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KTM Wins 11 Titles at Oak Hill GNC Amateur National

Decatur, TX – KTM riders were on fire at the 32nd Oak Hill GNC Amateur National taking home 11 championship wins!

Tommy Weeck

KTM Factory Junior Team rider, Tommy Weeck, was the biggest winner picking up an astounding three championships at the Oak Hill Event. Weeck won titles in the 250 Intermediate Modified, 450 4-stroke Non-Pro Modified and 250 Open Amateur classes. His three titles earned at Oak Hill coupled with his title from Lake Whitney the week prior equal four championships in two weeks for the sixteen year-old KTM star. His teammate Max Anstie was also fortunate enough to claim a title at both amateur events. Anstie, in his first year racing in the US, placed within the top five in every one of his motos throughout the week eventually earning the 85 Open Championship and two second place finishes in the 85 14-16 Stock and Supermini 85-150 thru 16 classes.

Jason Anderson, another KTM Factory Junior Team rider, earned a few moto wins throughout the week but wasn’t able to finish at 100% after a crash in the final Supermini moto sent him over the bars. Anderson was sore, but okay to ride and ended up with a respectable 2nd place finish in the 99-250F Schoolboy (12-16) Stock class and two 3rd place finishes in the 99-125 Schoolboy Modified (12-16) and 125 Intermediate Modified classes.

Another KTM Oak Hill Champion, and the first rider to ever earn a factory ride, was the legendary Barry Higgins. Higgins, who works full-time for KTM’s Amateur Support Team, earned the 50+ Championship after a hard fought battle for the win.

KTM riders dominated the 65cc classes winning all five championships. KTM had another mini bike victory in the 50 Open (4-9) class when Luke Purther took home the championship.  Congratulations to all KTM riders, young and old, that took home victories at the Oak Hill GNC!

KTM Championships are as follows:

Luke Purther – 50 Open (4-9)
Mark Worth – 65 (7-9) Stock
Mark Worth – 65 (7-9) Modified
Jesse Sanchez – 65 (10-11) Stock
Darian Sanayei – 65 (10-11) Modified
Stephen Gretchen – 65 (7-11) Open
Max Anstie – 85 Open
Tommy Weeck – 450 4-stroke Non-pro
Tommy Weeck – 250 Intermediate Modified
Tommy Weeck – 250 Open Amateur
Barry Higgins – 50+

 

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