After coming off of a pair of 2nd place overall finishes in the Mini Sr. classes in 2015 during his first year on KTM, Jarrett Frye was eager to return to the Ranch in the Supermini classes the following year to see what he could do. The Maryland native played a part in the overall picture of the Supermini classes in 2016 at the Ranch, ultimately showing podium speed throughout the week on multiple occasions. He won the first moto in the Supermini 1 class and finished 9th in the second moto, but a DNF in the third and final moto subsequently put him in 11th place overall. In the Supermini 2 class, Frye finished in 3rd position in both the first and the last moto, but another DNF hindered his overall score as he eventually finished in 10th place overall. Meanwhile, Seth Hammaker won the Supermini 1 class and Jo Shimoda took the top spot in Supermini 2.