Championship Wrap Up

Championship Wrap Up

Buffalo, NY: Four U.S. championships were decided this past weekend, and Dunlop would like to congratulate all the champions.

American Flat Track

Jared Mees pulled off a big win with a flawless ride at the American Flat Track final in Perris, California, to win the Grand National Championship on his factory Indian Scout. In winning the race and the 2017 title, Mees broke the single-season podium record with 17 top three finishes, including ten wins. Kolby Carlile grabbed the 2017 AFT Singles number one plate at Perris with eight podium finishes in the season.

Grand National Cross Country (GNCC)

The penultimate round of the 2017 GNCC series in St. Clairsville, Ohio, this past weekend saw a familiar face top the podium; Kailub Russell overcame challenges and a hard crash to win the race and his fifth consecutive GNCC championship. Additionally, the win put Russell in a tie with the legendary Scott Summers on the all-time GNCC win list.


In the final race of the season in Adelanto, California, Gary Sutherlin took a fifth place finish, which allowed him to lock up his second WORCS Pro championship. This season, Sutherlin finished on the podium seven times, won twice and took the title with 21 points to spare.