had another great day of racing Sunday July 20th. The weather tried its best to scare people off. No it was not raining, it was approaching 100 degrees fahrenheit. The racers in Colorado managed despite the blazing sun, some for their first time this year, and even a few new racers made this their supermoto debut.
The Novice class had a great turnout as usual but the top step of the podium was taken by a new face this year. Charles Chitten dusted off the number 75 and put it straight on the box. The beginner class saw a new face in Justin Muir. Getting his first race under his belt with a victory might tempt him to move up to Novice for the next round. Lauren Volentir once again showed her dominance in the Lightweight Amateur and Women’s classes. Sportsman class was uncharacteristically small this round but the racing was no less exciting. Eric Johnson had the speed on the asphalt but consistently lost ground to Dehan Davis in the dirt. They each took a moto win.
Asphalt A, like Open Pro, was bookended by father/son duo of Flint and Timmy Velasquez. Asphalt B was dominated as usual by Mike Surrat. Mike McHugh is really picking up the pace and may challenge for the win by the end of the season; he got on the box in third this weekend.
This class also saw the return of Adam Wells on his adult mini legal bike. He made that little two stroke scream, unfortunately he could not quite break the top ten. Being so outclassed by the big four strokes was too much for skill to overcome. Wells had no trouble in the adult mini class taking the win by nearly half a lap.
Surrat took another win in the Intermediate class. This one was not as easy thanks to a
very valiant effort by Grant Fuller to challenge for the top step.
In the Youth Mini class Cole Johnson stole the show. Turn out was not big, so he decided to take the opportunity to showcase his freestyle skills. Unfortunately his wheelie looped out in the end but he did not pick up any injuries so it was a crowd favorite. We did have one exit in the ambulance and are glad to hear that John Sears will be alright. Send him well wishes if you have appreciated his videos and all of his hard work for the sport.