DAYTONA SUPERCROSS PRACTICE GALLERY
Aaron Plessinger is 10th fastest in qualifying. Malcolm Stewart put in two great qualifying sessions. He’ll line up third for tonight. Ryan Dungey was third fastest. Weston Peick is trying to work through some setbacks. He qualified 22nd. Justin Brayton hugs the inside line with his shoulder. Trey Canard has a bit more pressure this weekend, given that Honda is sponsoring the Supercross race. Josh Grant has a little fun during practice. He was 13th fastest.Shane McElrath has been running the hand guards during the opening two rounds of the 250 East. Arnaud Tonus is crafty, taking lines that many others in the 250 East don’t during practice. He was fifth fastest. Tonus’ teammate, Tyler Bowers, finished right behind in sixth. Alexander Frye was 17th quickest, but he did it with style.Jeremy Martin gets a little too leaned in this corner. Justin Hill was the fastest qualifier–nearly a second faster than anyone else. Phil Nicoletti is racing, despite a nasty crash last weekend in Atlanta that involved Andrew Short and Wil Hahn. Jason Anderson was shaky in practice. He could only manage 15th. Eli Tomac is the fastest qualifier, only three-tenths of a second faster than Christophe Pourcel. Cole Seely qualified 11th. Marvin Musquin rode with anger on his way to fourth fastest. Justin Bogle practices calisthenics. It must be working. He was seventh. Blue Buffalo rider, Andrew Silverstein, was a rocket in practice. He qualified 21st. Justin Hill. Weston Peick. Eli Tomac. Aaron Plessinger. RJ Hampshire logged the seventh fastest lap time. Alexander Frye. Malcolm Stewart. Jeremy Martin. Anthony Rodriguez was 13th fastest. Ken Roczen was trying different rhythms through much of the track. Roczen qualified sixth. Mike Alessi–16th. Blake Baggett–9th. Chad Reed–18th. Cole Seely. Trey Canard. Blake Baggett.
Photos by John Basher and Brian Converse