PHOTOS: Detroit Supercross 2016

Photographer Rich Shepherd was in Detroit to bring us this photo report from the race.

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna’s Jason Anderson got his second win of the season at the expense of Ryan Dungey when the KTM rider was penalized for jumping during the Red-Cross flag in the 450 main event in Detroit’s Ford Field this past weekend. Meanwhile, GEICO Honda’s Malcolm Stewart came away with his first win of the season in the 250 class. Photographer Rich Shepherd was in Detroit to bring us this photo report from the race.

Marvin Musquin, Detroit Supercross 2016
Marvin Musquin was fastest qualifier in Detroit and the Red Bull KTM rider might very well have come away with his first win in the 450 class had a mistake not left the Frenchman on the ground on lap 17.Photo By Rich Shepherd
Malcolm Stewart, Detroit Supercross 2016
GEICO Honda’s Malcolm Stewart avoided all the carnage in the 250 class and came away with his first win of the season in the 250 class. He also left Detroit with the red number place.Photo By Rich Shepherd
Aaron Plessinger, Detroit Supercross 2016
Yamalube/Star Racing Yamaha’s Aaron Plessinger capitalized on a good start to finish second – his best finish to date and his first podium of the year.Photo By Rich Shepherd
Ken Roczen, Toronto Supercross 2016
Soaring Eagle/Jimmy Johns/Suzuki Factory Racing’s Ken Roczen charged to a sixth-place finish after running mid-pack for much of the race.Photo By Rich Shepherd
Jason Anderson, Detroit Supercross 2016
Jason Anderson showed impressive moves in the main, and by the last lap the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing-backed rider had managed to climb into second position before the checkered flag flew.Photo By Rich Shepherd
Martin Davalos, Detroit Supercross 2016
Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Martin Davalos suffered a major blow the week before the Detroit round when he was not able to make the Toronto race due to Visa issues. In Detroit he finished fifth.Photo By Rich Shepherd
Alex Frye, Detroit Supercross 2016
A top-10 start in the Main Event was exactly what Troy Lee Design KTM’s Alex Frye was looking to help him repeat his top performance from Toronto. Unfortunately, after just a few laps, he was forced to retire early and was credited with 22nd.Photo By Rich Shepherd
Shane McElrath, Detroit Supercross 2016
The tricky start inside the home of the Detroit Lions caused a first turn crash that collected several riders, however, Shane McElrath managed to stay clear of the carnage and start in the top five. The Troy Lee Design KTM rider finished third in the 250 main event.Photo By Rich Shepherd
Ryan Dungey, Detroit Supercross 2016
After Ryan Dungey was penalized for jumping during a Red-Cross flag in the 450 main, Red Bull KTM team manager Roger DeCoster explained that Ryan’s line was on the outside of the turn and because of his line of sight he could not see the flagger who was on the inside holding the flag at waist height.Photo By Rich Shepherd
Arnaud Tonus, Detroit Supercross 2016
Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Arnaud Tonus leads GEICO Honda’s Malcolm Stewart on the second lap of the 250 main.Photo By Rich Shepherd