2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX | Day 4 - Racing | PHOTOS

Happy Thanksgiving from Thor Winter Mini Olympics!

Happy Thanksgiving from Thor Winter Mini Olympics!

Qualifying heats for the MX portion of this year's championship began this morning on a beautiful Gatorback MX Park. Despite the holidays, racing preceded as scheduled, here are a few images from the day.

2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX
First heat of the day, Carter Halpain and Zane Merrett had a great battle in the 250B Limited class first division. Halpain won the race and transferred straight to the main event later this week.Photo by Jacob Souder
2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX
Austin Winslow, in the 250B limited division 2 check out from the pack and lead the whole race. Shown here blowing up a berm on his way to to victory.Photo by Jacob Souder
2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX
As you can see from the image above, KTM Orange Brigade’s Mathew LeBlanc had a sizable lead in the 85cc 9-11 Limited division 1.Photo by Jacob Souder
2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX
Evan Ferry had a break out ride in the 2nd division of his 85cc 9-11 limited class, riding with speed and consistency #thereallittlereddog.Photo by Jacob Souder
2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX
Division 3 85cc 9-11 limited heat 1 winner Nicholas Romano.Photo by Jacob Souder
2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX
Kade Johnson of Hideaway, TX had a great race in his 51cc 7-8 limited, winning his first heat.Photo by Jacob Souder
2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX
Jordan Jarvis won heat 1 of the 12-16 Girls class. As you can see, her YZ85 is trick!Photo by Jacob Souder
2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX
Jordan Bailey with a huge holeshot. He would be run down by Sean Cantrell and finish 2nd place in 250A Heat 1.Photo by Jacob Souder
2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX
Red Bull KTM’s Sean Cantrell was not to be denied in the 250 heat 1.Photo by Jacob Souder
2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX
Team Green Kawasaki’s Stylez Robertson was handling his KX100 supermini on his way to victory in the first heat of Supermini 1 division 1.Photo by Jacob Souder
2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX
Amsoil/Factory Connection Honda pilot Carson Mumford couldn’t reel in Kawasaki’s Jett Reynolds in the 2nd division of Supermini 1 12-15.Photo by Jacob Souder
2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX
John Grewe won three of his heat races today in the Senior 40+/45 and Vet 35+ classes.Photo by Jacob Souder
2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX
Just like they did yesterday for the SX final, Seth Dennis and Mikah Carpenter would find each other and battle the entire moto with Dennis finishing first. The final for this class should be exciting later this week.Photo by Jacob Souder
2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX
Jesse Flock was throwing it down in the first division of Schoolboy 1 12-16 B/C. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough to pass Marcus Phelps who was the Heat 1 winner.Photo by Jacob Souder
2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX
Husqvarna’s Jalek Swoll handled the second division of the Schoolboy 1 B/C.Photo by Jacob Souder
2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX
A fantastic battle that lasted the duration of the 85cc 12-13 limited between Jace Kessler and Kaeden Amerine. Kessler held off Amerine long enough to win the first heat.Photo by Jacob Souder
2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX
In the second division, heat 1 of 85cc 12-13 Talon Hawkins Finished 3rd behind Nathanael Thrasher and Jett Reynolds.Photo by Jacob Souder
2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX
65cc 7-9 Limited Heat 1 division 3 winner Julien Beaumer.Photo by Jacob Souder
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