Thunder Valley MX National | Photo Report

June 6, 2017

Colorado was the next stop on the national circuit at Thunder Valley Raceway where riders dealt with some crazy rutted out track conditions. The photos tell the story of just how bad it got and it took a few victims. Take a look at some of the action from round 3.

Welcome to Thunder Valley! | BrownDog Wilson photo

Chaz Braden chatting it up in staging. | BrownDog Wilson photo

Waiting for practice to start. | BrownDog Wilson photo

Head down and focus. | BrownDog Wilson photo

Brandon Scharer looking smooth as always. | BrownDog Wilson photo

Dylan Schmoke sending it.| BrownDog Wilson photo

Joe Perron taking on the hills of Thunder Valley. | BrownDog Wilson photo

Nathen LaPorte taking it over the finish line jump. | BrownDog Wilson photo

Marky Worth ready to get the show on the road. | BrownDog Wilson photo

Jerry Robin buried up to the pegs. | BrownDog Wilson photo

Ready to rock. | BrownDog Wilson photo

Worth on the gas. | BrownDog Wilson photo

You can appreciate just how deep the ruts got at Lakewood. | BrownDog Wilson photo

Airing out in front of the Lakewood crowd. | BrownDog Wilson photo

The chase is on. Final lap! | BrownDog Wilson photo

Bird’s eye view off the start. | BrownDog Wilson photo

450 class headed up off the start gate. | BrownDog Wilson photo

Brandon Scharer set his pace. | BrownDog Wilson photo

Sky high Joe Perron. | BrownDog Wilson photo

What a difference a week can make. | BrownDog Wilson photo

Brad Lionnet takes 23rd place in moto 1. | BrownDog Wilson photo

A glimpse of Henry Miller before first moto. Henry crashed hard in his first moto and it left him sidelined for the rest of the day. | BrownDog Wilson photo

250 pack plowing through at the holeshot line. | BrownDog Wilson photo

Marky Worth keeping it pinned through the deep ruts. | BrownDog Wilson photo

Clean up in aisle five! | BrownDog Wilson photo

A good day to make sure you’ve packed extra tear offs. | Krystyn Slack photo

Chaz Braden battling it out in timed practice. | Krystyn Slack photo

Henry Miller getting things dialled in for practice. | Krystyn Slack photo

Maybe you should have packed mudflaps too. | Krystyn Slack photo

Roost covered Marky Worth twisting the throttle. | Krystyn Slack photo

Jerry Robin kicking it up a notch. | Krystyn Slack photo

Chaz Braden finished his first moto in 36th place. | Krystyn Slack photo

Marky Worth pushing hard and pulls off a 14th in moto 1. | Krystyn Slack photo

Jerry Robin would complete his first moto in 25th place. | Krystyn Slack photo

Dylan Schmoke took 25th spot in moto 1. | Krystyn Slack photo

A crazy week leading up to Thunder Valley for Brandon Scharer with his tranny blowing up at Glen Helen. The complete rebuild race was on to make it in time for round 3. | Krystyn Slack photo

Brandon redeemed himself this weekend with some solid results. | Krystyn Slack photo

Heath Harrison takes 15th in moto 1. | Krystyn Slack photo

Chase Stevenson tearing it up in timed practice. | Krystyn Slack photo

Brent Rouse in his red combo deal. | Krystyn Slack photo

Keeping it steady through that deep muck. | Krystyn Slack photo

Nathen LaPorte digging in. | Krystyn Slack photo

Chase Stevenson laying down some speed. | Krystyn Slack photo

Dylan Schmoke set up in the pits. | Krystyn Slack photo

Brandon Scharer’s #1 fan and supporter, dad hitching a ride to the line. | Krystyn Slack photo

The view from here. | Krystyn Slack photo

Marky Worth adding a few pounds of weight to his bike with this thick Lakewood mud. | Krystyn Slack photo

Heath Harrison looking good in his lit Mission LE kit. | Krystyn Slack photo

Dylan Schmoke rounded out moto 2 in 32nd to give him 28th overall. | Krystyn Slack photo

Heath Harrison battling up through the pack. | Krystyn Slack photo

Chase Stevenson tackling those big hills of Thunder Valley. | Krystyn Slack photo

Joe Perron went 31st in moto 1. | Krystyn Slack photo

Nathen LaPorte. | Krystyn Slack photo

Joe Perron and Brent Rouse taking things through timed practice. | Krystyn Slack photo

Brad Lionnet would finish 27th in moto 2 to give him 25th overall. | Krystyn Slack photo

Gate pic time. | Krystyn Slack photo

Marky Worth came away from Thunder Valley with one solid weekend. | Krystyn Slack photo

Jerry Robin packing his gate. | Krystyn Slack photo

Jerry was in good company. | Krystyn Slack photo

With some time to keep things loose at the gate. Jerry Robin and Marky Worth wait for their moto. | Krystyn Slack photo

Henry Miller in moto 1. | Krystyn Slack photo

Marky Worth would take 19th in his second moto for an impressive 18th overall for the day. | Krystyn Slack photo

Jerry Robin wrapped up his second moto in 17th place for 20th overall for the day. | Krystyn Slack photo

Heal up soon Henry. We will see you in a couple of weeks. | Krystyn Slack photo

A little whip time for Marky Worth. | Krystyn Slack photo

Chaz Braden finished moto 1 in 35th spot for a 37th overall. | Krystyn Slack photo

Brandon Scharer heading to the line with pops. | Krystyn Slack photo

On the hunt with Worth. | Krystyn Slack photo

Nathen LaPorte waits on the line. | Krystyn Slack photo

Taking time out for your main sponsor. | Krystyn Slack photo

Brad Lionnet primed and ready on the gate. | Krystyn Slack photo

Off the start and up we go. | Krystyn Slack photo

Joe Perron went 31-28 for a 30th overall for the day. | Krystyn Slack photo

Scharer takes the outside… | Krystyn Slack photo

…for the pass. | Krystyn Slack photo

Pick a line, any line. | Krystyn Slack photo

Just as long as the line you pick isn’t hip deep. | Krystyn Slack photo

Joe Perron rails the inside. | Krystyn Slack photo

Rut aerobics was a thing. | Krystyn Slack photo

Schmoke navigates the ruts. | Krystyn Slack photo

Perron chasing down Schmoke. | Krystyn Slack photo

Harrison plows through the track like a man on a mission. | Krystyn Slack photo

Speedy mode. | Krystyn Slack photo

Joe Perron finished his day at Thunder Valley with a 31-28 for 30th overall. | Krystyn Slack photo

Brandon Scharer finished with a very impressive 17th overall. | Krystyn Slack photo

Wide open. | Krystyn Slack photo

How low can you go? | Krystyn Slack photo

Knee deep. | Krystyn Slack photo

Over the finish line jump with Brandon Scharer. | Krystyn Slack photo

Jerry Robin sends it over Thunder Valley. | Krystyn Slack photo

Marky Worth whip. | Krystyn Slack photo

Joe Perron focused on the prize. | Krystyn Slack photo

Brad Lionnet cracking out the Mission red. | Krystyn Slack photo

Heath Harrison on a charge. | Krystyn Slack photo

Scharer back on his game. | Krystyn Slack photo

Nathen LaPorte finished his day with a 35-26 for 31st overall. | Krystyn Slack photo

Check back. | Krystyn Slack photo

Nathen LaPorte. | Krystyn Slack photo

See you guys in a couple of weeks! | Krystyn Slack photo