Jordon Smith's Day At Muddy Creek Motocross | MX 2016

For this photo gallery, we bring you Jordon Smith who went 4-6 for 4th overall at Muddy Creek.

Jordon Smith, Muddy Creek MX 2016
Jordon was all smiles at the riders meeting at Muddy Creek. The Belmont NC resident grew up racing local races at Muddy Creek as an amateur. Many family and friends came to support Jordon at Muddy Creek since Belmont, NC is only three hours away.Photo by Rob Koy
Jordon Smith, Muddy Creek MX 2016
Jordon’s bike getting the last minute adjustments before the first practice at Muddy Creek. The Geico Factory Connection team came to Muddy Creek with some new suspension setting options for both Jordon and RJ Hampshire. The team tested out in California this week and had a couple different options for their riders.Photo by Rob Koy
Jordon Smith, Muddy Creek MX 2016
Jordon waiting for the first practice to get under way. For the second week in a row the 450s went out first since they were the first race for the TV schedule.Photo by Rob Koy
Jordon Smith, Muddy Creek MX 2016
Jordon dropping in one of the off cambers at Muddy Creek. On this turn the outside was fast but the ruts got deep and the inside became the preferred line. Jordon turned a 2:04.417 on his 3rd lap of practice on the weft and muddy track which gave him the 7th fastest time in the session.Photo by Rob Koy
Jordon Smith, Muddy Creek MX 2016
Factory Connection team member cheering on Jordon in the second timed practice. Jordon said the second practice was pretty rough for him as he got stung by a Bee, his pants got unbuckled and he got mulch stuck in his foot peg. He was only able to put down one fast lap at a 2:01.375 for the 10th gate pick in Moto 1.Photo by Rob Koy
Jordon Smith, Muddy Creek MX 2016
Jordon getting the most out of his Geico Honda off the start in Moto 1. Jordon was able to come out of the first turn in 2nd behind Adam Cianciarulo.Photo by Rob Koy
Jordon Smith, Muddy Creek MX 2016
Jordon coming out of the first turn after lap one behind Adam Cianciarulo. Adam fell a few turns latter and Jordon inherited the lead.Photo by Rob Koy
Jordon Smith, Muddy Creek MX 2016
Jordon takes the inside line around the tree turn to protect his position and hold off Joey Savatgy who would get by him on lap 6. Jordon said he got some arm pump in the first Moto and it has been a problem he has been dealing with for some time. Both the team and MTF have been working on a solution to fix the arm pump issues in the first Moto’s.Photo by Rob Koy
Jordon Smith, Muddy Creek MX 2016
Jordon would fade back to 4th place in the first Moto and said it’s in the right direction and he believes that he belongs up there in the top 5. Jordon goes through the deep rutted turn before the uphill rollers. Checkout the mud on his boot.Photo by Rob Koy
Jordon Smith, Muddy Creek MX 2016
Jordon got off to a good start again in Moto 2 and was in third place for more than half the race then the heat and the arm pump got to him and he had to settle for a sixth place finish. Jordon takes the inside rut up by the mechanics tents.Photo by Rob Koy
Jordon Smith, Muddy Creek MX 2016
Jordon working his way through the ruts in Moto 2.Photo by Rob Koy
Jordon Smith, Muddy Creek MX 2016
Jordon taking the inside rut. Jordon Smith went 4-6 for 4th overall at Muddy Creek and he is happy with his performance for the day. He said the bike was better with only a few minor adjustments made all day and he wants to be up there battling with those guys. He will go back to MTF this week and work on his arm pump issue and get ready for more hot days at the races as the summer continues.Photo by Rob Koy