Petco park 2019 san diego Supercross -0572Friday was nothing but sunshine in Downtown San Diego the day before the fifth round of the AMA Monster Energy Supercross series inside Petco Park. 

Friday was a beautiful day in Downtown San Diego. Sun was shinning with a cool 68 degree breeze. The bikes were out glimmering in the sunshine, but mechanics were preparing as today was the calm before the storm, literally. Press day riding was cancelled today as they want to keep the San Diego Supercross track covered as long as they can as race day calls for a 100 percent chance of rainfall from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm WST.  According to the weather forecast light rain is supposed to start tonight around 1:00 am and continue until 1:00 am on Monday. It is almost comical as the only round there hasn’t been rain this Supercross season is in Oakland, usually as the most likeliness for rain on the west coast, save for the Seattle round.

Since the racers were unable to ride today we are giving you something a little different. And since the San Diego Supercross round  is all about military appreciation we went around downtown SD in search of military stuff. Enjoy.

Photos by Daryl Ecklund

industry will call 2019 san diego Supercross -0572If you are an industry insider this is the place you go to get tickets. 

2019 san diego Supercross -0572Things were still being assembled today. 

2019 san diego Supercross -0572Fly Racing has the biggest thumbprint at Supercross this year. Yesterday they came out with a revolutionary helmet called the Formula.

Fly racing formula helmet This all-new Fly Racing helmet has some impressive features. Make sure to look more inside the Fly Racing Formula helmet

2019 San Diego supercross track This photo of the San Diego Supercross track covered up was taken Wednesday night by one of the track builders, Billy Swapp. The track will covered as long as possible going into Saturday.

2019 san diego Supercross -0572It is all in the details. One of the Rockstar Husky crew clips the nubs off Dean Wilson‘s FC450 to make room for the Dunlop stickers. 

2019 san diego Supercross -0572Putting the finishing touches on Justin Starling’s Gas Monkey FC250. 

2019 san diego Supercross -0572Jason Anderson spotting. It is good to see Jason getting around well after his practice crash and surgery

sound testing 2019 san diego Supercross -0572Friday is when the mechanics go through sound. The max sound pre-race is 112 dB. Post race max is raised one dB to 113 dB as the packing breaks down and the bike tends to get louder. 

2019 san diego Supercross -0572Many race teams such as factory Yamaha puts multiple mufflers through sound testing.

sound testing 2019 san diego Supercross -0572Justin Barcia’s wrench Shawn Bell takes his bike through sound testing with one of the many Pro Circuit mufflers. 

Jimmy Decotis 2019 san diego Supercross -0572Jimmy Decotis looking suspicious.  

2019 san diego Supercross -0572Train stations are located right by Petco Park. 

2019 san diego Supercross -0572This is normal traffic when Supercross is in town. The San Diego Supercross pits are a bit of a walk from the stadium. 

2019 san diego Supercross -0572Are electric bikes street legal?

military 2019 san diego Supercross -0572American Destroyer Princeton was rolling through the channel today. 

Yamaha pressure washers_2019 san deigo Supercross -0451Yamaha brought backup pressure washers… just in case. 

Ashley Jung 2019 san diego Supercross -0470We caught Alpinestars Ashley Jung walking to the pits. 

Alpinestars 2019 San Diego supercross trackAshely took this picture of their Astars limited edition San Diego gear

2019 san diego Supercross -0572In the pits crew numbers were drilling into the asphalt to secure down their tents. 

michael mosiman 2019 san diego Supercross -0572Michael Mosiman stopped to tell us one of his Fun Facts. Make sure to check out his Instagram account if you want to learn a thing or two. 

2019 san diego Supercross -0572The best way to put graphics on is with a heat gun. The JGR guys however don’t agree. They like using a torch. 

2019 san diego Supercross -0572We don’t know who this guy is put he wanted us to take his picture with a wheel in front of Aaron Plessinger’s bike. You’re welcome, sir. 

Jim Holley 2019 san deigo Supercross -0274Race day lives Jim Holley.


Jess Pettis 2019 san deigo Supercross -0231Jess Pettis KTM 250SXF without its shoes. 

Midway 2019 san diego Supercross -0572We visited the USS Midway which is the longest serving aircraft carrier to date. It served the US Navy between 1945 and 1992.

military 2019 san diego Supercross -0572The USS Midway. 

chinook helicopter 2019 san diego Supercross -0572There were many aircraft on its four acre flight deck, including this old chinook helicopter.

Blake Baggett runs a rear shock hole shot device. 

Jordan Troxell 2019 san deigo Supercross -0210Jordan Troxell putting the finishing touches on Cole Seely’s factory Honda CRF450. 

military 2019 san diego Supercross -0572We saw this guy strolling through the streets on an electric scooter hauling around some new kicks. Thanks for your service.

Broc Glover 2019 san diego Supercross -0572The gym is that way. 

Justin Brayton 2019 san diego Supercross -0572Justin Brayton with his bike. 

BRIAN SWEAD 2019 san diego Supercross -0572JGR’s Brian Swead cooking up some meat for the team. 

2019 san diego Supercross -0572JGR team manager Jeremy Albrecht and Buddy Antunez. 

Navy 2019 san diego Supercross -0572We passed by a few Navy landmarks downtown. 

ron lechien 2019 san diego Supercross -0572Ron Lechien posing with some fans. 

military 2019 san diego Supercross -0572Right across the channel from downtown SD is the Coronado Naval Base. 


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