McDermid, Skerritt lead PDX STX
PORTLAND — Shannon Skerritt (Corsa Concepts) added to his perfect score Monday night at the eight-week Portland MTB Short Track Series with just one week remaining. Skerritt has gone undefeated this season on the course around PIR’s infield and added a week #7 win in front of Josh Kelly and teammate Aaron Tuckerman.
The women’s overall race is quite a bit closer, with Brooke McDermid (bicycleattorney.com) battling Christy Love (Team S&M) for the overall title. McDermid took the win in front of Love this week, giving her a slim one point series lead over the Team S&M rider with just one race remaining. The series is based on the best seven of eight races, and McDermid has already missed a race while Love has had prefect attendance and scored points each week, which means McDermid’s one-point margin is actually larger than it appears.
The 2011 Portland MTB Short Track Series concludes Monday, Aug. 1. Short Track racers will also have a chance to tune their legs Saturday at the Westview OBRA MTB Short Tack Championships on Portland’s west side.
Portland MTB Short Track Series #7
1. Skerritt, Shannon (Corsa Concepts Cycling Team) 7
2. Kelley, Josh 7
3. Tuckerman, Aaron (Corsa Concepts Cycling Team) 7
4. Carwile, Steve 7
5. McDonald, Will 7
1. McDermid, Brooke (bicycleattorney.com) 6
2. Love, Christy (Team S&M) 6
3. Lauren, Catlin (Fairax) 6
4. McNair, Abra (Showers Pass) 6
5. Grandjean, Susan (Showers Pass) 6
1. Santos, Joe (Bridgetown Velo) 4
2. Seeds, Darrin (Yakima Bike Vigilantes) 4
3. Weaver, Ryan (River City Bicycles) 4
4. Johnson, Nat (Green Submarine Records) 4
5. Barton, Mat (Staccato Gelato) 4
1. Hotovy, Laurie (Team S&M) 3
2. Sherman, Susan (Showers Pass) 3
3. Belair, Lisa (Team S&M) 3
4. Kramer, Julie 3
5. Postera, Shawn 3
Complete OBRA results are HERE.