FMF KTM's Cody Webb took the win in Everett Washington to tighten up his fierce AMA EnduroCross Championship battle with Husqvarna's Colton Haaker. It was his second win of the season and much needed as Haaker has already recorded four wins and still holds a ten point lead heading into the Boise, Idaho event this weekend.
With only two events remaining and Haaker riding amazing this season to take four wins and two second place finishes, Webb is going to need to keep the pressure on in Boise. These two riders have dominated the series so far in 2016 taking all of the wins available despite a strong field of competitors.
The battle for third is also very interesting Husqvarna's Mike Brown currently holds a narrow four point lead over RPM KTM's Ty Tremaine. Brown is now in his 40's while Tremaine is just twenty years old and took his first ever AMA EnduroCross podium finish at the Everett event. Brown wants to prove he still belongs while Tremaine wants to prove it is now his time.
Add in the Factory Beta team of Max Gerston and Kyle Redmond, SRT Racing's Cory Graffunder along with up and coming Noah Kepple and Trystan Hart and you have an exciting field of riders to follow. And longtime EnduroCross stars Geoff Aaron and Taddy Blazusiak are also looking to make their way back to the front of the field again. So if you are in the area, make sure you get your tickets soon.
Tickets are available at www.endurocross.com/buytickets or the following Boise area Powersports dealers:
- Snake River Yamaha: http://snakeriveryamaha.com/
- Grizzly Motorsports: http://www.grizzlysportsusa.com/
- Dennis Dillon Powersports: http://www.dennisdillonpowersports.com/
- Birds of Prey: http://www.birdsofpreymotorsports.com/
- Carl Cycle Sales: http://carlscycle.com/
The insane EnduroCross obstacles provide a great show and exciting racing for race fans. So if you have never been to an AMA EnduroCross in person, you need to put one on your calendar for 2016.
And if you want to tackle an EnduroCross course yourself, there are classes for Amateur, Vet, Women and TrialsCross riders. All of those support class main events run as part of the night show so it is your chance to compete in front of a large crowd. And there is nothing more challenging than tackling an EnduroCross course.
Racers can enter here: https://secure.
As an added bonus for pre-registering, racers will receive a $10 Gift Card from Rocky Mountain ATV/MC.
All eight rounds of the 2016 AMA EnduroCross series will air on the CBS Sports Network for the second consecutive year. For CBS Sports Network information, please visit www.cbssportsnetwork.com
2016 AMA EnduroCross Championship Schedule
August 27, 2016 – Duluth, Georgia – Infinite Energy Center
September 3, 2016 – Brandon, South Dakota – Badlands Motor Speedway
September 10, 2016 – Salt Lake City, Utah – Vivint Smart Home Arena
September 24, 2016 – Scottsdale, Arizona – WestWorld - Intl Off-Road & UTV Expo
October 1, 2016 – Denver, Colorado – National Western Events Center
October 22, 2016 – Everett, Washington – XFINITY Arena
November 5, 2016 – Nampa, Idaho – Ford Idaho Center
November 18-19, 2016 – Ontario, California – Citizens Business Bank Arena
EnduroCross tracks incorporate various elements of extreme off road racing into a Supercross-style setting, including rocks, boulders, logs, sand, mud, a water-hole...and even a few special obstacles like giant tires thrown in! Known as the "toughest racing on two wheels," this indoor off road racing will certainly keep you on your feet.
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