2018 WASHOUGAL NATIONAL | PRESS DAY
Washougal National track.
Round 9 of 12 of the AMA Outdoor National Championship is being held at the famous Washougal MX track in Washington state. On Friday during a hot amateur day Press Day was held for some pro riders to get some laps in the day before the race. Some of the riders were Ken Roczen, Ryan Villopoto on a YZ125, the entire Autotrader Suzuki team, Carson Brown, Blake Baggett and others.
Notice the welded on plate below the footage mount? That is to keep dirt out when the pegs are dragging in ruts.
Will Eli Tomac be able to bring the red plate home?
Josh Grant’s factory KX450F engine.
The candy red shock spring is beautiful.
The Geico Honda lineup.
Ben Schiermeye (left) and Travis Soules (right), yin and yan.
Justin Hill’s Autotrader RM-Z450.
MXA test rider Brian Medeiros will be racing this weekend aboard his Pasha Racing YZ250F.
The 250 red plate holder Aaron Plessinger YZ250F.
Blake Baggett’s KTM 450SXF looks like is has supermoto tires on.
The KTM/TLD 250SXF’s run a fan to cool off the radiators for outdoors.
Marvin Musquin’s KTM 450SXF undressed.
Ken Roczen in focus.
The Washougal pits.
Josh Grant’s factory KX450F.
Jody! We found some original HiPoint boots for you.
Dylan Ferrandis’ Star Racing YZ250F.
Kenny scrubbing .
Weston Peick looked comfortable in practice.
Ryan Villopoto is seated in the 125 All-Star class so he rode with the pros during their press day practice.
Blake Baggett laughing the single into the and section.
Roczen laying it over.
Carson Brown is riding the 450 class this weekend.
Justin Hill looks over at Ryan Villopoto.