The Powerline Park
GNCC Side by Side Race Report
St. Clairsville, Ohio, October 6, 2012 -
National Guard / Polaris / Coastal / Yoshimura /
DragonFire / Yokley Racing Team driver William
Yokley finished 6th Overall and 6th in the XC1
Modified Class. National Guard / Polaris /
Coastal / Yoshimura / Yokley Racing Team driver
Scott Kiger finished 4th Overall and 4th in XC1
Modified class. There were 38 total entries
including 16 XC1 Modified teams. William’s
guest passenger was his wife Tina, and Scott’s
passenger was Buck Brewer.
National Guard Coastal Polaris Team
splitting a flipping competitor in the
first turn. Yokley on the right and
Kiger on the left.
William and Tina Yokley in a high speed
Summary – Side by Side
The conditions for today’s race were just about
perfect with temps in the 60s and sunny skies.
Overnight rain gave the track great traction
with no dust. When the green flag dropped,
the National Guard Coastal Polaris Team barreled
into turn 1 side by side along with William’s
nephew John Yokley. John’s machine caught
a rut and proceeded to flip over, leaving
William Yokley and Scott Kiger battling for the
William noticed early on that his machine was
operating with 2–wheel drive only, with no power
going to his front wheel drive system.
This put him to a disadvantage on hills and
powering out of turns. Meanwhile, Scott
Kiger passed William and was battling for the
lead when he ran into his own issues with his
suspension and brakes. Both machines
soldiered on running in the top several
On the last lap only a short distance from the
finish, a backmarker had a problem with his
machine, and totally blocked the track.
Kiger, Yokley and all the other front runners
had to stop and wait for the track to get
cleared. After several minutes, the group
continued on, but because of the delay, the rest
of the field was able to close right up on them.
This put the teams that started behind them
actually ahead of them on adjusted time at the
The team had a good day even with the various
issues and situations. Scott Kiger is
leading the series points and William Yokley is
2nd with only one race to go in the season.
They will try to put their machines on the
podium at the Ironman in Crawfordsville Indiana
on October 20 and finish the season strong.
We’ll see you there!
Yokley Side by Side Racing Team Sponsors
Team Drivers William Yokley & Scott Kiger
The Army National Guard, Polaris Industries,
Coastal Racing, Yoshimura, Kenda Tires,
DragonFire Racing, EXIT Suspension, Keizer
Wheels, Holz Racing Products, Tireballs, Moto
Pro Training, Monavie, March Westin, TUSK
Off-Road and Big Country Powersports.
About Yokley Racing, LLC
William Yokley, a seventeen year veteran of the
GNCC Racing circuit, founded Yokley Racing, LLC.
The company manages all aspects of the racing
program and provides racing marketing and
promotional services for the team’s sponsors.
The Yokley Racing Team is comprised of William
Yokley and Scott Kiger who run Polaris XP900
Side by Side machines, and Jarrod McClure who
runs a 450cc ATV in the XC1 Pro Class. For
more information contact William Yokley or visit