1 of 4Australian rookie Nathan Burtenshaw made his BFTS debut in Austin and impressed with a fifth place finish. The 2017 PBR Australia Finals event winner scored 87.5 points aboard South Texas Gangster for his first ever BFTS ride.
2 of 4Cooper Davis continued to roll in Austin and won his second consecutive 15/15 Bucking Battle in the capital city of his home state. Overall, Davis finished in third place, and despite shifting to No. 4 in the world standings he is only 194.17 points behind the lead.
3 of 4SweetPro's Bruiser followed a career-high out in Springfield, Missouri, with another impressive out in Austin to pull into a tie with Pearl Harbor in the World Champion Bull race. The Page's aren't thinking about a schedule for Bruiser, but they do know he will make a hard charge to defend his 2016 title.
4 of 4A week before arriving in Austin Jess Lockwood was backboarded out of the arena in Springfield following a devastating wreck. Despite battling a strained back, Lockwood returned to action and went 3-for-3 on the way to his BFTS-leading fourth event win. His victory has moved the World Championship race to its tightest point of the season, and he trails current No. 1 Kaique Pacheco by just 85 points.