Ontario, CA (6/21/2012)
Crose took the win in the Vet 30+
class & second in Open A &
Junior 25+ classes at High Point
The ATV MX National Championship Series
returned to historic High Point Raceway
after a three year absence to enjoy hard-fought
battles under nearly ideal conditions here
in the southwest corner of Pennsylvania.
This was the sixth of ten rounds on the
2012 schedule. With only four to go following
this event, championship pressure was clearly
on the rise.
No one is taking on more weight than Merrill
Crose, who’s been running ITP tires
all season and, after High Point, holds
second place in the point standings of —
count ‘em — four classes. This
weekend he once again won the Veteran 30+
class and was runner-up in Open A and Junior
25+. Issues in the first moto of the 450
A class pushed him back to 11th place, but
he came back with a second place in the
second moto to finish sixth for the day.
River Racing's #38 Samuel Rowe is
currently the points leader in both
Schoolboy Jr. (13-15) and Schoolboy
Sr. (14-17) classes after round
Haedyn Mickelson is another of ITP’s
ironmen. This Root River Racing team member
scored three podium finishes in three classes:
second overall in Schoolboy Jr. (13-15)
and third overall in both Schoolboy Sr.
(14-17) and Super-Mini (13-15). This tough
teen is top-five in all three classes for
Janssen Motorsports-powered Root River Racing
rider Samuel Rowe has a solid shot at two
titles, as he leads both the Schoolboy Jr.
(13-15) and Schoolboy Sr. (14-17) classes.
At High Point he was again first overall
in the former, second overall in the latter.
Maci Devenport won the overall in
the 90 Production (8-15) Class
And how about Maci Devenport? This young
lady captured another overall win in 90
Production (8-15) and leads the championship
chase handily. She also won the first moto
in Girls (12-15), but was unable to start
the second. Luckily this did not drop her
from third in points.
Speaking of fast females, Chloe Buerster
of Janssen Motorsports/Roberts Racing Outlaws
was in the thick of the intense action at
the front of the Women’s class, going
3-1 for second overall; that moved her up
to second in class points. She’s had
better days in 4-Stroke B with an 8-7 eighth
overall, but still holds fourth against
a lot of guys in the standings.
Dalton Hicks continues to improve, this
time grabbing third overall in Production
A. He’s fifth in points in this class
for Root River Racing, as well as fourth
in the ultra-competitive 450 A division.
Janssen placed fourth overall in
the Pro-Am Unlimited Class
Janssen Motorsports/Roberts Racing Outlaws’
Cody Janssen held onto his second place
in the Pro Am Unlimited tally with a fourth
overall at High Point.
The series now moves to Sunday Creek Raceway
in Millfield, Ohio, June 30 / July 1, 2012
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