The highly-anticipated 50cc racer from Cobra Moto rolls off the showroom floor & runs the table at the season’s first big MX national
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 10, 2016) – What a debut this week for Cobra Moto’s new CX50FWE (Factory Works Edition) as the recently un-crated bikes were delivered to Daytona International Speedway and then proceeded to tear apart the entire field. In all Cobra Moto bikes swept the podiums in the 51cc 4-8 and 7-8 Limited classes, en route to a three class sweep of all three 51cc classes at the seventh annual Ricky Carmichael Daytona Amateur Supercross (RCSX).
“Couldn’t have asked for a better debut of the new CX50FWE,” said Cobra Moto President Sean Hilbert. “The bike performed exactly how we intended when we designed it, and our efforts paid off with a podium sweep at Ricky Carmichael’s big amateur national season opening event at Daytona. I’m happy for our kids that got the first crack racing the CX50FWE, and – especially – the response we got back from the dads. I’m also pumped for our suppliers and sponsors, design team, engineers and everyone back in Michigan at the Cobra Moto factory.
“What a great way to open the 2016 competition season for Cobra Moto!”
Up top on the 51cc class podiums for Cobra Moto at RCSX were Florida’s Seth Dennis (4-6 Limited class), Nebraska’s Diesel Thomas (4-8 class) and Pennsylvania’s Luke Fauser, winning the premier 7-8 Limited class. Along with sweeping the podiums in the aforementioned 51cc RCSX classes, Cobra Moto also captured an incredible 27 of the 30 51cc RCSX top ten spots.
Joining Dennis on the 4-6 Limited podium were fellow fast Floridians Brennon Harrison (2nd) and Gianni DePauw (3rd). Up with Thomas on the 4-8 class podium were Tennessee’s Drew Adams (2nd) and Pennsylvania’s Mason Tucker (3rd). And racing to podium finishes behind Fauser in the 7-8 Limited class were Thomas (2nd) – his 2nd podium of the weekend – and Adams (3rd), also scoring his second RCSX 51cc class podium.
Racers aboard Cobra Moto’s CX65 were on the pipe as well, with Florida’s Brayden Calderon just missing the podium in the 65cc 7-9 class in 4th, as Tucker (6th), Fauser (7th) and Thomas (9th) also made the top ten on their CX65s. Virginia’s Noah Geyer also had a solid weekend, placing in the top ten (9th) in the RCSX 65cc 10-11 class and 12th in the 7-11 class.
Cobra Moto also thanks it partners – Bel Ray, Dunlop, CARD, Haas, SKF and Pro Circuit.
Photos courtesy of: Lissa Marsolek
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