10 Best Photos from 2013 Lake Elsinore MX National

Check out some of the sick motocross shots from the 2013 Lake Elsinore AMA National.

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The battle begins in the 250 Class
Zach Osborne tearing it up in the 250 Class at Lake Elsinore.

The battle begins in the 250 Class

The championship may have been decided last week, but the competitive nature in these riders never takes a break. Check out Zach Osborne pulling every inch of horsepower out of his GEICO Honda.

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Blake Baggett and Cooper Webb style check
Baggett vs Webb at Lake Elsinore National 2013.

Blake Baggett and Cooper Webb style check

Blake Baggett was going hard at his home national. He forcefully battled Cooper Webb in Moto 2, eventually having to make an aggressive pass to keep the rookie at bay.

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Marvin Musquin checks the weather up there
Marvin Musquin hits a double jump at Lake Elsinore 2013.

Marvin Musquin checks the weather up there

Lake Elsinore employed several huge jumps to keep the riders on their feet throughout the whole 2:45 lap time. Check out Marvin Musquin stretching out one of the biggest doubles on the track, which would later bite him in Moto 1.

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Ken Roczen double checks for Marvin
Ken Roczen hits a double jump at Lake Elsinore 2013.

Ken Roczen double checks for Marvin

Here’s a look at Ken Roczen hitting the same double as Musquin, but from the other side. It was a huge hit for the 250 riders, especially since it was preceded and immediately followed by sharp turns.

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Jessy Nelson clocks in a lap
Jessy Nelson in action at the 2013 Red Bull Lake Elsinore National.

Jessy Nelson clocks in a lap

Jessy Nelson has been strong since his return to the series at Unadilla, regularly finishing in the top 15. He just needs to push a little harder to crack the top 10 and he has high hopes for 2014, when he will join the TLD Honda team again.

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Business as usual for Ken Roczen
Ken Roczen in action at the Red Bull Lake Elsinore National 2013.

Business as usual for Ken Roczen

Ken crushed Moto 1, leading every single lap en route to a big victory over the 2013 champion, Eli Tomac. Struggles in Moto 2 relegated Roczen to 2nd overall, but it was a strong ride in his last race as a 250 rider in America.

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Josh Grant rips the holeshot
Josh Grant rips the holeshot at Lake Elsinore 2013.

Josh Grant rips the holeshot

In 450 Moto 1, JGR Yamaha pilot Josh Grant grabbed the holeshot and led Ryan Villopoto and crew around the track. If factory Honda rider Justin Barcia had led past the stripe in either moto, he would have taken the $25,000 holeshot championship, but the award went to James Stewart instead.

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Ryan Dungey gives the camera some scrub love
Ryan Dungey scrubbing at Lake Elsinore 2013.

Ryan Dungey gives the camera some scrub love

Lake Elsinore sits in Southern California, the homeland of motocross, and SoCal natives come out in droves to watch the world’s best duke it out on the track. Check out Ryan Dungey hitting the big double here for the crowd during practice.

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Ryan Dungey gets lofty for the fans
Ryan Dungey jumps for fans at Lake Elsinore 2013.

Ryan Dungey gets lofty for the fans

Lake Elsinore sits in Southern California, the homeland of motocross, and SoCal natives come out in droves to watch the world’s best duke it out on the track. Check out Ryan Dungey hitting the big double here for the crowd during practice.

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Eli Tomac digs in
Action shot of Eli Tomac at Lake Elsinore 2013.

Eli Tomac digs in

Eli Tomac had an 8 moto win streak coming into Lake Elsinore. He took a 2nd in the first moto and was awarded the win in Moto 2 after alleged winner Blake Baggett was penalized for jumping on a red cross flag. Tomac remains the champion, which is all that matters to this Colorado ripper.

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