With the Winter X Games a near memory, Team LaVallee was on the road again and gearing up for the Eastern Swing of the AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series and the next stop was at the Finger Lakes Racetrack in Farmington, NY.
“I was really looking forward to this next race, mostly because I knew that with X Games being over with, I could put all of my concentration back into racing.” stated LaVallee.
Team LaVallee’s Crew; Glenn Kafka, Terry Gilomen, and Jeff Leffel had the sleds ripping awesome hole shots all weekend. LaVallee and Kafka put together some great rides in both qualifying rounds and finals.
Race Results: Pro Stock. Team LaVallee’s Pro Rider, Levi LaVallee, had a tough round of qualifying and he just missed the top 10 spot, by qualifying 11th for the final, Levi entered in the LCQ, winning that and giving him great momentum for the Final. Coming from the back row and get tangled up with another rider in the final, caused LaVallee to end in the 15th position.
Pro Open. After having bad luck in the Pro Stock class, LaVallee was ready to bring the heat in the Pro Open Class and he did just that. He qualified really strong with 4th and 2nd place finishes, putting him in the 8th spot of the Final. With Team LaVallee’s Sleds ripping, LaVallee got a great hole shot off the start and after the 20 lap final LaVallee finished with a consistent 5th place position.
Semi-Pro Super Stock #1. Semi Pro Rider, Chris Kafka had an excellent day of qualifying, with 2nd and 3rd place finishes in his qualifying rounds, it allowed Kafka to take the 7th spot in the final. With high energy and smart lines, Kafka finished his Friday Night Final with a strong 5th place finish.
Semi-Pro Super Stock #2. Kafka continued his strong streak of racing, with qualifying again with 2nd and 3rd place finishes in his qualifier rounds. This time allowing him to be the 4th place qualifier for the Final. With sleds flying high, Kafka’s final was ended early when he and other rider got tangled up. Luckily, no one was hurt but the race was over for those two riders.
Team LaVallee is excited about the new event in Salem, New Hampshire next weekend, be sure to come check it out in person or click to www.teamlavallee.com for results and race recap.
Coming Up Events
• February 12-14, 2010 HK Powersports New England Nationals, Rockingham Park - Salem, NH
• LaVallee is featured on Good Morning America (rescheduled tentative time)
• February 19-21, 2010 Quick Draw Canadian Nationals, Hiawatha Horsepark - Sarnia, Ontario Canada