AMRA Round 6 Report - Constant Motion Productions

The 2019 Arizona Motorcycle Riders Association Motocity Anthem sponsored season continued as they headed to Morristown, Arizona for round six, the SOLLiD’s Day in the Desert, hosted by FASTR MC. This race was the first Restart Enduro race of the year, with a lengthy 90 mile course for the A riders, 65 miles for B riders, and 50 miles for the C riders. The Arizona desert did not give any special treatment to the riders as they traversed waterfalls, inclines, and plenty of tricky endure sections. In the AA Pro class, it was Nick Brawner on his Team Topar backed by Hard Enduro Outfitters Sherco on the top step of the podium after three tests and a total time of three hours and thirty five minutes. Behind him was the AZ Dirtbike Training KTM of Ryan Wells, only two minutes behind him and keeping within two minutes the entire day. Third place would go to the Team Topar backed by Hard Enduro Outfitters Sherco 300 SEF Zack Brawner, finishing one minute behind Wells. Rounding out the top 10 would be Brent Larsen, Jim Herrero, Kelby Pepper, Alec Brawner, Teylon Pepper, Trey Jones and Nick Gabbert. The Open A class had GasGas Support Rider James Flynn taking first with Nick Fouts and Nick McGowan in third. 250A had local rider Noah Tidball on the top spot with Bret Dooley and Blake Donatelli following in third. 200A had another dominant performance by the 2A Safety training rider Kyler Heimer, taking the win. 30A had Dustin Walcher on top, with second place Brett Kimbal and third place David Kertz behind them. The 40A podium consisted of Robert Naughton, Philip Carlin and Keith Larson. The veteran riders of 50A had Ernie Allsup on the top step with Cecil Schrader and Dan Hart following closely behind. Open B had a stacked 18 rider class, which was taken by Thomas Parrella, Jacob Ellison and Jack Geise. Shelby Turner came out to conquer the rough course with a dominant win in 250B, with an 18 minute lead on second place Tanner Teall and third place Bryce Johnston. Caleb Lamca took the win in 200B with second place Billy Kovacs and Michael MacLean. 30B was taken by Joseph Brown, with Christopher Markle and Jonathan Buchanan taking second and third. 40+B saw Steve Keller at the top spot with Brian Moffett and Ryan McClenahan behind him. Fred Beaver, David Vogt and JB Stuart rounded the podium of 50B, while the 60B class saw Michael May, Jon Hesselwood and Allen Poore in the top three. Representing more women, Daiana Trapp, Bibi Carmouche and Jilene Oakley took the top spots of Women B. Kevin Bradley, Jeremy Nelson and Kristopher Samford took the top three in Open C, while Yohaly Hernandez, Kaden Bedlion and Zachery Griswold ran 1-3 in 250C. 200C had Deegan Bach, Jacob Campbell and Kaelyn King in the top three. Andrew Boyd, Gregory Simons and Garrett Anderson took the podium in 30C, and Jasper Simonds, Trevor Turner and Diego Mendoza rounded out the top three in 40C. 50C had Michael Perry, Joe Visconti and Terry Neyman, while 60C had Billy Mason and Mark Koenig winning. Adriana Mcneme took the win in Women C, with Brea Core and Tracy Evans taking second and third. Dominic Craighill continued his dominance from Superminis to win the Youth C race, with Jase Anderson and Ruffin Dodson following. The SOLLiD’s Day in the Desert had many challenging obstacles for the racers to overcome, with a varying degrees of difficulty from test to test. The next AMRA round is the Fielcraft Survival Roughrider 100 on February 15-17 in Prescott Valley. More info at AMRAracing.com and Roughrider100.com