Lake Nebagamon, Wisc. – November 30, 2015 – Ross Martin is one of only two men to ever win the AMSOIL Dominator prelim to the season opening round of AMSOIL Championship Snocross competition. On Friday, it looked as if Martin would have a shot at his third $10,000 payday in the head-to head shootout, but fell just short in the final after racing his way through three elimination rounds.
On Saturday, Martin and the team began the official points season with round one of competition in Duluth. Martin advanced to the front row of the main event with qualifying finishes of 3-2 to begin the day. After a good start up the massive uphill straight, Martin battled with the front runners throughout the 20 lap final where he finished 5th.
On Sunday, Martin had a rough crash at the bottom of the mogul-filled downhill in his first qualifier where he was relegated to seventh place. Ross came back strong in round two, winning his heat but falling one point short of moving into the final. After a win in the Last Chance Qualifier, Martin was slotted in the back row and after battling through heavy traffic and wet heavy roost, Martin was scored as seventh, which enabled him to leave the weekend in the thick of the championship.
Our new Pro Lite racer Jake Angove showed good speed during the weekend but rode tight at times as he adjusted to his new surroundings and maybe put a little too much pressure on himself. Angove finished just out of the top 10 on Saturday in 11th and is looking forward a fresh start in two weeks after spending more time on the sled.
The national series resumes in two weeks at the Buffalo River Race Park just outside of Fargo, North Dakota on December 11-12.
Round 1 Heat 1 Heat 2 Final
Ross Martin 3 3 5
Jake Angove 3 3 11
Round 2 Heat 1 Heat 2 Final YTD
Ross Martin 7 1 7 6
Jake Angove 4 6 DNQ 15
CBS Sports Television Coverage
Episode #1 AMSOIL Duluth National December 12, 2015 @ 10:00AM
Episode #2 AMSOIL Duluth National December 19, 2015 @ 10:00AM
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