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Adam Gulley Stays Perfect in Arenacross Lites East Region
TOLEDO, Ohio (February 4, 2011) – For the second week in a row, Babbitt’s Monster Energy/TiLUBE Kawasaki presented by Maxxis’ Tyler Bowers, of Danville, Ky., grabbed a Friday-night win at the inaugural AMA Arenacross Series event from Toledo’s Huntington Center. In the third round of the Arenacross Lites Eastern Regional Championship, DG Flooring Kawasaki’s Adam Gulley, of Jonesburg, Mo., kept his undefeated record intact.
As the gates dropped on the 25-lap Arenacross class main event, points leader and TUF Honda rider Jeff Gibson, of Blacklick, Ohio, took the early lead with Bowers in tow. For nearly 20 laps, Bowers paced his rival, losing and gaining ground throughout each lap. While the duo appeared to be evenly matched, Bowers did excel in the whoops and took advantage of it, getting a wheel inside Gibson and eventually making the winning pass. Once out front, Bowers pulled away for his second win of the year. Gibson secured second while the Ohio-based Foremost Insurance/Spinechillers/HondaofFairfield.com team received a much-needed boost to its 2011 effort in front of its hometown crowd with a strong podium effort from Zach Ames, of Prospect, Ohio.
The Arenacross Lites class main event was more of the same from Gulley. The Missouri native is effectively dominating his East Region competitors and in the process has established himself as the clear rider to beat to claim the championship. On Friday night, he fended off Hot Rods MX Racing’s Austin Coon, of Spencer, W. Va., who finished second, and Gateway Cycles Kawasaki’s Steven Mages, of Sardinia, Ohio, in third.
The Toledo Arenacross continues tomorrow night from the Huntington Center, kicking off the festivities at 7:00 p.m. ET.
Arenacross Class Results (Toledo, Ohio)
AMA Arenacross Lites Class Results (Toledo, Ohio)
Arenacross Class Points (After Race 5 of 19)
Arenacross Lites Class Eastern Regional Points (After Race 3 of 10)
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