In the MX 1 class, Leading Edge Kawaski’s Matt Goerke showed why he has the red plate, by going 1 for 1 for the day. He also got the holeshot in the second moto.
Bobby Kiniry placed second overall and Dusty Klatt was third overall, despite having bike troubles in the second moto.
As for Atlantic riders in the MX 1 class, Davey Fraser represented Atlantic Canada well with a 10th place and took home the Brian House Memorial trophy for the best Atlantic rider. There was a large contingent of Newfoundland and Labrador riders and race fans on hand to honour Brian. Every year they make the long journey from the Rock to Moncton.
Kyle Chatham of Riverview, New Brunswick placed 17th, Tyler Medaglia finished 18th despite not finishing the second moto. After a couple of corners he left the track upset, possibly re-injuring himself. Springhill, Nova Scotia’s Ryan Lockhart was 19th but did not finish the second moto. TJ Martin finished a respectable 25th, considering he only recently turned pro.
Tyler Villapoto put on a great show for the fans doing some whips and laying it flat a few times. The fans went nuts every time he showed them his bike handling skills.
The MX 2 class was just as exciting to watch as the MX 1 pros, with Kaven Benoit placing his KTM on the top spot of the podium, Teddy Maier was second and Jeremy Medaglia third.
The MX 2 class featured a whole host of Atlantic riders; both pros and intermediates packing the gate. David Strang was 22nd, Brad Lockhart was 23rd, Ryan MacKay was 25th, Jason Gray was 26th, David Estabrooks was 28th, Tyson Orsatti was 31, Jake McEvoy was 32, and Dawn Hood finished 33rd overall.
Unfortunately Kyle Beaton was seriously injured in a mid-air crash which resulted in a fractured leg. This will certainly end his season.
In the end, the thousands of fans who spent the weekend at the Glade were not disappointed as the weather could not have been better, and the racers put on a suburb show. The next stop in the series is Sand del Lee outside Ottawa.