By totalmotorcycle Tough Weekend for the #Beta Team
Paso Robles, CA
For Immediate Release
Beta USA’s factory team had a tough weekend at round 5 of the GNCC series held at a new venue in Society Hill, South Carolina. The event conditions looked to be perfect until a system passed through Sunday AM and did not let up turning the course into a swamp. The race was shortened by one hour due to the conditions.
Tegan Temple had the best finish with 6th however was not happy as he was in second after one lap until he got stuck in a mud hole. Teammate Jesse Groemm had worse luck as the New Jersey native led the entire race by more than one minute only to have an engine overheat on the last lap due to too much water and mud ingestion. On a good note, Groemm closed a few points to the series leader Trevor Bollinger as he also suffered a DNF due to an engine failure.
” The Camp Coker Gncc is a new venue in SC, It poured rain all morning and the race was a complete mudfest . I had a early lead in XC2 and made my way into 2nd overall, I lead the whole entire race with a one minute lead going into the final lap. I was having one of my best ever rides and my Beta 250 RR was working perfect until unfortunately on the last lap we lost all the coolant in the bike causing it to overheat and melt the head resulting in a DNF. A tough pill to swallow for sure as the team and I where looking forward to our first win, we may have been knocked down at this round but we will learn everything we can from this …read more