2019 ARLINGTON SUPERCROSS | BEST IN THE PITS

Ken Roczen_2019 Arlington Supercross-9For the second time this season, Ken Roczen has the points lead. 

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For the seventh round of the 2019 Arlington Supercross inside AT&T stadium,  Ken Roczen will be running the red plate for the second time this year. Eli Tomac lost the red plate and the points lead by getting a bad start last weekend in Minneapolis and wasn’t able to break into the top five finishing sixth on the night. In the 250 class the red plate will be occupied by Austin Forkner for the second round of 250 East division. His ride in Minneapolis, Minnesota at round six was flawless as he won his heat race and main event from start to finish.

We had Brian Converse catch what was going on in the Arlington pits to bring you close-up shots of the bikes, teams, mechanics and more in this weeks Best in the Pits gallery. Enjoy!

Austin Forkner_2019 Arlington Supercross-24Austin Forkner led every lap and won the 250 Main Event last weekend in Minneapolis. It will be interesting to see if Jordon Smith and the rest of the 250 East class will be able to give him more of a challenge this weekend in Arlington. 

Zach Osborne_2019 Arlington Supercross-20Zach Osborne‘s Rockstar Husqvarna FC450 is ready for it’s first Supercross of the year.

Cooper Webb_2019 Arlington Supercross-14Cooper Webb is just one point away from having the red plate again. He has been looking awesome this year on his new Red Bull KTM ride. 

Dean Wilson_2019 Arlington Supercross-19Dean Wilson’s Rockstar Husqvarna FC450.

Troy lee_2019 Arlington Supercross-31The Troy Lee Designs Red Bull KTM team has all four of their 250 race bikes in Arlington. No, Shane McElrath and Sean Cantrell won’t be racing, but the team is still hauling their race bikes across the country because the West riders will soon meet the East riders in the first East/West showdown of the year at Atlanta. They were outside shortly, but they will be stored back inside the rig during the pit party.

Chad Reed_2019 Arlington Supercross-3Chad Reed’s JGR RM-Z450. Chad looked good in Minneapolis and he finished seventh. It will be interesting to see how he does if he can get a good start. 

Malcolm Stewart_2019 Arlington Supercross-8We are sad that Malcolm Stewart is out with a broken femur, but it’s still cool to see the Smartop Moto Concepts team display his bike at the races.

Chase Sexton_2019 Arlington Supercross-12Chase Sexton’s Geico Honda. Chase was fifth at the first round of the 250 East Division in Minnesota.  

Chris Blose_2019 Arlington Supercross-16The GasMonkey AJE Husqvarna rider Chris Blose is currently running ninth in the 250 West Championship point standings and he will be lining up in the 450 class this weekend in Arlington. 

Justin Cooper_2019 Arlington Supercross-30Justin Cooper’s Star Racing Yamaha YZ250F.

Ken Roczen_2019 Arlington Supercross-28Ken Roczen’s HRC Honda CRF450.  

Justin Hill_2019 Arlington Supercross-21Justin Hill is back racing in Arlington after missing the Minneapolis round. 

Marvin Musquin_2019 Arlington Supercross-15Marvin Musquin is only two points away from having the red plate and he still hasn’t won a main event in 2019 yet. 

KJSC_2019 Arlington Supercross-25The KJSC 50’s are ready for the big show.

Martin Davalos_2019 Arlington Supercross-23Martin Davalos’ Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki. We expected Martin to be a title contender, but after a sixteenth at round one in Minneapolis it’s going to be tough for him to catch up.

Mitchell Oldenburg_2019 Arlington Supercross-29Mitchell Oldenburg’s mechanic makes sure the tire pressure is just right. 

Blake Wharton_2019 Arlington Supercross-33We’re sure the Texan, Blake Wharton will have lots of fans in the AT&T Stadium. In 2012 Blake Wharton placed fourth in the 250 Main Event at the Arlington Supercross. Later, Blake retired before coming back to Supercross in 2018. He rode great in Minneapolis and even placed third in his heat race. We’re excited to see how the Texan will do at round two of the 250 East Divsion.

Blake Baggett KTM 450SXF 2019 Arlington Supercross-34Blake Baggett had a great ride going on last weekend until he crashed hard in one of the rhythm sections. 

Most of the race teams prepped and built their bikes in Arlington as the weather in Minneapolis was sup-zero. 

factory yamaha team 2019 Arlington Supercross-11Are we seeing double?

Dylan Merriman 2019 Arlington Supercross-17Dylan Merriman is focused on racing the 250 West Coast series but will jump on a 450 for Dallas.

Eli Tomac_2019 Arlington Supercross-4Eli Tomac still has the red plates on one of his bikes from last week. 

Cole Seely crf450 2019 Arlington Supercross-10Cole Seely’s factory Honda CRF450. 

Jordan Bailey 2019 Arlington Supercross-18Jordan Bailey’s factory Husqvarna FC250.

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