Savatgy Battles His Way to Third place in New Jersey

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Joey Savatgy had an exciting Saturday afternoon, battling his way to a third place podium in New Jersey. Savatgy started the day right, with a quick and clean win in the second 250cc heat race. In the main event,  he started strong in fourth place and made the pass for third just a few laps in. Savatgy soon had a skirmish on his hands as Jeremy Martin came from behind and began pressuring for position. Savatgy held his ground and fought off several onslaughts by Martin, claiming the final step on the podium.

The Supercross Series Finale wraps up next weekend in Las Vegas.

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Kailub Russell Dominates with Fifth Consecutive Win in GNCC Racing

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Kailub Russell extended his win streak to five-in-a-row this weekend in Springville, Indiana.  It was no walk through the daisies however as Russell crashed in the second turn of lap 1 and had to battle his way back to the front.   Russell also had his hands full fighting off assaults by Grant Baylor through the entirety of the race.  The GNCC series resumes May 9 and 10 in Odessa, New York.

 

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Nagl Claims Victory in Trentino Italy

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Thor rider Max Nagl continued to impress this weekend in Trentino Italy as he snagged another overall win in the MXGP series.  Nagl had a solid second place finish in the first race then went on to hole shot and lead the entire second race from start to finish.  This overall win has moved him up to second place in the championship standing, just one point shy of the current series leader.  The series picks up again next weekend in Valkenswaard, The Netherlands.  

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Russell Remains Undefeated in GNCC Racing Series

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KTM ThorMX rider Kailub Russell remains undefeated in the 2015 GNCC Series after claiming his fourth consecutive win at the Big Buck GNCC. Russell dominated the Big Buck GNCC from start to finish, leading the entire race and finishing with a minute between himself and second place.

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Kacy Martinez finished second in the WXC class and maintains the championship points lead. The GNCC series picks up again April 26 in Springville, IN.

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ThorMX Sweeps MXGP and MX2 in Argentina

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Returning to the top step of the podium, Husqvarna Motorcycles’ Max Nagl claimed the overall win at the MXGP of Patagonia, Argentina. In the opening race, Nagl came off the line strongly, but was pushed wide in the first set of corners, so the Husqvarna rider dropped down to around 10th overall. Nagl managed to fight his way back up to a third place finish. In the second moto, Nagl claimed the holeshot and opened up enough of an advantage to take his third race victory of the season, and with it the overall win.

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In MX2, Dylan Ferrandis was hungry for a victory and quickly moved to the front in the opening moto, winning the race by more than seven seconds. A slip on lap two of the second race pushed the Frenchman temporarily back to sixth place, but he displayed great resolve to cross the line in second place and secure the overall victory on the combined score of the two races.

The GP series will return to Europe for round 4 of the 18 round series in Italy, Trentino on 18-19 April.

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Anderson and Savatgy with Podium Finishes in St Louis

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ThorMX rider Jason Anderson made a trip back to the podium at this weekend’s St louis Supercross.  Anderson had multiple scraps throughout the night show, battling for the final transfer spot in his heat race and then banging bars with Peick and Tomac in the main.  Anderson kept on the charge and raced to a third place podium finish, his second trip to the podium in his 450 rookie season.

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ThorMX PC rider Joey Savatgy started the night with a commanding holeshot and win in his heat race.  In the 250 main event Savatgy had another excellent start and maintained a third place position for the majority of the race.  This is the third podium of the season for the 250 rookie.

The Supercross series heads back to the west on April 11 in Houstom TX.

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Russell and Martinez win 3 GNCC races in a row

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ThorMX KTM Factory rider Kailub Russell took his third consecutive win in a row to remain undefeated in the GNCC Series. Russell rode a flawless race to the checkered flag with a dominant 38 second lead over his competitors.  Fellow teammate Kacy Martinez also remained undefeated in the women’s class, taking her third win of the series. Now with three rounds into the series, she leads the championship by 8 points. The next GNCC event picks up in Union, SC on April 12, 2015.

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Joey Savatgy nabs third place in Detroit

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Joey Savatgy kept calm and collected, despite a jarring technical track in Detroit that claimed many riders. Savatgy breezed through his heat race with a third place finish and carried this momentum into the main event. Savatgy had a strong start off the gate and maintained second place until Musquin caught him. They swapped positions a few times and Savatgy ended up with a third place finish. The east coast series picks up again next weekend in St Louis.

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Thor riders Russell and Martinez with back to back sweeps at GNCC Round 2

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Thor KTM Factory Team rider Kailub Russell took another dominating win to make it two in a row for the first two rounds of the GNCC Series. Russell had a great jump off the start of the XC1 Pro class and pulled the holeshot as the riders rounded the first corner. Russell got bogged down in a few mud holes, but battled his way to an impressive win by over 2 minutes.

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In the WXC class, Martinez pulled the holeshot and took the early lead. She had built a sizeable margin between herself and second place before she got stuck in a mud hole, then fell back to sixth. Martinez raced forward and on the final lap managed to battle her way to the top of the podium. This marks Martinez’s second consecutive win for the season.

Round 3 of the GNCC series picks up March 28th in Morganton, NC.

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Ryan Villopoto brings the heat in Thailand

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Ryan Villopoto came back with a vengeance for this weekend’s MXGP in Thailand. Villopoto wasted no time setting the pace for the weekend, with a soul-crushing 33 second lead over the second place rider during the qualifying race. Despite the scorching heat, Ryan continued pressing forward in the first moto and won with a comfortable lead going away. During the second moto Villopoto had a rough start and was run off track, but battled his way up to third place and maintained the position for the overall victory. It was RV’s first MXGP overall win and another step towards his quest for the championship.

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