always struggled on second days when I ’ ve done the sprints in the past . Same today , but not quite as bad . I guess making progress . That ’ s all that matters . That will help with the national enduro with my intensity .”
Phoenix Racing Honda ’ s Cody Barnes was fourth overall and first in the Pro 2 division despite starting off the weekend with a huge crash .
“ First day right off the bat I had a pretty good crash in the cross test , but was able to kind of recoup and just ride kind of solid ,” said Barnes . “ I didn ’ t have any other crashes throughout the weekend , which was a big thing . There was a lot of offcambers and little rocks and things that could catch you off guard . For me , it was a good weekend . It ’ s awesome to get another pro 2 win . So , hopefully we can keep it going . We have two more rounds and we ’ ll see what happens .”
Coastal Racing GasGas ’ Ryder Lafferty made a rare sprint series appearance at the West Virginia event and came away with fourth in the Pro division and fifth overall . Lafferty decided to race a 350 instead of his 250 in preparation for an upcoming national enduro .
“ I just came here to kind of have some fun and get some testing in for next weekend for the national enduro ,” said Lafferty . “ I was riding the 350 in the Pro 1 class so I knew it would be tough , but I figured I ’ d
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