CVMA Racing Round 7 2021/2022 Winter Series
The final round of the CVMA 2021/2022 winter series started with perfect weather. Several class championship battles were to be decided on track with the final round being the last opportunity to score valuable points.
Saturday morning greeted the racers with sunny skies and unseasonably cool weather but things heated up quickly when racing started. Later in the day strong winds blew across the track making for very challenging conditions.
During qualifying Owen Williams was fastest on an Ultra Lightweight class bike turning a 1:55.990 lap time. John Knowles was the fastest qualifier on a Lightweight class bike with a 1:51.664 lap time and Rennie Scaysbrook was the fastest Middleweight rider with a 1:48.875 lap time. Anthony Norton was fastest of all while riding his Open class bike turning a 1:46.943 lap time.
Saturday’s multi race winners included:
· Owen Williams – Winning 2 races on his Ultra Lightweight bike
· Justin Bordonaro – Winning 2 races on his Lightweight bike
· Igor Sokolov – Winning 3 races on his Open class bike
· Rennie Scaysbrook – Wining 2 races on his Middleweight bike
· Lucas Geboo – Winning 2 Races on his American Twins bike
The Supersport Shootout was first up for the big money races on Sunday and Rennie Scaysbrook started from the pole position. Scaysbrook had some trouble at the start with a big wheelie and fell back to fourth position on the first lap. Tyler Olmstead was able to get a good start from the second position and lead the first few laps. Scaysbrook was able to work his way into second position on lap three and worked to chase Olmstead down. Joel Ohman was able to get a good start from the front row and worked his way into third position but was passed on the seventh lap by Brian Berdan. Scaysbrook was able to pass Olmstead on the inside entering turn four on lap seven and was able to gap Olmstead the remainder of the race. The final finishing order was Scaysbrook for the win, Olmstead second and Berdan rounding out the podium in third.
In the Ultra Lightweight Shootout Owen Williams started from the pole position but Quin Swift got the better start and lead the race into turn one. Willson was able to pass Swift on the inside entering turn four and lead the first lap with Swift in second. Luke Sanzone got a great start and slotted into third at the start of the race. On lap 3, Savannah Jaska was able to pass Sanzone on the entry to turn six to take over the final podium position. The race was stopped on lap five of eight which meant it would not be restarted. The final result Williams with the win, Swift second and Jaska third.
In the Open Shootout, Anthony Norton started from the pole position. At the start Jack Bakken got the hole shot and lead the first lap with Toby Khamsouk close behind. After a poor start Norton was able to work his way into third on the second lap. On lap three, Norton was able to pass Khamsouk early in the lap and then pass Bakken to take the lead after Bakken ran a little wide in the final corner. After taking the lead Norton was able to stretch his lead while Bakken and Khamsouk battled for the final spots on the podium. Bakken and Khamsouk traded positions a couple times on lap eight but in the end finished second and third respectively. Norton took the win by a wide margin for his first in the Open Shootout class.
The club would like to thank all of our racers for coming out in record numbers this past season. The club saw racers coming from all over the country including many riders from the Pacific Northwest, northern California, Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Nevada and southern California. We wish all our members racing in other series over the summer the best of luck and look forward to seeing you all back at Chuckwalla in September for our first round of the 2022/2023 Winter Series.
CVMA offers two full days of racing every race weekend and also includes Saturday qualifying for grid position in all classes, amateur and expert, as well as a wide variety of classes to choose from.
Additionally, CVMA offers free reciprocity as a means of encouraging racers from other clubs to come out and compete. Log on to www.cvmaracing.com for more information.
The 2022/2023 Winter Series will start on 9/24/2022. Come on out for some of the most competitive racing with some of the fastest racers in the country!
CVMA. It’s club racing done right.
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