January 5-6, 2018
Writing and Photos by Crystal Wallem
We found ourselves back in Shakopee, Minnesota over the weekend for rounds 5 & 6 of Amsoil Championship Snocross. Despite the brutal weather dishing out -20° wind chills, FXR had quite the successful weekend with 29 riders up on the box.
In the 200 Stock class, Jace Rarick #123 went 2-2 in his heats and took the 3rd spot on the box in his final. Riley Johnson #106 went 2-1 in his heats and landed in 1st for the final.
Drew Goskey #725 had a perfect day, going 1-1-1 in the Sport Lite races on Friday.
Adam Peterson #113 took 3rd in Friday night’s Sport final, and Eric Downs #129 in 2nd—his first podium appearance in this class.
Tyler Vacala #515 also made his first podium appearance, taking 2nd in the Snowbike final Friday night. Brandon Dosset #7 took 3rd.
The FXR Pro Am Women were on fire this weekend. Malene Andersen #93 went 1-1-1 on Friday, and Taven Woodie #873 went 1-2-3, scoring her first podium in this class.
To finish off the night, teammates Kody Kamm #1 and Petter Narsa #54 topped the box in the Pro final. Kody Kamm had a perfect day going 1-1-1. Petter Narsa joined Kody on the podium taking 2nd.
Kicking off day two of racing, Addison Bourdages #330 took 2nd in the JR Girls 9-13 final and Sophia Hulsey #800 with the win.
FXR riders swept the Transition 8-10 podium. Cameron Cole #747 in 1st, Dylan Lebel #522 in 2nd, and Isaac Peterson #612 in 3rd.
Logan Frattalone #318 went 2-3 in his JR 14-15 heats and took 3rd in his final.
In the JR 10-13 final, Brody Hasenack #722 raced to 2nd place and Jordan Lebel #511 took the win.
Back on the podium for the second time of the day, Logan Frattalone #318 took 2nd place in his JR 16-17 final.
Brody Hasenack #722 was back on the podium, taking 2nd place in the Transition 9-13 final. Drew Freeland #821 went 2-2 in his heats and took the win in the final.
In the Sport Lite final, Devin Malcein #720 took 2nd place.
Brady Freeland #831 went an impressive 1-1 in his heats and landed on top of the box for the 120 Champ final.
Kaden Woodie #980 with a huge win in the Sport final Saturday night.
Inanna Hauger #331 took 3rd place in Saturday’s Pro Am Women final, and Malene Andersen #93 took 2nd.
Aki Pihlaja #128 went 2-1 in his heats and raced to 2nd place in the Pro Lite final.
Racing through thick snow dust, Kyle Pallin took an exciting 2nd place in the Pro final on Saturday night to wrap up the weekend.
Next up, we’ll be heading back out west to Deadwood, South Dakota on January 19-20 for rounds 7 & 8 of Amsoil Championship Snocross!