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THE AFTERMATH: LAS VEGAS SUPERCROSS

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Photos by Brian Converse & Scott Mallonee

vegas night show--3Under the lights. 

250 startStart of the 250 East/West shootout. 
 Mitchell OldenburgMitchell Oldenburg qualified back in the field in 17th, but put it together in the main to finish 5th. 
  Ryan DungeyRyan Dungey waves to the crowd during opening ceremonies. 
  Blake BaggettBlake Baggett makes a fans day by throwing his helmet into the crowd. 
  vegas night show-0296Blake was putting pressure in the beginning of the race for a poduim spot but feel off to finish 7th. 
 Bobby Hewitt Zach OsborneHusky team manager Bobby Hewitt and the new 250 East coast champ Zach Osborne. 
 Joey SavatgyA picture says a thousand words. Joey Savagty can’t believe what happened. 
   vegas night show-The wind was blowing so hard in the beginning of the day that the track crew had to take down the Monster Alley sign. 
 Malcolm StewartMalcolm Stewart breaks traction. 

Chad Reed Ryan DungeyThe fight into the first corner between Chad Reed and Ryan Dungey. 
 Star RacingThe Star Racing team. 
 Ryan Dungey Your 2017 450 Supercross champ with the KTM team. 
 poduimIt was Jason Anderson’s first win of the season and Josh Grant’s first podium of the season. 
 poduimYour 450 podium from left to right: Eli Tomac, Jason Anderson, Josh Grant. 

eli tomacEli next to the championship trophy. 

 Ryan DungeyRyan Dungey and wife. 

Jason Anderson Jason Anderson take the checkers.

Ryan Dungey Eli Tomac
The back and forth battle between Tomac and Dungey was interesting. Tomac made some questionable moves. 

  450 startThe start of the 450 main event. 
 Zach Osborne Never say die. Zach Osborne crashed in the first corner and was 20 seconds behind Joey Savatgy with only 5 minutes plus one lap to go. He rode with heart.

vegas night show--23Your 250 podium from left to right: Justin Hill, Adam Cianciarulo, Aaron Plessinger.
  Zach OsborneThe newly crowned 250 champions.

Zach OsbornePure emotion. 
 Zach OsborneThe crash that started it all. 
 250 start jordan smithShane Mcelrath hit Jordan Smith’s rear wheel which caused the domino effect of the rest of the riders down in the first corner. 
  Tyler BowersTyler Bowers. 

Jake WeimerJake Weimer. 
  250 startThe start of the 250 East heat race. 

James DecotisJames Decotis won the 250 West heat race. 
  vegas night show--5West vs. East.