Sunday, March 22, 2015

The Others...Detroit.

A Detroit spring night was dominated by bikes a shade darker than previous weeks. 

Photo: Jim McMillan

As supercross rolled in to Ford Field to take over the Motor City, KTM's hot streak would be halted by Honda riders Eli Tomac would battle early with Ryan Dungey, but after making a pass Tomac would go on to gap the 450 field with Dungey holding strong in 2nd and the Honda of Cole Seeley taking the final step of the podium. The 250 class was more of a wire to wire victory for Justin Bogle. Marvin Musquin would work his way from a bad start to a 2nd as Pro Circuit's Joey Savatgy rode to an impressive 3rd.

Detroit had it's share of crashes and I'd like to send out some get well wishes to Matt Lemoine, Jake Weimer a and Trey Canard. Matt's crash was a nasty one in practice that would force him to miss the night show. Trey and Jake came together in the 450 semi qualifier and both were down for a while, causing a red flag. We are hearing that both have arm injuries. Best wishes guys.

Lastly I'd like to give a HUGE shoutout to Alex Ray. Alex has been working hard and and it paid off with his first 450 main. He is a great guy and recently did an interview with me saying "mains are coming." You were right Alex, congrats!

And now...The Others

5. 78 Preston Mull
6. 914 Brice Klippel
7. 355 Jeramy Taylor
8. 471 Logan Karnow
9. 708 Joe Perron
10. 558 Dylan Slusser
11. 881 Jerry Lorenz
12. 795 Aaron Leininger
13. 394 Tanner Moore
14. 813 Aaron Lampi
15. 351 Eric Grondahl
16. 824 Logan Pfleiderer 
17. 248 Travis Delnicki
18. 615 Logan Marzahn
19. 273 Conner Elliot
20. 386 Aaron Gulley
21. 336 Chaz Braden
22. 502 Andrea Winkler

5. 211 Tevin Tapia
6. 291 Kyle White
7. 509 Alex Nagy
8. 181 Dustin Pipes
9. 285 Tony Archer
10. 918 Michael Akaydin
11. 722 Adam Enticknap 
12. 713 Chad Cook
13. 282 Theodore Pauli
14. 392 Michael Fowler
15. 869 Robert Lind
16. 548 Broc Schmelyun 
17. 542 Johnnie Buller
18. 131 Noah Mcconahy 
19. 447 Devin Raper
20. 731 Steve Roman
21. 12 Jake Weimer
22. 41 Trey Canard

I'd like to dedicate this weeks "The Others" blog to the Hoeft family. 
Godspeed Tyler.
Photo: Ron L Miller

-Kyle Pesci

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