THE AFTERMATH: DAYTONA SUPERCROSS
Photos by Brian Converse
Ricky Carmichael gives the Daytona crowd a show in opening ceremonies.
Eli Tomac mimics Carmichael’s whip.
The first lap of the first 250 heat.
Privateer, Dakota Alix finished 10th in the main event.
Anthony Rodriguez finished 12th in the 250 class. He has an average of 10th place so far this season.
Mitchell Harrison qualified 5th of the day, but had problems in the main and did not finish.
Alex Martin qualified 1st in practice, but a bad start put him mid-pack in the main.
Alex Martin got the start in his heat race and ran away with the win.
Luke Renzland fisnihed 9th.
Lorenzo Locurcio came around the first lap in 3rd and had his best finish of the season with a 6th.
Justin Brayton got off to a great start, but lost some steam finishing 9th.
Jason Anderson really showed his endurance with starting from 9th and working his way up to his second podium of the season.
Justin Barcia qualified second, but a 16th place start keep him from the front of the pack.
Alex Ray (314) got a shot to ride for the Yamaha Cycle Trader team in Daytona. Unfortunately he didn’t make the main.
Blake Baggett started dead last to work his way up to 7th.
Nick Schmidt has only missed two main events of the season. Very impressive for a full privateer.
Jeremy Martin impressed everyone with leading half the 450 main with Eli Tomac on his wheel the entire time.
Geico Honda rider, Christian Craig qualified 3rd but had a horrible start in the main and had trouble making up ground.
Adam Cianciarulo and mechanic after his first race win of the season.