Ski-Doo X-Team Pro Open racer Johan Lidman had his best weekend ever on the ISOC national snocross tour, finishing on the podium in third place during both nights of competition at the Soaring Eagle Casino in Mt. Pleasant, Mich.
After competing on the two smallest courses of the year at the previous rounds, riders in Michigan were treated to perhaps the largest track of the season, with elevation changes, left and right handers and a surface that only got better as the weekend transpired.
For Lidman and the entire Warnert Racing team it has been a renaissance season that has propelled each to a position of respect in the pit area as they challenge for the win every weekend.
Ski-Doo riders also finished prominently in a number or pro classes; Lee Butler scored yet another win in Pro Am +30 riding for the Hall Racing Team, followed, like he has been for much of the season, by Kurt Bauerly riding for his family team.
Samantha Tarnowski reached the second step on the podium in the Pro Am Women’s final. Sammy is back to nearly 100% following a crash and wrist injury at Canterbury Park and is still pursuing that elusive first victory of the season. Tarnowski was followed by Victoria Hawley who is having a very strong season of her own.
John Stenberg added to the trophy count for the Bauerly team when he finished second in the Pro Lite class. For Stenberg, it was a huge second podium of the season as he is in the midst of a fierce point battle in the class.
Sport rider Andrew Lindholm, who has been making the eastern swing as an apprentice rider on the BOSS Racing team, showed his appreciation by racing to a third place finish in the Sport class. In the Amateur division, Jarrett Anderson of UPPER Racing made his way to a third place podium while racing in his home state.
There is now a one week break before the series resumes at the Buffalo Creek Speedway just across the boarder from Fargo, North Dakota in Glyndon, Minnesota.
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