CLARKS SUMMIT — Two Luzerne County BMX racers earned United States Regional Championship titles for their classes at the Gold Cup Championship Final Northeast BMX race in Kingston, New York Sept. 10.
Mike Butry, of Wilkes Barre, and RJ Vargo, of Exeter, each rode off with first-place regional Gold Cup championship titles for their respective classes. Both Butry and Vargo race at Cedar BMX in Clarks Summit.
In addition, two other racers from Cedar BMX earned Gold Cup titles for their classes. Devin Donadio, of Long Pond, and Jim Cook, of Tamaqua, each earned a second-place spot.
The Gold Cup Championship Final Northeast is one of six championship BMX races held throughout the United States and Canada. The best racers will earn the top rankings in their class for the region. The northeast regional race included hundreds of racers from states throughout the northeastern United States.