Robert Wins Pala WORCS

| July 16, 2012

Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Taylor Robert recorded his fifth win of the WORCS season with a 1-1 performance at Pala Raceway in Pala, California, July 14-15. Robert handedly won the opening race on Saturday, finishing ahead of Kawasaki rider Robby Bell and JRC Honda’s Colton Udall.

Taylor Robert

Race two was a little tougher for Robert. Bell hounded Robert for most of the first hour then grabbed lead, which he held for several laps. Robert, however, passed Bell back in the closing 30 minutes and pulled away to get the win and the overall.

Bell finished second overall with a 2-2, while Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Bobby Garrison claimed third overall.

Honda pilot Colton Udall ended up fourth overall, while KTM rider Josh Strang rounded out the top five.

With two rounds left, Robert enjoys a commanding 55-point lead over Garrison.

Justin Jones led the whole way to win the Pro 2 class, followed by KTM rider Ivan Ramirez and Husky’s Cory Graffunder.

Ramirez opened up his lead a bit to seven in the Pro 2 class over Graffunder.

By Joe Colombero