_BAS4806Aaron Plessinger is 10th fastest in qualifying.  _BAS4966Malcolm Stewart put in two great qualifying sessions. He’ll line up third for tonight. _BAS5055Ryan Dungey was third fastest.  _BAS5064Weston Peick is trying to work through some setbacks. He qualified 22nd. _BAS5097Justin Brayton hugs the inside line with his shoulder.  _BAS5139Trey Canard has a bit more pressure this weekend, given that Honda is sponsoring the Supercross race.  _BAS5178Josh Grant has a little fun during practice.  He was 13th fastest._BAS5476Shane McElrath has been running the hand guards during the opening two rounds of the 250 East.  _BAS5517Arnaud Tonus is crafty, taking lines that many others in the 250 East don’t during practice. He was fifth fastest.  _BAS5565Tonus’ teammate, Tyler Bowers, finished right behind in sixth. _BAS5574Alexander Frye was 17th quickest, but he did it with style._BAS5627Jeremy Martin gets a little too leaned in this corner.  _BAS5645Justin Hill was the fastest qualifier–nearly a second faster than anyone else. _BAS5703Phil Nicoletti is racing, despite a nasty crash last weekend in Atlanta that involved Andrew Short and Wil Hahn. _BAS5759Jason Anderson was shaky in practice. He could only manage 15th. _BAS5838Eli Tomac is the fastest qualifier, only three-tenths of a second faster than Christophe Pourcel. _BAS5867Cole Seely qualified 11th. _BAS5911Marvin Musquin rode with anger on his way to fourth fastest.  _BAS5929Justin Bogle practices calisthenics. It must be working. He was seventh. DSC_0313Blue Buffalo rider, Andrew Silverstein, was a rocket in practice. He qualified 21st.  DSC_0316Justin Hill. DSC_0359Weston Peick. DSC_0376Eli Tomac. DSC_0475Aaron Plessinger. DSC_0490RJ Hampshire logged the seventh fastest lap time. DSC_0505Alexander Frye. DSC_0509Malcolm Stewart. LMP_8793Jeremy Martin. LMP_8827Anthony Rodriguez was 13th fastest.  LMP_8870Ken Roczen was trying different rhythms through much of the track. Roczen qualified sixth. LMP_8878Mike Alessi–16th. LMP_8885Blake Baggett–9th. LMP_8899Chad Reed–18th. LMP_8903Cole Seely. LMP_8905Trey Canard. LMP_8909Blake Baggett.

Photos by John Basher and Brian Converse

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