Polaris snocross racer Ross Martin (Judnick Motorsports) won one of two Pro finals at the ISOC Ironwood National and extended his early season streak to four straight podium finishes.
Martin won the Pro final on Saturday, Dec. 10, at Bessemer, Michigan, and finished second on Sunday, which gave him two first and two seconds in the season’s four Pro finals. Martin left Ironwood with a 13-point lead in the Pro point standings (168-155).
Kody Kamm (Hentges Racing) won one of two Pro Lite finals at Ironwood, Justin Tate (Two-Eight Motorsports) won the Pro-Am Plus 30 final, and Jennifer Pare (JFP Racing) won the Pro-Am Women’s final. Tate and Pare lead the points races in their respective classes and Kamm is second in Pro Lite points.
Martin won the Pro final on Saturday while teammate Mike Bauer (Judnick Motorsports) finished ninth and Brett Bender (Hentges Racing) came home 15th. In Sunday’s Pro final, Martin took second, Johan Lidman (Carlson Motorsports) was sixth, TJ Gulla (Hentges Racing) was eighth and Bauer was 13th.
After two of eight rounds in the 2011-2012 ISOC schedule, Martin is the Pro class points leader and Gulla is in sixth, Lidman is seventh and Bauer is eighth.
In Pro Lite racing, Kody Kamm earned his second win of the season, winning Sunday’s Pro Lite final. He was joined on the podium by fellow Polaris racer Andrew Lieders (Lieders Racing), who took second, while Jake Scott (Team LaVallee) finished fourth, James Johnstad (Judnick Motorsports) was fifth and Joe Fallen (Fallen Racing) was seventh.
Kamm left Ironwood in second in the points standings, followed by Lieders in third, Johnstad in seventh, Scott in eighth, Andrew Carlson (Carlson Motorsports) in ninth and Fallen in 12th.
Justin Tate (Two-Eight Motorsports), the defending ISOC class champion, won his second straight Pro-Am Plus 30 final and solidified his lead in the points race. Michael Berghorn (Sierra Motorsports) finished fourth at Ironwood and is fourth in points. Polaris racer Marcus Evensson is 10th in class points.
Jennifer Pare (JFP Racing), who won the Pro-Am Women’s final in the season opener at Duluth, made it two straight with a win at Ironwood, which gave her an 18-point lead (90-72) in the standings. Stephanie Schmidt (Schmidt Racing) finished fourth in Michigan and Tabitha Bode (Fort Fremont Marine Racing) was 10th.
Schmidt is fourth in Pro-Am Women’s points after two rounds, followed by Tabitha Bode in sixth and Kendra Dallmann (LePage Racing) in 11th.
In Junior class racing at Ironwood, Evan Daudt (Daudt Racing) won the Junior 14-15 final and was joined on the podium by third-place finisher Cole Cottew (Cottew Motorsports). Nickolas Lorenz (Lorenz Racing) won the Junior Novice 10-13 final and Cottew was second in Junior 16-17.
The next ISOC race weekend will be the Canterbury National on Jan. 6-8, 2012, at Canterbury Downs in Shakopee, Minnesota.
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