(9/28/11) – The Mountain Ridge GNCC near Somerset, Pa was the scene of another great weekend of racing. Wet weather prior to the event made for some muddy and slippery technical sections. Saturday’s weather would see no rain.
The XC-1 Pro Class provided some great racing action. Twin Air sponsored riders would take home four out of the top six positions. Early in the race Twin Air rider Adam McGill would take his Warnert Racing Can Am to the front. He set a fast pace that would see him in the lead for the majority of the afternoon. A last lap mishap with a tree would drop him to second for the day. Meanwhile, Twin Air riders Chris Bithell and Chris Borich would ride in the top five all afternoon swapping positions throughout the race. Bithell would end the day on the podium with his teammate McGill. Borich would end the day in fifth after a late race flat tire would slow his pace. Twin Air’s Bryan Cook on his FRE KTM would end the day in sixth. Twin Air riders currently hold the top three positions in the XC-1 Pro class. Borich leads with McGill and Bithell in tow.
In XC-2 racing action Twin Air rider Eric Hoyland took the holes hot award on his DeRisi Racing backed Honda. He would hold the lead for part of the first lap. He battled hard all day and stepped on the podium in third place. His strong performance at this race moves him into the number three spot in points for the year in XC-2. He will be pushing hard in the coming rounds as he tries to work his way into second place.
The morning race saw more success from Twin Air supported riders. The AM race overall win went to Twin Air’s Michael Swift on his Can Am. He also was the class winner for the 4x4 Open class. The win earned him a couple of extra points over second place rider and Twin Air supported Bryan Buckhannon. They continue to trade race wins and battle for the championship. Meanwhile, Twin Air’s Cliff Beasley continues to dominate the U2 class and racked up his 29th consecutive class win and wrapped up the championship for 2011. Other Twin Air podium finishers included Lexie Coulter in the Women’s Class and 4x4 Super Senior rider Mike Penland. Both riders are near the top of their classes in points.
Overall it was a great weekend for Twin Air supported riders. Twin Air would like to congratulate our riders on their great finishes. We look for to the next round and expect to see these riders at the front of the pack again.
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