Bel-Ray sponsored riders, Mike Brown, Blake Williams and Mike Mason, took home precious hardware claiming Gold, Silver and Bronze medals during the Men’s Finals at the X Games held in Austin, Texas on June 6. Rockstar Energy Husqvarna rider Mike Brown led the streak by taking the win and Gold Medal during the Moto X Enduro X. Blake Williams and Mike Mason finished strong in the Moto X Speed & Style competition, with Williams earning the Silver and Mason the Bronze by finishing second and third.
Mike Brown, a veteran rider of the X Games, received his third Gold medal during the Moto X Enduro X. During his hot laps Brown set the fastest time, his second lap alone coming in at 58.5 seconds beating his competitors, Cody Webb and Colton Haaker. Throughout the race Haaker took the holeshot but Brown was able to make an aggressive pass midway which placed him in the lead and earned him victory.
Rockstar Energy Husqvarna riders Blake Williams and Mike Mason competed in the Moto X Speed & Style at the X Games. Williams and Mason started out strong in Heat 1 and 2 each taking victories in their heat, this earned both of them spots in the Semifinals. Williams defeated fellow Bel-Ray athlete Adam Jones in Semifinal 1 while Nate Adams defeated Mason in Semifinal 2. This set the stage for the medal rounds with Mason defeating Jones to earn the Bronze. An unfortunate fall in the Gold medal round by Williams gave Adams the victory forcing the popular Australian, Williams, to settle for a Silver.
“All of us at Bel-Ray are extremely excited that our riders took top spots at the X Games, we are so proud of their accomplishments,” said Bel-Ray Vice President of Marketing, Leah Herrington. “Their determination and high-performance truly reflect our goals and initiatives as a brand.”
Bel-Ray’s family of sponsored riders who competed in the X Games include:
- Mike Brown – (Gold) 1stoverall in the Moto X Enduro X Men’s Finals
- Blake Williams – (Silver) 2ndoverall in the Moto X Speed & Style Men’s Finals
- Mike Mason – (Bronze) 3rdoverall in the Moto X Speed & Style Men’s Finals
- Adam Jones – 4thoverall in the Moto X Speed & Style Men’s Finals
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