Press Release –
Duluth, Minn. (Nov. 23, 2007) — The PowerSports Snowmobile Tour crowned it’s first four (4) class champions of the new race season during day one of the AMSOIL Duluth Nationals.
“Always competitive, always giving at least 100%, these four classes represent the up and comers for the series” said Faron Meeks, Sound Manager of PowerSports Entertainment. “They have been staring at their sleds all summer, thinking about this weekend. These competitors let it all hang out today as they raced for a chance to stand atop the podium”.
Recap of today’s racing finals; JR 14-15; Kyle Lacone, Ham Lake, MN, grabbed the hole shot with his Polaris (Northway Sports / PGM Rolloff /Mom&Dad / Lubetech) and never looked back as he captured first. Second went to Andrew Carlson, Elk River, MN. and his Arctic Cat (Sportech Factory Racing / Sheffield Plastics) with Corin Todd, Otego, NY on a Ski –Doo finishing in third
JR 16-17; Christian Salemark, Vindeln, Sweden wasted little time capturing his first win at a WPSA National. Riding an Arctic Cat (Team Arctic Cat SWEDEN / PF Racing / 4P) Christian battled his way to the front and held off the Ski-Doo of Corin Todd, Otego, NY, who placed second. Rounding out the podium was Andrew Carlson on his Arctic Cat (Sportech Factory Racing / Sheffield Plastics) SPORT WOMEN 400; First place went to Nichole Lackore, Farmington, MN, riding a Polaris (Team Polaris/JML Fabrication/Elko Motorsports). Kailee Hass, McHenry, IL, riding a Ski-Doo (Sticker Dude Designs/Petrie Motor Sports/Castle Racing) finished in second with third place going to Katie Acker, Bristol, VT, riding Polaris.
SPORT WOMEN 600; First place Stephanie Simard,Chibogamau, QC, riding Polaris (Royal Distributing/Bourque Auto/Polaris Racing). Battling her for second was Michaela Lemieux, Bennington VT, on a Polaris (Lemieuxs Lawn Care/Cycle Worx/Edelmann Sales). Melanie Acker, Bristol, VT also on a Polaris finished third.
SPORT STOCK; First place, his second victory of the day, went to Christian Salemark, Vindeln, Sweden, riding his Arctic Cat. Second place was Jared Selsmeyer, Crandon, WI, on an Arctic Cat (Torco Racing Fuel/ NGK Spark Plugs/Stud Boy Traction) with Jacob Mueller, Richmond MN, Arctic Cat (Zandstra Motorspors/Fly/Studboy) taking third.
Snocross racing action continues Saturday and Sunday on the top of Spirit Mountain with full days of racing on Saturday and Sunday’s action starts at 9:30 and 10:00, respectively, and features Pro Classes as well as some great amateur racing.
For the latest race schedule, go to PowersportsTour.com