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2017 Junior MotoX Event | BTO Sports Amateur Team

2017 Junior MotoX Event

2017 Junior Motox Event

The 2017 Lucas Oil Junior MotoX is in the books! 24 different classes of riders ranging from ages 4-18 try to develop their resumes in hopes to one day land a ride in the professional ranks of Motocross and Supercross. The Junior MotoX Second annual race was held Wednesday May 10th, 2017 – Sunday May 14th, 2017 and provided great racing for the youth of our sport.2017 Junior MotoX Event

Guthrie, Oklahoma was the location and riders lined up on the gate inside the Lazy E Arena for a long weekend of racing. If you would like to watch the some of the races, there will be a 1 hour special on the Junior MotoX event on MAVTV in the upcoming months. There is not a set date, but is where you can go for updates on it. Co-creator, Eric Peronnard, stated on the website that the event was a great success and there are already plans for the Third Annual race next year. If you would like more information regarding the events, scheduling, and registration, please visit

BTO Sports at the Junior Motox

BTO Sports is proud to be a part of such a unique and family oriented sport. The youth of our sport is what keeps this lifestyle going for generations to come. We are absolutely stoke to see some of the riders make their presence felt at the Junior MotoX event last week.

BTO Sports Amateur Team

Noah Viney, an Ontario Canada native no living in Northern California, made his way to the podium in 2 different classes. The 11 year old took 3rd place in both the 65cc 7-11 age group and the 65cc 10-11. Noah has been riding dirt bikes for the past 6 years and the kid is a savage. Give him a follow on Instagram( @teamvineymx) and follow him around as he makes his was to Loretta’s and other major national MX races around North America. If you would some more information regard the BTO Sports Amateur rider, Noah Viney, click here to check out his bio.

2017 Lucas Oil Junior MotoX
Noah Viney (right) rocks the new Seven MX gear at the Junior MotoX event! (Frank Paradise)

Carter Gordon grabbed a 3rd place in the 250 Pro Sport class last. It’s was a solid performance from Carter Gordon as he battled against some of the best 14-18 year old kids in this sport. Rocking the Seven MX Rival Venom Jersey, the BTO Sports Amateur is able to but one more podium on his resume to help him achieve his dreams. Carter Gordon is a 17 year old Illinois native that has been racing since 2005. If you would like more information on Carter Gordon, click here to check out his bio.

2017 Lucas Oil Junior MotoX
Carter Gordon (right) Grabs 3rd in the 250 Pro Sport (Frank Paradise)

BTO Sports Supported Rider

Last but definitely not least, Ethan Man got a 3rd place finish in the 250 B Limited class. He charged hard on his KTM and looked great while doing so his Fox Gear.  Ethan Mann is not one of our Amateur riders, but he is a BTO Suported Rider. If you would like more information regarding this click here and you will be taken to our Amateur team/Sponsor pageYou can apply to be one of our supported riders on our website for the 2018 year; as of now registration for 2017 is closed.

2017 Lucas Oil Junior MotoX
BTO Supported rider Ethan Mann stood on the podium for the 250 B Limited class (Frank Paradise)

The Junior MotoX was a great success for BTO Sports riders Ethan Mann, Carter Gordon, and Noah Viney, and Congratulations to these riders on their podiums! Be sure to check out the website for updates on the 1 hour special on MavTV  and the Third Annual Lucas Oil Junior MotoX Event next year.


Nick Bedrad
Riding dirt bikes for over 10 years, Nick is a specialist in the motocross world. Whether it is Desert, Track, or Mountain Trails, as long as I can get on my bike and ride I'm happy. If you have any questions regarding our products, sales inquire, shipping times, or want more information about BTO Sports, you may contact me during our normal business hours Monday - Friday 9am-5pm PST and I will be happy to assist you!