Race Report: HD BMX State Championship Qualifier

June 8, 2024, HD BMX State Championship Qualifier, Hesperia, CA  

GT/Dvide arrived in style, rolling up in a fully decked-out 2024 Cybertruck, courtesy of CyberTruckCo. This futuristic ride proved perfect for transporting the race pit, setting the tone for an exciting day at the Hesperia track.

The track itself was a roller coaster of fun, featuring tall obstacles and deep backsides that tested the skill and nerve of every racer. The day’s races were marked not only by the challenging course but also by the elements, with high gusts of wind playing a significant role in the competition.

Racers from all over gathered to showcase their riding prowess, each determined to conquer the course and secure their spot in the championship. However, the fierce wind added an unpredictable element to the race, challenging even the most experienced riders. The powerful gusts not only made it difficult to maintain speed and balance but also caused a few unexpected wipeouts, adding to the excitement and unpredictability of the event.

Despite these challenges, the racers displayed remarkable resilience and adaptability. Spectators were treated to an adrenaline-filled show as participants navigated the tricky course, balancing the need for speed with the necessity of staying upright against the wind’s force. The spirit of BMX racing shone brightly as competitors pushed through, demonstrating their skill and determination in the face of adversity.

Survival truly was the name of the game. Every racer who crossed the finish line did so with a sense of triumph, having conquered not just the track but the elements as well. The event was a testament to the thrilling nature of BMX racing and the indomitable spirit of its participants.

In the end, the HD BMX State Championship qualifier in Hesperia was a day of high drama and spectacular racing action. The wind may have posed a significant challenge, but it also underscored the incredible skill and bravery of the riders who took part. Congratulations to all who competed, and special thanks to CyberTruckCo for adding a touch of futuristic flair to an unforgettable event.

Race Results
Gus Cruz – 1st 
Penelope “Peanut” Malcolm – 2nd
Hailey Strouse – 4th 
Justus Standley – 3rd
Anthony Byrd – 4th

A big thank you to our sponsors for making this event possible:

GT Bicycles
Source BMX
100 Percent Bike
BMX Weekly
Dale Holmes Racing
Toby Wells Foundation
Genius Gourmet Snacks