Ozark 100 Miler | PHOTOS

Jordan Ashburn gets second win at Missouri extreme event

Jordan Ashburn claimed his second win at the Ninth Annual Ozark 100 Miler powered by Marionville Powersports extreme off-road race in Mansfield, Missouri. The Beta USA rider swept all three motos to claim the victory as well as the $2500 first prize ahead of Sherco Off-road’s Nick Fahringer, who went 2-2-2 to finish second and pocket $1500. Third place and $1000 went to AirGroup Racing/Enduro Engineering Husqvarna’s Drew Higgins. In all, the event paid out a whopping $7500 thanks to the many sponsors that support the event.

Ozark 100 Miler, 2017
The Ozark 100 Miler is best known for its spectacular night race, which amounts to 25 miles of rugged trail after dark.Photo By Shan Moore
Jordan Ashburn, Ozark 100, 2017
Jordan Ashburn won all three motos to claim the overall win ahead of Sherco's Nick Fahringer.Photo By Shan Moore
Crowd, Ozark 100, 2017
Here's a look at one of the "elements" of the night race known as "Something Special". Spectators line the banks of this rocky uphill creek to watch the riders navigate the treacherous trail.Photo By Shan Moore
Drew Higgins, Ozark 100, 2017
AirGroup Racing/Enduro Engineering Husqvarna's Drew Higgins battles the uphill climb en route to third overall.Photo By Shan Moore
Logan Lowery, Ozark 100, 2017
AirGroup Racing/Enduro Engineering Husqvarna’s Logan Lowery finished fourth on a bike he first sat on the night before the race.Photo By Shan Moore
Nick Fahringer, Ozark 100, 2017
Sherco's Nick Fahringer takes a long dab in "Something Special" on his way to second place.Photo By Shan Moore
Ozark 100 Miler, 2017
Other than the two "Elements", which are lit by drop lights strung along the trees, the rest of the trail is dark, so riders mount headlights and helmet lights to be able see where they are going.Photo By Shan Moore
Ryan Oneal, Ozark 100, 2017
Ryan O’Neil (Suz) went 6-8-5 for fifth overall.Photo By Shan Moore
Tanner, McCoy, Ozark 100 Miler, 2017
Tanner McCoy (KTM) finished sixth after posting an 8-10-3 moto scorePhoto By Shan Moore
Ozark 100 Miler, 2017
Nearly 300 riders started the three-moto format, which was eventually trimmed down to the final 25 riders who took part in the night race.Photo By Shan Moore