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Cycle News 2020 Issue 24 June 16

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OFF-ROAD AMSOIL GRAND NATIONAL CROSS-COUNTRY SERIES ROUND 6 / JUNE 14, 2020 HIGH POINT RACEWAY / MOUNT MORRIS, PENNSYLVANIA P56 BY SHAN MOORE PHOTOGRAPHY BY KEN HILL A fter having to settle for a disappointing second to Josh Strang at the previ- ous round in Georgia, FMF/ KTM's Kailub Russell got back to his winning ways in Pennsylvania, claiming his fifth win of the season at round six of the Grand National Cross Country Series at High Point Raceway in Mount Morris. The win, however, did not come easily for the FMF/KTM Team rider mostly because of the chal- lenging track conditions and heavy lappers. Russell said afterward that he didn't ride well despite tak- ing the victory. Track conditions were indeed tough. The racecourse was slip- pery from a small amount of rain that fell during the day and most of the riders struggled, not just Russell. The track was also dusty at times. The defending champ, however, is always critical of him- self but his performance appeared to be stellar and quite consistent, despite what he felt. "I got a pretty good start," said Russell. "I felt pretty good straight-

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