On the Pegs - May 2022 On the Pegs - Volume 7 Issue 5 - May 2022 - Page 121

the holeshot ahead of Battery Park Offroad KTM ’ s Zack Hayes and Liqui-Moly Beta ’ s Jay Lipscomb in third . When the field checked in for lap one , it was FLY Racing Husqvarna ’ s Jake Froman with the lead , as Magna1 Motorsports Husky ’ s Brody Johnson and Hayes in second and third , as Lipscomb and GasGas mounted Max Fernandez rounded out fourth and fifth . Johnson would take the lead on lap two and never be challenged all the way to the checkered flag , taking his third win in five races to start the year . Hayes would go on to take second while Hunter Neuwirth would come from behind to claim the final spot on the podium aboard his KTM .
Top Amateur and 250A honors would go to Team Babbitt ’ s Monster Energy Kawasaki ’ s Grant Davis , ahead of FXR / Driven MX Training KTM mounted Trevor Maley and Precision Offroad Husqvarna ’ s Tyler Palmer taking 2nd and 3rd .
In the 2 hour A . M . race , special guests showed up in the form of 8-time GNCC champion Kailub Russell , who went out and had some fun with former motocross and supercross champion Zach Osborne . The two would pass back and forth with the front riders in the WXC class , Trail Jesters KTM Racing ’ s Korie Steede , Rockstar Energy Husqvarna ’ s Tayla Jones , and AmPro Yamaha ’ s Rachael Archer .
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