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Team SRT racing the 2017 TKO; Six riders gunning for the podium

The SRT Off Road team (@srtoffroad) includes over twenty riders competing in the top off-road racing series in the US. The team has become a force to be reckoned with as many of those riders are taking wins and competing for championships. For the 2017 Tennessee Knockout, team SRT will have six riders competing with five of those riders pre-qualified for the Sunday program.

Kyle Redmond (kyleredmond777), Cory Graffunder (@corygraffunder), Wally Palmer (@wildwallypalmer), Ron Commo III (commo3), Mark Heresco Jr (heresco24) and team owner Craig Thompson (@srtoffroad) will all be riders to watch at the 2017 Kenda Tennessee Knockout.

Kyle Redmon
Kyle Redmon

Redmond finished a career best third at the 2016 TKO to join Cody Webb and Wade Young on the podium. He has joined team SRT for 2017 and will be aiming for another podium finish.

Cory Graffunder

Cory Graffunder is now in his third season with SRT and has been a top finisher in Extreme off-road races for years now. He will be looking for his first TKO podium finish.

Wild Wally Palmer

Wild Wally Palmer is a fan favorite that is capable of top results but seems to favor impressing fans with creative lines over results.

Ron Commo III

Ron Commo III is a former top trials rider that has transitioned to off-road racing and will look to put those skills to use at the Trials Training Center.

Mark Heresco

Mark Heresco Jr. excels at tough off-road events and will be aiming to qualify for the fifteen rider main event.

Craig Thompson

Craig Thompson will be competing during the Saturday amateur competition in the 40 plus Vet class with the goal of qualifying for the Sunday competition. You have to love a company owner that is out there testing products himself in the most extreme conditions and then helping to get some of the top riders to the races to test and showcase SRT products.

SRT confirms seven riders for 2016 TKO including Cory Graffunder, Cory Buttrick, Steward Baylor Jr & Wally Palmer

The SRT Off-Road team (@srtoffroad) will be well-represented at the 2016 Kenda Tennessee Knockout this coming weekend at the Trials Training Center.

Cory Graffunder (@corygraffunder), Steward Baylor (@slbaylor5), Cory Buttrick (@cb_121), Mike McGinnis (@mcginnis404), and Wild Wally Palmer (@wildwallypalmer) are all confirmed among the Sunday pre-qualified riders. Joseph Bartziokas and SRT owner Craig Thompson (@srtoffroad) will be competing on Saturday looking to qualify for the Sunday racing.

SRT Off-Road Team at 2016 TKO

Graffunder has been a top finisher at the TKO before and Steward Baylor is a former National Enduro Champion who is capable of a top result in the tough Tennessee terrain. Buttrick is a solid competitor that has had a resurgence of speed since joining the SRT KTM team in 2016 and Wild Wally Palmer is always a crowd favorite due to his go for broke riding style. McGinnis is lesser known but has done well at tough events in the past.

SRT Joins KENDA Tennessee Knockout to Showcase New Products

Showcasing products developed for Extreme off-road riding

SRT Offroad

Sequatchie, TN (June 19, 2013) – SRT is a new player to the Powersports market but has a long history as a leader in industrial manufacturing. SRT is specializing in the development of innovative, high quality, affordable race and recreational products for off-road riders. To help build awareness, SRT has joined on as a sponsor of the 2013 KENDA AMA Tennessee Knockout, one of the toughest off-road races in America.

“We ride a lot of off-road and technical stuff and I personally love the tough stuff” said Craig Thompson, President of SRT. “We have been developing products that are needed for the bike and rider to help deal with tough conditions such as those found at the Tennessee Knockout so we are thrilled to showcase the products at such tough event”.

The third annual KENDA AMA Tennessee Knockout, Fueled by Monster Energy and presented by Moose Racing and SRT will take place in Sequatchie, Tennessee on Saturday and Sunday, August 17-18, 2013. The American Extreme Enduro has attracted top riders from several disciplines such as former Motocross Champion turned EnduroCross specialist, Mike Brown, Trials Champion Cody Webb, GNCC Champion Paul Whibley, Enduro Champion Russell Bobbitt and top young riders such as Jordan Ashburn and Colton Haaker. The multi-round Knockout format is extremely challenging for the riders and is very spectator friendly with multiple viewing locations within a close walk from the main pit area.

Unqualified Expert/Pro and amateur riders can race on Saturday with the top finishers earning the opportunity to move on to the Sunday Expert Knockout rounds. On Sunday, the riders will compete in a very tough and spectator friendly four round Knockout format.