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THE AFTERMATH: 2017 MONSTER ENERGY CUP SUPERCROSS

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Opening ceromonies. 

MEC 2017-MEC stadiumSam Boyd stadium during the National anthem. Not one person was sitting. 
    Destin CantrellDestin Cantrell may not have won the whip contest, but he sure put on a show for the crowd. 

 In the 7 years the Monster Every Cup has been around there is yet to be a duplicate winner.
 Justin BarciaJustin Barcia gets blasted by roost.

MEC 2017-Benny BlossBenny Bloss wearing the bright pink Fly Racing gear.  

Broc TickleBroc Tickle rode exceptionally well for his first race back from an injury. He went 4-3-4 for 4th overall.
 Track worker status.

MEC 2017-Erik KehoeEric Kehoe back in red. 

All the riders that won the KTM challenge in their home town all raced together in Vegas. The winner got to take home the bike they rode.
 MEC 2017 Seth HammakerSeth Hammaker who is out of Pennsylvania turned some heads by going 1-1 in the All-Stars class.

Matthew LeblancMatt Leblanc fishished 2nd in the first moto then had some bad luck in the second moto on his YZ85. 

Chase MarquierChase Marquier finished 16th. 

MEC 2017-Monster ALleyMonster Alley caught many riders off guard and put them onto their heads. 

Jordan Smith trails Josh Grant through Monster Alley. 

MEC 2017-Ian HarrisonIan Harrison. 

Marvin Musquin put Eli Tomac in the pressure cooker. It worked. Eli made a big mistake and went down hard.  
 Jason AndersonJason Anderson put on a good ride for 3rd overall. 

MEC 2017-startThe start of the first main event before the first red flag. 
   Eli TomacEli Tomac.
 2019 ktmj 450sxf engineLook different? It sure is. Broc Tickle and Marvin Musquin were both running the 2019 KTM 450SXF engines.
 Travis ParryJosh Grant’s mechanic Travis Perry is always all smiles.
 MEC 2017-Dean WilsonDean Wilson was fastest in practice and finished 3rd overall. 
 Josh GrantSunset.

MEC 2017 Seth HammakerSeth Hammaker set the world on fire.

Cole MartinezCole Martinez finished 13th overall. 
 MEC 2017-Justin BaricaJustin Barcia’s priveteer CRF450 was able to holeshot in the second main.

The Geico Honda team picked up mini-star Hunter Yoder to race the Honda CRF150. 

Thomas CovingtonThomas Covington was on crutches due to his ACL tear at the 2017 Motocross Des Nations.  

Christian CraigChristian Craig’s factory Honda CRF450 steed.

MEC 2017-Ryan VillopotoRyan Villopoto was out signing autographs.

MEC 2017-Brian DeeganBrian Deegan was signing autograths and taking pictures with the fans. 

Marvin MusquinMarvin Musquin and his wife Mathilde celebrate after Marvin won three motos in a row to bring home the Monster million. KTM image

The winning KTM team and Marvin’s $1,000,000 check. KTM image

The Monster Energy Cup podium from left to right: Jason Anderson (2nd), Marvin Musquin (1st), Dean Wislon (3rd). KTM Image

Justin BogleJustin Bogle crashed hard by clipping Justin Hoeft’s rear wheel. Due to the crash in the first main event the race was red flagged. Travis Fant photo

Garrett MarthbacksGarrett Marchbanks had a lot of hype coming into this event. He had subpar results and finished 10th overall. Travis Fant photo

The Joker lane was a big scrub single jump. Dean Wilson gets low on it. 

World Champ Tim Gasjer was riding well until he had a bad crash. Travis Fant photo

Check out the results in all three classes from the 2017 Monster Every Cup. Click the hyperlink.