Hibbert Continues Win Streak at Utah’s Piranha X Western National

For the second consecutive year, fans filled Sandy, Utah’s Rio Tinto Stadium to watch the world’s top snocross racers battle on a snow covered soccer field. Aboard his Monster Energy/Arctic Cat, Tucker Hibbert navigated a tight, unpredictable race course Saturday night at the AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series’ Piranha X Western National to take his third pro sweep of the season.

For the first time this season, the track was built with natural snow. Qualifying rounds acted as testing grounds for Hibbert and his crew to prepare his sled for the inconsistent track conditions.
In the 25-lap, 15-rider Pro Super Stock final Hibbert came out of the first corner clean and in sixth place. By lap five, he made his way into third and began a heated battle for the lead. The top three riders brought the crowd to its feet by entering corners three wide and aggressively swapping positions multiple times. On lap 14, Hibbert made a clean pass for the lead and pulled away for the win.

Later Saturday night, Hibbert had a fourth place start in the 15-rider Pro Open final. On lap 11 of the 25-lap main event, Hibbert took the lead and rode unchallenged for his sixth victory of the season. The event will be highlighted by a one-hour VERSUS broadcast Sunday, Jan. 23 at 3 p.m. EST.

Hibbert is now in New York City for his first in studio appearance on ABC’s Good Morning America. His interview is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 10 during the 8 o’clock hour. Later this week will set up camp in Colorado to test for ESPN Winter X Games 15 where he will be racing for his tenth overall and fifth-consecutive snocross gold medal. Watch the event live on EPSN Sunday, Jan. 30.

Tucker Hibbert – Piranha X Western National Results

Pro Super Stock
Round 1: 1st
Round 2: 2nd
Final: 1st

Pro Open
Round 1: 1st
Round 2: 2nd
Final: 1st

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