EVS Athletes Roll Into 2009 with Force

The results are in for the opening round of the 2009 Monster Energy Supercross series and the latest round of the Arenacross series. Many EVS riders represented and rode well.

In the 450 Supercross class, Paul Carpenter from the Monster Energy Cernic’s Kawasaki team, finished in the #10 spot. In addition, Josh Hill, riding the #75 Yamaha, finished 16th, while Robert Kiniry rounded the night out in the 18th spot.

In the 250 Supercross class, Chris Blose took home an impressive 4th place finish, just one spot away from putting him on the podium. Ben Evans finished the night off within the Top 10 in the #9 spot. EVS wants to congratulate these riders on their outstanding performances at A1.

In the Arenacross series, which made its most recent stop in Grand Rapids, MI, several EVS riders gave it their all and put in some great rides. Here are the results for the Lites and AX classes for both Friday and Saturday nights.

Friday – Lites Class:

Michael Willard – 4th

Friday – AX Class:

Josh Demuth – 4th
Kelly Smith – 6th
Shane Sewell – 9th
Jim Neese – 10th
Chad Johnson – 12th
Michael Willard – 13th
Steven Mages – 14th

Saturday – Lites Class:

Gavin Faith – 15th

Saturday – AX Class:

Nathan Skaggs – 1st
Chad Johnson – 3rd
Shane Sewell – 4th
Jim Neese – 6th
Michael Willard – 7th
Kelly Smith - 9th

With the Grand Rapids results, Chad Johnson is in 5th place, Kelly Smith is in 6th and Zach Ames is in 14th place overall in the AX Class. In the Lites class, Michael Willard is currently in 8th place in the points standings and Gavin Faith is in 10th.

Congratulations to all EVS athletes!