Probably more a testament to the track and Travis’s conditioning, Puerto Rico had to settle for a third-place in the SX1 final behind winner Roberto Castro (Costa Rica) and second-place Erick Vallejo (Mexico). Castro has been contesting the Monster Energy AMA East Region Lites races but has yet to qualify. Looked to us like he’s right at home on a big bore!
Costa Rican Alex Viquez scored an easy win in the SX2 class over second-place Sivian Zandoni (Brazil) and Rene Reyes (Mexico). Adrian Robert, called “Maestro” (teacher) by Ernesto Fonseca and a legend in Latin America, also saddled up for the SX2 class and at age 42 showed the kids the old man still has it by finishing fourth in the final. Ernesto himself was busy all night providing color commentary for television audiences.
Travis stayed late into the night, having his picture taken with hundreds of fans and signing autographs. He will be staying in Costa Rica for a while, reportedly filming a segment for a future edition of his Nitro Circus series. Maybe as part of the filming, at half-time Travis and his posse staged a tag-team-two-on-a bike SX race!