Monday Kickstart – Salt Lake City SX

This excitement and suspense continues to build as the 2011 Monster Energy Supercross Series leaves Salt Lake City, Utah, and heads to the final round in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The University of Utah’s Rice-Eccles stadium attracted a big crowd despite the unruly weather conditions. Compared to last year, though, Saturday night’s weather was significantly better compared to the sleet and rain.
The University of Utah’s Rice-Eccles stadium attracted a big crowd despite the unruly weather conditions. Compared to last year, though, Saturday night’s weather was significantly better compared to the sleet and rain.
While this wasn’t the first stop to see some snow during the 2011 Monster Energy Supercross season, this was the first race where the track was exposed to these conditions.
While this wasn’t the first stop to see some snow during the 2011 Monster Energy Supercross season, this was the first race where the track was exposed to these conditions.
There was so much snow that someone even took the time to build this snowman.
There was so much snow that someone even took the time to build this snowman.
The Dirt Wurx crew had the track under control, though. When we took a look at the track on Friday before the race, we have to admit that we were pretty skeptical about the conditions of the track. Once the plastic was removed on Saturday, however, many were quite surprised to see what was underneath: a dry track. The Dirt Wurx crew once again pulled off another great track given the conditions.
The Dirt Wurx crew had the track under control, though. When we took a look at the track on Friday before the race, we have to admit that we were pretty skeptical about the conditions of the track. Once the plastic was removed on Saturday, however, many were quite surprised to see what was underneath: a dry track. The Dirt Wurx crew once again pulled off another great track given the conditions.
Heading into the 16th stop on the Monster Energy Supercross series, Ryan Villopoto only had a six point difference between him and Chad Reed. However, that would all change at the Rice-Eccles Stadium…
Heading into the 16th stop on the Monster Energy Supercross series, Ryan Villopoto only had a six point difference between him and Chad Reed. However, that would all change at the Rice-Eccles Stadium…