Connect with us

GSPN

RACERS FLY IN FIRST MOTOCROSS EVENT OF 2015

This past Sunday Guam’s motocross racers and fans were back out at the Guam International Raceway for the final holiday event but the first motocross event of the new year.

PRESS RELEASE – Guam International Raceway Motorcycle and Atv Corporation (GIRMAC)

2015 Guam New Years Motocross

This past Sunday Guam’s motocross racers and fans were back out at the Guam International Raceway for the final holiday event but the first motocross event of the new year. Sunday’s event dubbed the 2015 Guam New Years Motocross. A stand alone and non championship point earning motocross laid out as to help keep Guam’s championship contenders racing skills sharp in anticipation of the 2015 Monster Energy Guam Motocross Championships which will be a twelve round series that begins on March 15th.

Sunday’s event was also a starting point for those riders who are interested in participating in this year’s championship series. The course on Sunday was rough and very demanding physically with very little time for the riders to rest as they navigated through braking bumps, the ruts and over the many jumps.

#50 Owen Turo chases after the pack aboard his 65cc Kawasaki. (courtesy photo)

#50 Owen Turo chases after the pack aboard his 65cc Kawasaki. (courtesy photo)

Highlights/results

In the premier Open Motorcycles class three time Guam Champion JR Cepeda aboard the #1 Cycles Plus Kawasaki was once more untouchable as he cut through to the front to take the lead and the win. Placing second was #75 Jeff Rios on his Autoworks supported Yamaha with #100 Steve Turo on a Kawasaki finishing third.

In the Kids Open Mini bike class #25 Ethan Turo on a Kawasaki took the win in the first of two heats with #1 Sasha Song on a Honda taking the win in the second heat. Overall win went to Sasha Song with Ethan Turo placing second and Stoney Bucek on the Cycles Plus Kawasaki taking third.

In the Kids 65cc Mini bike class #31 Robert Encina on his Kawasaki took the win with first time racer Laurence Limtiaco on a Suzuki placing second and Devin Encina on a Kawasaki taking third.

#1 JR Cepeda was once again untouchable Sunday as he dominated the event. (courtesy photo)

#1 JR Cepeda was once again untouchable Sunday as he dominated the event. (courtesy photo)

In the Kids 50cc Mini bike class #31 Richard Wenden took the win with Trent King and Thomas King placing second and third respectively.

In the final race of the day the Open Atv class #83 Daniel Champion aboard a Suzuki pulled away from the reigning champion #1 Robert Bucek aboard a Cycles Plus Suzuki to take a dominating win with Bucek finishing a distant second.

Up next will be a very special event for all of Guam’s motocross riders and its fans. On January 25th the #88 Gary Camacho Tribute Motocross and Fund raiser will take place at the Guam International Raceway. Gates open at 9am with the racing to start at 12noon. For more information call Rob Bucek at 727-5381 or visit the soon to be launched website at www.GuamRaceway.com

#76 Devin Encina launches his Kawasaki 65cc into the air during Sundays New Years Motocross. (courtesy photo)

#76 Devin Encina launches his Kawasaki 65cc into the air during Sundays New Years Motocross. (courtesy photo)

Ad

GPS Sports Calendar

September

October 2020

November
SU
MO
TU
WE
TH
FR
SA
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
Events for October

1st

No Events
Events for October

2nd

No Events
Events for October

3rd

No Events
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Events for October

4th

No Events
Events for October

5th

No Events
Events for October

6th

No Events
Events for October

7th

No Events
Events for October

8th

No Events
Events for October

9th

No Events
Events for October

10th

No Events
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
Events for October

11th

No Events
Events for October

12th

No Events
Events for October

13th

No Events
Events for October

14th

No Events
Events for October

15th

No Events
Events for October

16th

No Events
Events for October

17th

No Events
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
Events for October

18th

No Events
Events for October

19th

No Events
Events for October

20th

No Events
Events for October

21st

No Events
Events for October

22nd

No Events
Events for October

23rd

No Events
Events for October

24th

No Events
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
Events for October

25th

No Events
Events for October

26th

No Events
Events for October

27th

No Events
Events for October

28th

No Events
Events for October

29th

No Events
Events for October

30th

No Events
Events for October

31st

No Events
1
2
3
4
5
6
7

Foody’s 5 Fun Facts

NFL Fan Edition: Sherwin Paet

Polls

Who had the most impressive first win in the UFC?

View Results

DID U KNOW?

Frank ‘The Crank’ Camacho was a competitive youth golfer in Saipan with dreams of making it to the PGA.

COMING SOON …

ALL SPORTING EVENTS HALTED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS ISSUE

QUICK HITS

Jamal Agnew changes positions this year with the Detroit Lions from cornernack to receiver.
The 2019 All-Pro return man will retain his special teams duties for the Lions.
Agnew is half CHamoru with his mother hailing from Saipan. #bibamarianas 📷 (AP/Carlos Osorio)

More in GSPN