10 Classes Competed at the 3rd Round of the
NASMOTO Ohio SuperMoto GP
Zac Willett #47 corning on 2 wheels.
Santa Monica, CA - June 18, 2007 - Ninety
degrees and azure skies greeted the competitors
at the third round of the NASMOTO SuperMoto
Regional Qualifier for the Wheeling Cycle Supply
Presents NASMOTO Ohio SuperMoto GP at the famed
Circleville Raceway Park in Circleville, Ohio.
The most entertaining and hotly contested
battle of the day happened in the ATV Amateur
class with the racers running on the knife edge
of adhesion. By race time the field was cut in
half because of numerous equipment failures as
teams attempted to dial-in their ATV racers for
the high-speed asphalt sections. Marc Noreuil
got his racer set up right and went on to take
the win ahead of hard charging John Odenhahl. In
the Pro ATV class Zac Willet took the win over
The second great battle of the day goes to
AMA Racing Sr. Director of Technical Development
Kevin Crowther running a Yamaha and competing
with local fast man Mike Jenkins (KTM) in the
Amateur +35 Vet class.
From the drop of the flag to the checkers the
lead was always in hot contention. Jenkins
finally took the win by a wheel and the two
competitors could be seen shaking hands and
giving high-fives after the combat.
AMA SuperMoto Factory Yamaha pro racer, Mark
Burkhart, designed the dirt track section that
provided a double rhythm section, several table
tops and a very fast transition from the dirt to
The design allowed the racers to take the
conservative line around the jumps or take
seconds off their lap times by charging the
Local hero, Andrew Hyder, had the SMX Open
class well in hand and celebrated with an
outstanding wheelie only to find his celebration
was a lap early. His mishap opened the door for
Dave Arnold of Richmond Hill, Ontario to put his
Machine Racing, Troy Lee Design racer on the top
of the podium with Hyder in hot pursuit.
Bloomington Powersports team has a good day in
the SMX 250 class with Paul Allison taking the
win over Arnold and teammate Chase Guthrie.
Other items of note include Columbian
roadracing class champion, David Gaviria, using
his knee dragging style to good advantage and
taking the SM1 Open win. Also, Hoosier tire
showed up and is looking to make their mark in
the ATV Supermoto marketplace.
FINAL RESULTS - NASMOTO Ohio SuperMoto GP
NASMOTO SMX OPEN: 1. Dave Arnold, (Hon); 2.
Andrew Hyder, (Yam); 3.
Rick Crist, (KTM); 4. Chase Guthrie, (Kaw); 5.
Ryan Kerr, (KTM); 6.
Cory North, (KTM); 7. David Gaviria, (Hon).
NASMOTO SMX 250: 1. Paul Allison, (Kaw); 2.
Dave Arnold, (Hon); 3.
Chase Guthrie, (Kaw); 4. Ryan Kerr, (KTM); 5.
Todd Simms, (Hon).
NASMOTO SM1 OPEN: 1. David Gaviria, (Hon); 2.
Jason Pope, (Suz); 3.
Shaun Kuchler, (Hon); 4. Greg Wilson (Yam).
NASMOTO SM2 250: 1. Kyle Schluter, (Yam); 2.
Emerson Conner, (KTM).
NASMOTO OPEN AMATEUR: 1. Emerson Conner,
(KTM); 2. Scott Kuchler, (Yam); 3. Greg Wilson
(Yam); 4. Tom Pollock, (Hon); 5. Jason Webb;
(Hon); 6. D.J. MacGillivray, (KTM); 7. Tom
NASMOTO AMATEUR +35 VET: 1. Mike Jenkins, (KTM);
2. Kevin Crowther, (Yam); 3. Eric Kirgis, (Yam);
4. Eric Craner, (Hus); 5. Bob Vokac, (Suz); 6.
Mike Baker, (Hus).
NASMOTO AMATEUR NOVICE: 1. Jason Webb, (Hon);
2. Tom Pollock, (Hon); 3. Joshua Eck, (Yam).
NASMOTO AMATEUR BEGINNER: 1. Ari Relford,
(KTM); 2. Max Goodroe, (Hon); 3. Eric Lewis ,
(Hon); 4. Eric Miller, (Yam); 5. Austin Bell, (Suz).
NASMOTO MINI MOTO PREMIER: 1. Jason Pope, (Suz).
NASMOTO ATV PRO: 1. Zac Willett, (Dur); 2.
Eric Jennings, (Suz); 3.
Scott Zollans, (Hon); 4. Jason Steadman, (Yam).
NASMOTO ATV AMATEUR: 1. Marc Noreuil (Hon);
2. John Odenhahl (Yam); 3.
Billy EB Binghousen (Hon); 4. Blake Eller (Hon);
5. Brian Cataline (Suz); 6. Daniel De Stillon
(Hon); 7. Ty Martin (Suz).
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