Bonelli Park, California – March 11, 2012 – Ignacio Torres achieved a historic victory at the second stop of the U.S. Pro XCT series. The UCI C3 event was run under a warm climate in a technical and fast circuit with the participation of athletes from various countries.
Ignacio, on board his Turbo Alter bicycles and SR Suntour Axon suspension fork took the lead from the first lap and never looked back. The chase group was constantly changing looking to catch the multiple national champion; lap after lap Ignacio looked strong and determined to win the competition to finally cross the finish line with a lead of 20 seconds. Teammate Emmanuel Valencia had fought hard in achieving 4th place in a close contest against 3rd place Canadian Raphael Gagne.
1. Ignacio Torres Acosta. TURBO. MEXICO. 1:27:13
2. Colin Cares. EU. 1:27:33
3. Raphael Gagne. CANADA. 1:28:21
4. Emmanuel Valencia. TURBO. MEXICO. 1:28:29
5. Kerry Werner. EU. 1:28:49
Source: Darren Salsbury