Corry Weller Completes Her Second Event for the LOORRS in the Pro 4 Unlimited!
April 25, 2012
with and I had figured out what it was all going to be like."
With a successful practice behind her, Weller went out on Saturday and qualified .9 seconds off of the fastest qualifier, putting her in the same 49-second lap bracket as the top seven competitors in her class.
"My qualifying time on Saturday let me know that I was able to run in the pack already, and it gave me a lot of confidence going into Saturday's main." Weller said. "I got some high-fives from a few of my fellow Pro-4 racers, too, and that felt really good." she added.
With a mid-pack start for the main, Weller was off with the rest of the field as the green flag flew. While the track held up great in qualifying, it was already starting to show some signs of wear when Weller hit a rut in the sweeper only a few laps in, and flipped in spectacular fashion before ultimately landing back on her wheels. For a few breathless seconds, everyone wondered if she would be able to continue, but that concern was soon drowned out with a roar of the engine as she fired her truck back up, and took off after the field to stay on the lead lap, shedding body panels as she went.
"I had a lot of people worried about me after my roll, but I have always been the type to drag myself out of the dirt if I crashed racing MX, get back on my quad, bend my levers back and finish my race, no matter what." explained Weller. "That roll probably looked worse than it was - I was just really kind of angry with myself for letting it happen, and I knew I had to really charge hard to make up for it."
From the restart through the remainder of the race, Weller was determined and focused not to make any more mistakes, as she worked her way through the field and eventually into third place. When a sudden roadblock in the turn before the whoops appeared, Weller had to dodge quickly to try to squeeze through several trucks who had spun out, but she was clipped by another truck and spun sideways, losing
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