Taylor Robert claims overall victory at round one of the AMA KENDA SRT Hare and Hound Championship.
The opening round of the 2018 series kicked off in the Spangler Hills, California with a full entry keen to get their season off to a good start.
Nick Burson led for much of the season's opening race in the Pro Class, gaining a strong lead on the opening lap after the rest of the field was stuck at a train crossing.
Burson gave up his lead to Robert through the rocky and technical section in lap two from where Taylor brought the win home.
After difficulties with his radiator at the end of lap one, Jacob Argubright climbed from fourth position to take second by the flag.
Kendall Norman pushed hard after helping another rider during the race to round out the podium in third.
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Pro 250: Crawford wins
The Pro 250 class saw Morgan Crawford take the win, with Chance Fullerton in second and Nick Stover in third. After leading the 250s on lap one, Fullerton surrendered his lead after going down.
Fullerton and Crawford battled with each other before Fullerton made a wrong turn and Crawford stole the lead. Nick Stover raced his own race coming home in third.
Women A class victory went to Britney Gallegos ahead of a hard fighting Rachel Stout in second place.
The Pee Wee races kicked off the weekend on the Saturday afternoon where Grady Ballow came home ahead of Waylon Honnold, with Damian Padron in third.
In the 65cc class Jett Lessing held first place from start to finish. Cole Timboe was running second up until the last lap but Brennen Watson stole the second podium spot, putting Timboe down to third at the flag.
The Big Wheel race saw Bradley East lead the entire race. Ashton Stevens, finished second overall, not too far behind East's lead. Connor Eddy battled with the dust for the final spot on the podium.
The Girls class saw Ty Woolslayer first with Dakota Mrozik in second.
The National Hare and Hound Association now looks to the next round in El Centro, California on February 24.
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