PLACERVILLE, CA SEPTEMBER 28, 2010: After two days of intense W.E. Rock crawling where the lead changed more times than can be counted, the final scores crowned Brent Bradshaw the Unlimited Class National Champion, Troy Bailey the Pro Modified National Champion and Duane Garretson the Stock Class Champion. The W.E. Rock Grand National Championships were held at the Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, UT where the East Coast competitors met the West Coast competitors to determine the National Champion at the season finale. “The Grand Nationals is always the one of the best events of the year where all the competitors come together and put their battles on the rocks,” said Rich Klein, W.E. Rock promoter. “There were so many lead changes it made it exciting for everyone watching and involved, each course had to be executed perfectly to take the win.”
The Unlimited class champion Trail Tough Brent Bradshaw and spotter Chris Poblano managed each of the 9 courses like a methodical team, but at the end of day one it was Torchmate Racing Jesse Haines ahead by 11 points. These two teams have been battling all season and Sundays competition heated up even more when Bradshaw took the lead early in the day when Haines made moves that landed him on his roof, unable to complete the course. In the meantime, Monster Energy Wayland Campbell and Shannon Campbell consistently finished each course. After the shootout that only Bradshaw and Campbell were able to successfully complete, the National Title belonged to Trail Tough Brent Bradshaw and Chris Poblano. Second place went to 15 year old Monster Energy Wayland Campbell, Third to Torchmate Racing Jesse Haines, Fourth to BFGoodrich Tires Robert McKenney, Fifth to Raceline Wheels Justin Hall and Sixth to Yukon Gear & Axle Todd Young.
The Pro Modified class champion Maxxis Tires Troy Bailey and Scott Dillard would never have believed that the National Title would be theirs after day one with the intense battle from the beginning with Maxxis Tires Kenny Blume who had the lead at the end of day one. The lead changed in the Pro Modified class at least three times including having DynoMax Nick Campbell taking the lead after an amazing flip and save by spotter Jason Berger. After the shootout where the points counting was important, Maxxis Tires Troy Bailey and Scott Dillard would take the National Title. Second place went to Tom Wood’s Custom Drive Shafts Kenny Blume, Third to DynoMax Nick Campbell, Fourth to Jimmy’s 4×4 Jason Fueilly, Fifth to Pro Comp Justin Lawson and Sixth to PSC Steering Shelby Gilstrap.
The Modified Stock Class was truly an East vs West battle where the class champions from each series went head to head. Come Get Ya Some Duane Garretson and Jeff Spear would take on each course and complete them. Second place Krawl Tec Victor Burness and John Jacobs attempted each course and challenged the clock for the finish.
The Grand Nationals is the final event for the 2011 W.E. Rock event series. The 2012 schedule is available at http://www.werocklive.com/
W.E. Rock Grand National Final Results
1. Brent Bradshaw / Chris Poblano
2. Wayland Campbell / Shannon Campbell
3. Jesse Haines / Gabe Strouse
4. Robert McKenney / Ian Wilson
5. Justin Hall / Mark Hall
6. Todd Young / Marisa Young
Pro Modified Class
1. Troy Bailey / Scott Dillard
2. Kenny Blume / Chuck Carlson
3. Nick Campbell / Jason Berger
4. Jason Fueilly / Cody Folsom
5. Justin Lawson / Cody Keller
6. Shelby Gilstrap / Billy Gilstrap
Modified Stock Class
1. Duane Garretson / Jeff Spear
2. Victor Bunness / John Jacobs
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About W.E.ROCK Events, LLC.
W.E.ROCK Events, LLC. A Placerville, CA based company, sanctions, promotes, and hosts specialty off road events, including the W.E.ROCK Rockcrawling US Pro-National series, Dirt Riot Racing Series and 13 international and sub-sanctions. Attracting thousands of spectators to each event, W.E.ROCK reaches a broad demographic of off-road enthusiasts and casual motorsports fans. The sport of rockcrawling has grown by giant leaps in the last decade and is now host to over 300 registered national-level competition teams. Major competition supporters and partners include Red Bull Energy Drink, Monster Energy, NOS Energy Drink, Home Depot, MAXXIS Tires, Cooper Tires, and Crown Royal. With the off road industry exceeding 4 billion in sales annually, the sport of rockcrawling leads the way in print media and advertising for the sport’s 12 major publications. For more information, visit www.werocklive.com