The opening round of the Muscle Milk TWMX So-Cal Summer Cup has concluded and it was another one for the books. The creme de la creme of So-Cal amateur racers invaded Riverside,CA’s Milestone MX Park for some competitive racing in hopes of leaving the facility with a trophy or two. Being that it was the first round of the series, the TWMX staff felt it was necessary to welcome all racers and families alike with a good ‘ol fashioned pancake breakfast. Flapjacks, sausage and coffee welcomed the So-Cal Summer Cup crowd in the early morning in hopes of a proper body fuel up.
Once everyone got their dose of hotcakes, it was time to check out what goods awaited on vendor row. Etnies has been a staple at the race series, and this weekend was no different. They brought out Twitch’s new signature shoe, as well as Chad Reed’s, and some posters to be given away, as well. Leatt-Brace was on hand selling new neck-braces and pads, chest protectors, cooling system vests and EKS Brand goggles. Also, ODI was keeping everyone supplied with new bars, grips and other accessories. Not to mention the Muscle Milk crew was helping to keep everyone hydrated throughout the hot day.
As aforementioned, Southern California’s top groms all made their way out with plans of leaving Milestone with some TWMXRS hardware. But, only a select few were able to! Justin Hoeft, Cody Baker, Shane Mcelrath and Rhys Dorreen were amongst a few of this weekend’s winners. Justin Hoeft walked away with overalls in Schoolboy (thru 17) and 250B, but not without some intense battles with Jeremy Byrne and Tallon LaFountaine. Cody Baker did just about the same thing, but instead, winning Open (non-pro) and 450B. Again, not without beating some stiff competition. Shane Mcelrath and Daniel Baker had some of the most intense battles throughout the day in both Pro Open and 450A. Blistering lap times were seen from these two as they checked out from the competition, but it would be Mcelrath to come out on top in both classes as Baker was breathing down his neck most of the day. Dorreen walked away with the overall in 250A just edging out Jaisaac Sloan’s 1-2 with a 2-1 finish
Another great day of racing was had this weekend and we hope to see you at round two of the So-Cal Summer Cup which will be held at Perris Raceway on July 14. See you there!