2018 Big 6 WCGP Glen Helen Results

| March 5, 2018

2018 Big 6 WCGP Glen Helen Results – The third round of the AMA District 37/FMF Big 6 Grand Prix Series and the West Coast GP Championship came down to the final lap before it was finally decided among opening-round winner Trevor Stewart, Eric Yorba and Italian Giacomo Redondi.

2018 Big 6 WCGP Glen Helen Results

2018 Big 6 WCGP Glen Helen Results
Giacomo Redondi pulled off the win in the WCGP Pro race at Glen Helen. Photo: Mark Kariya

Stewart (Johnny Campbell Racing/Honda) led most of the race but was slowed by lappers towards the end, allowing Yorba (FMF/Maxxis/RPM Racing KTM) and Redondi to catch up, setting the stage for a final-lap shootout for the win. The three riders battled back and forth with Redondi nipping Yorba at the finish line to take the win. Stewart took a disappointing but close third.

“It really is a heartbreak because I had that won—in the bag!—and the last couple laps, just got screwed so bad,” Stewart said of the lappers. “But hats off to Giacomo and Eric; they rode such an awesome race.”

Fourth went to GNCC Champion Kailub Russell (FMF KTM) whose bike stalled right at the start of the race. As a result, he spent the next hour and a half trying to make up for lost ground. He ended up finishing approximately 30 seconds behind Yorba.

Zach Bell (3 Bros Husqvarna), who won round two, was fifth overall. He took the checkers approximately a minute and a half behind Russell.

Suzuki’s Gary Sutherlin, the 2017 WORCS and AMA Hare & Hound Champion, suffered multiple injuries in a crash and did not finish the race. Sutherlin said that while battling Russell and Ricky Dietrich for fourth place, a lapper forced him off the track and out of the race. He hit his head in the crash and suffered a sprained neck, bruised ribs and an injured collarbone and hand.

In WCGP Pro II, Clay Hengeveld (Northland Motors / Kawasaki) took the win with room to spare over Suzuki rider Tallon La Fountaine.

Beau Baron (Honda) took third right behind La Fountaine.

Brandy Richards (KTM) won the WCGP Women’s Pro class, followed by Tarah Gieger (Honda) and Kacy Martinez Coy (FMF KTM).

2018 Big 6 WCGP Glen Helen Results

Glen Helen Raceway

San Bernardino, CA

RESULTS: March 3-4, 2018

WCGP PRO

  1. Giacomo Redondi (KTM)
  2. Eric Yorba (Hon)
  3. Trevor Stewart (Hon)
  4. Kailub Russell (KTM)
  5. Zach Bell (Hus)
  6. Justin Jones (Hon)
  7. Blayne Thompson (Hon)
  8. Justin Wallis (Beta)
  9. Travis Damon (Hon)
  10. Dalton Shirey (Hus)

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