2011 A Day in the Dirt Grand Prix in Photos II

December 12, 2011
Adam Waheed
By Adam Waheed
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Last week we dished out the first round of photos from the 14th annual A Day in the Dirt Motocross Grand Prix races at Pala Raceway in the 2011 A Day in the Dirt Grand Prix in Photos. Take a gander at even more pictures from behind the lens of photographer Kinney Jones in this photo report:
Although A Day in the Dirt is a more relaxed dirt bike race the competitive spirit is still strong.
Although A Day in the Dirt is a more relaxed dirt bike race compared to other events, the competitive spirit is still strong.
As always we are very impressed with the paint work and design of Troy Lee Designs gear including this Steve McQueen replica helmet.
As always we are impressed with the paint work of Troy Lee Designs gear including this Steve McQueen replica helmet.
Dean Wilson  left  chats with Ken Roczen  center  prior to the start of Sundays open pro race.
Dean Wilson (left) chats with Ken Roczen (center) prior to the start of Sunday’s open pro race.
Long-time Yamaha rider  Grant Langston competed this year at the controls of a new KTM 450 SX-F.
Long-time Yamaha rider, Grant Langston competed this year at the controls of a new KTM 450 SX-F.
For the second year in a row  Pala Raceway hosted this years A Day in the Dirt race.
For the second year in a row, Pala Raceway hosted this year’s A Day in the Dirt race.
Ashley holds does the best she can with one arm at A Day in the Dirt.
Ashley holds does the best she can with one arm at A Day in the Dirt.
Taking spills is an inventible part of racing dirt bikes...
Taking spills is an inventible part of racing dirt bikes…
... But its how you deal with crashes that really counts.
… But it’s how you deal with crashes that really counts.
Troy Lee Designs Sheri Ridenour takes a well-deserved break from the office by racing her Honda CRF150R.
Troy Lee Designs’ Sheri Ridenour takes a well-deserved break from the office by racing her Honda CRF150R.
Off-road racing legend Rick Johnson  right  also raced this years A Day in the Dirt.
Off-road racing legend Rick Johnson (right) also raced this year’s A Day in the Dirt.
Jimmy Albertson and David Pingree share an emotional moment after winning Sundays Moto-A-Gogo team race.
Jimmy Albertson and David Pingree share an emotional moment after winning Sunday’s Moto-A-Gogo team race.
Troy Lee Designs motocross and Supercross rider Christian Craig leads Ken Roczen in Sundays open pro race.
Troy Lee Designs motocross and Supercross rider Christian Craig leads Ken Roczen in Sunday’s open pro race.
Ryan Hughes handily beat the field in Sundays final Coup de Grace race.
Ryan Hughes handily beat the field in Sunday’s final Coup de Grace race.
Ryan Hughes drives away with his prize after winning the Coup De Grace survival race.
Ryan Hughes drives away with his prize after winning the Coup De Grace survival race.
Enjoying an ice cold beer is a great reward after a day of dirt bike racing.
Enjoying an ice cold beer is a great reward after a day of dirt bike racing.
A number of vendors including Leatt and X Brand goggles offered gear for sale.
A number of vendors including Leatt and X Brand goggles offered gear for sale.

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