Chris Borich does it again in Round 6 of the Atlantic Grand Prix ATV Cross-Country Series at The Logan Farm in Cortland, New York!
Virgil, NY (07/9/06) ? Round 6 of the Atlantic Grand Prix took place at the Logan Farm on July 9th at what would prove to be the the Best Cross Country course of the year. The course consisted of long grass tracks, open woods trails and exciting off camber turns, and best of all, the gate fees went directly to the Logan Farm, which is a Thoroughbred Horse Rehabilitation Farm that rescues sick thoroughbred’s that would normally be euphemized. With The sun shining bright and beautiful and the light winds keeping everyone cool, it was a perfect day to race. Riders traveled from all over to race alongside big names such as Chris Borich, Tyler Lenig, and Stephanie Verkade
Dale Freitas put together an excellent course for the youth riders creating a safe yet fun environment for our future Pro’s, Austin Findley out of New Providence, PA put in yet another great race by taking the win on his Kawasaki ATV. Brandi Harmon and Jack Graham placed 2nd and 3rd respectively.
In the Morning Race, Chris Borich once again entered to compete in the Utility Modified Class on his Honda Rincon to get some extra seat time on his utility ATV for the WPSA Quad terrain races. Chris Borich and Timothy McAndrew put on one of the most exciting races in AGP History as they battled for the lead into the final lap of the race with Borich making the pass for the lead in he final lap of race to claim the overall win with McAndrew finishing second overall and earning the Utility Unlimited class win for the fourth time this year. Charles Godshall rounded out the podium with a third overall finish and the win in the 35+ Two and Four Stroke class. Stefanie Verkade claimed yet another win in the Women’s class with Quincy Heller and Melissa Snyder rounding out the top three.
The Afternoon race had Chris Borich back in action on his Honda 450r, and he wasted no time getting out front this weekend by grabbing the Holeshot and checking out on the rest of the class. Borich was riding extremely fast, recording lap times that were nearly 40 seconds faster than even the previous day’s overall dirt bike winner Scottie Rich. Borich would easily go on to take the win with Tyler Lenig and Daniel Martinez rounding out the top three overall.
In other racing action, Richard Cecco made his AGP debut in the Veteran class on a Utility Honda Rincon, and he surprised everyone by finishing in second place behind David Bishop on his Honda 450R.
Round 7 scheduled for July 15 and 16 at North American Warhorse in Dunmore PA has been Canceled due to water damage from the storms at the end of June that dropped more than between 12″ and 15″ of rainfall on parts of Northeastern Pennsylvania and New York state. However The Race the North American Warhorse Scheduled for August 5th and 6th is still on!
For more information about the Atlantic Grand Prix series visit: http://www.atlanticgrandprix.com
Top 5 Overall Quad Pro A and B Race
1 Chris Borich Sunbury, PA HON
2 Tyler Lenig Shamokin, PA HON
3 Daniel Martinez Groton, NY SUZ
4 Nathan D. Thomas Candor, NY HON
5 Rob Hertz Brookhaven, PA HON
Top 5 Overall Quad AM Novice Race
1 Chris Borich Sunbury, PA HON
2 Timothy W. Mcandrew Elysburg, PA KAW
3 Charles Godshall Quakertown, PA HON
4 Benjamin Pfaff Kerhonkson, NY KAW
5 Christopher Peipher Kulpmont, PA KAW
Top 5 Overall in Youth Quad
1 Austin Findley New Providence, PA KAW
2 Brandi Harmon Sherburne, NY OTH
3 Jack Graham Richford, NY OTH
4 Dalton Dernoski Belsalem, PA POL
5 Jeremy Wade Ballston Spa, NY OTH