WORCS ATV Racing
Round #7 - Cahuilla Creek MX
August 5, 2012
WORCS Racing - Round
7 - Cahuilla Creek - Pro ATV Race Report
Yamaha’s Josh Row was looking solid as he
came off the line in fourth. Row eventually found
himself in fifth place after the first lap and rode
a consistent race as he took the number five spot
all the way to the checkered flag.
Yamaha's #417 Josh Row rounded out the Top
Robbie Mitchell, who finished on the podium at
round six, was having a consistent race as well.
Mitchell was in seventh off the start and was
able to make his way into sixth place at the midway
point and hold that position all the way to the
Tim Shelman held on to take a seventh place finish
while Mike Cafro crossed the finish line in eighth.
Yamaha’s Dustin Nelson was looking strong
off the start as he came off the line in fifth and
soon took over fourth. Unfortunately for Nelson,
things did not go according to plan. “My rear
shock heated up and wasn’t working and it
bounced me right over,” said Nelson, who ended
up re-injuring his wrist, which forced him to call
it a day after only three laps.
Yamaha's #94 Dustin Nelson injured his wrist
when he had a get off early in the race,
which ended his race after only three laps
In the Pro-am ranks, Can-Am’s Collins Webster
claimed his first win of the season. Webster grabbed
the holeshot and never looked back. Webster’s
win now has him in contention for the championship
at the final round. “It felt great to take
that win. I’ve been working on my starts
and it really helped this weekend with all the
dust,” said Webster.
Levi Shirley claimed his best-ever Pro-am finish
as he joined Webster on the podium in second,
while Ryan Waldo also had his best finish as he
rounded out the top three.
Pro-Am ATV Racing Podium (left to right)
Levi Shirley (2nd)
Pro-am points leader Garrin Fuller encountered
issues due to all the dust and was only able to
take a tenth place finish, which will make for
an exciting final round of racing with Fuller
and Webster going for the Pro-Am Championship.
In the Side-by-Side classes, it was RJ Anderson
who claimed another victory in the 1000 Production
class, which now has him tied with Ryan Piplic,
who finished in second, for the points lead.
Turnkey UTV’s Beau Baron was also on the
podium with a third place finish that has his
sitting comfortably in third in series points.
The final round of the 2012 WORCS series will
head to Honolulu Hills in Taft, CA on September
14th – 16th where the 2012 championships
will be decided.