PRESS DAY GALLERY | 2019 INDIANAPOLIS SUPERCROSS
The 2019 Monster Energy Supercross season is in Indianapolis, Indiana for round eleven of the season. Our photographer Brian Converse was on the scene to grab some photos and videos while the top guys got some extra seat time in on the track. Every city and stadium has different dirt which means the traction and ruts develop differently at each venue. It’s a great advantage to the riders who get to ride the track on press day because they get to learn the jumps and get a feel for the dirt before they race on it. Press day is a great opportunity for riders to try to make adjustments to their bike and look at lines on the track without the pressure of race day. The JGR Suzuki team, Smartop Bullfrog Spas Motoconcepts Honda team, Geico Honda team and H.E.P. Suzuki teams were in Indianapolis early to get some extra time on the track. So far it’s shaping up nicely and we are excited to see the battles that will go on when the gate drops!
Photos by Brian Converse
Chase Sexton is in Indianapolis a day early to ride in the press day. He is currently tied with Justin Cooper for second place in the 250 East point standings, 23 points behind Austin Forkner.
Alex Martin has been quick this season, but he hasn’t been able to get on the podium yet. After a fifth place in Daytona he will surely be striving for the podium this Saturday.
Justin Brayton sits eighth in the 450 Championship point standings. He’s 10 points behind Chad Reed who is seventh and 22 points behind Dean Wilson who is sixth.
The rookie 450 rider, Justin Hill had a season best seventh place finish in Daytona. He said via Instagram: “Much better weekend inching my way towards where I belong.”
Justin Brayton’s ankle is still very swollen after he twisted while practicing before Atlanta, but he’s pressing forward anyways. After hurting his ankle Justin hasn’t been able to train and ride during the week like he normally does, but he still finished 7th in Atlanta and 9th in Daytona.
Adam Enticknap #97 is known in the pits as the 7 duce duce. He is a funny guy and a great addition to the new H.E.P. Suzuki team. Adam is still looking to qualify for his first main event of the season this Saturday in Indianapolis.
The Frenchman, Cedric Soubeyras ran into the back of Carlen Gardner on the start of the 450 LCQ in Daytona and he went down hard. He went to the hospital and said that he’s sore but nothing is broken.