COLORADO SPRINGS, CO AUGUST 13, 2010 JT Taylor finished 4th in last weekends XORRA race in Cortez, CO which put him 5th overall in the US National Points. With two great rounds of racing on Saturday and Sunday, his consistency paid off and is now heading to Lands End Hill Climb to participate in the Ultra4 Grand Slam of Offroad Series.
The XORRA has a 4 run day, followed by the top 6 competitors going into a shootout with 2 more rounds or competition. On both Saturday and Sunday, JT Taylor went into the shootout in 4th and maintained his 4th place position while attacking the 6ft ledges and technical rock sections that Cortez is known for. On Saturday, he and Brian Shirley won the Alter Your Ego Award, a $500 gift certificate from Rancho Suspension, after their battle in the shootout. “People are saying it looked like Talladega, it was off the hook,” said JT Taylor. “ We were rubbing tires, swapping leads and fighting to the end to get the win.” On Sunday he had some great battles with Jason Feuilly, then raced Rick Deremo in the finals to finish 4th again.
“I had another great year of racing the XORRA series,” said JT Taylor who placed 5th in the US National Points after competing at the Colorado Springs and Cortez rounds. It was consistency that ruled his season. “I am really looking forward to next year,” said JT Taylor.
JT is currently prepping his car to run the Lands End Hill Climb that will be the third event in the Grand Slam of Offroad Series.
You Tube Link to JT Taylor and Brian Shirley Round 3 (Compliments of SpiderTraxTV): http://www.youtube.com/spidertraxtv#p/c/C61381745C9EC314/17/jk0HZVoBB3w
Xtreme Off-Road Racing : www.xrra.com