Russell Pearson Wins National H&H Finale

Kit Palmer | October 28, 2002

Yamaha YZ450F riders Russell Pearson and Ty Davis finished 1-2 at the final round of the AMA National Championship Hare & Hound Series in Lucerne Valley, California, yesterday. Davis officially wrapped up the 2002 title, topping Pearson by nine points.

Finishing third and fourth overall at Lucerne were a pair of Kawasaki KX500 riders Chuck Woodford and former H&H champ Destry Abbott. Honda XR650R rider Andy Grider rounded out the top five overall.


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.