2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX | Day 5 - Racing | PHOTOS

We are wrapping up qualifying heats here today at the 2016 Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback MX in Florida.

We are wrapping up qualifying heats here today at Gatorback MX. Setting the scene for a spectacular 45th annual national MX championship tomorrow morning. We witnessed some more great racing and some unexpected finishes today, Here are some pictures of the action. Be sure and check back tomorrow for our recap of the finals!

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Garrett Marchbanks on his KX250F won the 250B division 1 qualifier this morning.Photo by Jacob Souder
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Amsoil/ Factory Connection Honda racer Joe Shimoda was unable to real in Marchbanks.Photo by Jacob Souder
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Like he has all week, Challen Tennant showed that he was the man to beat. Tennant easily won the 450 pro Sport heat 1.Photo by Jacob Souder
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Red Bull KTM pilot Sean Cantrell while in pursuit of Challen Tennant.Photo by Jacob Souder
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When racing began this week, Texan Zane Merrett wasn’t on the radar. His performances this week have left us all wondering why? Zane has placed second in all three of his class heats thus far this week, passing many factory backed racers along the way.Photo by Jacob Souder
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Team Green Kawasaki’s Carson Brown won his qualifying heat of 450B.Photo by Jacob Souder
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Marcello Leoborico from Murrieta, CA finished 2nd in qualifying heat 1 of 65cc 10-11.Photo by Jacob Souder
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Jett Reynolds climbs one of the large uphills on his way first placed in the Mini Sr 12-15 heat 1.Photo by Jacob Souder
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Kaeden Amerind and Jett Reynolds battled it out for a few laps in the Mini Sr division. Reynolds eventually pulled a small lead and Kaeden finished second.Photo by Jacob Souder
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Carson Mumford won his heat race in the Mini Sr division. Heat and Jett Reynolds are the favorites for the main event tomorrow.Photo by Jacob Souder
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One of the many battles that formed in the 51cc 4-8 heat 1. Landen Gordon from Atascadero, CA took the win.Photo by Jacob Souder
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51cc 4-8 heat 2 winner Tyler Mollet from Port St. Lucie, FL.Photo by Jacob Souder
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Austin Black in the 125 12-16 B/C class. Black finished second behind Carter Biese.Photo by Jacob Souder
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A duel that lasted the whole moto of 125 12-16 B/C heat between Joshua Gibbs (KTM) and Jesse Flock (Yam). Gibbs held off Flock and won the first heat.Photo by Jacob Souder
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