Lake Nebagamon, Wisc. – January 11, 2016 – Canterubury Park proved to be the perfect venue for rounds five and six of the AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series as the warm and spacious indoor seating of the first-class horse racing facility allowed fans to escape brutally cold temps and witness Jake Angove winning the first Pro Lite main event of his career.
Since joining the team in November, Angove has shown a growing sense of confidence and is riding both smart and aggressively. Throughout the weekend Angove finished in the top two in his qualifying rounds on three out of four occasions, all contributing to a rapid rise in the points standings.
On Friday Angove raced to an early lead in the class final and was never challenged. “This is what I’ve worked for my whole snocross career,” said Angove. I was the tenth qualifier so I started on the way outside but just ripped the holeshot and never looked back. It feels really good.”
The start to Saturday’s final was not as good with the number 177 getting caught coming off the line in mid pack. As the race settled in he began picking off riders one at a time, while a couple of the front-runners where also dropping by the wayside. On the final lap he made a pass for fourth place, completing a very solid weekend.
Angove gained six positions in the class championship and is now fourth overall as the series heads to Deadwood, South Dakota in two weeks.
Ross Martin continues to recover from an ankle injury and did take part in Friday qualifying but was unable to compete for the remainder of the weekend.
Round 5 Heat 1 Heat 2 Final
Ross Martin 5 3 DNS
Jake Angove 2 5 1
Round 6 Heat 1 Heat 2 Final YTD Prvs
Jake Angove 2 2 4 4 10
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