James Stewart Freestone Spring Championship 2017 | Day 2 | PHOTOS

Day 2 of racing from Texas

The nation's best threw down all day long at the beautiful Freestone facility despite heavy winds. Many great battles were had and a few underdogs emerged victorious. We are nearing the end of the first set of motos for the week. Impending inclement weather threatens racing tomorrow, be sure and check back! Here are some images from the day.

Destiny Burgess at James Stewart Freestone Spring Championship 2017
Utah native Destiny Burgess was leading a three rider battle most of the girls 65cc class. She was eventually caught by Mikayla Nielsen who won the first moto.Dirt Rider
Styles Robertson at James Stewart Freestone Spring Championship 2017
One of Kawasaki's hired guns Styles Robertson. Styles finished 3rd in heat 2 of the SuperMini 12-15 but the real story of the race was the stellar performances by Dilan Schwartz and Jerrett Frye.Dirt Rider
Derek Drake at James Stewart Freestone Spring Championship 2017
The holeshot of the 250B Division 2. TLD KTM talent Derek Drake was out front early and checked out for a moto 1 win.Dirt Rider
Matthew Leblanc at James Stewart Freestone Spring Championship 2017
One to watch. KTM orange brigade racer from Breaux Bridge, LA Matthew Leblanc handedly won the first heat of the 85cc 9-12.Dirt Rider
Peirce Brown at James Stewart Freestone Spring Championship 2017
Peirce Brown has shown remarkable speed but has struggled with starts today. Despite starting mid pack or worse he has finished top 5 in the first moto of all four of his classes.Dirt Rider
Parker Mashburn at James Stewart Freestone Spring Championship 2017
TLD KTM-backed Texan Parker Mashburn kept FC Honda's Joe Shimoda honest in the 250B Division 1 this afternoon.Dirt Rider
Semis at James Stewart Freestone Spring Championship 2017
Like other major amateur nationals, the factory semis line the vendor rows to support their racers.Dirt Rider
Justin Copper at James Stewart Freestone Spring Championship 2017
Flanked by his teammate, Brandon Hartranft, Justin Copper won the second moto of the 450 Pro Sport. The pair were out front early and steadily marched away from the pack on their Yamaha Rock River YZ450Fs.Dirt Rider
Dilan Schwartz at James Stewart Freestone Spring Championship 2017
Dilan Schwartz is just flat out flying. The Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Green SuperMini racer from Alpine, CA has bested his teammates and heavy favorites in two of three classes.Dirt Rider
Haiden Deegan at James Stewart Freestone Spring Championship 2017
It was an extremely rare pleasure to not only see a TM85 not only competing but battling for the lead. Arizona rider Julien Beaumer piloted the Italian motorcycle against KTM's Haiden Deegan. Deegan would cross the line first but was disqualified for performance modifications which gave the Beaumer the win in 85cc 9-10 limited moto1.Dirt Rider
Dustin Turner at James Stewart Freestone Spring Championship 2017
Dustin Turner of Conroe, TX dominated moto heat 2 moto 1 of the College 16-24 Sportsman.Dirt Rider
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