Kelly Smith Wins Two in a Row in Green Bay

March 17, 2008 6:24am

Codi Adams Aces Lites; Sewell captures North Region Lites Championship

AURORA, Ill. (February 15, 2008) –  Kelly Smith led from wire to wire to sweep the Green Bay Toyota Arenacross powered by Monster Energy Drink.  The Monster Energy / Babbitts Online rider shot off the gate to win the $750 Toyota Certified Used Vehicle Hole Shot award ahead of Team Faith’s Kevin Johnson.  Johnson followed Smith for the twenty five lap main event.  On the podium Smith let it be known that he will come back next year ready for battle.

Tom Hofmaster guided his Fiberwise Pasta Yamaha in third for over half the race before yielding to a pack of riders led by Chad Johnson, Brock Sellard and Keith Johnson and Robbie Reynard.  Chad Johnson clinched the championship on Friday night. 

Shane Sewell clinched the AMA Arenacross Lites North Championship with a second place finish behind Yamaha’s Codi Adams.  Kyle Brown finish third.

AMA Arenacross Class Results, (Green Bay, WI)

  1. Kelly Smith                   Kawasaki

  2. Kevin Johnson               Yamaha

  3. Chad Johnson                Honda

  4. Brock Sellards               Kawasaki

  5. Robbie Reynard             Suzuki

  6. Keith Johnson                Yamaha

  7. Teddy Maier                  Honda

  8. Tom Hofmaster              Yamaha

  9. Jim Neese                     Suzuki

  10. Shane Sewell                Kawasaki


2007-’08 Toyota AMA Arenacross Class Point Standings

1.       Chad Johnson (7)           468                  

2.       Kelly Smith (7)               448                  

3.       Brock Sellards (5)          403

4.       Teddy Maier (3)              374

5.       Kevin Johnson (2)           371

6.       Keith Johnson (1)           349

7.       Tom Hofmaster (1)         290

8.       Jim Neese                     283

9.       Gray Davenport              262

10.   Robbie Reynard             260

AMA Arenacross Class Lites Results (Green Bay, WI)

  1. Codi Adams                  Yamaha

  2. Shane Sewell                Kawasaki

  3. Kyle Brown                    Honda

  4. Kurtis Mccabe               Honda

  5. Justin Berry                   Kawasaki

  6. Ivo Steinbergs                Honda

7.   Travis Merrill                  KTM

8.   Casey Schriock             KTM

9.   Kyle Smith                    Yamaha

      10.  Christopher Tracy           Kawasaki