DEADWOOD, SD | USAF SNOCROSS NATIONAL
Crayden Dillon #906 is in a close points battle midway through the season—currently sitting in 2nd and only 1 point behind the leader. After going 1-4 in his heats, Dillon scored 2nd in the final.
Dylan Lebel #522 had a great weekend, placing 2-2 in his heat races and a big win in the final.
To say Isaac Peterson #612 was consistent on Saturday would be an understatement. After placing 3-3-3 in the Transition 9-13 class, Peterson went on to score another 3-3-3 in the Jr 10-13 class.
Dylan Lebel #522 made another podium appearance, scoring 2nd in the Jr 10-13 final.
Triple wins on Saturday for Cameron Cole #747—going 1-1 in his heats and taking the top spot on the box in the final. Cole is now 2nd in the points race.
(Not pictured: Isaac Peterson in 3rd)
Quebec native, Emeric Legendre Perron #144, is no stranger to the podium. Perron has won every final in the Jr 14-15 class up to this point in the season.
Chance Tietjen #500, trekking his way all the way from New Jersey, placed 2nd in the Jr 16-17 final after going 3-1 in his heat races.
Emeric Legendre Perron #144 scored perfectly, going 1-1 in his heats and taking the win in the final. Running podium tally for the weekend: II
Crossover athlete, Taven Woodie #873, placed 2nd in Friday evening’s Amateur Snowbike final. Woodie is sitting 2nd in points.
Emeric Legendre Perron #144 placed 1-2 in his heats on Friday and scored 3rd in the final. Running podium tally for the weekend: III
Drew Freeland #821 won both of his heat races on Saturday. Freeland went on to score 3rd in the final and is sitting 4th in points.
Emeric Legendre Perron #144 scored 2-2 in his heat races on Saturday, and, yet again, makes another podium appearance—taking the win in Saturday night’s final. Perron is 2nd in points in the Sport Lite class. Podium tally for the weekend: IIII
Circa 2018 in Deadwood, Kaden Woodie #890 sustained a gnarly crash which resulted in facial reconstruction surgery. When Woodie crossed the finish line in 1st this past Friday night, needless to say, it was quite an emotional win for him, the Woodies Racing team, and the entire Snocross racing community.
Eric Downs #129 has been very successful over the years, but Saturday night was especially exciting. Downs took his first career win in the Sport class after going 2-4 in his heats.
PRO AM WOMEN
Taven Woodie #873 is full of raw, natural talent as well as drive, determination, and a positive attitude to top it off. Woodie has been looking for a win in the Pro Am Women’s class, but yet again, first place evaded her. Woodie settled for two more 2nd place finishes over the weekend on both Friday and Saturday nights, and remains 2nd in points in the Pro Am Women class.
Tausha Lange #214 earned her fourth podium finish of the season, placing 3rd in Saturday night’s final after going 4-7 in her heats. Lange is climbing up the points ladder, currently sitting in 3rd.
Even though many Snowbike athletes were out in Aspen competing in the X Games Snow BikeCross over the weekend, there was still a good turnout of athletes in Deadwood. Jacqueline Riess #27 raced impressively smooth and took 3rd overall in Friday’s Pro Snowbike class.
Hunter Lienau #176 was consistent and quick, placing 3rd in both Moto 1 and Moto 2, which resulted in 3rd overall on Saturday night.
After a couple of rocky finishes in Shakopee, Theo Poirer #728 rallied in Deadwood where he claimed the #3 spot on the box Saturday night. The Quebec native is currently sitting 8th in points.
Hentges Racing’s Oskar Norum #40 has proved he has what it takes to be a serious Pro contender this season. Norum has not finished worse than 5th in a final at this point in the season. The Sweden native continued his success over the weekend, going 2-2 in his heats on Friday and 3-5 in his heats on Saturday. Consistent, smooth, and confident, Norum claimed two 2nd place podium finishes over the weekend.
Boss Racing’s Elias Ishoel #200 struck gold in Deadwood—chalking on his fifth Pro class win of the season Friday night after going 1-1 in his heats. Ishoel went 5-4 in his heats on Saturday, and went on to snag 3rd in the final. Hailing from Norway, Ishoel is affectionately referred to as “The Viking,” and is sitting 1st in points—currently 51 points ahead of Lincoln Lemieux.
We’ll see you all in Dubuque, Iowa for Rounds 9 and 10 on January 31st – February 1st