Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Team LaVallee's Duluth National Recap!
For Immediate Release
LONGVILLE, Minn., December 1, 2010 – The first stop on the Amsoil Championship Snocross Series (ACSS) season opened in Duluth, Minn., which also happened to be Team LaVallee’s new Pro rider, Bobby LePage’s hometown.
“It felt awesome starting out this season with a brand new team in my hometown. A lot of friends and family were able to come to the races and it was a lot of fun putting on a show for them and all the fans.” states LePage.
The racing started on Friday for Team LaVallee with Winter X Games qualifying. Team LaVallee’s, Levi LaVallee was chosen as one of the ten SnoCross athletes to be invited to the Games - so now it was up to LePage to get his spot. After a full day of qualifying, LePage earned his XGames invitation by qualifying 5th for Winter X 15.
Saturday and Sunday Team LaVallee was back to Pro Stock and Pro Open racing. With ample weather conditions and more than enough snow, the technical track was designed to please the fans and the riders. With LaVallee sitting out the first two National races, to put time and preparation for his Red Bull: New Year. No Limits. jump, all eyes were focused on LePge.
With Team LaVallee’s Polaris IQ 600’s running great, LePage had good qualifying rounds for both Pro Stock and Pro Open. He missed the final by 2 positions in Pro Stock, but made his way into the Pro Open Final on Sunday with a notable 12th place finish. With a weekend off, the next stop on the ACSS Tour is to be held Dec. 10-11 at Fargo, North Dakota’s Newman Outdoor Field.
Race Results – AMSOIL Duluth National
Pro Super Stock (LePage) Round 1: 1st Round 2: 9th LCQ: 7th Final: ---
Pro Open (LePage) Round 1: 8th Round 2: 2nd LCQ: 3rd Final: 12th
About Team LaVallee: Team LaVallee is one of the hottest up and coming Pro Snowmobile Racing and Freestyle Teams today. Team LaVallee consists of 7-time Winter X Games Medalist and ISOC Pro Stock Champion Levi LaVallee and Pro Rider Bobby LePage. The team competes in all of the ISOC Nationals and the ESPN Winter X Games. The team’s sponsors include; Polaris, Parts Unlimited, Loctite, Walker Evans Shocks, Earth Inc., Rengel Printing, Woody’s, Arctiva, Auburndale Oil, Stratford Sign Co., Kafka Granite, Red Bull, Oakley, ROX Speed FX, DP Brakes, Fraser Steel, Alpinestars, C&A Pro Skis, Stomp Design, Colorado Sled Style, Caliber, Wayne Davis Photography, ThirtyTwo, Etnies, OGIO, and Drift Media. The Team is owned by Levi LaVallee and Glenn Kafka.