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09.06.2014

Top 10 at John Penton GNCC for Husqvarna's Andrew DeLong

Team Husqvarna’s Andrew DeLong pitted himself not only against tough conditions in the John Penton GNCC but also a competitive field to finish eighth in the race with the legendary tough-as-nails reputation.
By Marcia Hill
  • Top 10 for DeLong at John Penton

Top 10 for DeLong at John Penton

It was not only race time temperatures in the mid 20- degrees Celsius and high humidity that hindered riders. The pro class contestants also greeted with a drenching rainstorm as they approached the starting line. Andrew DeLong got off to a good start and was able to maintain a brisk pace within range of the leaders in the early stages.

Rain made the track progressively slicker as the race progressed and Andrew suffered a series of crashes that dropped him out of podium contention.Despite the tricky conditions DeLong still managed to bring his Husqvarna FE 350 home in eighth place for a creditable top ten finish.


Results:

1, Kailub Russell
2, Josh Strang
3, Jordan Ashburn
4, Paul Whibley
5, Steward Baylor Jr.
6, Chris Bach
7, Chad Duvall
8, Andrew DeLong (Husqvarna)
9, Takeshi Koikeda
10, Jason Thomas