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CRAWFORDSVILLE, Indiana – It was another historic weekend in Crawfordsville, Indiana as the AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Maxxis, an AMA National Championship, commemorated 20 years of the fabulous AMSOIL Ironman GNCC. Almost ideal weather conditions surrounded the freshly remodeled Ironman Raceway motocross center where practically 2,300 bikers showed up to contend in America’s premier off-road auto racing series throughout two days. Tallying about 200 more cyclists compared to the record-breaking Unadilla GNCC saw previously this year, the 2014 AMSOIL Ironman GNCC uploaded the highest cyclist count that GNCC has ever seen in its 40-year life expectancy. Kailub Russell presented an outstanding performance on the KTM 150 two-stroke. Photo: Ken Hillside

” I wish to say thanks to everybody that told me I could not win on a 150 because you gave me the motivation to find here as well as do my ideal,” stated Russell on the podium. “I am so fired up to win on this bike which it has assisted elevate a lot of cash for Rory Mead. Thanks to everyone that participated in the raffle.” Ryan Sipes had an innovation trip at the Ironman finale, catching 3rd total. Image: Ken Hillside

Manufacturing facility FMF/KTM’s Kailub Russell safeguarded his 22nd job victory on Sunday at the Ironman GNCC ending, marking a total of nine wins this season alone. Considering that Russell secured the National Championship 2 rounds early, the two-time champion set his sights on landing a KTM 150XC two-stroke in the facility of the platform at the final 2 rounds, a feat that many believed cannot be done, specifically after coming up a little brief at the previous round. Nonetheless, this time Russell put forth a persuading efficiency from start to finish, where he led 4 of the 6 laps en route to catching the 2014 AMSOIL Ironman GNCC Overall.

” I intend to thank everybody that informed me I couldn’t win on a 150 because you offered me the inspiration to come below and also do my best,” stated Russell on the platform. “I am so thrilled to win on this bike which it has helped increase a lot of loan for Rory Mead. Thank you to everybody that joined the raffle.” Ryan Sipes had a breakthrough trip to the Ironman ending, recording the third total. Photo: Ken Hill

Russell’s Manufacturing facility FMF/KTM colleague Charlie Mullins grabbed the very early lead, with Superstar Energy/WMR KTM’s Ryan Sipes complying with close behind. The KTM duo switched backward and forward throughout the very first pair laps but it was Sipes that officially led the first two laps-nearly one hr of the race. Russell made his method approximately the lead battle by the end of lap 2 and also it really did not take long for the ruling champ to make the pass to take control of the lead by the 3rd lap.