Billy Laninovich's comeback season continued in Seattle, as the privateer finished eighth in the main event, ahead of more supported and younger competition. "Lano" is currently 10th in the point standings.
Many teams and racers, including Justin Brayton, wore Seahawks inspired gear throughout the day and in the main event. We are far from football fans, but you should check out the team's uniforms. The gloves look straight out of the DEFT catalog.
David Vuillemin has become a coach to many racers this season, including both Nick Wey and Nick Paluzzi. Wey noted that he admired DV12's training during the Frenchman's career.
Track walk was pushed back a few hours from its normal midmorning time slot due to the week's rain. A solid and dry track was revealed once the tarps were pulled away.
The pit area in Seattle is located in the heart of scenic downtown. Clear skies and pleasant weather drew high attendance numbers to the day time activities.