FINAL RESULTS: Pro GRT Mountain Creek New Jersey 3

Aaron Gwin and Samantha Soriano win in Jersey. #USDH results from the East Coast inside.

FINAL RESULTS: Pro GRT Mountain Creek New Jersey

Race day of the third 2018 USA Cycling Pro GRT national level downhilll series concluded at Mountain Creek Bike Park in New Jersey with Aaron Gwin and Samantha Soriano taking Pro victories. The rocky, rough course drew cheering fans to see the fastest #USDH racers push their limits. In the women's class, Samantha Soriano took a solid 3-second victory over Mazie Hayden while Caroline Washam, who was first in seeding, finished 3rd. The Elite Men's class had recent World Cup winner, Aaron Gwin and podium finisher, Dakotah Norton in attendance with a heavy showing of other nationally ranked racers. Gwin, Kiran MacKinnon (aboard was is reported to be a new V10) and Rafael Gutierrez rounded out the top 3. Many of the Elite class will head to Fort William, Scotland for the World Cup DH race this coming weekend.

Women's winner, Samantha Soriano, on the gas!

Vital RAW from practice shows the rowdy factor and the rad-drummer-on-course factor!

Elite Men's Results

  1. GWIN, Aaron / THE YT MOB - 2:27.55
  2. MACKINNON, Kiran / SANTA CRUZ BICYCLES - 2:33.05
  3. GUTIERREZ VILLEGAS, Rafael / IJ RACING / SICK COM - 2:34.32
  4. KNISS, Warren - 2:37.42
  5. ESTABROOK, Stephen / DRUMMER RACING / GOO - 2:38.25
  6. BINGGELI, Logan / KHS FACTORY RACING - 2:38.66
  7. HANSON, Seth / RECYCLES BIKE SHOP - 2:39.00
  8. GRAU, Kyle / COMMENCAL - 2:39.42
  9. NESTROFF, Nikolas - 2:39.94
  10. NORTON, Dakotah / UNIOR DEVINCI FACTOR - 2:40.00
  11. SHAW, Walker - 2:40.82
  12. ALLAIRE, Isaac / DEFIANT RACING - 2:42.04
  13. COMETTI, Luca / COMMENCAL BOLLE KEN - 2:42.34
  14. KAUPAS, Wiley / SPECIALIZED - 2:43.24
  15. CRANE, Dylan / RHOLLY BIKES/ SR SUN - 2:43.30
  16. FRYDENDAL, Charles / GIANT CO FACTORY - 2:43.87
  17. COWAN, Lucas / DEFIANT RACING - 2:44.65
  18. ESTRADA, Mauricio / DANNY'S CYCLES - 2:44.68
  19. O'DONNELL, Sean / COMMENCAL/ROYAL RACI - 2:45.03
  20. CONTE, Dylan / IRIDE / THE ALCHEMIS - 2:45.14
  21. DAVIS, Armen / THE FIX BIKE SHOP - 2:45.52
  22. ZELL, Corey / CAMP 3/DIRTY HARRY'S - 2:46.03
  23. RYAN, George - 2:46.07
  24. BURNEY, Ryan / GT BICYCLES - 2:46.98
  25. HIGGERSON, Chris / MOJO WHEELS/ FOXHEAD - 2:47.14
  26. KAHN, Jake / DANNY'S CYCLES - 2:48.13
  27. WALTON, Steven / COMMENCAL - 2:48.23
  28. ZULA, Thomas / AIRBORNE BICYCLES - 2:48.52
  29. SCHROEDER, Jason / COMMENCAL USA - 2:49.38
  30. CEBALLOS, Steven / IJ RACING SICK / SIC - 2:49.74
  31. NEWTH, Jordan / 100% SPECIALIZED ONZ - 2:50.34
  32. NORRIS, Ian / PHIL DOWNELL RACING - 2:55.99
  33. MAIDEN, Derek / SEI RACING - 2:59.72
  34. PRICE, Tim / N/A - 3:01.57
  35. MORGAN, Max / WORLDWIDE CYCLERY / - 3:07.36
  36. DAIGLE, Jordan / DEFIANT RACING - 3:08.18
  37. KILIK, Niko - 3:17.59

Elite Women's Results

  1. SORIANO, Samantha / COMMENCAL JUNIOR CAR - 3:12.87
  2. HAYDEN, Mazie - 3:15.95
  3. WASHAM, Caroline / SRAM/ TLD/ LIV/ SCHW - 3:24.45
  4. LEISHEAR, Amy - 3:26.44
  5. PAGEAU, Rachel - 3:33.84
  6. MUNIVE, Heather / AIRBORNE BICYCLES - 3:38.31
  7. GOETZ, Ming / 7 PROTECTION - 3:39.72
  8. WEIDMAN, Riley / SPOKE APPAREL/100%/I - 3:53.23
  9. GACAD, Emily / INCYCLE RACE TEAM - 3:53.96
  10. SLAVIN, Laura / KENDA/YETI/FSA/ELITE - 4:47.15

Nathan St. Clair scrubbing into 1st place in the Junior class.

Jr. X Results

  1. ST.CLAIR, Nathan / TRANSITION BICYCLES - 2:41.94
  2. NICHOLSON, Titus / DEFIANT RACING - 2:42.16
  3. SILVA, Dante / COMMENCAL JUNIOR CAR - 2:45.55
  4. GAREIS, Zach / BILLYGOAT BIKES - 2:45.66
  5. DRISCOLL, Matthew / GIANT CO FACTORY / M - 2:53.72
  6. KAHN, David / DANNY'S CYCLES / MON - 2:54.31
  7. ERVIN, Tyler / SANTACRUZ/ALPINERIDE - 2:57.71
  8. SANCHEZ SALAZAR, Camilo / IJ RACING / SICK COM - 2:58.89
  9. RICHTER, Ben / COMMENCAL CARTEL - 3:01.68
  10. MALDONADO, Michael / DANNY'S CYCLES / MOU - 3:06.59
  11. ROWLEY, Keegan / BILLY GOAT BIKES / S - 3:14.34
  12. PLEVA, Cooper / MCBP MORPHEUS BIKES - 3:14.60
  13. KAHN, Sam / DANNY'S CYCLES - 3:22.68
  14. SCHOENBORN, Brandon / CHATHAM BREWING/VIBE - 3:43.70

Kiran MacKinnon, 2nd place, on what is believed to be a new version of the Santa Cruz V10 29er.


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