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MORGANTOWN, W. Va.– On Sunday, the 8th round of the 2015 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Nation Collection presented by Maxxis, an AMA Championship game, embarked upon Sunday Creek Raceway in Millfield, Ohio for the 26th yearly running of the Wiseco John Penton GNCC Ruling XC1 Pro Course Champion Kailub Russell led the three-hour race from start to finish en route to his seventh win of the season.
Rockstar Power Husqvarna’s Josh Strang got on the gas as the eco-friendly flag flew, getting the $250 All Rounds Competing XC1 Holeshot Award. Factory FMF/KTM’s Kailub Russell was close in tow entering the 2nd edge and would certainly make the action right into the lead throughout the opening lap.

AirGroup/Rockstar Energy/Husqvarna’s Ryan Sipes, that had actually raced the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship on Saturday in Blountville, Tennessee, would certainly follow the FMF/KTM motorcyclist on lap one in addition to Superstar Energy Husqvarna’s Andrew DeLong and also N-Fab AmPro Yamaha’s Give Baylor.

Russell’s gap steadily enhanced on Sipes throughout the six-lap occasion; he would certainly wind up ending up one minute and also thirty-seven seconds ahead of Sipes.

The interesting fight came simply behind Russell and Sipes as giving Baylor and also Rocky Mountain ATV * MC/KR4/FAR’s Thad DuVall made a fee via the pack. DuVall had actually battled with DeLong on laps 2 through four before making the pass stick throughout lap 5. DuVall would certainly set his sights on Baylor throughout the last 2 laps, pressuring him right to the checkers. As they going towards the checkers with the motocross track, Baylor would certainly cover his lines and also go across the surface one 2nd ahead of DuVall.

As Baylor, as well as DuVall, pulled away on the last lap, DeLong would certainly go across the goal and also take 5th for the day. Not far behind DeLong, N-Fab AmPro Yamaha’s Jordan Ashburn would certainly catch the sixth area placement, complied with by Moto-Tech KTM’s Guardian Baylor in 7th. JCR Honda’s Chris Bach came in 8th while Human Resources Motorsports/Honda’s Takeshi Koikeda was available in nine. Maxxis/Fly/Factory Link’s Chris Douglas would certainly round out the top 10 in XC1, while Funmart Cycle/FLY/RidePG. com’s Adam Bonneur would simply miss out on the leading 10 coming through in the 11th area setting.

Strang had gotten hold of the holeshot and ran towards the front of the pack early in the race, but his shoulder would certainly not stand up for the whole six laps. Crossing the line eighth on lap four would be his last lap of the day. Inevitably, Strang would end up 12th in XC1 as well as 140th generally.

In XC2 Pro Lites, Husqvarna Assistance Rider Craig DeLong would get hold of the $100 Hot Cams Holeshot Honor and also head right into the timbers first. As the XC2 motorcyclists came through the motocross track and also in the direction of the surface on lap one it would be Lojak Cycle’s Ryan Lojak leading the way followed by Raines Riding University/Atlas Yamaha/offroad biking. com’s Ricky Russell and Rocky Mountain ATV * MC/KR4/FAR’s Nick Davis. Russell would get hold of the lead on lap two as well as add front until stress originated from Davis as well as DirtWise/Maxxis/KLIM’s Jason Thomas.

Davis would certainly take the lead on lap four and held on to catch his third triumph of the season. Thomas would complete the race 21 secs behind Davis earning the second location followed by Russell in 3rd. XC2 newbie, DeLong would go across the line in fourth followed by MCS Racing Callan May that would make his ideal surface of the season with a 5th area.

Lojak would certainly endure a mechanical issue and lose important time as he pitted to try as well as repair his brakes for almost 5 minutes. Lojak would certainly be not successful in dealing with the trouble, which created him to ride extremely mindful for the next 3 laps and also fall back to 14th in XC2.

West Virginia’s Anthony Rock captured his third successive win in the 250 A course. Rock also gained 18th total, which is the best total finish this period, and the $125 American Kargo Top Amateur Award.

Factory FMF/KTM’s Kacy Martinez ordered another win in the WXC Class, complied with by the N-Fab AmPro Yamaha duo of Becca Sheets finishing second and Jessica Patterson completing the podium in 3rd. These women additionally ordered the top 3 total placements in the morning bike race.

In the 8 a.m. Young people race, North Carolina’s Conner Smith caught his third triumph of the season in the Super Mini (14-15) course, followed by Chase Hayes in 2nd and also existing points leader Jesse Ansley in third.

Additionally in the 8 a.m. Young people race, Rocky Mountain ATV * MC/KR4/FAR’s Korie Steede became the first girl in GNCC Racing history to win the Super Mini (12-13), class.

The 1 p.m. race was transmitted RESIDE IN its whole on RacerTV.com as well as can be viewed as an archived video now online by seeing the GNCC LIVE page on RacerTV.com.

The 2015 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Nation Series returns to June 20 as well as 21 with the AMSOIL Snowshoe in Snowshoe, WV. To learn more about the series, see www.gnccracing.com.

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Wiseco John Penton GNCC.
XC1 Event Outcomes:

Kailub Russell (KTM).
Ryan Sipes (HSQ).
Give Baylor (YAM).
Thad DuVall (HSQ).
Andrew DeLong (HSQ).
Jordan Ashburn (YAM).
Guardian Baylor (KTM).
Chris Bach (HON).
Takeshi Koikeda (HON).
Chris Douglas (KTM).
* Overall National Championship Standings:.

Kailub Russell (235 ).
Grant Baylor (147 ).
Chris Bach (126 ).
Ryan Sipes (122 ).
Thad DuVall (120 ).
Josh Strang (118 ).
Jordan Ashburn (89 ).
Jason Thomas (87 ).
Ricky Russell (70 ).
Craig DeLong (67 ).
* Suggests that the Total Championship game Standings will certainly establish the 2015 National Champ.

XC2 Occasion Outcomes:.

Nick Davis (HSQ).
Jason Thomas (KTM).
Ricky Russell (YAM).
Craig DeLong (HSQ).
Callan May (YAM).
Cory Buttrick (BET).
Ian Blythe (KTM).
Jesse Groemm (BET).
Michael Witkowski (KTM).
Austin Lee (YAM).
XC2 Collection Standings:.

Jason Thomas (192 ).
Ricky Russell (140 ).
Craig DeLong (139 ).
Layne Michael (127 ).
Trevor Bollinger (118 ).
Nick Davis (117 ).
Cory Buttrick (109 ).
Tegan Holy Place (99 ).
Austin Lee (88 ).