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Zipp OVCX Tour’s Kentucky Champions
The weather for Storm the Greens was not stormy, but it was ‘cross weather – temperatures in the low 40s (F), spitting rain, and wind. But that didn't deter the 200 plus racers who came out to vie for Zipp OVCX Tour points and Kentucky State Championship medals.
In the Elite Men's race, Ryan Knapp (BikeReg.com) continued his string of dominating performances. Knapp separated himself from a lead group of four after two laps and never looked back. The other three riders in the lead group--Andrew Llewellyn, Clayton Omer (both Calistoga), and Mitchell Kersting (Barbasol) didn't stay together long either. First, Kersting and Llewellyn gapped Omer when he had mechanical problems. Then Kersting put it to Llewellyn and rode in for second. Llewellyn, who'd just learned he's going to the Belgian Christmas camp again this year, rode in for the third podium spot.
In the Elite Masters race, Mike McShane (Calistoga) took the holeshot and never looked back. McShane dug deep into his bag of skills on the slippery course and held off a charging Morgan Webb (Barbasol) for the 35+ win and Kentucky State title. Tim Beirne of Calistoga came third just ahead of Fred Rose of BikeReg.com.
In the 45+ race, run with the 35+, Bob Bobrow (Calistoga) had a bad start but dieseled his way through the field and into third overall and the lead of the 45+ group after two laps. Bobrow then battled with 35+ rider Fred Rose and Bobrow's teammate Erik Fagerberg the rest of the way. Bobrow and Fagerberg finally shook Rose during the last lap and then raced it out for the Kentucky State Championship with Bobrow taking a narrow win. John "the Cat" Mandrola rounded out the 45+ podium taking the bronze.
In other action, Nicole Borem (DRT Racing) won the elite women's race ahead of series leader Amanda McKay (Biowheels). Keith Lucas won the men's category 3 race. Michael Seiler (Bikeclicks) won the 3/4 35+. David Hart (ZWS/Cyclesport) won the 3/4 45+. Teri Meek (Bikeclicks) won the women's 3/4 race. Travis Book won the 4 race. Shellie Heggenberger won the women's 3/4 35+ race. Andrew Dillman (RedZone) won the 15-16 boys race. Colleen Morris won the 15-16 girls race. John Francisco (RedZone) won the 13-14 boys race. Hannah Mossman (One Call Now) won the 13-14 girls race. Ian McShane (RedZone) won the 10-12 boys race. Eden Webb (RedZone) won the 10-12 girls race, and Thomas Francisco won the kids' race.
These results are provided for informational purposes only. Please note that the protest period for this event has expired and no changes can or will be made to these results. Elite Men Rank First Name Last Name Team Name 1 Ryan Knapp BikeReg.com 2 Mitchell Kersting Barbasol 3 Andrew Llewellyn Calistoga Racing Team 4 Andrew Messer DRT Racing 5 Clayton Omer Calistoga Racing Team 6 Michael Kennedy Barbasol/Rapid Transit 7 Robert Kendall Barbasol 8 Andrew Reardon Krystal Cycling Team 9 John Grant Texas Roadhouse Cycling Team 10 Jacob Virostko BioWheels/Reece-Campbell 11 Stewart Scovil Calistoga Racing Team 12 Hank Campbell 13 Josh Gerlach 14 Keith Lucas CKW Racing 15 Dustin Greer Maxxis 16 Ben Richardson Humana / Cycler’s Cafe 17 Matthew Fox BioWheels/Reece-Campbell 18 William Crecelius Calistoga Racing Team 19 Aaron Hawkins Chrysalis Ventures Racing Elite Women Rank First Name Last Name Team Name 1 Nicole Borem DRT Consulting 2 Amanda McKay BioWheels/Reece-Campbell 3 Ashley James Nova Cycle Sports Foundation Inc. 4 Teri Meek Bike Clicks/Team Louisville 5 Sarah Lukas Lindsay Wilson 6 Kiersta Tucker CKW Racing 7 Emily Benson Lindsay Wilson Cat 1/2/3 Masters Rank First Name Last Name Team Name 1 Michael McShane Calistoga Racing Team 2 Philip Webb Barbasol 3 Robert Bobrow Calistoga Racing Team 4 Lance Fagerberg Calistoga Racing Team 5 Timothy Beirne Calistoga Racing Team 6 Frederick Rose BikeReg.com 7 Blaine Heppner BikeClicks/Team Louisville 8 Brian Andriot 9 John Mandrola Calistoga Racing Team 10 Joseph Bellante Bio Wheels Racing 11 Joe Collins BikeClicks/Team Louisville 12 Charles Garner BikeClicks/Team Louisville 13 John May Barbasol 14 Daniel Lach ZWS/Cyclesport 15 Dan Werle YAZOO Brew 16 Curtis Tolson Texas Roadhouse Cycling Team 17 Dennis Barber Bicycle Station 18 James Turner Team IPro 19 Matthew Koehn Speedway Wheelmen 20 Harry Wicks BioWheels/Reece-Campbell Cat 3 Rank First Name Last Name Team Name 1 Keith Lucas CKW Racing 2 Tom Brockman Louisville Firefighters/2WS 3 Christopher Nevitt BikeClicks/Team Louisville 4 Joshua Prater MOB Squad - U Build IT 5 Adam Jackson BikeClicks/Team Louisville 6 David Hauber BOLLA Cycling Team 7 Adam Rodkey Team Tortuga 8 Andrew Dillman Red Zone Cycling 9 Micah Fritzinger 10 Michael Dulin 11 Steven Gers BioWheels/Reece-Campbell 12 John Breslin Schellers 13 Joseph Bosemer BOLLA Cycling Team 14 Josh Biven Louisville Firefighters/2WS 15 Brian Collier BioWheels/Reece-Campbell 16 Donald Parr BikeClicks/Team Louisville 17 Ben Bonney 18 Michael Chewning Team Hungry 19 Sean Orr BikeClicks/Team Louisville 20 Nick Barbieri Humana 21 Katsuhiro Tanda Team Athens P/B KT Protype 22 Martin Bearden BikeClicks/Team Louisville 23 Dave Aukerman Indiana Hand Center 24 Tim Delgado Team Hungry 25 Steve Bivens 26 Mark Trousdale Speedway Wheelmen 27 Duane Walker BikeClicks/Team Louisville 28 David Schell Queen City Wheels 29 David Crismon Louisville Firefighters/2WS 30 Kerry Nordstrom Team Hungry 31 Todd Nix 32 Peter Deucher Marian College Cat 3/4 Women 35+ Rank First Name Last Name Team Name 1 Shellie Heggenberger unattached 2 Jamie Clifton National Engineering - COBC 3 Stacey Mandrola Calistoga Racing Team Tie 4 Bridget Sempsrott Cora Tie 4 Christina Halioris BikeClicks/Team Louisville 5 Suzanne Webster BikeClicks/Team Louisville Cat 4 Rank First Name Last Name Team Name 1 Travis Book Team Bikers Choice 2 Nathan Roberson Schellers 3 Dave Mundy 4 Brian Lark Red Zone Cycling Team 5 Rick Smith Bicycle Sport Inc. 6 Steve Bivens 7 John Francisco Red Zone Cycling Team 8 Cody Joel Calistoga Racing Team 9 Todd Nix 10 Jaden Sempsrott Cora 11 Mike Mefford The Bike Shop 12 Cas Lane unattached 13 Luke Haley Red Zone Cycling 14 Cameron Poole Team Dayton Bicycling 15 Nat Henton unattached 16 Trevor Stith Scheller's Fitness & Cycling 17 Brad Oakley 18 Kristofer Karwisch 19 John Wischmeier Century21 Breeden 20 Luke McLaughlin Goose Creek 21 William Meek BikeClicks/Team Louisville 22 David Loignon TWINSPIRES.COM 23 Peter Deucher Marian College 24 Louie Nicholson 25 David Owen TWINSPIRES.COM 26 Martin Lally Louisville Firefighters/2WS 27 John Molnar Louisville Dirt Club 28 Brien Fields Revolution Bike and Bean Junior 10-12 Rank First Name Last Name Team Name 1 Ian McShane Red Zone Cycling 2 James Francisco Red Zone Cycling 3 Sam Crecelius 4 Will Mandrola Red Zone Cycling 5 Martin Walsh Red Zone Cycling 6 Michael Lyle Red Zone Cycling 7 Nicholas Beirne Red Zone Cycling 8 Sheldon Brown Junior 10-12 Rank First Name Last Name Team Name 1 Eden Webb Red Zone Cycling 2 Rachel Dobrozsi Queen City Wheels 3 Kate Dietrich Red Zone Cycling 4 Sarah Hasner Red Zone Cycling Junior 13-14 Rank First Name Last Name Team Name 1 John Francisco Red Zone Cycling 2 Spencer Renck Red Zone Cycling 3 Cooper Simon Red Zone Cycling 4 Nick Dietrich Red Zone Cycling 5 John May Red Zone Cycling 6 Evan Sennett Red Zone Cycling Junior 13-14 Rank First Name Last Name Team Name 1 Hannah Mossman One Call Now Junior 15-16 Rank First Name Last Name Team Name 1 Andrew Dillman Red Zone Cycling 2 Daniel Bush Texas Roadhouse 3 Samuel Dobrozsi Queen City Wheels 4 Vincent Nold Red Zone Cycling 5 Will Bain Bike Clicks/Team Louisville 6 Zane Wischmeier Century21 Breeden 7 Mark Renn Red Zone Cycling 8 Luke Haley Red Zone Cycling Master 35+ Rank First Name Last Name Team Name 1 Michael Seiler BikeClicks/Team Louisville 2 Robert Smith Commonwealth Eye Surgery 3 Steven Webster BikeClicks/Team Louisville 4 John West BikeClicks/Team Louisville 5 Duane Walker BikeClicks/Team Louisville 6 Martin Bearden BikeClicks/Team Louisville 7 David Nissen QCW/UDF 8 John Harris BikeClicks/Team Louisville 9 Damon Brown 10 Doug Roemer BikeClicks/Team Louisville 11 John Downey 12 Chris Halioris Team Louisville 13 Jerry Hayes QCW/UDF 14 Pope Mobley Team Louisville 15 Justin Forbes Koehlinger Kelley/ 3RVS 16 Brian Segal BikeClicks/Team Louisville 17 Charles Kyle Renaissance Cycling Master 45+ Rank First Name Last Name Team Name 1 David Hart ZWS / Cyclesport 2 Mike Otting 7 Hills/Mercy Healthplex 3 Kenny Sipes CKW Racing/ Outdoor Vanture 4 Jeff Steinrock Bike Clicks/Team Louisville 5 Darrell Edwards BikeClicks/Team Louisville 6 Scott Bond Speedway Wheelmen 7 Mitchell Beckner One Call Now 8 Jonathan Spicker 9 Harry Wicks BioWheels/Reece-Campbell 10 Douglas Dobrozsi Queen City Wheels 11 Dan Ramsey 7 Hills/Mercy Healthplex 12 Michael McDaniel 7 Hills/Mercy Healthplex 13 Fred Steinbrecher McDonalds Cycling TEam 14 Craig Reynolds 15 Scott Belcher 7 Hills/Mercy Healthplex 16 James Pontius ZWS / Cyclesport 17 Don Hasner BOLLA Cycling Team 18 Chris Nelson Bluegrass Cycling Club 19 Mark Luking Bike Clicks/Team Louisville 20 Mark McKenney 7 Hills/Mercy Healthplex 21 David Rudy Bluegrass Cycling Club 22 Robert Clifford Twinspires.com Master 55+ Rank First Name Last Name Team Name 1 Charles South Koehlinger Kelley/ 3RVS 2 Bill Kennedy Cat 3/4 Women Rank First Name Last Name Team Name 1 Teri Meek Bike Clicks/Team Louisville 2 Kiersta Tucker 3 Hannah Mossman One Call Now 4 Mary Craighead Chrysalis Ventures Racing 5 Kaylee Heron 6 Debora Hall Renaissance Cycling 7 Melinda Nitz McDonalds Cycling TEam 8 Susan McDaniel 7 Hills/Mercy Healthplex