The Mid-South was very well represented and took home a lot of hardware. Â RPM hasn’t posted all the results but as soon as they do we will get them up here as well. Â Casey Cochran didn’t lose a moto, he didn’t even lose to period. Â If he was on the track he was in front, regardless of what other classes were on the track with him. Â Way to go Casey. Â Casey won the 4-6 Limited, 4-6 Mod, and 50 Open Classes.
Mathew Weakley had a great debut on his Lakehill Yamaha 250 in the Schoolboy 2 class. Â Mathew ran up front all weekend and finished 4th in Schoolboy 1 and 3rd in Schoolboy 2. Coming off a broken arm Kiefer Martin went 5-6-4 for for fourth overall in the 65 7-9 class. Â JJ Long made his national debut and grabbed 2nd and 3rd place finishes in Supermini 1 & 2. Â Steven Murphy looked really good with finishes of 10th-250C, 4th-250C Limited, and 5th-450C.
David Retherford scored a 8th in Schoolboy 2 and 19th in 250C. Â Chandler “the ironman” Johnston finished 5th in the Four Stroke Open and 13th in 450C. Â Jack Retherford had a nasty get off on Saturday, but he battled through the pain finishing 13th – Schoolboy 1 and 8th – Supermini 1.
In the mini’s Landon Hulbert finished 4th in the 65cc 10-11 Class and 5th in the 65cc 7-11 Mod Class. Â Marshall Blythe finished 6th in the 65cc 7-9 class and 6th in a stacked 85cc 9-11 class. Â Nicholas Capps finished 3rd in the 65cc 7-9 and 6th in the 65 7-11 Mod Class. Â Nicholas gets the MXDS Award for most improved rider of 2013. Â Man has he picked it up this year. Â Way to go Nicholas. Â Hagen Julian gets the “Hard Luck” award for the weekend. Â He had a nasty crash going for the holeshot in the 85 Mod class, then blew his supermini motor up. Â Tough weekend for sure for Hagen with finishes of 8th-85Mod, 8th-Jr. Mini, and 5th in Supermini 1.
Also hats off to all the parents. Â Its pretty awesome to see how competing parents can come together and help each other out. Â Saw it over and over again this weekend.