Video: Sacramento EnduroCross Highlights

Cycle News Staff | June 23, 2014

Check out the video highlights from round three of the 2014 GEICO AMA EnduroCross Championship from Sacramento, California. Colton Haaker was the big winner, taking his second career win.The Rockstar/Lucas Oil backed JCR Honda rider was joined on the podium by Beta USA’s Cody Webb and KTM’s Taddy Blazusiak.

Sacramento, California GEICO AMA EnduroCross Expert Main Event results:
1.  Colton Haaker              Honda
2.  Cody Webb                   Beta
3.  Taddy Blazusiak           KTM
4.  Taylor Robert               KTM
5.  Cory Graffunder         KTM
6.  Mike Brown                  Husqvarna
7.  Max Gerston                                Beta
8.  Geoff Aaron                 KTM
9.  Gary Sutherlin             KTM
10.  Ty Tremaine               KTM
11.  Kyle Redmond          KTM
12.  Bobby Prochnau       KTM
13.  Wally Palmer              Christini

The Women’s class was equally exciting in Sacramento with seventeen year old Morgan Tanke taking the win. She took the lead form Tarah Geiger on the first lap and then withstood heavy pressure several riders. Chantelle Bykerk, the defending women’s champion ultimately took second with a last lap pass on Rily Elinger. Elinger held on for her first EnduroCross podium in third.

Sacramento, California GEICO AMA EnduroCross Women’s Main Event results:
1.  Morgan Tanke             KTM
2.  Changelle Bykerk       KTM
3.  Rily Ellinger                    KTM
4.  Rachel Gutish               KTM
5.  Tarah Geiger                KTM
6.  Lexi Pechout                Sherco
7.  Melissa Harten            Gas Gas
8.  Megan Griffiths          KTM
9.  Brianna Vinsonhaler  KTM
10.  Megan Blackburn     Kawasaki

The evening also included a host of support classes for amateur, vet and trials competitors. Austin Schiermeister won the amateur class over brothers, Trystan Hart Wyatt Hart. Jason Gitchel took the vet class win over Kane Silverberg and Kelly Gelhaus. Joey Fiasconaro took the TrialsCross win ahead of Nathan Brown and Michael Salsman. 

The next round of the 2014 GEICO AMA EnduroCross Championship will make a first time visit to Atlanta on Saturday, August 23rd. The Gwinnett Center will host the first EnduroCross event on the East Coast in a few years and it is expected to attract some fresh talent, especially in the Vet and Amateur classes.