Longville, MN (February 4, 2019) – Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan was the home to Rounds 9 and 10 of the ISOC National Snocross Championship. With mother nature being on our side, the track at Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort was one of the biggest tracks we’ve seen in years, with large step-ups, downhill descents and technical rhythm sections which made an action packed two-day National for the riders and fans alike.
PRO / PALLIN
Kyle Pallin started the two-day national with tough qualifying on Friday but ended the weekend on a high note for Saturday, Round 10 racing. On Friday, Pallin missed his chance lining up in the Pro Round 9 Final after an unfortunate off in the LCQ (last chance qualifier) ending Pallin’s night early just missing a spot to line up in the final. On Saturday, Round 10 – Pallin’s Polaris, Red Bull, Walker Evans Racing sled was ripping great hole shots off of the starting line and allowed Pallin to go into the Pro Round 10 final in the 4th place qualifying spot. Off of the line of the Pro Final, Pallin had a mid-pack start and a tangle with another rider caused Pallin to push back towards the end of the pack. With much determination, Pallin worked his way back up to 9th, ending on a high note and rounding out this weekend in Mt Pleasant.
PRO LITE / DAUDT
Evan Daudt had a great weekend of racing in Michigan. Friday, Pro Lite Round 9 Daudt went 3-3 in his qualifying rounds and was sitting in a great spot for the Pro Lite Final. Coming off of the line Friday night, Daudt was sitting towards the front of the pack. With strong riding and consistency, Daudt finished in the exciting 5th place position! For Saturday, Round 10 Daudt was sitting in the back row for the Pro Lite Final and with a strong start, Daudt was working from the 10th place spot all the way up to 5th when a mechanical issue caused Daudt to fall back and finish out the weekend in the 11th place spot.
PRO LITE / PETERSON
Adam Peterson started out tough but ended the weekend strong in Mt Pleasant. For Friday, Pro Lite Round 9 qualifying, Peterson was looking for a spot in the Pro Lite final, via the LCQ. Peterson was charging hard in the LCQ but got caught in a pile-up and missed his chances to race further on Friday night. For Saturday, Peterson secured a spot via the LCQ for the Pro Lite Round 10 final. Peterson had his work cut out for him in the final coming from the last position, Peterson rode strong and confident while he worked his way up to the awesome 6th place spot.
Up Next: Salamanca, NY National / Feb 22 – 23
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