AURORA, Ill., February 23, 2007 — Toyota AMA Arenacross moved north to Wilkes Barre, PA for an Areanacross Class non-points paying event. The points season finished up last week in Nashville in time for the AX riders to attend the first Amp’d Mobile Supercross Lites East event at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta this weekend.
Honda’s Justin Buckelew got out to a early lead ahead of Suzuki’s Jim Neese. Neese and Buckelew would pass each other several times before Neese went down giving Bucklew the win. Patrick Massie survived the 20 lap main to finish third.
In the AMA Arenacross Lites East Brad Modjewski was fastest outlasting local favorite Damien Plotts to with the Lites Main. Pittsburgh’s Kevin Hoge rode his Suzuki to a third place finish. Hoge is currently ranked second in the Toyota AMA Arenacross Lites division.
Toyota AMA Arenacross Lites Results
1. Jim Neese (2) 114
2. Kevin Hoge 102
3. Patrick Massie 56
4. Barry Carsten 38
5. Ben Ritter 35
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