This weeks “Best in the Pits” gallery comes to you from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. As usual, this is where you will find all the good stuff from the Monster Energy Supercross. Above, is the TLD squad for this weekend. They have two East riders (Jordon Smith and Sean Cantrell), and one West rider (Shane McElrath).
Blake Baggett’s Rocky Mountain ATV–MC 2018 KTM 450SXF is ready for battle. Blake would finished 10th in the main.
Adam Cianciarulo was seeking his first win of the year this season. He looke dlike he could do it, but Jeremy Martin got too far out front for Adam to catch.
Joey Savatgy could have been a contender in the East/West shootout, but a simple crash cost him valuable championship points.
Blake Wharton (741) rejoined the AMA circuit after almost four years off and rode amazingly well in his first 250 East race in years. He did his IBCorp/Eterra Yamaha YZ250F proud.
Luke Renzland’s Traders Racing Yamaha YZ250F wasn’ sittingin front of Lucas Oil Stadium at the end of the night—it wa son the podium. The first of Luke’s career.
The Star Racing team has been decimated with injuries and were down to two riders for the Indy East/West Shootout (Thomas Ramette and Aaron Plessinger).
The crew at JGR are doing a special graphic kit this weekend in honor of the “Road 2 Recovery” foundation. Defending 250 West Champion Justin Hill’s 2018 RM-Z250 looked mighty clean. And it stayed clean as Justin fell ill before the race.
Kyle Cunningham’s Hemp Motorsports Suzuki RM-Z450. Kyle has been making the 450 mains. Don’t worry the teamput another fork guard on before the race.
Husky signed Michael Mosiman last year, but after a few good outing he got hurt. They stuck with him for 2017. He will be better in the outdoors.
The Rockstar Husqvarna team during trackwalk. (Left to right) Dean Wison, Jason Anderson and Mitchell Harrison.
Austin Forkner showing off his ninja moves during the track walk. :ate rin the night he used this move to get withinb 7 points of Zach Osborne in the 250 East title chase.
Blake Baggett always has a coffee in hand during track walk.
All smiles from Star Racing’s fill-in ride Thomas Ramette.
It was snowing outside of the stadium and it wasn’t that warm in it—that’s tough on a Californian like Weston Peick. Weston had his worst night of the series and finished 22nd after a crash, but he held on to 6th in series points.
“Team 17” (Joey Savatgy’s crew) checking things out beofre the night activities.
Chad Reed looks to be deep in thought. He made the top ten in Indy.
Chase Sexton is one to watch tonight in the East/West shootout. Dan Betley walked by his side during track walk.
Indy 450 Marvin Musquin checked things out before practice.