Kevin Johnson Scores in Albany

AURORA, Ill., November 11, 2006 — Team Faith’s Kevin Johnson won his first Toyota AMA Arenacross main event of the season tonight in the Albany’s Pepsi Arena. Teddy Maier won the sprint to the first turn beating out Kevin Johnson and John Dowd. Shortly there after Johnson and Maier collided send Maier over the berm and out of the race. Johnson’s Sambazon Fruit Drink Yamaha went uncontested for the remainder of the event. Danny Smith powered his Fulmer, Cernic’s American Honda through the pack to finish 2nd ahead of Jim Neese.

Guthrie Oklahoma’s Robbie Smith won an emotional AMA Arenacross Lites Final. Jim Neese and Patrick Boyle. Smith was motivated by his team manager Mike Lambert that agreed to shave his mustache to see one of his riders with the main event. Lambert has worn a mustache for nearly 40 years.

Toyota AMA Arenacross Main Results
1. Kevin Johnson, Yamaha
2. Danny Smith, Honda
3. Jim Neese, Suzuki
4. John Dowd, Suzuki
5. Robbie Reynard, Honda

Toyota AMA Arenacross Lites Results
1. Robbie Smith, Honda
2. Jim Neese, Suzuki
3. Patrick Boyle, Honda
4. Ryan Poulter, Suzuki
5. Chad Cook, Kawasaki

Toyota AMA Arenacross Points
1. Danny Smith (1) 76
2. Robbie Reynard (2) 66
3. Chad Johnson 62
4. Greg Schnell 60
5. Kevin Johnson (1) 58
6. Justin Buckelew 55
7. Matt Barnes 53
8. Teddy Maier 50
Keith Johnson 50
10. John Dowd 40

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