The 2018 Super Hooligan National Championship has been nothing short of amazing for me this year. Starting out the series with a win at the opening round at my home track in February was the perfect way to begin it. Winning once more on the See See Harley-Davidson Street 750 was awesome too! But ever since I got my new H-D Street Rod 750 from Latus Motors Harley-Davidson, I've kicked things up a notch.
9 of 11 rounds are in the books. I've been on the podium every race this year. Six wins, a 2nd, and two 3rd places. I couldn't have imagined anything like it, but I'm very grateful and I've worked very hard. The practice and preparation I've put in before every round has paid off, and I've been applying all the things I've learned over the course of the last two years flat tracking. My hooligan bike has been working amazing for me. I'm so comfortable riding the bike, and I think it shows.
Buffalo Chip TT round of Super Hooligans
The last four rounds have been insane. It all started back in Sturgis at the Buffalo Chip TT round of Super Hooligans. I was by myself, with no help. That was pretty intimating for me, being so far from home without my Dad to help work on the bike and make sure everything was ready for me. I had to step up though, and do the bike work myself. After practice I realized my gearing was off, my shock setup was off, and my tires were off. In a short amount of time under high pressure, I was able to make changes to all those things to nail my bike setup. Everything I had learned I put to the test, and it worked. I won my heat race easily. I then won the $1000 winner take all Dash-for-Cash over former Grand National Champion, Joe Kopp. And I went on to win the main event after another close race with Joe. It was an amazing feeling to beat Joe. He's an amazing competitor and someone I study very closely. I've definitely learned a thing or two by watching him and racing with him! Winning that race was one of my career highlights. I proved to myself that I could win on my own. However, I'll still choose having my Dad or a team any day to be there for me. If things didn't go so smoothly for me, it could've been a total nightmare by myself.