Las Vegas, NV (9/13/2017) - STV
Motorsports’ Nic Granlund finished second
in Pro and third in Pro Stock during the WORC
Series SXS races at Glen Helen Raceway in
Devore, CA. Granlund was driving Yamaha YXZ
1000R built and prepared by STV Motorsports.
Motorsports' Nic Granlund claimed podium
finishes in both SXS Pro Stock (2nd)
& SXS Pro Produciton (3rd) at the
Glen Helen WORCS
In Pro SXS, Granlund used his unique Packard
Supercharger on his Yamaha. Starting on the
second row, he was quickly challenging the
top runners and finished second.
“I had a great start off the second row,”
said Granlund “It was super wet the first
lap, so I ran cautiously. I slowed down in
a 90-degree corner and I go hit hard from
behind. I put the hammer down from there and
I started catching the front row. This new
supercharger is working really well.”
Motorsports' Nic Granlund grabbed the
Holeshot on the second row & he
charged his way to a 2nd place finish
in the SXS Pro class
Granlund came into the weekend after sweeping
both races here in June. Though the course
was significantly different from the June
race, Granlund was still the class of the
“I had a bullseye on my back for this one
after I won both races here last time,” said
Granlund. “It gives you a big boost in confidence
when you know you can run with the top guys.
My driving style and mindset were a little
In Pro Stock, Granlund overcame a slow start
and quickly moved into the thick of competition.
Despite breaking an axle with two laps left,
he salvaged another podium.
Motorsports' Nic Granlund finished in
the 3rd spot in the Pro Stock class
“My Yamaha was working really well out there
with Fox Shocks and GBC Tires,” said Granlund.
“Then I broke and axle, so the last two laps
I was running in three-wheel drive. I’m super
excited to be back on the podium. If I hadn’t
missed a couple of races, I would be in the
points hunt. All I can do is put down some
good laps, finish on the podium and show people
what I’m all about.”
STV Motorsports built Granlund’s cars at
the beginning of the season. The team has
prepared his cars for each race and continues
to develop the competitive package.
“STV Motorsports built a great car,” said
Granlund. “My GBC Tires, DWT Wheels and Fox
Shocks worked perfectly out there.”
Granlund will be back in action as the WORC
Series finishes out its 2017 season October
6-8. The season finale will run at Adelanto
Stadium near San Bernardino, CA.