The sun glows through the British Columbia flag as the day dawned sunny and clear at Riverglade.
The amateur races who camped along the fence had great seats for the high speed GP section of the track.
The heavy rains left the infield of the circle track flooded, so naturally a few kids found a good use for it.
Ryan Lockhart's younger brother, Brad, was one of the local Maritime riders out racing the national. He finished 30th in MX1.
Kyle Keast with his dad, Jamey. Keast didn't have the best day, going 9-9 for 7th overall.
The Maritime fans always come out in droves for the Riverglade round. Moto one winner, Kaven Benoit, signs a few autographs.
Topher Ingalls chases his Gopher Dunes Suzuki teammate, Nathan Bles, during practice. Ingalls finished 7th overall in MX2 while Bles finished 11th.
Diana tries to make off with Big Sexy the bulldog.
Nicky Beatty pulled a huge holeshot in the first MX2 moto, then backed it up with another holeshot in moto two.
Beatty's dad, and former Canadian MX contender, Dave, was happy to see his sun lead a Pro National.
Jeremy Medaglia's day didn't start off as well, as he went down in the second corner.
Jer-Ber would charge back to sixth by moto's end.
Austin Politelli was solid again, going 2-4 for fourth overall.
Kaven Benoit continues to impress in the MX2 class, grabbing his second moto win of the season with the moto one win at Riverglade.
Dylan Kaelin had his best moto finish yet, grabbing 5th in the first moto. In the second moto he got a bad start enroute to taking the hardest charger award for passing the most riders on his way to 9th, for 7th overall.
Tyler Sjoberg took a rock to the face in the first moto and had to back things down to finish the moto.
The Mitch Cooke/Adam Turner superteam reunion didn't quite go to plan, as Mitch's bike broke a piston on the second lap, ending his day.
Michael Willard likes Mandingo Pickles.
This guy had the perv cam going for the start of the second MX2 moto.
Colton Facciotti grabbed the holeshot and the early lead in the first MX1 moto and looked destined to take another win when he went down, handing the lead and the win to his teammate, Dusty Klatt.
Cooke's day ends early in the first MX1 moto.
While trying to catch Facciotti in the first MX1 moto, Klatt busted out a few leaps over his signature jump, the Klatt-a-pult, which drew a big crowd reaction. He only did it a few times and was the only rider to do it all day but it impressive to see.
New Jersey's Dakota Kessler came out to Moncton and grabbed 8th overall in the MX1 class with 8-10 finishes.
Bobby Kiniry had another consistent weekend, going 4-4 for 4th overall.
The Yamalube backed duo of Jared Allison(16) and Shawn Maffenbeier battle during the first moto.
Maffenbeier had one of his best MX1 motos ever in the first moto, grabbing 6th. Unfortunately, he got a flat front tire in the second moto and could only muster a 13th.
Matt Goerke looked to be well on his way to grabbing the mantle of best rider after Facciotti and Klatt as he grabbed another 3rd in the first moto. Sadly, he crashed in the first turn of moto two and re-injured his wrist, forcing him to pull off.
Parker Allison had one of those days where his overall result was worse than his moto finishes. He went 11-11 for 12th in MX1.
Making his first appearance of the season was Nova Scotia's Davey Fraser. He crashed and had to pull out of moto one but came back to grab a solid 12th in moto two in the MX1 class.
Klatt pulls one of his patented one footers to celebrate his moto one win.
The MX2 pack roars into the first turn for moto two.
Dylan Schmoke was another casualty of the rocky Riverglade track, getting a rock to the face in moto two.
Kieran Leigh continued his strong run in the MX2 class, grabbing 9th overall.
The second MX2 moto featured a great battle for the lead between Tyler Medaglia(1), Kaven Benoit(15) and Tyler Sjoberg(103).
BC's Zach Ruff had his best National finish, grabbing 12th overall in MX2.
It came down to the wire but Sjoberg held off Medaglia on the last lap to take his first MX2 win.
Kaven Benoit, Tyler Sjoberg and Tyler Medaglia(l-r): Your MX2 podium.
Rick Archibald donated money to a hard charger award for each moto that went to the rider who passed the most riders during the moto. Dylan Kaelin receives his award for the second MX2 moto.
Robbie Marshall had a good ride, finishing 6th overall in MX1.
Kevin Urquhart had a scary crash in the second MX1 moto and was taken to the hospital but luckily he's sore but otherwise OK.
Goerke pulls off after re-injuring his wrist.
They raced wheel to wheel for most of the second moto but Klatt(1) held off Facciotti to take his first overall win of the season.
The big single that was built at the end of the GP section to slow riders down caused most to slow and roll over it but a few, like Teddy Maier here, were launching off of it to flat.
Mason Phillips finished 5th overall in MX1.
Klatt and Facciotti congratulate each other after a great battle.
The biggest crowd of the series greeted the riders at the podium at Riverglade.
Facciotti, Klatt and Maier(l-r): Your MX1 podium.
The voice of Riverglade, Larry McCaw, with his daughter and grandson.
See you at the races!