Las Vegas WORCS Results 2019

| April 15, 2019

Taylor Robert increased his win streak to five in the Rocky Mountain ATV MC WORCS Series, Presented by Polaris RZR and Dirt Bike. His latest victory came at The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, April 14, where beat out Zach Bell and Dante Oliveira for the win.

Taylor Robert Captures Fifth Consecutive WORCS Win At Las Vegas

Las Vegas WORCS Results 2019
Taylor Robert won the Las Vegas round of the WORCS Series. Photo: Harlen Foley

Robert took a slow and consistent approach on his FMF/KTM for the first few laps before catching leader Dante Oliveira.

With Oliveira riding another excellent race on his KTM, Robert finally made a move a stick and took the lead for good. The victory puts him 23 points ahead of Oliveira in the championship tally.

“The track was super slippery at first, so I had to be really smart out there,” said Robert. “Dante was riding really solid. He wasn’t making any mistakes, so I had to be really creative to get around him. It was a really cool race; here in Vegas in front of all of these fans.”

Bell (Precision Concepts/Kawasaki Team Green) rebounded from a mechanical issue at the last race to finish second. After taking the lead at the start, he lost positions to both Oliveira and Robert on the first lap. He passed Oliveira back late in the race and then set out to try to catch Robert before finishing second.

Cooper Abbott Wins WORCS Pro 2 Lites

Las Vegas WORCS Results 2019
Cooper Abbott (120) took the Pro 2-class win. Tallon LaFountaine (259) was second and Austin Serpa (572) was third.

In Pro 2, Cooper Abbott (KTM) took his first win of the season. Tallon LaFountaine (Honda) was second ahead of Austin Serpa (KTM). Abbott, an endurocross veteran, took the lead in the tricky Pro rock section and then just held off a charging LaFountaine for the win.

While Abbott excelled in the rocks, LaFountaine had issues. After taking second off the start, LaFountaine dropped back to nearly 45 seconds before rebounding late in the race to nearly catch Abbott at the end.

Serpa crashed going into the first corner. Once upright he threw caution to the wind and he rode an excellent race to finish third. Serpa now leads the Pro 2 Championship by five points ahead of Clayton Hengeveld (Kawasaki), who finished sixth.

In Pro 2 Lights, Cody Miller (Husqvarna) took the win ahead of Mateo Oliveira (GasGas) and Tyler Nicholson (KTM).

HARLEN FOLEY

Rocky Mountain ATV MC WORCS Series, Presented by Polaris RZR and Dirt Bike

Round 5

The Orleans Arena

Las Vegas, Nevada

RESULTS: April 14, 2019

PRO
1. Taylor Robert (KTM)
2. Zach Bell (Kaw)
3. Dante Oliveira (KTM)
4. Trystan Hart (KTM)
5. Andrew Short (Hus)
PRO 2
1. Cooper Abbott (KTM)
2. Tallon LaFountaine (Hon)
3. Austin Serpa (KTM)
4. JT Baker (GG)
5. Dustin McCarthy (Yam)
PRO 2 LITES
1. Cody Miller (Hus)
2. Mateo Oliveira (KTM)
3. Tyler Nicholson (KTM)
4. Seven Diaz (KTM)
5. Brandy Richards (KTM)

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