Polaris pilot finishes 12th in XC1
William Yokley finished 16th overall and 12th in the XC1 Pro Class today. There were 175 total entries with 18 XC1 Pro Riders. Team rider Mark Notman finished 86th Overall and 16th in the 22 rider XC2 Pro Am Class.
William Yokley’s Race Summary
Millfield is always a nice track to race. The area is scenic near the college town of Athens. The conditions were very good this year with not too much mud or dust. I got a great start and arrived at turn one right at the front, but I was on the outside and got hammered by several riders all contesting the same space. I entered the woods just inside the top 15, and settled in to complete lap one in 13th. On lap two, I caught a stump with my front wheel, which dropped me back a few places to 15th. I worked my way back to 12th place at the finish in a pretty uneventful race.
Mark Notman got a good start and finished the first lap in 6th place. He had a very good race going until a plug broke in his cooling system, allowing the coolant to leak out ultimately overheating the engine and not completing the 4 laps.
We have a three-week break until the next race in Snowshoe, WV. I’ll be busy preparing for the race and participating in a photo shoot for one of my sponsors. I also am making an appearance at the National Guard Youth Development Camp in Greenville KY. This is always enjoyable to meet and teach ATV safety to the kids of National Guard soldiers. I’ll see you at the Snowshoe!
Yokley Racing Team Sponsors are: The Army National Guard, Polaris Industries, Kenda Tires, Elka Suspension, Roll Design, HMF Exhaust Systems, IMS/Roll, PURE Polaris Lubricants & Fuels, Intense Fabrication & Design, Douglas Wheel Technology, Moto Pro Training, Tire Balls, Andrews Cycle, Tsubaki Chains, IMS, Four Apparel, ASV Levers, CV4 Hoses, Hygh Octane Design, PIER Graphics, Universal Handlebars, Scott Goggles, ATVRiders.com, Hetrick Motorsports, Powermadd, Recluse Clutches, and Monavie Energy Drinks.