Congratulations to Chase Saathoff on a great week of racing at the 2020 AMA Flat Track Grand Championships!

It’s hard to imagine a better start to the Grand Championships than the one Chase Saathoff had Monday, July 20.

Racing on the half mile at Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth, IN, the Hillsboro 14-year-old went four-for-four on the day, posting four wins against some of the top young amateur riders in the country. 

Opening up in the 450cc Modified class, Satthoff beat out Tarren Santero of Petaluma, CA, and Johnny Bova III of Wadsworth, OH, for the top spot.

In the 251 to 500cc DTX race, Saathoff stayed hot, beating out Flint, MI’s Billy Ross and Lockeford, CA’s Tyler Raggio for first.

Saathoff ended the day with a pair of 450cc races. He would beat Ezra Brusky of Milwaukee, WI, and Travis E. Petton IV of Ramona, CA, in the 450cc Open Singles class, then finished the day with a victory in the 450cc Open Modified class, with Santero and Brusky finishing second and third.

Unfortunately, rain kept the racers off the track for much of Tuesday’s TT races at Plymouth and continued on Wednesday to knock out the short track races as well.  Heats were completed for the TT races and finishes in the qualifying accounted for the final scoring. Saathoff would win all four of his heats and would finish first in the points twice, second once and fourth once.

The AMA Flat Track Grand Championships concluded with a half-mile double header at Ashland County Fairgrounds in Ashland, OH.


450cc Open Singles
Chase Saathoff 1st with 106 points
Tarren Santero 2nd with 84 points
Kody Kopp 3rd with 83 points
450cc Open Modified
Chase Saathoff 1st with 103 points
Tarren Santero 2nd with 94 points
Kody Kopp 3rd with 86 points
251-500cc DTX class
Kody Kopp 1st with 105 points
Chase Saathoff 2nd with 105 points
Tyler Raggio 3rd with 78 points
Kody won because he placed higher in last race.
450cc Modified
Kody Kopp 1st with 103 points
Chase Saathoff 2nd with 94 points
Tarren Santero 3rd with 85 points


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