Glynn, Stowell take
top honors at Twister Valley for Can-Am RMR
Presented by the New England Dodge Dealers
FORT PLAIN, N.Y. (Aug. 6, 2007) - Jon Glynn
and James Stowell earned victories in their
respective divisions Sunday, as Rock Maple
Racing (RMR) completed Round 4 of the 10–race
2007 Can-Am Series for ATVs at the Twister
Valley Sports Complex.
Glynn, of Oakham, MA, held off Brent Miller
and James Handy to win the Can-Am Pro Unlimited
final, while Stowell, of Canajoharie, NY,
out-dueled Freddy Kiefer and Preston Young to
claim the 91cc-Unlimited Pro Am final. Mike
Wood, of Fair Haven, VT, piloted his Honda to a
solid fourth place finish, while Glynn backed up
his earlier victory with a fine fifth place
Twister Valley played host to the first of
three events in the new Polaris Racer Challenge,
which was a strong success. The Racer Challenge
provides added purse monies and offers free
entry fees thanks to support from Polaris
Brian Daigle nailed the throttle on his
Yamaha Sunday and earned the A Unlimited class
victory. Nick Reynolds put Kawasaki on top of
the podium when he won the B 91-450cc Limited
final, while Steffan Dager, of Hampstead, NH,
came on top in the Plus 25 class final.
AJ Bogino, a regular on the RMR West snocross
series, proved his summer racing skills are
sharp with a victory in B Unlimited action.
Bogino, of Webster, NY, held off Luke Williams
and Aaron Blouin for top honors in a
hotly-contested class. Brad Burbine, of South
Royalton, VT, led an all-Honda parade in the C
Unlimited class. Burbine led the home-state
tandem of Garrett Reed and Craig Synenki across
the line, with Groton, MA, riders Glynn Desilva
and David Walsh completing the top five.
In the Plus 35 class Sunday, Tom Yost powered
his way to victory over racing veteran George
Layton and John Lewis. While these riders may be
over 35 years old, they still ride with the same
passion and determination exhibited by much
younger athletes. Jeff Nusbaum came to Twister
Valley from Schaghticoke, NY (home of RMR
snocross at the Fairgrounds) and earned a solid
fourth place finish.
Andrew Ruel, one of the first race winners in
the Can-Am series inaugural series last fall,
notched another victory Sunday in the Production
Lites class. Ruel, of Enfield, NH, out-gunned
Travis Wickham and Justin Chamberland for top
honors in one of the hottest classes for ATVs.
Young Montana Jess, also known as ‘The Flying
Onion,’ posted a victory in the 0-90cc Unlimited
final. Jess held off Jacob Chamberland, another
fine young athlete, to seal the win.
Other winners on Sunday include Kyle Ludgate
(0-90cc Modified); Alex Parker (0-90cc Limited);
Ethan Pearson (0-70cc Modified) and C.J. Clookey
(0-50cc Junior). Action in the QuadTerrain
classes was intense at Twister Valley, as well.
Donald Emanuel, of Prospect, CT, powered his
Honda to victory in the Terrain Open final. Liz
Storti, of East Hampstead, NH, claimed second at
the finish, with Bristol, Vermont’s Alex Layn
third. Alfred Moxhain Jr., of Sharon Springs,
NY, capped our list of class winners wit his
victory in the Terrain 500 class.
RMR would like to thank Fred and Linda Mang
of Twister Valley for making Round 4 of the
Can-Am series a resounding success. Rock Maple
Racing is the eastern affiliate of the World
Powersports Association (WPSA), the national
sanctioning body for ATV racing. The next round
for the Can-Am RMR Series is set for Aug. 26 at
Thornwood MX in Williamson, New York.
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