Snake Eyes - St. LouisTuesday, March 6, 2012 | 1:55 PM
By David VuilleminThe track was pretty technical this weekend with a tricky rhythm section after the start. The dirt, like always in St Louis, was primo and the track was challenging with a lot going on. The whoops weren’t much of a factor but you could still make a little time in them. The downside of the track were the six 90-degrees turn on it and that's a recipe for a one lined track.
Let’s get started and go thru the top 10 in the 450 class…
Nick Wey got his 3rd Top 10 of the season in St Louis. He had his best qualifying of the season with a 9th only 7 tenths from the top 5. We’ve been working on technique and speed for a while and it’s paying off. His 10th place in the main didn’t come easy for the Dewitt native. NYK had to go to the LCQ, which he won, after a not so great heat race where he struggled in traffic and was victim of an aggressive move by Windham where he lost 4/5 spots. Second to the last outside gate for the Main wasn’t the best spot to holeshot the pack. Nick rode aggressive in the first lap and ended it in 9th. He rode a consistent race on a technical track with the 19th pick on the gate for the Main. With the circumstances, it was a good ride for the “Mafia”…
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