Husky Riders Spin The Wheel At Big Buck GNCC - Dirt Rider Magazine

April 8, 2009 -- Woodcliff Lake - It's the little things that always make a big difference and nobody believes that more than Team Husky's Glenn Kearney. This year the talented Australian racer has had to deal with a variety of little things ranging from a broken leg (perhaps not so little) to the fuel leak that robbed him of a podium finish last weekend. Despite the setbacks Kearney still has a pair of top 10's this season.On Sunday at the Big Buck GNCC Round 4 in Union, South Carolina Kearney started the round in good form. He was 10th at the start quickly advancing to 4th by the end of lap one. His first "little" setback came in the form of fencing wire wrapped around his rear wheel that forced him to stop and remove it thus dropping him behind the leader by a minute and a half. Repaired and again underway Kearney attacked with vengeance entering the next lap in 5th place about 20-seconds down from the lead. He tore through the pack up to second position before the beginning of lap three. With a chance to own the lead, Kearney and his race technician Wyatt Seals made a decision to roll the dice and send Kearney and his Husqvarna WR300 onto the final lap without stopping for fuel. After all, they believed, if the little gamble worked, Kearney would likely win. If not, he'd pay a big price."Mullins (the leader) made a mistake and I took the lead for a short period of time before running out of petrol 3-miles from the end of the lap," recounted Kearney. "The culprit was later diagnosed as a leaky fuel line. After getting petrol and returning to the race, I was only able to get back to 9th by race end.""Bad decision on my part," confessed Seals. "We had a bigger tank than anyone I know of and I was certain that a fourth lap was not an issue. Wrong. I learned a lesson and if we ever run out of fuel again it won't be from my decision to push the envelope."Big Buck GNCC Round 4
1. Joshua Strang
2. Paul Whibley
3. Charles Mullins
4. Nathan Kanney
9. Glenn Kearney