On the Pegs - November 2021 Volume 6 Issue 11 - November - Page 109

place position on the last lap of the race .
Coming through to earn eighth overall was Babbitt ’ s Online / Monster Energy / Kawasaki Team Green ’ s Josh Strang . Strang would have his work cut out for him as he continued to battle all day long . Strang would continue to push and try to make the necessary passes to earn some valuable points . AmPro Yamaha ’ s Layne Michael would come to the starting line not feeling 100 % but would try to push . Michael would complete three laps of the race before pulling out of the race .
In the XC2 250 Pro class it was Beta USA ’ s Thorn Devlin would come through grab the $ 100 Hot Cams XC2 Holeshot Award . As the XC2 class made their way to the finish line on lap one it was Coastal GASGAS Factory Racing ’ s Jonathan Girroir with the lead . Girroir would continue battling throughout the entire race to earn his eighth win of the season .
Rockstar Energy Factory Husqvarna Racing ’ s Craig DeLong and AmPro Yamaha ’ s Mike Witkowski would push Girroir throughout the race , with Witkowski even taking the lead at one point . Girroir would put his head down and push to get back around Witkowski to regain the lead position until the checkered flag flew . DeLong would also make his way into second as the white flag came out , indicating one more lap .
DeLong would come through with Witkowski coming through to take third in the XC2 class .
Coming through to take the FMF XC3 125 Pro-Am class win , and 2021 National Championship was Magna1 Motorsports / Husqvarna ’ s Jonathan Johnson . As Noah Clark earned the $ 100 Lojak Cycle Sales holeshot award , Johnson would move into the lead position . Johnson would continue to lead throughout the duration of the race , coming through with over a three minute lead . Earning himself the FMF XC3 GNCC National Championship .
AOMC / FXR Gear / JDP Suspension ’ s Jason Lipscomb would have a consistent race as he continued to run second throughout the threehour race . Earning third in the FMF XC3 class was Enduro Engineering / Husqvarna / FXR Gear ’ s Jake Froman . Froman would battle backand-forth with Lojak Cycle Sales ’ Chase Colville for the last podium position and would make the pass stick over him and Yamaha ’ s Eli Childers .
Earning the top amateur honors in the afternoon race was Kawasaki ’ s Joseph Cunningham after coming through in the seventeenth place position and earning the 250 A class win . Bubz Tasha came through second in 250 A and earned second on the top amateur podium with a 21st overall finish . Will Sievenpiper earned the Open A class win and
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