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Meet Tucker April 6 in Thief River Falls, MN!

In honor of Hot Stuff Pizza and Pennington stores celebrating their 25th anniversary, Tucker Hibbert will be at Pennington Main in Thief River Falls Thursday, April 6, 3-6:00 p.m. making pizzas, signing posters and hanging out. Challenge the snocross champ in his favorite game for a chance to win prizes and get an up-close look at his Arctic Cat race snowmobile. While you’re there, take advantage of super deals on Hot Stuff Pizza and Monster Energy!

What: Meet Tucker Hibbert // Deals on Hot Stuff Pizza and Monster Energy

When: Thursday, April 6 // 3-6:00 p.m.

Where: Pennington Main // 220 Main Ave S.  Thief River Falls, MN 56701

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Mandi JohnsonMeet Tucker April 6 in Thief River Falls, MN!
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Tucker Hibbert finishes third in 2017 Pro National Snocross Championship

March 21, 2017 – Monster Energy / Arctic Cat / Ram Truck’s Tucker Hibbert finished third in the 2016/2017 ISOC National Snocross Pro Open Championship with a solid weekend of racing at the Ram Truck Grand Finale National in Lake Geneva, Wisc. The three-day event capped off another remarkable season for the 10-time champion.

Hibbert’s victory in front of a packed crowd Saturday night was the highlight of his weekend. With a second place start in the 14-rider, 10-lap final, he was in good position but, ultimately, strategy played a major factor in the race. On lap six, the leader took the joker lane (an extended section of the track each rider was required to take once during the race), opening the door for Hibbert to take control of the race. He took full advantage of the opportunity, laying down fast lap after fast lap to pull a comfortable lead over second place. He waited until the final lap to take the joker lane and secured the victory.

Recapping Hibbert’s 17th Pro National season, he tallied a series-high seven Pro Open final wins, 11 podiums and 14 top-five finishes. In the process, he added another career milestone to his record by winning his 125th Pro National race at the Eastern National in New York.

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Tucker Hibbert – 2017 Ram Truck Grand Finale Results

Pro Open Rd 15 – Friday

Round 1: 2nd

Round 2: 5th

Final: 10th

 

Pro Open Rd 16 – Saturday

Round 1: 2nd

Round 2: 3rd

Final: 1st

 

Pro Open Rd 17 – Sunday

Round 1: 2nd

Round 2: 3rd

Final: 3rd

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Tucker Hibbert – #68 Monster Energy / Arctic Cat / Ram Truck

On his results at Lake Geneva:

“Winning the final Saturday night was awesome and I feel like I rode really well. With a crash Friday night and a third Sunday, I’m a little disappointed. I feel like my speed didn’t match my results.”

Overall thoughts on the season:

“It feels good to have won the most races. I felt really strong most of the season. I had some low points but, overall, it was a pretty successful year. It’s awesome to finish the season healthy and strong.”

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Fast Facts

  • Hometown: Pelican Rapids, Minnesota
  • 14-Time X Games Medalist
  • 2012 and 2010 FIM Snowcross World Champion
  • 10-Time National Snocross Champion // 127 Pro National Wins

 

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Mandi JohnsonTucker Hibbert finishes third in 2017 Pro National Snocross Championship
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Podium finish for Hibbert at penultimate snocross event of the season

March 7, 2017 – Monster Energy / Arctic Cat / Ram Truck’s Tucker Hibbert scored a podium finish at the penultimate event of the 2016/2017 ISOC National Snocross tour in Dubuque, Iowa. Marking the first time the national tour has landed in The Hawkeye State, the Iowa Snocross National featured a steep, rough track on a tight section of Sundown Mountain Resort’s ski hill.

Friday night, Hibbert went 3-2 in qualifying and finished fifth in the final. The defending champion turned things up Saturday night finishing 1-3 in his qualifying rounds and putting on an impressive charge in the final.

With a 10th place start in Saturday’s 18-lap, 13-rider final, Hibbert had his work cut out for him. Dodging carnage early in the race, he rode smart while pushing forward. He moved into fourth place on lap four but already trailed the leader, #53 Kody Kamm, by nine seconds. Hibbert started making big gains halfway through the race by turning laps one to two seconds faster than Kamm. On the final lap, he closed the gap and was within striking distance of the lead but came up short to finish second.

Next up for Hibbert is the final event of the season in Lake Geneva, Wisc. March 17-19. He currently sits third in the 2016/2017 Pro Open championship and 44 points out of first place. With three days of racing and 177 points on the line, he’s still in the hunt to claim his 11th pro national title.

 

Tucker Hibbert – 2017 Iowa National Results

Pro Open Round 13 – Friday

Round 1: 3rd

Round 2: 2nd

Final: 5th

 

Pro Open Round 14 – Saturday

Round 1: 1st

Round 2: 3rd

Final: 2nd

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Tucker Hibbert – #68 Monster Energy / Arctic Cat / Ram Truck

On his performance at the Iowa Snocross National:

“I’m happy to get a podium finish in Iowa. I struggled a little bit on Friday but felt better Saturday. I felt like I rode a good race Saturday night – working my way through the pack but came up short.”

On racing at a new venue:

“It was exciting to see all the fans who came out to the race. It’s always fun to go to a new venue and see the excitement of fans. Everyone seemed really happy to have a race in the Dubuque area so hopefully it’s an event that can continue.”

On his position in the points championship:

“The plan is the same as always – stay focused on winning races. It’s going to be challenging to climb to the top of the points but we’re doing everything we can to put ourselves in the best position to have a shot at winning this championship.”

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Tucker Hibbert’s Remaining 2016/2017 Snocross Event

March 17-19, 2017: Grand Geneva Resort // Lake Geneva, WI

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Mandi JohnsonPodium finish for Hibbert at penultimate snocross event of the season
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