The 2017 AMA West Hare Scramble Series came to an end in Wilseyville, California yesterday. Gerston entered the final round with a 18 point lead, finishing in 4th place he increased his lead to win the series with a 35 point overall lead.
Gerston won the championship aboard his Beta 390 RR Race edition while finishing on the podium seven times with one 1st place win. He rode injured for three races late in the season with a sixth place in round 2 being his worst finish.
Gerston will be returning to the series next year looking to hold onto the number one plate as well as competing in the EnduroCross series and other extreme events.
Max commented: "I am so happy to get this title for my family and my team. It is the result of a lot of hard work and tough times. I am also excited to get my body healed, so I can be back to 100% for next year. Yeee Haaaww!!"