Davis Wins Velocity Tour Event in Hampton

By: Brynna Waters
March 04, 2017

Brandon Davis’ win in Hampton was his first Velocity Tour event victory. Photo: Christopher Thompson /

HAMPTON, Va. – Brandon Davis captured his first Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Real Time Pain Relief Velocity Tour (RVT) event victory Saturday night with a total score of 171 points inside Hampton Coliseum.

Davis went 2-for-2 in Hampton, riding Awesome Sauce (Cornwall Bucking Bulls) for 84.5 points in Round 1 and Double Trouble (J Bar W Ranch) for 86.5 points in the championship round.

With the win, Davis earned 80 points toward the PBR world standings and an invitation to the Built Ford Tough Series’ Ak-Chin Invitational in Glendale, Arizona, Mar. 25-26.

Alex Marcillio earned his seventh Top 10 finish of the season when he took second place with a total score of 168.5 points. Last week’s winner of the Worcester Challenge, Emilio Resende (88.5 points), PBR veteran J.W. Harris (87.5 points) and 2016 PBR Australia Champion Cody Heffernan (87 points) rounded out the Top 5. Marcillio earned 50 world standings points, while Resende picked up 30 world points for the third-place finish.

Harris banked 20 world points for finishing fourth and Heffernan notched 15 points toward the world standings for finishing fifth.

There was a three-way tie for high marked bull with a score of 43.5 points. Gypsy Wind (J Bar Ranch) earned the score in Round 1 when he helped Resende achieve his third place finish.  Mud Duck (Cornwell Bucking Bulls) gained the score for throwing Resende in the championship round.  Showdown (Rockin S Ranch/Cornwell Bucking Bulls) tacked his score on the board in the championship round, bucking off Ricky Aguiar in 2.24 seconds.

The Hampton Challenge was the 15th event of the 2017 Real Time Pain Relief Velocity Tour. The Velocity Tour, next heads to Bangor, Maine, Mar. 11-12 for the Bangor Buck Off.

Tune in Wednesday, Mar. 8 at 8 p.m. ET to watch the replay of the action from this week’s event in Hampton on the PBR LIVE app or

Professional Bull Riders Real Time Pain Relief Velocity Tour Event Results:
Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, Virginia
Final Results (Round 1-Round 2- Aggregate Score-Earnings)

1. Brandon Davis, 84.5-86.5-170 points-$6,500
2. Alex Marcillio, 87-81.5-168.5 points-$5,300
3. Emilio Resende, 88.5-0-88.5 points-$3,300
4. J.W. Harris, 87.5- 0-87.5 points-$2,300
5. Cody Heffernan, 87-0-87 points-$1,290

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