So we’ll be hearing directly from him (and maybe other NATC board members) about the Nationals and the US TdN Team using these social media channels. He’ll be trying to use the words ‘mototrial’ and ‘mototrials’ as much as possible instead of ‘observed trials.’ Or will he use two words for each, ie, ‘moto trial’ and ‘moto trials’ and really confuse us?
NATC Rounds 9 & 10 were held in California this weekend. See the NATC Results page for the scores of all the classes and the year-end results. With a 1st place finish on Saturday, Cody Webb (Gas Gas) secured his first-ever national title.
He’s pictured on the right with his father and minder, Kip Webb. See the full-sized photo at the bottom of the Lewisport USA home page.
After finishing runner-up in the series standings for four straight years, Webb picked up his game in 2010, winning eight of the 10 rounds to easily capture the championship. At Donner, Webb handled the huge granite walls and drops with precision, topping three-time and defending Champ Patrick Smage by 26 points on Saturday and 38 on Sunday.
By taking first place both days in Colorado over the weekend, Cody Webb (GasGas) has all but clinched first place in the 2010 AMA/NATC National Championship Trials Series. With 6 wins (including one in Oklahoma, one in Rhode Island, and two in New York), Webb will likely have his first-ever National Championship next week in California, beating out four-time AMA/NATC National Trials Champion Pat Smage (Sherco).
Cody Webb and Patrick Smage remain tied atop the championship points standings in the AMA National Trials Series after trading wins at rounds three and four of the series in Exeter, Rhode Island.
Just as he had done at the opener in Oklahoma, Webb struck first, taking a decisive win over Smage on the slippery rock outcroppings of Stepping Stone Ranch during Saturday’s round. The two riders riders – Webb on the Gas Gas Race model and Smage on a modified 300cc Sherco…