Purvines/Beta team rider Nick Burson won round seven of the AMA national Hare & Hound series held in Panaca, Nevada this past weekend. The Beta and H&H veteran pulled a holeshot in the dusty conditions and led from start to finish aboard his Collin Woolsey prepped Beta 480 RR.
Burson describes his race, “Heading out on the 2nd loop I knew I had to hold the lead and use the dust to my advantage. I set off and put my head down and had a really good 2nd loop. I started flowing a lot better and riding the way I know I can. I opened up about a 1-minute lead and came into the pits for another splash of gas and a fresh pair of X-brand goggles. They told me in the pits that I had a decent lead. I set out on the 3rd loop to maintain my lead and bring home the win. The 3rd loop was pretty uneventful which was good for me. I opened up more of a lead and felt strong all the way to the finish. I came into the finish to take home my first National Hare and Hound win of the season”
Burson’s teammate Axel Pearson finished out the day in sixth after fighting traffic and dust all day. The Beta racer, also aboard a 480 RR now sits fourth in the championship and only nine points away from second.