A beard of mud isn’t how Joey Savatgy wanted to end the season. For as many bad second motos he had, the 2016 season showed great improvement and promise for the 2017 season.
Fox is known for their buttpatches and this weekend they made one to match Ken Roczen’s demeanor.
Be prepared to see this a lot next year. Austin Forkner earned his first overall win at Crawfordsville.
Aaron Plessinger finished the season strong.
Justin Barcia, Ken Roczen and Eli Tomac.
Aaron Plessinger puts the hammer down off the start. Notice the compressed forks and swingarm.
There is a number one hidden in Cooper Webbs plate.
Alex Martin put in a strong ride for fourth overall.
Joey Savatgy had a strong first moto finishing second. However, hHe DNF’ed the second moto for the third week in a row. Since Tennessee his second motos have been dismally worse than his first.
Phil Nicoletti leads a 450 train.
Ken Roczen blazes to a 1-1 finish.
Justin Barcia is finally showing some speed, but still doesn’t have the speed to challenge “mic drop.”
El Hombre is back. While Jason Anderson has been aggressive and prone to crash or make mistakes, this is his first season he has missed due to injury.
Ironman. The trophy and the booze.
Hopefully these heads don’t become a thing.
Photos by Scott Mallonee