TIFOSI ATHLETES JOEL RAMÍREZ & TOÑO SANDOVAL HAVE ANOTHER EXCELLENT NATIONAL CUP RACE IN OAXACA!
On a beautiful 31°c / 88°f, Sunday, 24th of April, in Oaxaca, located in Southern Mexico,16 year old Tifosi athlete and SRAM Team Rider JOEL RAMÍREZ, from Los Cabos, B.C.S., wins his 2nd National Cup MTB XC, Category C, 17/18, Championship Series Race in 2016.
Joel won the 3 lap, 15km event by 53 seconds in front of the second place finisher, and holding the lead in his race from the start to the finish. Joel is now the leader of the 2016 Mexico National Cup MTB XC Category C Championship Series.
Joel’s SRAM teammate and Tifosi Athlete, TOÑO SANDOVAL, from Capilla de Guadalupe, Jalisco, won two National Cup MTB XC Category B 15/16 Championship Series Races in 2016, also had an EXCELLENT MTB XC Race in Oaxaca. Leading at the start of the race but falling shortly thereafter, Toño was never able to catch motivated winner Adair Prieto, finishing 2nd, 58 seconds behind him. He is now in 2nd place in the National Cup MTB XC Category B Championship Series, but only 10 points behind the leader Adair Prieto, with 3 National Cup Races remaining. It was a successful day for both SRAM team riders.