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ORV championship comes to Straddleline

Tommy Thompson of Graham soars over a jump during a practice run on Friday.Buy Photo
Tommy Thompson of Graham soars over a jump during a practice run on Friday.
Ryan Piplic of Las Vegas was one of drivers who traveled from out of state to compete in the World Off Road Championship Series at Straddeline ORV park last weekend.Buy Photo
Ryan Piplic of Las Vegas was one of drivers who traveled from out of state to compete in the World Off Road Championship Series at Straddeline ORV park last weekend.
Several side by sides finish up a practice lap on Friday before competing over the weekend.Buy Photo
Several side by sides finish up a practice lap on Friday before competing over the weekend.
Ryan Turner of Graham was one of more than 800 competitors at the WORCS event at Straddeline ORV park last weekend.Buy Photo
Ryan Turner of Graham was one of more than 800 competitors at the WORCS event at Straddeline ORV park last weekend.
More than 800 competitors enjoyed clear skies for most of the WORCS event last weekend.Buy Photo
More than 800 competitors enjoyed clear skies for most of the WORCS event last weekend.
Drivers caught big air during the WORCS event at Straddeline ORV park on Saturday and Sunday.Buy Photo
Drivers caught big air during the WORCS event at Straddeline ORV park on Saturday and Sunday.

More than 800 competitors converged on Straddeline ORV park this past weekend for round seven of the 2014 World Off Road Championship Series.

Motorcycle, ATV and side by side drivers kicked up dirt on Friday for practice and raced hard on Saturday and Sunday as the WORCS was back at Straddeline for the first time in four years.

Beau Baron of Atascadero, California was the big winner of the weekend, taking first place in the pro ATV and side by side competitions. Gary Sutherlin of Bakersfield, California won the pro motorcycle competition.