2020 NGPC Series Lake Havasu City, AZ | Round 10
The SLR Honda team took on the final round of this year’s NGPC series that took place in Lake Havasu City, AZ this past weekend. All three team riders finished in podium positions and one celebrated with a series championship. Cole Martinez finished 2nd and Trevor Stewart 3rd in the Pro class while Pro II rider Tallon Lafountiane took home a 2nd place finish which put him in the overall series points lead, making him your 2020 Pro II NGPC champion.
In the Pro class, team riders Cole Martinez and Trevor Stewart came prepared to battle for the final race of the series. Martinez had a rough start to Sunday’s race that put him towards the back of the pack while team rider Trevor Stewart jumped into 2nd place. With a competitive advantage from the start, Stewart maintained a top 3 position while teammate Cole Martinez had a lot of ground to make up. Martinez made strategic passes during each lap that eventually put him in 2nd to finish and Trevor in 3rd. Martinez ended his season in 3rd overall and Trevor Stewart in 2nd place in the series points lead.
Tallon Lafountaine headed into the final round of this series just 7 points shy of the overall Pro II championship. Lafountaine started the race far behind where he wanted to be but with a strong determination to take home the championship, he quickly made up ground to the lead pack. At the halfway mark, Lafountaine was in 4th place and getting closer to a podium position. After battling for the lead, Lafountaine made a pass into 2nd place for the finish and was crowned the overall series points champion in Pro II. Tallon Lafountaine will be entering 2021 with the No. 1 plate and determination to continue his winning streak.
ABOUT SLR HONDA
SLR Honda is a professional off-road race team owned by Mark Samuels and based out of Yucca Valley, California. The team consists of 5 riders who will be competing in select desert races in this 2020 season. For more information on SLR Honda, please visit the website of www.slrhonda.com.
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Written by Makenna Sekere