Practice.
One Industries sponsored Christina Older slings her Kawasaki KX250f around in the rutted corners all day long today and looked very impressive while doing so.
Despite a few mid-pack starts, Mitchell Harrrison has been blazing at Mill Creek cutting through the pack like its warm butter including himself in the running for championships when racing comes to a head in Alabama.
All the way from New Zealand, Duncan received help from Collen Millsaps and made it possible for Courtney to come race, an effort that with two moto wins was obviously worth it.
Mike Miller watches on as his son makes him proud bringing home two moto wins on the day.
Monster Energy's Tristan Charboneau has been killing it on his Yamaha's turning in some of the fastest laps in his division keeping himself in the mix.
It comes with no surprise that the #55 ride of Jarek Balkovic has been throwing down and continuing the winning ways he started the season off with earlier at Mini O's and all with great style
Farren/PR2 Suzuki's Brandon Hartranft was ripping on his #40 Farren Suzuki scoring a third place finish in the Open Amateur 2-Stroke division chalking up another impressive finish for the always strong Farren race team.
Amsoil/ Factory Connection Honda's Matt Bisceglia started 2013 with a bang landing himself on top of today's 450 A battle setting the fastest lap of the event thus far with a 1:52.138 over twelve seconds ahead of his competition.
Team D's Jett Reynolds piloted his #76 Cobras to a pair of wins in the 51 (4-8) Open Modified and 51 (7-8) Modified classes in dominant fashion, claiming the top spot in the 50cc divisions during the first motos of the Spring Classic.
Silver Springs, Florida's Jalek Swoll made all of the right moves on Tuesday, slicing through the competition and stealing wins in both the 85 (9-11) Modified class, as well as in the JR. Mini (9-13) division after the skies let lose proving he his down for the challenge in any weather.
After pulling away with a massive holeshot during Moto 1 of the Open Amateur 2-Stroke 14+ Class, KTM's Derek Johnson maneuvered his #223 WMR backed bike to an extremely impressive win before the rains over some fast company.
One Industries/ Dunlop backed Christina Older performed well in racing action on Tuesday, taking part in a three way battle with fellow Women Open competitors Taylor Higgins and Mackenzie Tricker eventually finishing a strong fourth place overall on day one displaying the speed and aggression required to run at the front.
Fox backed Orange Brigade rider Donny Brown was on the move in 250 B Stock. Birchwood, Tennessee's Brown led the way from wire to wire securing a heat race win and the momentum in 250 B as things begin to heat up here at Mill Creek.
"The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck."
Brazil's Enzo Lopes was determined to be the man to beat in 85 (12-14) competition swiping wins in both the stock and modified divisions capping his day off with a hard earned second in Jr. Mini (9-13) class in the deep moist Alabama soil.
All the way from Tension, Washington, Monster Energy supported Tristan Charboneau looked great in the Schoolboy 2 (13-16) division working his way through the pack and salvaging an impressive seventh place finish.
The #57 Rock River backed ride of Aaron Plessinger was up front a lot on Tuesday, winning his heat in the 250 B division due. Here Plessinger rails his way to the first corner while practicing a start during his sight lap.
The 677 machine was up front throughout the entirety of the 450 A moto, further solidifying his spot in the stacked list of extremely talented and devoted athletes in the expert ranks.
Farren/PR2 Racing steeds awaiting the start of the 2013 Mill Creek Spring Classic.
TJ Rios was flying in the mud today at Mill Creek, working his way all the way up to fourth in the stacked Jr. Mini (9-13) class keeping his chances alive for his spot as one of potential winners of the class with the consistent top five ride in the mud.
Moto X Compounds's Matt Walker looking on as Aaron Plessinger patiently works his way to the podium during Schoolboy 2 (13-16) moto.
"No Pressure, No Diamonds"
A-Rod was on fire today in practice, logging some of the days fastest times during his session marking himself as one of the guys to beat amongst fast company in the A class.
Here Rodriguez boosts his Dunlop/FMF backed Yamaha up and over the quad with effortless and endless style.
Orange Brigade's Alexander Frye is here at Mill Creek focused on shaking up the results and putting his new KTM on the box in the Schoolboy divisions this week.
Ramyller Alves looked extremely solid on his #222 Suzuki leading the Supermini pack around the fast flowing terrain of Mill Creek for a great bit of his practice session on Monday.
Fly Racing's Taylor Higgins was on rails in practice attacking the track letting all of the girls here at Alabama know that she means business in 2013.
Team Farren/PR2 Racing's Mitchell Harrison was slinging his RM 85 over the quad with ease lap after lap proving he is up for the challenge and ready for battle in 2013.
Hannah Hodges pushed her Farren/PR2 machine to the limits in practice on Monday blazing around the track and making it look easy.
Monster Energy Team Green Kawasaki's Tanner Stack made the trip to Mill Creek to make the start of his 2013 assault on the competition and was really looking great along the way sporting a freshly painted Volcom lid for Spring Nationals.
Matt Burkeen takes a hotlap during one of his practice sessions, railing his way to some of the fastest times of the day.
Moto-X Compound rider Aaron Plessinger rode his Rock River supported Yamaha's wide open all day on Monday proving whatever he is doing down in Georgia...is working!