The Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series is nearing the finish line for 2016 as Rounds 13 & 14 returns to Lake Elsinore for night racing on September 23rd and 24th. Featuring races on Friday and Saturday nights, LOORS brings its pulse pounding action to the Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park. Make sure you catch the 850-plus horsepower, fire breathing, Pro4s and Pro2s as they light up Lake Elsinore night.
As the 2016 comes to a close with only three races left to determine championships, here’s how the various classes are looking:
It’s really coming down to the wire for the Pro4 championship! After a rough start to the season, Kyle Leduc has finished on the podium the last seven races, putting him only six points behind Carl Renezeder with three races to go. The championship is up for grabs as Rob Mac and Doug Fortin are both within striking distance and all have a chance at the overall championship. The margin for error is microscopic and the pressure is mounting as it’s do-or-die from here on out in the hunt for the Pro4 championship.
The Pro2 class has been dominated by Rob MacCachren, having won the last four rounds, he stands firmly in first place with a 77 point lead over second place, RJ Anderson. Rob Mac really only needs to show up to the start line at the next few races to have the Pro2 championship sewn up. Meanwhile the race for second and third place is heating up as only one point separates RJ Anderson and Jeremy McGrath. It’ll be interesting to see their strategies going into the last few races of the year.
Jerett Brooks has pulled ahead in the Pro Lite championship points hunt after at strong showing up in Reno. Winning five races this year, he’s now 27 points ahead of Brandon Arthur, who’s had some rough luck the last couple of races. Rounding out the field, Brock Heger and Ryan Beat are deadlocked in third place.
The most exciting championship hunt is in the Pro Buggy class, with four drivers only separated by 19 points from first to fourth; Garrett George, Mike Valentine, Darren Hardesty, and Kevin McCullough are all tightly bunched and jockeying for the championship. Just a little consistency from any of the drivers and they have a chance of walking away with the 2016 series title.
Catch all of the action starting at 7PM on Friday September 23rd and Saturday the 24th. Get tickets in advance HERE.
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