Troy Lee Designs’ Sutherlin Wraps Up National Hare and Hound Season with Third in Johnson Valley

25 10 2016

CORONA, CA – October 25, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –  Troy Lee Designs rider Gary Sutherlin closed out the 2016 National Hare and Hound season with his third podium of the year this past weekend. Taking on the beautiful desert terrain in Johnson Valley, California, fellow TLD rider Ivan Ramirez was forced to finish 12th after suffering a mechanical.

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Sutherlin had his sites set on another podium finish and after getting a mid-pack start and coming around the first loop in seventh, he wasn’t sure if he would be able to get it. Sutherlin’s never-give-up attitude helped him pick off riders during the second loop and he was able to mount a charge back up to third place overall. Despite missing several races due to injury, he also finished fifth overall in the Pro class standings.

The 2015 champion Ivan Ramirez looked as if he was going to be joining Sutherlin on the podium, but misfortune happened out on the third and final loop, forcing him to retire early from the race, being credited with 12th in the Pro class. With injuries also stunting his season progress, Ramirez finished ninth overall and looks to 2017 for redemption.

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See the collection of the 2017 gear sets and the 2017 Moto Helmets online and at your local TLD retailer.

PRO Results, Johnson Valley, California

  1. Ricky Brabec, Honda
  2. Jacob Argubright, Husqvarna
  3. Gary Sutherlin, KTM
  4. Justin Morgan, Yamaha
  5. Joseph Wasson, Yamaha
  6. Nick Burson, Beta
  7. Max Eddy Jr., Kawasaki
  8. Axel Pearson, Beta
  9. Grant Statley, Yamaha
  10. Ryan Smith, Yamaha
  11. Andrew Puckett, Yamaha
  12. Ivan Ramirez, KTM

About Troy Lee Designs

For over 30 years, Troy Lee has been customizing helmets “For The World’s Fastest Racers.” TLD’s relentless commitment to creating products that exceed the cutting edge of style, design and quality, has earned them the reputation as an innovator in many different fields of racing. Troy Lee Designs has since expanded into a full force operation, offering a complete line of helmets, apparel and premium protection for off-road motorcycling and bicycling, sportswear and accessories, and operating the TLD supercross and motocross teams. Based in Corona, California, Troy Lee Designs has a global network of distributors.

Source: Troy Lee Designs, Inc.

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