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Maxxis / Elka’s Joel Hetrick Sweeps Spring Creek MX
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Salisbury, NC (7/5/2017) - Maxxis/Elka/Liquid Wrench/Honda’s Pro team racer Joel Hetrick dominated the AMA ATV Motocross National Championship event at Spring Creek MX Park in Millville, MN. His first Spring Creek victory puts him within one point of the lead in the championship standings.

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Maxxis / Elka / Liquid Wrench / Honda's Joel Hetrick swept Spring Creek by claiming the Fastest Qualifier Award, both holeshots & both moto wins

Hetrick set the fast qualifier, took both holeshots and won both motos, earning his third overall victory of the season. In the first moto, he led every lap. In the second moto, he took the lead late in the race and went on to sweep the weekend’s events.

Joel Hetrick ATV Motocross Championship
DASA Racing's Joel Hetrick grabbed both moto holeshot, but he pulled away in moto one for the easy win

“I’ve never won here and I just ran a smart race; I’m so ecstatic to get the top spot,” said Hetrick. “Doug Roll and Jay Gobel got my Elka Suspension working great today. The DASA power and Maxxis Tires hooked up great. It was all clicking today and I’m super happy to be up here today.”

Hetrick is in prime position to take his first championship. With just three races left, he is poised to take the points lead as the series heads to Unadilla in two weeks.

Joel Hetrick ATV Motocross Championship
ELKA's Joel Hetrick had a battle in the second moto, but would go on to claim his career first overall win at Spring Creek MX

“I’ve never been this close and that is definitely some added motivation headed into the last three rounds,” said Hetrick. “I really enjoy these last three race tracks. It’s going to be hot and we’re going to put in some extra work. This is big for me and I want to try to win my first championship this year.”

Hetrick was also named as part of the three-rider team that will comprise Team USA during the Quadcross of Nations. Led by team manager Mark Baldwin, Hetrick will team up with Chad Wienen and Thomas Brown to try to win the storied race, being held September 22-24 in March, Italy.

Joel Hetrick ATV Motocross Championship
Joel Hetrick will join Chad Wienen and Thomas Brown at the Quadcross of Nations in Italy on September 22-24th

“I’m honored to be one of the riders to go over there and compete in this race,” said Hetrick. “I think we’ll do America proud.”

Hetrick will continue his charge up the ATV Motocross National Championship points charts as the series heads next to Unadilla MX in New Berlin, NY. That race is scheduled for July 15-16.

2017 Race Team Sponsors
Maxxis, Liquid Wrench, Elka, Fly, Scott, SSi Decals, DWT, Hinson, Bel Ray, Sunstar, Works Connection, Sandridge Foods, Impact Solutions, Fourwerx, Alpinestar, DC Designs, Precision Racing Products, Rath Racing

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