Wienen and Kilby Win First of Two Pro Finals
During WPSA's Blue Ridge Open Championship
LONDON, Ky. (June 17, 2007) -- Chad Wienen
and Scott Kilby won first two Pro ATV finals of
the day Sunday at Daniel Boone Motocross Park.
The events are part of the WPSA PowerSports ATV
Tour Blue Ridge Open Championship. The double
national weekend continues this afternoon with
three more Pro finals.
Wienen (No. 44 Team Rockstar, MSR, Pro Taper,
Yoshimura/Suzuki) won a hard-fought battle with
John Natalie, Jr. (No. 13 Maxxis, Elka/Honda) to
net the victory, his second this season. Natalie
finished second, earning his second consecutive
runner-up finish. Dustin Wimmer (NO. 191 MSR,
Pro Taper, Yoshimura/Suzuki) drove through the
field to finish third after taking a provisional
"Natalie fought hard, and I fought hard, but
it was a clean race," said Wienen, who took the
lead for good on lap four after a three-lap
battle with Natalie. "Though it looks like I was
a bit out of control, I calculated my move.
Natalie ran a bit wide, and I took advantage."
The SuperQuad Pro 450 race was stopped on the
fifth lap due a crash involving Dustin Nelson
and Jason Dunkelberger. Nelson was transported
to a Lexington, Kentucky-area hospital for
treatment of a leg injury, while Dunkelberger
was treated on site and released. The race,
under WPSA rules, was restarted from the
Keith Little (No. 12 Lonestar/Honda) won the
1,000 QUAD Magazine Holeshot award.
Kilby (No. 207 Warnert Racing/Can-Am) took
the lead early in the QuadTerrain Pro Stock
final, after teammate Chris Borich (No. 2
Warnert Racing/Can-Am) suffered mechanical
problems. Privateer rider Jesse West (No. 888
West Racing/Arctic Cat) was second, ahead of
London, Kentucky resident Adam Vaughn (No. 83
"This was great after the last race," said
Kilby. "I had mechanical trouble, and wrecked
the bike in Oklahoma, so it's nice to win one."
Borich won the Holeshot Technologies
Rock'n'Roll Award, worth $1,000, for exiting the
QuadTerrain course's rock section first.
The winners of the $500 ATVSource.com Fastest
Mover Awards, given in both Pro classes to the
riders who move up the most positions from
qualifying, went to Wimmer and Vaughn.
This morning's finals will be telecast on
ESPN2 on Saturday, July 15 at 1 p.m. EDT.
The Blue Ridge Open Championship will
continue this afternoon with the second set of
SuperQuad Pro 450 and QuadTerrain Challenge
finals, as well as the SuperSport side-by-side
About the PowerSports ATV Tour
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series action as well as more than 20 amateur
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