2017 Boise EnduroCross Results

| November 6, 2017

2017 Boise EnduroCross Results – Cody Webb recorded his fifth consecutive victory in the 2017 AMA EnduroCross Championship after a near-flawless night for the FMF KTM Team rider at the Ford Idaho Center in Boise, Idaho, November 4. Webb was the quickest in the Hot Laps, he won his qualifier and went on to win the main event. It would’ve been a perfect night for Webb had it not been for Cory Graffunder, who knocked off Webb in the single lap bracket races.

2017 Boise EnduroCross Results

2017 Boise EnduroCross Results
Cody Webb scored a wire-to-wire win at the Boise EnduroCross. Photo: Tanner Yeager

But it was the main event that really mattered. Webb bullied his way to the front off the pack right off the start and never let go of the top spot. He gradually pulled away from his nearest competitor, Graffunder, who managed to stay close to Webb for a couple of laps until he took the No Joke Land on the third lap, which handed Webb a comfortable 17-second lead heading into the fourth lap of the 14-lap race. Webb’s lead continued to grow as the race went on, and he eventually took the win with a 43-second cushion over Graffunder. Webb put his super EnduroCross skill to good use on what he described was the most difficult track of the year.

“This was definitely the toughest track we’ve had this year,” Webb said. “Boise always has a ridiculous wood pit and I fell down there five or six times in practice. I fell more in those first two practice sessions than I have all year. I really struggled early today and didn’t let the track come to me. In the qualifier I rode great. Graffunder got me in the Bracket Race but it was a great race and good show for the fans.

“In the main, I got the holeshot and felt awesome,” Webb said. “I had two little bobbles and a couple issues with the lappers in the wood pit where I was forced to just take my time. It was probably the loosest I rode all year and it feels great to get the win.”

Graffunder, on the SRT Off-Road-backed Husqvarna, also had a solid ride in the main but it wasn’t enough to put an end to Webb’s winning streak.

“Tonight was probably the most incident free, smoothest and cleanest race I’ve ever had,” Graffunder said. “I attribute it to my good riding early in the day that set me up with a good gate pick that put me ahead of a lot of carnage and let me just click off laps. I did two laps and had a big enough gap to do the No Joke Lane, got that out of the way when I was nice and fresh and made it through there without incident. Then, I kept clicking off laps. I don’t want to say it was the easiest race because the track was difficult but, as far as adversity and making mistakes, it definitely was the easiest I’ve had. It was clean, start to finish.”

2017 Boise EnduroCross Results

There was a great battle for third involving Geoff Aaron (GasGas), Cooper Abbott (Yamaha), Trystan Hart (Husqvarna), Max Gerston (Beta) and Ty Tremaine (KTM). The No Joke Lane played a huge part in deciding the outcome, which ended up going to Tremaine, who started off the race way down in the field but finished just a few seconds ahead Hart (Husqvarna). And right behind Hart came Gerston, followed by Aaron and Abbott.

“It was not an easy one tonight,” said Tremaine. “I’ve been working hard all year and the beginning of the season has kind of sucked, to be honest. I haven’t felt like I’m riding where I’m supposed to.

“I was fastest in the second practice so I knew I had the speed,” Tremaine said. “Cody and Colton [Haaker, who did not race because of an injury] have always been so far out front and my goal is, if I don’t beat them, I want to be really close. Tonight, that was my goal again but, right off the bat, nothing went right. People were crashing right in front of me and it was a nightmare. Coming around the first lap I was in dead last place. So, I just started charging forward and made passes. I found myself in fourth behind Trysan Hart and then I took the No Joke lane behind Geoff Aaron because I knew he’d make it and then he ended up crashing! I don’t know how I made it through but I passed Geoff and got out of there, and then Hart took the No Joke lane and I made it into third. I just stayed there, thankfully. It was the hardest race I’ve ever done.”

2017 Boise EnduroCross Results

Mason Ottersberg (Yamaha), who held second place at one point early in the race, Kyle Redmond (Husqvarna) and Ty Cullins (Beta) rounded out the top 10 overall.

With one race left on the calendar, Webb holds a comfortable 32-point lead in the championship; Haaker is still second, while Tremaine has taken over third. He is just nine points ahead of Hart.

Tarah Gieger took her first ever Women’s EnduroCross main event win coming out on top of a great three-way battle with Shelby Turner and Kacy Martinez. It was a popular win for the former Women’s Motocross champion that has been trying to get an EnduroCross win for years.

Destry Abbott kept his undefeated streak alive in the Vet class on his Purvines DA8 Yamaha. Canada’s Stephen Foord put up a good fight and ultimately finished second. David Stirm took another podium on his Husqvarna.

David Kamo, a former top desert racer and Idaho resident, took the Open Amateur main event win. Canada’s Kevin Dupuis put up a great fight and crashed in the final turn attempting to make a pass for the lead but held on for second. Shelby Turner, the 2016 Women’s EnduroCross champion, took the final podium spot, the first ever woman to earn a podium in the Amateur class.

In the Amateur B class, James Flynn took the win on his Husqvarna. Justin Rokosh finished second on a Yamaha and Austin Serpa rounded out the podium on his KTM.

Stephen Foord took the TrialsCross main event win. Anthony Johnson and Kaden Jenkins took second and third respectively.

2017 Boise AMA EnduroCross main event results

2017 Boise EnduroCross Results

Ford Idaho Center

Boise, Idaho

RESULTS November 4, 2017

EXPERT CLASS

  1. Cody Webb (KTM)
  2. Cory Graffunder (Hus)
  3. Ty Tremaine (KTM)
  4. Trystan Hart (Hus)
  5. Max Gerston (Bet)
  6. Geoff Aaron (GG)
  7. Cooper Abbott (Yam)
  8. Mason Ottersberg (Yam)
  9. Kyle Redmond (Hus)
  10. Ty Cullins (Bet)
  11. Joan Pau Segura (GG)
  12. Eric Rhoten (Yam)
  13. Noah Kepple (GG)

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2017 Boise EnduroCross Results

 

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