TUF Honda's Jeff Gibson won the opening round of the 2011 AMA Arencross Series in Tulsa, Oklahoma, January 8, while Xtreme Cycle and ATV Suzuki's Cory Green took the opening-round win in the Lites Western Regional Championship.Gibson, the 2009 Arenacross Champion, got off to a fast start and held off challengers Tyler Bowers and Chad Johnson of the Babbitt's Monster Energy/TiLube Kawasaki team. Bower and Johnson ended up joining Gibson on the podium.Riding in front of his home crowd, Green scored the Lites-class win ahead of fellow Oklahoman, House of Kawasaki's Chad Cook and FHK Honda's Kyle White.Nathan Skaggs, on the Foremost Insurance/Spinechillers/Honda Fairfield Racing Honda, pocketed all of the money in the Dash For Chas.Arenacross Class Results (Tulsa, Okla.)

Jeff Gibson, Blacklick, Ohio, Honda

Tyler Bowers, Danville, Ky., Kawasaki

Chad Johnson, Rhinelander, Wis., Kawasaki

Zach Ames, Prospect, Ohio, Honda

Nathan Skaggs, Chillicothe, Ohio, Honda

Gray Davenport, Lehi, Utah, Kawasaki

Cole Siebler, Emmett, Idaho, Honda

Dave Ginolfi, Lake Hopatlong, N.J., Suzuki

Cory Green, Nowata, Okla., Suzuki

Willy Browning, Pleasantville, Ohio, Honda

AMA Arenacross Lites Class Results (Tulsa, Okla.)1.     Cory Green, Nowata, Okla., Suzuki2.     Chad Cook, Oklahoma City, Okla., Kawasaki3.     Kyle White, Freeport, Ill., Honda4.     Aviery Hickey, Decatur, Texas, Kawasaki5.     Brian Alquist, Lagrange, Calif., Honda6.     Justin Kelly, Lelumia, Ill., Honda7.     Tyler Sehr, Belleville, Ill., Honda8.     Travis Smith, Lancaster, Calif., Yamaha9.     Tanner Moore, Auburn, Kan., KTM10.  Jeremy Huddleston, Eustace, Texas, KTMArenacross Class Points (After Race 1 of 19)

Jeff Gibson, Blacklick, Ohio, Honda - 25

Tyler Bowers, Danville, Ky., Kawasaki - 22

Chad Johnson, Rhinelander, Wis., Kawasaki - 20

Zach Ames, Prospect, Ohio, Honda - 18

Nathan Skaggs, Chillicothe, Ohio, Honda - 16

Gray Davenport, Lehi, Utah, Kawasaki - 15

Cole Siebler, Emmett, Idaho, Honda - 14

Dave Ginolfi, Lake Hopatlong, N.J., Suzuki - 13

Cory Green, Nowata, Okla., Suzuki - 12

Willy Browning, Pleasantville, Ohio, Honda -11

Arenacross Lites Class Western Regional Points (After Race 1 of 10)

Cory Green, Nowata, Okla., Suzuki - 25

Chad Cook, Oklahoma City, Okla., Kawasaki - 22

Aviery Hickey, Decatur, Texas, Kawasaki - 20

Brian Alquist, Lagrange, Calif., Honda - 18

Travis Smith, Lancaster, Calif., Yamaha - 16

Tanner Moore, Auburn, Kan., KTM - 15

Jeremy Huddleston, Eustace, Texas, KTM - 14

Chase McGrath, Bennington, Neb., Honda - 13

Travis Merrill, Fowler, Ill., KTM - 12

Cody Doerfler, Peyton, Colo., Yamaha - 11

 

 

 

 

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Kit Palmer | Off-Road Editor

Kit Palmer started his career at Cycle News in 1984 and he’s been testing dirt and streetbikes every since – plus covering any event that uses some form of a knobby tire. He’s also our resident motorcycle mileage man with a commute of 120 miles a day.

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