This weeks best in the pits comes to you from Century Link Field in Seattle, Washington for the 13th round of the Monster Energy Supercross series. Due to rain there is a rainy day schedule where track walk doesn’t even start will 3:20pm. That means the pits are pretty much empty right now as you can tell from the photos below.
There will also only be one practice/qualifying session per group. This makes things a bit interesting. Today Seattle event schedule is as follows.
3:20 pm – 3:50pm Rider’s Track Walk 4:20 pm – 4:30 pm 250SX Group B Qualifying 4:35 pm – 4:45 pm 250SX Group A Qualifying 4:50 pm – 5:00 pm 450SX Group A Qualifying 5:05 pm – 5:15 pm 450SX Group B Qualifying
5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Track Maintenance
Just as the first 250 heat gets on there way at 7:11pm there is a 85 percent chance of rain. By 8pm it is 95 percent. Till then, the forecast shows light rain until opening ceremonies starts. This will more for some interesting racing.
With the rain delay today, most of the riders will be hanging around the pits. So–the fans are starting to pile in early.
If you haven’t check out the Supercross Live “Virtual” experience, you definitely should.
Pouring rain in Seattle? No worries! The pits are indoors this weekend.
Tagger Designs always does a nice job customizing the average lid. The IB CORP Racing Team will be riding in style tonight.
Once the rig is on the road, the rig stays on the road. Pro Circuit had all their bikes from Indianapolis on board here in Seattle. We will only see the number 92 of Adam Cianciarulo and the number 17 of Joey Savatgy tonight.
The Dunlop “tire techs” never get a day off. Seriously.
The Alpinestars booth is always filled with fresh colors, and new styles.
Sound check is a mandatory process of Monster Energy Supercross.
Training partners Chase Sexton and Adam Cianciarulo talking things over before practice.
Cole Seely and Ken Roczen are here with is un spirt thanks to HRC.
Jim Holley pays his respects to “Dunlop Dan” who’m unfortunately passed away a few weeks ago. Dan was loved by many.
This is without a doubt the year of the “fill in’s”. Yamaha decided to bring out former pro Josh Hill into the mix tonight. The is also his hometown race.
Does Broc Tickle know he is in this family photo?
Here’s and unusual color way this weekend brought to you by Rockwell Racing Kawasaki. Bradley Lionett will be piloting this KXF250 tonight.
And finally, it looks like the RMATVMC KTM crew is ready to go. If you want to watch qualifying from Seattle, make sure you link the tag below.