From Lake Placid, USA
Results from the seventh 2016/2017 IBSF North American Cup two-man bobsled race, held January 20, 2017.
Nick Cunningham cruised to victory, over a second ahead of teammate Hunter Church.
The 2014 Olympian was quickest in both heats, expanding his first run lead by twofold to win by 1.09. Church finished with a silver, just ahead of Canadian Taylor Austin, who finished with a bronze medal.
It was a great showing for the Americans, with Geoffrey Gadbois finishing in the top five with a fifth place finish to help put all three American sleds in the top five.
Edson Bindilatti was the only non-North American in the top five in fourth, while Brazilian teammate Christiano Paes finished sixth.
|Pos||Names||Nation||Start 1||Start 2||Run 1||Run 2||Total|
|1||Cunningham / Gilsleider||USA||5.29||5.30||56.10||55.97||1:52.07|
|2||Church / Taylor||USA||5.35||5.39||56.38||56.78||1:53.16|
|3||Taylor / Matton||CAN||5.43||5.42||56.54||56.75||1:53.29|
|4||Bindilatti / Martins||BRA||5.27||5.29||56.57||56.98||1:53.55|
|5||Gadbois / Schrodt||USA||5.25||5.28||56.73||57.02||1:53.75|
|6||Paes / Ribeiro||BRA||5.44||5.44||57.32||57.41||1:54.73|
|7||McKeen / Lickers||CAN||5.64||5.67||57.54||57.96||1:55.50|
|8||Fenlator-Victorian / Dixon||JAM||5.37||5.34||57.64||57.88||1:55.52|
|9||Shen / Wang||CHN||5.51||5.51||57.78||57.85||1:55.63|
|10||Shao / Mu||CHN||5.44||5.48||57.89||59.51||1:57.40|
|11||Lan / Feng||CHN||5.66||5.70||58.48||59.22||1:57.70|
|12||Reid / Leslie||CAN||6.10||6.26||59.01||59.86||1:58.87|
|13||Morgan / Myers||JAM||5.55||5.59||61.57||58.39||1:59.96|
|14||Suk / Jang||KOR||5.24||DNF|