Sunday’s final Coup de Grace race is always full of surprises. This year included a surprise Le Mans-style start.
Kurt Caselli’s teammate Ivan Ramirez and his father were the winning bidder ($27,000) for the custom Roland Sands designed KTM 450 SX-F. Proceeds from the auction will go to the Kurt Caselli Foundation.
Track designers did a nice job of incorporating the AMA national track with the surrounding canyons and a portion of the shorter REM Saturday Motocross race course.
The factory KTM off-road racing squad of Ivan Ramirez, Toby Price, and Taylor Robert won Saturday’s three-man Bossa Nova competition and were rewarded with TLD-painted guitars from Fender.
One of Troy Lee Design’s artists was on-hand at A Day in the Dirt paining artwork on racers’ helmets.
Fun-loving Red Bull freestyle stunt rider Aaron Colton joined in on the fun this year racing in big bike classes and a Yamaha TT-R with the Hell on Wheels club.
A view of Glen Helen Raceway’s Talladega Turn 1 shot from inside a nose/cockpit piece of an old plane used as a prop at this year’s A Day in the Dirt.
Toby Price won Sunday’s Coup de Grace survival race besting teammate Taylor Robert and Zach Osborne.
The skies opened up Sunday making the A Day in the Dirt grand prix course a little trickier to navigate.
In typical A Day in the Dirt fashion unique obstacles are used including a pair of tunnels leading riders off the main track and onto the pavement section.
The Ironman (and women) of the weekend. Those who competed in six or more races at A Day in the Dirt were issued a special piece of artwork.