Yamaha wins 4 points championships on the grass

Oct. 01, 2008 By Press Release
Hauck Power Sports snowmobile racer Jim Jones won four NSRA pro titles at the season-finale doubleheader in Wausau, Wis. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27-28. Jones won championships in Stock 600 Single Pipe aboard an FX Nytro, Stock 600 aboard his Apex, 600 Improved aboard a modified Apex, and Stock 500 on an RS Vector. This is the second consecutive year that Jones has cleaned up in all four classes aboard Yamaha four-strokes, this season including the new 2009 FX Nytro XTX, which directly contributed to his Stock 600S title.

With a full schedule of racing both days, Jones competed in more than two dozen individual races as the different classes progressed through qualifying and the finals. He posted a win in Stock 600 on his Apex in Saturday’s pro competition, while “Me & The Boyz Race Team’s” June Delveaux took top semi-pro racer of the day with a Semi Pro win in Stock 600 on her Apex and Rodney Burzinski added a Semi Pro Stock 500 win on his RS Vector. Sunday proved even better for Jones as he chalked up pro wins in Improved Stock 600 on his modified Apex and Stock 500 on the RS Vector, while Burzinski added another win for an RS Vector in Semi Pro Stock 500. Yamahas also grabbed six additional pro podiums and five more semi-pro podiums over the two days.

Several thousand spectators were on hand over the weekend to cheer on drivers, see the new sleds and to enjoy the swap meet. Yamaha stepped up the show by giving over 130 demo rides to potential buyers on new Yamaha models. The success of the event added to the excitement – and also brought extra pressure for the pro drivers. “I was ahead in points going into the weekend but had to make the final in all four to win the titles,” Jones said afterwards. “It has been a great year. My favorite sled this season has been the Stock 600 Apex because it’s so easy to drive, but the new FX Nytro XTX really surprised me – it’s the hot ticket with that long 144-inch track. It accelerates hard! You can tell that Yamaha leads in 4-stroke technology because they are still the only four-strokes in the finals. While some of our two-stroke competitors blew up Saturday and were getting new pistons overnight, our Yamahas were just so consistent – nothing ever goes wrong with them!”

Congratulations to all of our successful Yamaha racers – we had a great NSRA grass drag season!!

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2008 NSRA Season-end Championship Results:

Pro Classes:
Improved Stock 600
1: Jim Jones 133 pts Yamaha Apex
2: Jerry Fix 104 Yamaha Apex
3: C. Marchbank 101

Stock 600
1: Jim Jones 158 pts Yamaha Apex
2: Jerry Fix 75 Yamaha Apex
3: L. Hauck 52

Stock 600S
1: Jim Jones 156 pts Yamaha FXNytro
2: M. Golaski 123
3: L. Hauck 86

Stock 500
1: Jim Jones 140 pts Yamaha RSNytro
2: M. Lemire 110
3: L. Hauck 82

Semi Pro Classes:
Stock 600
1: June Delveaux 71 pts Yamaha Apex
2: D. Parcels 58
3: Matt Thies 51 Yamaha RX-1

Stock 600S
1: D. Parcels 72 pts
2:June Delveaux 67 Yamaha FXNytro
3: A. Phelps 59

Stock 500
1: R. Burzinski 69 pts Yamaha RSVector
2: Matt Thies 62 Yamaha RSNytro
3: K. Kruger 53

NSRA Wausau, WI Saturday 9/27/08 Results –

Pro Classes:
Improved Stock 600
1: C. Marchbank
2: Jerry Fix Yamaha Apex
3: Jim Jones Yamaha Apex
4: D, Hodges-Larson

Stock 600
1: Jim Jones Yamaha Apex
2: C. Erhardt
3: R, Miller Yamaha Apex
4: M. Golaski

Stock 600S
1: C. Erhardt
2: M. Golaski
3: R, Miller Yamaha FX Nytro
4: Jim Jones Yamaha FXNytro XTX

Stock 500
1: M. Lemire
2:R. Burzinski Yamaha RSVector
3:Jim Jones Yamaha RSNytro
4: L. Hauck

Semi Pro Classes:
Semi-Pro High Point Driver of the day:
June Delveaux Yamaha

Stock 600
1: June Delveaux Yamaha Apex
2: D. Parcels
3: A. Phelps
4 : Zachary Schindermend Yamaha FXNytro

Stock 600S
1: A. Phelps
2: D. Parcels
3: June Delveaux Yamaha FXNytro
4: Zachary Schindermend Yamaha FXNytro

Stock 500
1: R. Burzinski Yamaha RSVector
2:K. Kruger
3:June Delveaux Yamaha RSVector

 

NSRA Wausau, WI Sunday 9/28/08 Results –

Pro Classes:
Improved Stock 600
1:
Jim Jones Yamaha Apex
2: C. Marchbank
3: S. Hartong
4:Jerry Fix Yamaha Apex

Stock 600
1: L. Hauck
2: R, Miller Yamaha Apex
3: Jim Jones Yamaha Apex
4: Jerry Fix Yamaha Apex

Stock 600S
1: C. Erhardt
2: M. Golaski
3:L. Hauck
4: Jim Jones Yamaha FXNytro XTX

Stock 500
1:
Jim Jones Yamaha RSNytro
2: L. Hauck
3: M. Lemire
4: R. Burzinski Yamaha RSVector

Semi Pro Classes:
Semi-Pro High Point Driver of the day: June Delveaux Yamaha

 Stock 600
1: June Delveaux Yamaha Apex
2: D. Parcels
3: A. Phelps

Stock 600S
1: D. Parcels
2: June Delveaux Yamaha FXNytro
3 :A. Phelps

Stock 500
1: R. Burzinski Yamaha RSVector
2:K. Kruger
3:June Delveaux Yamaha RSVector

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