2/7/2020 3:02:00 PM National Snocross Series makes a stop in Dubuque
Rounds 9 and 10 for the National Snocross Series visited a new location in Dubuque, Iowa. Dubuque has been on the National Snocross Schedule for the past few years, however the Dubuque County Fair Grounds was the new venue location for the 2019/2020 season and it did not upset. With more than enough space, Dubuque brought one of the biggest tracks of the season and also brought in ample viewing and amenities for Snocross fans and race teams alike.
PRO / PALLIN
With back-to-back race weekends, Kyle Pallin was eager to get on the new track in Dubuque. In Friday, Round 9 racing, Pallin started out the weekend with good qualifying rounds, which secured his spot in the Pro Round 9 Final. Off the starting line, Pallin was pushed off the track and once back on, found himself at the back of the pack. With 14 laps ahead of him, Pallin charged hard, found smooth lines and finished the night with a seventh place finish.
On Saturday, Round 10 - Pallin was looking for redemption. With solid qualifying (taking third and fifth place finishes) Pallin was sitting in a great position for the Round 10 Final. Off the start for the Pro Final, Pallin had a mid-pack start and battled throughout the 14 lap final swapping positions and finishing out in eighth place.
"It was awesome to race on a huge track this past weekend. With wetter snow conditions, vision was tricky at times but overall I was able to find good lines on the track. These next few weeks will be a great opportunity to make improvements before our next race in New York,"stated Pallin.
He is currently sitting in sixth place overall in the Pro Points Standings.
PRO LITE / BESTER
Pro Lite Rider, Ryley Bester had good weekend of racing. Starting out for Round 9 Friday night, Bester took a fifth and a second place finish in his qualifying rounds. Off the line of the Pro Lite final, Bester came out mid-pack and finished Friday night in seventh place. For Saturday's racing, Bester was able to secure his spot in the Round 10 Pro Lite final, through the LCQ (last chance qualifier.) Coming from the back row of the 10 lap final, he rode hard and consistent and finished the weekend out in tenth place. He currently sits in sixth place overall in the Pro Lite Points Standings.
PRO LITE / DAUDT
Pro Lite Rider, Evan Daudt started out the 2-Day National race weekend with a bang. On Friday, Round 9, he had excellent qualifying rounds with a second and fourth place finish, giving him a great spot for the Pro Lite Final. Off the line of the Round 9 Final, he had a great start towards the front of the pack and with consistent riding, Daudt finished out Friday night in fifth position. For Saturday qualifying, Daudt secured his spot in the Round 10 Final via the LCQ. From a back row start, Daudt unfortunately got tangled with another rider and finished in 11th position. He currently sits in fifth place overall in the Pro Lite Points Standings.
PRO AM PLUS 30 / LIEDERS
Pro AM Plus 30, Andy Lieders bumped up to the Pro class for Friday racing at Dubuque. With earning a second place in the LCQ, Lieders secured his spot in the Pro Round 9 final in the back row. Off the start of the 14-lap final, Lieders rode hard and finished in 14th place. Lieders is currently sitting in fourth place overall in the Pro AM Plus 30 Points Standings.