SORRA Series Round 1
The Sierra Off-Road Riding Association
(SORRA) kicked off the 2013 race season at the
Oasis MX track in Clearlake Oaks, CA. This
was Round 1 of the series, which included XC
racing on Saturday and MX racing on Sunday.
The Oasis track was a mix of challenging
motocross sections and miles of natural terrain,
the perfect combination for our season opener.
The three Pee Wee classes started off the XC
racing on Saturday morning. 1st place
finishers were Kyler Thao, Joseph Borgess, and
Jeremiah Evans. The Pee Wees were followed
by the always competitive Ladies Wee class with
a 1st place going to Kyleigh Stinson. The
SORRA crew then took a few minutes to make
necessary track changes, lengthening the track
for the remaining XC races of the day.
The 45 minute Novice, Youth and Women’s race
was up next. Novice winner was Giancarlo Ricci,
Youth was Justin Semas and the Women’s class
winner was Shannon Baier.
SORRA volunteers continued to work between
races to keep the track watered and groomed.
The Open C and Over 40 C classes battled hard
during their 60 minute race, with 1st place
finishes for Open C John Wacht and Open 40 C
Pete Antognazzi. Next up were the Expert,
Open B and Over 40 A races. It was a battle for
Expert racers, but Jason Vondracek pulled
through for a 1st place win. Open B was
won by Jarred Middlebrooks, and Open A was won
by John Semas. Our little Mighty Mites
finished up the day with quite an exciting
Sunday kicked off SORRA’s first MX series.
Track changes were made the night before, and
watering continued throughout the day. The
Pee Wee racers kicked off Moto 1 with some
exciting motocross racing. Next up the
Amateur MX racers Pete Antognazzi and Tanis
Rangel battled hard, but Rangel held Antognazzi
back for a 1st place finish.
Next up were the fast and furious Pro and A
riders. Troy Barker dominated for a 1st
place finish in the Pro MX class, while A rider
Ed Teixeira worked his way up after a bad start
to take 1st place.
After a break for track prep, Moto 2 started
up with the Pee Wee MX races. Overall
winners were Trevor Turner, Kyler Thao and
Joseph Borgess. The competitive Amateur
class was another battle for 1st. Trysten
Cunha took the lead with Pete Antognazzi close
behind. Overall 1st place went to
The Pro and A class riders were next.
Moto 2 for the A class was dominated by Ed
Teixeira, who got the hole shot and kept his
lead for an overall 1st place finish.
Another domination by Troy Barker won him the
overall 1st place for the Pro MX class.
Round 2 of the 2013 SORRA Race Series will be
held at Chappie in Shasta, CA. Check out
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