Sports Pick: 2017 GEICO Motorcycle Budds Creek National (8/19/17)

Martin at Hi Point
Alex Martin pulls the second moto holeshot at this year’s Hi Point National, June 17   (R. Toole)

Imagine 40 high-powered motorcycles waiting for the crack of the start gate. The brassy roar of engine cleaves the air as riders speed toward the first turn, rail around dirt berms, soar over jumps, and poetically double through rhythm sections. Is it even physically possible to travel this fast over a dirt course? And what is the main source of fuel?? High-octane gas? Or adrenaline??

Here’s your chance to find out.

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