Tyler Bowers Wins U.S. Open of AXWednesday, February 14, 2007 | 6:41 AM
It's official! 15 year old Tyler Bowers is the US open of Arenacross Champion and has claimed the $50,000 purse.
All photos by Tony Scavo
FRIDAY NIGHT ACTION
On Friday at the start of the main events everyone was ready to go. Darcy Lange jumped out to an early lead but soon fell on the first lap and it was all Tyler Bowers from there. He worked his way through the pack and took the first main event win, while teammate Zach Ames finished 5th.
SATURDAY NIGHT ACTION
With Lange making an excellent comeback he was still in the hunt. Zach Ames continued to ride cautious and finished 5th.
Going into the final moto Tyler had to finish 5th or better to capture the $50,000 purse and he settled in to a 3rd place finish making him the winner! Zach Ames finished right behind Tyler in 4th and captured 3rd place on the weekend taking home $10,000.
MDK SPEED EQUIPMENT
FACE LIFT UNLIMITED DESIGN
With the success of the MDK Speed Equipment AX team one of the team's sponsors will be offering a discount if you decide to purchase their product. With the new addition of Spokesavers the team had the advantage over the other rider's every race.
Now Spokesaver.com would like to offer a discount to the buyers all you have to do is when ordering Spokesavers there will be a coupon box. If you type in the code Tork77 you will receive a 20% discount.
It's been a great series and everyone involved with the MDK Speed Equipment teams hopes you enjoyed it.
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