Uncasville, CT (February 11, 2007) – Sunday night the 2007 BooKoo Arenacross Championship awards ceremony was held in the Uncas Ball Room at the Mohegan Sun Casino and Hotel. An extremely large gathering of teams, riders, sponsors and industry personnel were recognized for their contributions and achievements.
The 2007 K&N presents BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series brought to you by Honda series produced some serious racing and payouts throughout the 10-round series.
Darcy Lange riding the Babbitt’s Monster Energy Kawasaki was the big winner, taking home a $25,000.00 check and a new Honda Ridgeline Truck for becoming the 2007 BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series. Dave Gowland from the Kawasaki Motor Corporation was also there to present Darcy with a new Kawasaki Quad.
Two Brothers Racing provided Brad Ripple with a package good enough to win the MotoVert Pro Pit Bike class, receiving $5,000.00 of the $10,000.00 MotoVert Point Fund.
At only 15 years old, Tyler Bowers riding the American Honda MDK Speed Equipment Hondas made a big impression in his rookie season as an expert. Taking second in the BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series, winning rookie of the year and capping it off winning the BooKoo U.S. Open of Arenacross which came with $50,000.00, just put Bowers in fast motion to a successful professional motocross career.
Awards Presented at the Banquet
Entertainer of the Year Steve Carnegie
Most Improved Rider Brad Ripple
Hard Luck Award Gregg Lynk – Team Fun Center
Mechanic of the Year Ian Woods
Manufacturer of the Year American Honda
Truck driver of the Year Rob Burkhart
Rookie of the Year Tyler Bowers
Most Dedicated Marty Leum
Utility Player of the Year Erin Normoyle
Team Excellence Babbitt’s Kawasaki
MotoVert Pro Pit Bike Champion Brad Ripple
BooKoo Arenacross Champion Darcy Lange
BooKoo U.S. Open Champion Tyler Bowers