Friday, October 6, 2017

A Day at the Races

The weekend of Sept. 15-16 the town of Sturgis SD hosted a round of Supermoto racing. The course was set up through the streets and parking lots of downtown Sturgis. I love this style racing.
Friday was a washout, no practice, no racing. They were forced to do everything on saturday. Alot of action. It was a rather cold day, but with something going on on the track pretty much constantly you didn't notice it to much.
Everybody gets their chance on the track, from about 5 years old on up.

A few shots of the pits.
Approaching a real tight spot on the track.
The tight spot.
I really love being able to be so close to the action.
After exiting that tight spot they hit a 1 block straight before turning left. I think that this is the fastest part of the course. They go 1 short block before turning left and hitting the dirt. Amazing action.
One of two dirt sections. This is the dirt section seen in the second video.
Sure was great racing.
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Here is a video of the fastest corner on the track. This next video shows them at the next corner entering the second dirt section.
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It was a super time. Hope you enjoyed this post.

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