At Oakland Alameda Coliseum, thousands of audiences around the globe tuned in on cell phones and TVs, Jess Pettis was relaxed just like a cool motocross racer.
It was the initial bang in a Supercross event of the Motorcyclist Association of America. A 21-year old rider Prince George nailed it. He grabbed the early lead and holeshot in his heat race. Pettis eventually bucked off a bike and didn’t moderately cut the LCQ (last chance (opportunity) qualifier) to race the main event, but he did well.
His subsequent race in San Diego at Petco Park hurt his shoulder. Pettis landed one jump in last chance qualifier and felt something popping on his shoulder. His trip to a hospital confirmed that he had broken his shoulder blade. Without any doubt, this accident was related to his Oakland crash.
After two months on 7th April, he was again ready for Supercross racing on Seattle at CenturyLink Field. Pettis was prepared for his game on the lad of Seahawks. He was at a track on a cloudy day, and he was overall second in qualifying. Overall, it was his 17th event. Pettis won LCQ on 28th April in Salt Lake Metropolitan and finishing in the 18th main. Two main occasions, four races, and Jess Pettis has George Prince on a map in the significant motocross leagues.
Feelings of Pettis
Pettis said that since childhood, it was his dream, a dream of racer and the dream of motocross NHL. Pettis will try to mark it three for three over the podium current year when MX Energy Rockstar National Series come back to Saturday Prince George at Motocross Blackwater Park.
As per Pettis, he raced four supercross in the current year and stay healthy with good results, so he was pretty excited about the race. Some injuries bother him, but he is injury-free and fit now. He is planning to manage this pace for the upcoming season and keep his ball rolling as it rolled in the previous few weeks.
Life of a Thrilling Rider
Motocross is a thrilling ride than others. Supercross thrill riders are the fittest and healthy athletes in the world. They must hang on their racing bikes in motos that may last 30 – 35 minutes. The race riders have to maintain their heart rate of almost 180 beats/minute.
Pettis said that he put in lots of work and it is similar to his regular job. He does everything to resolve around cross-country. He was habitual to wake up early, train and ride while eating healthy food. He follows a full program and every day he worked toward this program to improve his life as a rider.
Pettis visited Oakland for his first supercross, and he was participating as one privateer. He was battling out of his van with a crew of friends and family for his support.
People had no clue that he was coming into this field, and he thought that it was the reason that he participated without any pressure and went out to have fun. He was competing as a Canadian and found it pretty cool to hold down a Canadian flag. He was calm and thinking about his heat race. He got a holeshot and made some mistakes. As a result, he could not become the part of the main event, but he showed his speed to the world in front of top people.
The race of Salt Lake Metropolitan was broadcasted on the Fox Sports and Go app of Fox Sports. The transmission draws almost 846,000 viewers. It was the highest rating in the supercross history. Pettis successfully qualified 12th for this race.
He was running in top 10 and around the 11th mark. He had a small crash in his main event that he was unable to start his bike, so he was 18th in this main event.
On 26th May, Pettis opened some outdoor successions in Calgary and won his 250cc motos. Finally, he hit Motorsport Park Popkum near Chilliwack and posted 2nd and 1st place finishes and the overall title.
Pettis said that he did lots of work in his off-season trip to California and it is going to pay him off. It is an excellent start to this series. Pettis has a long list of achievements so people can expect a good turnout from Pettis.