Tristan Charboneau's Day At Hangtown Motocross | MX 2016

Tristan went 6-14 for 9th overall at round 1

AMA Pro Motocross National, Tristan Charboneau, Hangtown MX
Geico Honda’s new pro recruit Tristan Charboneau was all smiles before the first practice at Hangtown. Tristan, an amateur standout for the Factory Connection team, got the call up 2 weeks ago after Malcolm Stewart announced he would skip the outdoor nationals and get ready for the 2017 450 supecross series.Photography by Rob Koy
AMA Pro Motocross National, Tristan Charboneau, Hangtown MX
Tristan turned a 1:57.386 in practice and qualified 6th for his first pro race.Photography by Rob Koy
AMA Pro Motocross National, Tristan Charboneau, Hangtown MX
Tristan’s butt patch, 4 CODE, was for his younger brother, who had a motocross accident a week ago and is still in the hospital. Tristan’s parents were unable to come to Hangtown for his pro debut.Photography by Rob Koy
AMA Pro Motocross National, Tristan Charboneau, Hangtown MX
Tristan looked relaxed for his first pro motocross race.Photography by Rob Koy
AMA Pro Motocross National, Tristan Charboneau, Hangtown MX
After a good start in moto 1 Tristan hooked up with his Geico teammates Rj Hampshire and Jordon Smith and paced their speed, scoring a 6th place in his debut race.Photography by Rob Koy
AMA Pro Motocross National, Tristan Charboneau, Hangtown MX
Tristan making a mid air adjustment with the rain coming down at the halfway point in moto 1.Photography by Rob Koy
AMA Pro Motocross National, Tristan Charboneau, Hangtown MX
A Geico Honda freight train in moto 1. Tristan latched onto RJ and followed his lines throughout the moto.Photography by Rob Koy
AMA Pro Motocross National, Tristan Charboneau, Hangtown MX
Tristan going up the roller section on the right side while RJ and Martin took a middle line. The ruts did develop in this section.Photography by Rob Koy
AMA Pro Motocross National, Tristan Charboneau, Hangtown MX
Tristan charging down one of the hills at Hangtown. It was a good debut for Tristan in moto 1 with his 6th place position.Photography by Rob Koy
AMA Pro Motocross National, Tristan Charboneau, Hangtown MX
Tristan got horrible start in moto 2 and could only get a up to 14th place. He finished 9th overall in his first pro race and said it was a solid weekend for him. On to Glen Helen this weekend.Photography by Rob Koy