On the Pegs - November 2022 On the Pegs - Volume 7 Issue 11 - November 2022 - Page 91

words by KYLE WOLFE photos by KEN HILL
2022 AMA Grand National Cross Country Series
Round 11 - Kanati Tires Burr Oak Millfield , OH
September 24-25 , 2022
Heading into the eleventh round of the Grand National Cross Country series , Magna1 Motorsports Husqvarna ’ s Jordan Ashburn was in a mathematical position to claim the 2022 National Championship . A win would guarantee the Tennessee native the title . If a win wasn ’ t there , he would need to finish two positions ahead of Rockstar Energy Husqvarna ’ s Craig Delong to wrap it up two rounds early .
As the green flag waved for the XC1 Pro riders to start the Kanati Tires Burr Oak GNCC in Millfield , Ohio , it was Ashburn grabbing the holeshot over the rest of the field . Behind the points leader was a dogfight between Coastal Racing GasGas-mounted Ricky Russell , REV Motorsports GasGas ’ Grant Baylor ,
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