Photo from practice in Mt. Morris, Pennsylvania.
The High Point National has begun in Mt. Morris, Pennsylvania. Mike Alessi shows off. photo: Fred The track for today’s event. photo: Fred Chad Reed fitting a Thor underprotector by cutting it to fit around his Alpinestars neck brace. photo: Steve Cox Chad Reed photo: Steve Cox Jake Weimer photo: Fred Blake Baggett and Dean Wilson hitting the big double at the bottom of the hill from the inside in 250cc practice. photo: Steve Cox You thought Sarah Palin was a ridiculous VP choice... photo: Steve Cox Justin Brayton is back in action at High Point. He’s still very sore from his broken ribs and bruised lung, but he figures he was going to be riding this weekend anyway, so he may as well race. He has done exactly one 30-minute moto since the injury. photo: Steve cox There’s a big double in the middle of the valley today at Mt. Morris. photo: Fred Tommy Searle photo: Fred A few 250cc riders were hitting the uphill triple, but it didn’t really look faster. Eli Tomac demonstrates. photo: Steve Cox Gratuitous Muscle Milk Girl pic. photo: Steve Cox Grant Langston’s bike looks remarkably stock. Because it is. photo: Fred Langston’s fill-in mechanic for the weekend is fellow South African Ryan Newton. Check out the new one-piece Cycra radiator shrouds. They were recently released. photo: Steve Cox Gratuitous Rockstar Girl pic. photo: Steve Cox Langston’s pit area: The bike was driven cross-country this week in Langston’s van. Langston picked up the bike from Langston Motorsports, rode it twice over last weekend, and now he’s racing. photo: Steve Cox Dean Wilson photo: Fred Mike Alessi hitting the double in the valley. photo: Steve Cox Brian Shuckhart was attempting to make the 250cc field today on a YZ125. photo: Fred Kyle Chisholm’s good in the mud, and that may come into play a little later. photo: Steve Cox Hunter Hewitt photo: Fred Alex Martin discussing settings with his mechanic. photo: Steve Cox Josh Grant photo: Steve Cox Kyle Regal hit his head on the bars during practice and had to sit out the main events. photo: Fred Max Anstie photo: Fred Ben Townley photo: Steve Cox Blake Baggett getting things sorted before second practice. photo: Steve Cox Ryan Dungey taking time for fans between practice sessions. photo: Steve Cox Tevin Tapia photo: Fred Gratuitous Rockstar Girl pic II photo: Steve Cox