TimeWednesday, September 21, 2016 | 8:55 AM

After a three-month long summer break anticipation was at an all-time high as the racers eagerly waited for the green flag to wave. It would be N-Fab/Maxxis/AmPro Yamaha/Lonestar/MXP’s Cole Richardson who had the best jump off the start ultimately earning the $250 Wiseco XC1 Pro Holeshot Award. However, Richardson was accompanied by his teammate, Fowler, who made a quick pass to take the lead position before they entered the woods.