After his impressive win last weekend in Nanaimo, Goerke proved that his performance was anything but a fluke, repeating his double moto wins on one of the roughest tracks of the series. He grabbed the holeshot in each moto and never looked back. His performance was one of the most dominating ones in recent memory.
The closest competitor in the MX1 class was KTM Red Bull Royal Distributing Fox Racing's Colton Facciotti had a rough day in Kamloops, suffering a big crash on the first lap of the first moto. After pulling out of the first moto to nurse an injured shoulder Facciotti was able to come back strong in moto two to finish second behind Goerke. His performance proved that Facciotti is an incredible athlete.
Gopher Dunes Racing Troy Lee Designs Powersport Canada's Tyler Medaglia and Rockstar Energy OTSFF Yamaha Motovan.com's Bobby Kiniry both had strong rides in round one and made the best of the roughness of round two. Both rider's put their remarkable fitness to good use, charging hard in the rough stuff for podium finishes.
With Facciotti’s first moto DNF, Goerke has opened up a comfortable lead in the in the MX1 point’s battle.
The MX2 class saw Monster Energy Leading Edge Thor Kawasaki rider Kyle Beaton aim to conquer some demons in Kamloops. During the past two seasons this track has been a sore point for the Surry, BC native, causing season ending injuries. He seems to have come over those particular demons, pulling holeshots in both motos. Smart riding placed him in fourth position overall. Just in front of him, Honda riderTopher Ignalis, put his best ride of the season so far for a third. KTM Red Bull Royal Distributing Fox Racing's Jeremy Medaglia rode consistent earning himself the second tier of the podium, but fell short of Teddy Maier's brilliant ride.
The 2012 Monster Energy Motocross Nationals continues next weekend, with round three from Wild Rose MX Park in Calgary, Alberta, on Sunday, June 17.