HILLSDALE, Mich., (Dec. 21, 2010) – While many of today’s top pro motocross racers cut their MX teeth in the saddle of an American-built Cobra, a young guy out of Bakersfield, Calif., is putting up numbers worthy of calling him the Most successful Cobra racer of all time.Stilez Robertson – all seven years, 62 pounds and 52 inches of him – tore it up this year, winning major amateur MX national titles at Lake Whitney (Texas), Las Vegas’ World Mini GPs and the Amateur Open of Motocross in Arizona. His effort brought his overall win total to 20, tying Cobra’s Adam Cianciarulo for the most wins ever on a Cobra 50cc bike – and Robertson still has another competition year to go on his Cobra King 50!
“Cobra’s proud to have been an integral part of Stilez’ race career and look forward to his final year on a Cobra in 2011,” said Sean Hilbert, President of Cobra Motorcycles. “He’s been at the top of his class for a number of years in the highly competitive west coast motocross scene and proved he can race with the rest of the nation by winning the 2009 4-6 title at Loretta’s.”Following the same course as Cianciarulo to Team Green, both racers would actually record 20 amateur national wins in four years of racing – Cianciarulo doing so after taking his seven-year-old season off to move up to the 65cc class. He (Cianciarulo) then moved back to the King Cobra at eight years old and wracked up win No. 20. So Robertson’s final full season on the King Cobra should most certainly put him well past his Team Green counterpart on Cobra’s all-time win list.
Here’s a look at Robertson’s career record with Cobra:
2010 Amateur Open of Motocross, 50cc 7-9 Mod
2010 World Mini Grand Prix, PW Stock 7-8
2010 World Mini Grand Prix, PW Modified 7-8
2010 World Mini Grand Prix, Super PeeWee 6-9
2010 Lake Whitney Spring Classic, 51 (4-8) Open
2009 Amateur Open of Motocross – 7-9 Stock
2009 Amateur Open of Motocross – 7-9 Modified
2009 Amateur Open of Motocross – 6-9 Open
2009 Air Nautiques AMA Amateur National Championship, 51 (4-6) AMA 1 Stock
2009 Ponca City Grand National, PW Stock Thru 6
2009 Ponca City Grand National, PW Modified Thru 6
2009 World Mini Grand Prix, PW Stock Thru 6
2009 World Mini Grand Prix, PW Modified Thru 6
2009 33rd Annual Answer ProTaper GNC International Motocross Final – 50 4-6 Stock
2009 33rd Annual Answer ProTaper GNC International Motocross Final – 50 4-6 Modified
2009 Lake Whitney Spring Classic, 51 (4-6) Stock Oil Injected
2009 Lake Whitney Spring Classic, 51 (4-6) Stock AMA Class 1
2008 Amateur Open of Motocross, 4-6 Stock
2008 Amateur Open of Motocross, 4-6 Modified
2008 Branson USA National MX Championship, 4-6 Stock
Next up for Robertson and his Cobra King 50 is the 35th annual GNC International Motocross Final, March 15-20, at Oak Hill, Texas.
Cobra, founded in 1993, produces the most successful line of competition mini cycles and mini quads in the United States with more than 200 national titles in the last decade. Based out of Hillsdale, Mich., Cobra’s mission is to build premium products for the serious racer. For more information on Cobra products, please visit our website at www.cobramotorcycle.com.