Bikes in the Valley: Results from October Finale

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Bikes in the Valley

Orient Express Bikes in the Valley
Sponsored by Kiniry Excavating

Lebanon Dragway – October 8, 2018

Story by Bobby Hayes

Orient Express Bikes in the Valley

sponsored by Manchester Mindz Final Race of the year

With the threat of rain coming, to get the last race completed, the event was modified to one qualifier and then right into eliminations.

Scott McGrath grabbed the #1 Qualifying spot in the M2 Shocks Street ET Class and took the $65 Bonus money from Worldwide Bearings, and $50 from Andy’s Cycle List.

Ben Fish took the #1 Qualifying spot in the Vanson Leathers Pro ET Class, and the $65 Bonus from MTC.

Bob Carlson snuck into the #1 Qualifying spot in the DME 9Below Class to take the $18 from the purse and $100 Bonus Money put up by Vantine Nitrosports.

Bob Carlson also managed to Win the DME 9Below Class against Jake Dugan. Dugan had some Mechincal issues threw out the day, but still managed to get to the Finals with a little luck. However Carlson’s 8.72 on a 8.62 Dial-in had little problems taking the win over Dugan’s 13.70 on a 8.00 Dial-in. Carlson took the winners purse and $100 Bonus Money from Manchester Mindz, $25 from OnPoint Image, and $100 Product Certificate from Vanson Leathers. Dugan pocketed Runner up purse and Bonus of $50 from Manchester Mindz, and $75 Product Certificate from Vanson Leathers. Carlson locked up the DME 9Below 2018 Championship.

In the M2 Shocks Street ET Class, the Finals came down to Gee Thompson on his Kawasaki ZX14 and Ryan Beardsley on the Hayabusa Suzuki. Beardsley grabbed the win instantly as Thompson left early.

Beardsley banked the purse money and the $100 Bonus from Manchester Mindz, $50 from Bonus from Andy’s Cycle List, $25 from Hardcore, $25 from Motorsports Nation, $25 from Nerium International, $25 from Engerycoil, $25 from Standard Cycle, and $100 Product Certificate from Vanson Leathers. Thompson took the runner-up purse and $50 Bonus from Manchester Mindz, $50 from Andy’s Cycle List, and $75 Product Certificate from Vanson Leathers.

Ashon Dickerson locked up the 2018 Championship after his 2nd round win.

The Vanson Leathers Pro ET Finals came down to a couple of Kawasaki’s ZX14 of Bob Bradley and Andre Roche. Bradley takes the win easily with a huge hole shot over Roche running a off the throttle 9.73 on the 9.60 Dial-in over Roche’s 8.32 on a 8.27 Dial. Bradley takes the biggest winners purse of the day, $100 Bonus from Manchester Mindz, $50 from MTC, $50 from MPS, $25 from Fast by Gast, and $100 Product Certificate from Vanson Leathers. Meanwhile Roche does ok with the runner purse, $50 from Manchester Mindz, and $75 Product Certificate from Vanson Leathers. Ron Blake was crowned the 2018 Championship in Vanson Leathers Pro ET Class.

Thank you, everyone, that supported the Orient Express “Bikes in the Valley” in 2018 and hope to you out there in 2019, stay tuned!

Special thanks to all the people who help make BIV great:

 

DME Racing 9 Below

 

Vanson Leathers Pro ET

 

M2 Shocks Street ET

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