Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Green Take 25 Championships at Winter National Olympics in Florida

2009-12-01 23:16
Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Green riders celebrated the holiday weekend with a chart-topping 25 championships and 47 podiums at the 2009 Winter National Olympics in Gainesville, Fla. The riders were faced with both supercross and motocross racing throughout the week, proving their all-around riding ability. Young gun Chase Bell took home five total championships, while veteran riders captured every championship throughout the week in the plus classes.

With a three month break from the last big national at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch, Bell didn’t seem to miss a beat when he took to the track in Florida. Bell won every first moto he attempted and ended up with an impressive five championships in both 65cc and 85cc classes.

Kawasaki’s dominance in the Plus classes continued with James Evans, Jon Boruff, Mike Treadwell, Earl May, and Matt Tedder Sr. taking wins. Evans earned both the supercross and motocross titles in the Plus 30 and the Plus 25 supercross title, while Boruff snuck in and grabbed the Plus 25 motocross title. Treadwell swept up the Plus 35 and Plus 40 in both the supercross and motocross competition. May rode to a steady two title week with wins in both Plus 45 classes, while Tedder did the same in the Plus 50.

With eight 65cc class championships up for grabs, Kawasaki’s KX™65 took five of the eight throughout the week with the help of Bell and Stack. Between them, they won 12 of the 16 possible motos and took three of the four Olympiad awards in the 65cc classes.

Justin Summers took his first-career big bike championship in the competitive Open B Stock class. Summers had earned titles in smaller displacements, but this was his first on a bigger displacement. With the gate always stacked with talent, Summers showed off his supercross skills and was able to grab his first in his home state of Florida.

The Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Green riders took home a host of awards after the final checkered flag was waved. Summers took home the special Thor Outstanding Achievement Award, while a handful of riders were named Olympiad of their specific classes. The Olympiad award is calculated by averaging the moto scores from both the supercross and motocross competition, with Kawasaki taking nine awards. Stack earned the honors in 65 (7-9) Division 1, Bell in the 65 (10-11) Division 2 and 85 (9-11) Division 3, Evans in the Plus 25 and Plus 30, Treadwell in the Plus 35 and Plus 40, May in the Plus 45, and Matt Tedder Sr. in the Plus 50.

The support that Team Green™ set out to offer 30 years ago was still being offered at the first official race of the new season in Florida. The staff’s assistance is available at each amateur national, along with select regional events throughout the year.

After most of the supercross racing had concluded, the rains of Florida moved in to Gatorback Cycle Park. Although it had stopped for Thursday’s racing, the track conditions made it challenging for the riders.

Results
Winter National Olympics
Gatorback Cycle Park- Gainesville, Fla.
November 23-28, 2009

Supercross Championships
Tanner Stack- 65 (7-9) Stock
Chase Bell- 65 (10-11) Stock
Chase Bell- 85 (9-11) Modified
Tyler Pantley- 65 (10-11) Modified
Justin Summers- Open B Stock
Dylan Cox- Open B Modified
Besonhe Michael- Open C Modified
James Evans- Plus 25
James Evans- Plus 30
Mike Treadwell- Plus 35
Mike Treadwell- Plus 40
Earl May- Plus 45
Matt Tedder Sr.- Plus 50

Supercross Podiums
Second Place
Julian Kempany- 65 (7-9) Modified
Chase Bell- 65 (10-11) Modified
Kenny Wentworth- 85 (9-11) Stock
Blake Dungey- 250B Stock
Blake Dungey- Schoolboy (14-16)
Dalton Yingling- Four Stroke
Bogen Cochran- Open B Modified
Besonhe Michael- Open C Stock
Jon Boruff- Plus 25
Mike Treadwell- Plus 30
Earl May- Plus 35
Earl May- Plus 40

Third Place
Mark Worth- 85 (9-11) Modified
Thomas Covington- 85 (12-13) Modified
Thomas Covington- SuperMini (12-15)
James Justice- 250B Stock
AJ Catanzaro- Open B Stock
Colton McLeod- Open C Stock
Colton McLeod- Open C Modified
Tyler Sjoberg- Open A/ Pro Am Stock
Mike Treadwell- Plus 30
Matt Tedder Sr.- Plus 40
Matt Tedder Sr.- Plus 45
Robert Strength- Plus 50
Leah Cantrell- Women (12 Plus)

Motocross Championships
Chase Bell- 65 (10-11) Stock
Chase Bell- 65 (10-11) Modified
Chase Bell- 85 (9-11) Stock
Mark Worth- 85 (9-11) Modified
Adam Cianciarulo- SuperMini 1 (12-15)
Nick Leocata- 250B Stock
Jon Boruff- Plus 25
James Evans- Plus 30
Mike Treadwell- Plus 35
Mike Treadwell- Plus 40
Earl May- Plus 45
Matt Tedder Sr.- Plus 50

Motocross Podiums
Second Place
Tanner Stack- 65 (7-9) Stock
Mark Worth- 85 (9-11) Stock
Adam Cianciarulo- 85 (12-13) Stock
AJ Catanzaro- Open B Stock
Justin Summers- Open B Modified
Besonhe Michael- Open C Modified
Tyler Sjoberg- Open A/ Pro Am Stock
Tyler Sjoberg- Open A/ Pro Am Modified
James Evans- Plus 25
Jon Boruff- Plus 30
Earl May- Plus 35
Earl May- Plus 40
Matt Tedder Sr.- Plus 45
Brinsley Dyess- Girls (9-12)
Lean Cantrell- Women (12 Plus)

Third Place
Adam Cianciarulo- 85 (12-13) Modified
Justin Bogle- 250B Modified
Justin Summers- Open B Stock
Tyler Sjoberg- 250A/ Pro Am Modified
Mike Treadwell- Plus 25
Mike Treadwell- Plus 30
Heath Harrison- Four Stroke

Source: Monster Energy Kawasaki

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