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Cycle News 2020 Issue 26 June 30

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VOLUME 57 ISSUE 26 JUNE 30, 2020 P55 "I didn't feel that great right off the get-go," said Russell. "The track was icy, and it had a lot of traction in certain spots, but you would get your momentum going and then you would lose traction and start sliding and skating. I just kind of rode into it the first lap, but I made a mistake in the John Penton section. Me, Josh [Toth], and Ben [Kelley] almost hit head-on. We blew this turn and I was turning around. We kind of made a cluster right there. That's when Ben got in the lead. I felt good as soon as we started the next lap. When we got in the woods, I felt really good. I got up to Ben. I kind of bonsaied the creek section. I just felt really good and really smooth at the time, so I wanted to try to gap Strang because he was right behind me." Strang got a better start than he usually does and was fifth heading into the woods for the first time, but moved up in the end to grab second, his seventh podium of the season in seven races. "There was no dust today, so it was easier to make passes and stay at the front," said Strang. "I didn't feel THE PENTON

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