2010 A Day in the Dirt Grand Prix in Photos

December 5, 2010
Adam Waheed
By Adam Waheed
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Last weekend the 13th annual A Day in the Dirt Motocross Grand Prix dirt bike race took place at Pala Raceway in Southern California. Just like last year, MotorcycleUSA participated in the festivities and raced a 2011 KTM 450 SX-F and 350 SX-F motocross bikes. For more information on what went down check out the 2010 A Day in the Dirt Motocross Grand Prix report. Then check out the first wave of photos from the lens of ace photographer Kinney Jones. Enjoy!

Vintage equipment always seems to be popular at A Day in the Dirt.
Vintage equipment always seems to be popular at A Day in the Dirt.
2010 GNCC Off-Road Champion Josh Strang competed in this years Day in the Dirt race.
2010 GNCC Off-Road Champion Josh Strang competed in this year’s Day in the Dirt race.
Spending time with friends and family is one of the best parts of A Day in the Dirt.
Spending time with friends and family is one of the best parts of A Day in the Dirt.
Jeremy McGrath and Josh Strang battled it out on track at Pala Raceway. McGrath ended up winning the race.
Jeremy McGrath and Josh Strang battled it out on track at Pala Raceway. McGrath ended up winning the race.
MotorcycleUSA raced a 2011 KTM 450 SX-F and 350 SX-F dirt bikes at A Day in the Dirt.
MotorcycleUSA raced a 2011 KTM 450 SX-F and 350 SX-F dirt bikes at A Day in the Dirt.
Rockstar Suzuki rider Brett Metcalfe and his wife pose for a picture after his moto.
Rockstar Suzuki rider Brett Metcalfe and his wife pose for a picture after his moto.
Motocross riding and crashing go hand in hand as this rider demonstrates. Fortunately the track at Pala Raceway was fairly safe.
Motocross riding and crashing go hand in hand as this rider demonstrates. Fortunately the track at Pala was fairly safe.
A Day in the Dirt is truly a family affair with classes available for all riders regardless of age or skill.
A Day in the Dirt is truly a family affair with classes available for all riders regardless of age or skill.
Pala Raceway near Temecula  California hosted this years A Day in the Dirt event for the first time.
Pala Raceway near Temecula, California hosted this year’s A Day in the Dirt event for the first time.
Two-stroke motorcycles were in full force at this years A Day in the Dirt.
Two-stroke motorcycles were in full force at this year’s A Day in the Dirt.
Hanging out by the campfire telling stories is a great way to spend the evening at A Day in the Dirt.
Hanging out by the campfire telling stories is a great way to spend the evening at A Day in the Dirt.
MotorcycleUSA test rider Nick Thiel aboard the 2011 KTM 350 SX-F at A Day in the Dirt.
MotorcycleUSA test rider Nick Thiel aboard the 2011 KTM 350 SX-F at A Day in the Dirt.
Theres never a shortage of cute girls at A Day in the Dirt.
There’s never a shortage of cute girls at A Day in the Dirt.
This girl donned special pink outfit for A Day in the Dirt.
This girl donned special pink outfit for A Day in the Dirt.