Simons, Hibbert win gold in Minnesota
Simons has three victories in two weeks
Story by Snowmobile.com Staff, Dec 18, 2007
Arctic Cat rider Ryan Simons picked up a victory for the second straight week in the World Powersports Association (WPSA) Minnesota Series.
Simons, who won both the Pro Open and Pro Stock events Dec. 8 and 9, earned himself a Pro Open victory on Sunday, Dec. 16 in Fertile, Minn. Carl Schubitzke, Arctic Cat, and Mike Schultz, Polaris, finished second and third.
Tucker Hibbert picked up his second WPSA Minnesota title of the season in the Pro SuperStock class. The Arctic Cat rider bested Schultz and Andrew Johnstad and their Polaris sleds. Hibbert finished just missed out on the podium in the Pro Open with his fourth place finish.
Parker Brown earns Pro Open win at Mount Zion
In the first points event of the WPSA Wisconsin circuit, Parker Brown rode his Polaris to a Pro Open victory. Chase Rosemeyer, Ski-Doo, and Chris Kafta (Polaris) rounded out the top three.
Kafka picked up another podium finish, winning the Pro SuperStock class. Rosemeyer and Mike Kieper, Arctic Cat, were second and third.
Gulla, Boron earn Rock Maple Racing gold
Rock Maple Racing’s snocross tour continued on the weekend at Black Mountain in Rumford, Me.
Former WPSA national champion TJ Gulla, Polaris, topped the field in Pro Stock. CW Sirjane, Ski-Doo, and Chris Chico, Polaris, also finished in the top three.
It was all Ski-Doo in the Pro Open final. Defending Rock Maple Racing pro champion Jason Boron took the checkered flag, followed by Darris Mees and Sirjane. John O’Malley finished just off the podium, giving Ski-Doo the top four finishers.
United States Cross Country series opens in Minnesota
The United States Cross Country series had its first event of the year in Gonvick, Minn. on the weekend. Troy Hanson, Polaris, picked up a Pro Open victory. Curt Peterson, Ski-Doo, and Eric Gausen, Polaris, took second and third.
Ski-Doo rider Bryan Dyrdahl bested the field in the Pro 600 class. Gabe Bunke, Polaris, and Gausen were Dyrdahl’s closest competition.