Sean Taylor (39) left Budds...
Sean Taylor (39) left Budds Creek with the first place trophy in the Pro Am Unlimited class.
BUDDS CREEK MX; MECHANICSVILLE, MD - ITP takes considerable pride in its "MX Bucks" contingency program. As any motorsports racer knows, tires represent one of the highest costs of staying on track. For decades, ITP has help defray these expenses for racers of every level. In 2012, ITP is once again demonstrating its full commitment to ATV MX National Championship Series participants by posting a generous $128,750 in contingency awards in every class at all ten rounds on the schedule. Just sign one form, place ITP decals on the machine and mount ITP Holeshot, QuadCross MX or Turf Tamer tires on all four wheels, and you're on the team.
Dipping deeply into the ITP "MX Bucks" pool at the third round of the 2012 series, held at storied Budds Creek MX in Mechanicsville, Maryland, were Team ITP riders Chloe Buerster, Mike Barnhart, Maci Devenport, Haedyn Mickelson, Sean Taylor and Samuel Rowe.
Sam Rowe (38) ruled both the...
Sam Rowe (38) ruled both the Schoolboy Jr. and Sr. classes at Budds Creek.
Rowe collected three moto wins on his way to overall victory in both the Schoolboy Jr. (13-15) and Schoolboy Sr. (14-17) classes. This put the Janssen Motorsports-powered Root River Racing rider in the points lead for the latter, and into third for the season in the former.
Root River Racing's Sean Taylor made a consistent day pay off as 3-2 moto finishes got him the overall win in the highly competitive Pro Am Unlimited class.
Putting ITP Turf Tamer Classic...
Putting ITP Turf Tamer Classic MX rear tires (QuadCross MX up front) through the paces is Haedyn Mickelson (135).
Haedyn Mickelson of Root River Racing continued his season's hot streak with fourth overall in the Schoolboy Jr. (13-15) and Super-Mini (13-15) classes, as well as a runner-up finish in Schoolboy Sr. (14-17). He currently leads the point standings in that last class, and is top-five for the season so far in the other two.
Enjoying her first win of the season was Maci Devenport, who swept the 90 Production (8-12) class with a perfect 1-1 moto score. She's now second in class points, as well as fifth in the Girls (12-15) standings.
Maci Devenport (9) captured...
Maci Devenport (9) captured her first win of the season in 90 Production (8-12).
Still running strong in the Veteran 30+ category is Root River's Mike Barnhart, who parlayed 4-4 motos into fourth overall, bumping him up into the top three in the class standings.
Fast lady Chloe Buerster continues to impress with 2-3 moto finishes for third overall in the Women's class, and then once again mixed it up with the guys in 4-Stroke B to claim seventh overall. The Janssen Motorsports/Roberts Racing Outlaws rider is third in the Women's point standings and sixth in 4-Stroke B.
The ten-event series now moves to Sunset Ridge in Walnut, Illinois, May 19-20.
Photos by Ken Hill, ATVRiders.com
Chloe Buerster (125) will...
Chloe Buerster (125) will mix it up with anyone, male or female.
In ATV MX for 2012, Team ITP consists of Cody Janssen and Chloe Buerster of Janssen Motorsports/Roberts Racing Outlaws, Merrill Crose, Jeffrey Rastrelli, Brian Johnson, Kyle Fix, Benjamin Brocado, Maci Devenport and the entire Root River Racing team: Jordan Digby, Mike Barnhart, Dalton Hicks, Haedyn Mickelson, Noah Mickelson, Brent Sellers, Sean Taylor, Alexander Gillette, Samuel Rowe and Allyson Westfield.
For more information on ITP's "MX Bucks" contingency program, download a form for free enrollment by visiting: www.itptires.com/racing.
ITP is proud to celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. Since 1982, ITP has grown into the world's #1 ATV/UTV aftermarket tire and wheel source, and continues to provide a complete line of innovative tires and wheels for virtually all ATVs and UTVs. For a copy of ITP's full-color product catalog, call toll-free: 1-800-859-4740. For other inquiries or technical advice, contact ITP at 1990 S. Vintage Ave., Ontario, CA 91761; (909) 390-1905. Or visit ITP's website at www.itptires.com.