PACHECO WINS HIS THIRD EVENT OF THE SEASON IN CHARLOTTE

Kaique Pacheco rides Sasquatch for 88.75 points. Photo by Andy Watson / BullStockMedia.com.

 

By: Jordan Marie Johnson September 19, 2015@ 11:45:00 PM

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Kaique Pacheco won the BFTS event in Charlotte, North Carolina, by going 3-for-3.
  • The No. 3 bull rider in the world standings earned the victory with an 88.75-point ride on Sasquatch in the Built Ford Tough Championship Round.
  • Pacheco now trails world leader J.B. Mauney by 560 points. 

IN THIS ARTICLE

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – PBR (Professional Bull Riders) leading rookie Kaique Pacheco won his third Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS) event of the 2015 season by going 3-for-3 at the Express Employment Professionals Invitational inside Time Warner Cable Arena on Saturday night.

Pacheco was the only rider to go 3-for-3, including his 88.75-point effort on Sasquatch (BMC Bucking Bulls/Jeff Robinson) in the Built Ford Tough Championship Round, to earn 475 points toward the PBR world standings.

Ranked No. 3 in the world standings, Pacheco is now only 560 points behind world leader J.B. Mauney.

North Carolina native Gage Gay placed second in the event with 440 points – 200 of which came from winning Rounds 1 and 2. He earned his remaining 240 points by placing second in the event average with a total aggregate score of 176.25 points.

Canadian Tanner Byrne took third place in the event with 325 points toward the world standings and won the championship round with the high-marked ride of the event, 89.25 points on Percolator (Jeff Robinson Bucking Bulls).

Fabiano Vieira and Stormy Wing rounded out the Top 5 of the event with 170 world points and 110 world points, respectively.

With a bull score of 45.50 out of 50 points, Air Time (Jared Allen’s Pro Bull Team)  earned the Salem Nationalease High-marked Bull award in Charlotte after tossing Mauney in 4.57 seconds in the championship round.

CBS Television Network will broadcast the championship round Sunday, Sept. 20 beginning at 3 p.m. ET. Round 2 and the championship round will also air on CBS Sports Network Sunday at 8 p.m. ET.

Charlotte was the 24th stop on the 2015 Built Ford Tough Series. The season will culminate with the PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals in Las Vegas on Oct. 21-25 at the Thomas and Mack Center when the 2015 PBR World Champion, the bull rider who earns the most points during the 2015 season, will receive the coveted World Championship belt buckle and a $1 million bonus. Tickets for the PBR World Finals are on sale now and can be purchased at UNLVtickets.com.

Next on the 2015 BFTS is a stop in Allentown, Pennsylvania, at PPL Center on Sept. 25-26 for the Allentown Invitational, presented by Cooper Tires. The event takes place at 8 p.m. ET on Friday, Sept. 25 and 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, Sept. 26.

Allentown will also host the last PBR 15/15 Bucking Battle of the season on Friday. The Bucking Battle is a special round of competition featuring the Top 15 bull riders in the world against the Top 15 bulls.  It will be broadcast on CBS Television Network on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 2 p.m. ET.

Fans can also watch each round of competition live on PBR LIVE via CarbonTV.com. PBR LIVE is now available at no charge to all fans and media and can be found by visiting www.pbr.com/live.

The BFTS is televised every week on CBS, CBS Sports Network – the home of the PBR - and networks around the world. BFTS telecasts are produced for the PBR under a multi-year agreement with David Neal Productions, a Los Angeles-based production company led by 34-time Emmy® Award winner and Peabody Award winner David Neal, who serves as executive producer.

Professional Bull Riders - Charlotte Invitational
Charlotte, NC, 2015 -  Event Leaders (Round 1-Round 2-Round 3-Event Aggregate-Event Points) 

1. Kaique Pacheco, 85.5-82-88.75-256.25-475 Points.
2. Gage Gay, 88-88.25-0-176.25-440 Points.
3. Tanner Byrne, 86.5-0-89.25-175.75-325 Points.
4. Fabiano Vieira, 0-85.25-88.5-173.75-170 Points.
5. Stormy Wing, 85.5-86.25-0-171.75-110 Points.
6. Shane Proctor, 0-85-88.25-173.25-105 Points.
7. J.B. Mauney, 0-87.25-0-87.25-75 Points.
8. Cooper Davis, 87-0-0-87.00-70 Points.
9. Rubens Barbosa, 86.5-0-0-86.50-55 Points.
10. Stetson Lawrence, 0-86-0-86.00-50 Points.
11. Eduardo Aparecido, 0-85.25-0-85.25-25 Points.
12. J.W. Harris, 83.5-83.25-0-166.75-20 Points.
13. Michael Lane, 0-85-0-85.00-10 Points.
14. Reese Cates, 0-83.5-0-83.50-6.66 Points.
(tie). Renato Nunes, 83.5-0-0-83.50-6.66 Points.
(tie). Josh Faircloth, 83.5-0-0-83.50-6.66 Points.
17. Ryan Dirteater, 83-0-0-83.00
18. Tyler Harr, 82.75-0-0-82.75
19. Valdiron de Oliveira, 73.75-0-0-73.75
20. Robson Aragao, 0-66-0-66.00
Joao Ricardo Vieira, 0-0-0-0.00
Matt Triplett, 0-0-0-0.00
Nathan Schaper, 0-0-0-0.00
Silvano Alves, 0-0-0-0.00
Cody Nance, 0-0-0-0.00
Mike Lee, 0-0-0-0.00
Mason Lowe, 0-0-0-0.00
Ben Jones, 0-0-0-0.00
Aaron Roy, 0-0-0-0.00
Kasey Hayes, 0-0-0-0.00
Chase Outlaw, 0-0-0-0.00
Brady Sims, 0-0-0-0.00
Robson Palermo, 0-0-0-0.00
Lachlan Richardson, 0-0-0-0.00
Dave Mason, 0-0-0-0.00
Neil Holmes, 0-0-0-0.00 

2015 Professional Bull Riders Built Ford Tough Series World Finals Standings
(Place, Rider, Events, Wins, Top 5's, Points, Total Winnings)

1. J.B. Mauney, 26, 4, 11, 4,022.50, $274,207.49
2. Joao Ricardo Vieira, 39, 3, 12, 3,635.00, $524,905.80
3. Kaique Pacheco, 52, 11, 18, 3,462.50, $341,671.19
4. Matt Triplett, 39, 2, 12, 2,782.50, $177,030.13
5. Fabiano Vieira, 38, 2, 11, 2,717.50, $207,325.22
6. J.W. Harris, 30, 2, 7, 2,277.50, $146,793.33
7. Nathan Schaper, 41, 2, 10, 2,170.00, $128,964.07
8. Stetson Lawrence, 39, 1, 11, 2,081.25, $113,543.46
9. Valdiron de Oliveira, 35, 1, 10, 1,903.33, $125,050.31
10. Guilherme Marchi, 36, 2, 6, 1,862.50, $139,897.35
11. Tanner Byrne, 46, 3, 21, 1,782.50, $125,508.57
12. Reese Cates, 45, 4, 11, 1,749.16, $127,880.28
13. Silvano Alves, 29, 3, 10, 1,728.33, $217,016.22
14. Cody Nance, 55, 3, 16, 1,580.00, $122,628.23
15. Shane Proctor, 31, 0, 5, 1,475.00, $75,307.70
16. Gage Gay, 45, 4, 10, 1,430.00, $96,641.93
17. Eduardo Aparecido, 34, 2, 7, 1,392.50, $95,288.28
18. Mike Lee, 52, 5, 13, 1,390.00, $125,834.09
19. Mason Lowe, 26, 4, 12, 1,359.16, $82,858.58
20. Ben Jones, 38, 4, 11, 1,315.00, $109,677.56
21. Cooper Davis, 41, 1, 12, 1,310.00, $115,121.58
22. Robson Aragao, 54, 0, 15, 1,200.00, $81,795.64
23. Rubens Barbosa, 33, 1, 7, 1,076.25, $72,448.18
24. Renato Nunes, 34, 5, 8, 986.66, $67,035.32
25. Aaron Roy, 34, 2, 8, 947.50, $85,785.87
26. Kasey Hayes, 32, 1, 3, 832.50, $55,138.46
27. Chase Outlaw, 19, 1, 5, 827.50, $54,234.07
28. Stormy Wing, 34, 2, 6, 765.00, $48,580.57
29. Ryan Dirteater, 44, 0, 5, 730.83, $50,390.79
30. L.J. Jenkins, 19, 0, 3, 728.75, $42,200.18
31. Brady Sims, 32, 0, 2, 667.50, $48,076.87
32. Robson Palermo, 43, 2, 7, 627.50, $50,709.58
33. Bonner Bolton, 32, 2, 6, 583.33, $43,891.06
34. Michael Lane, 39, 1, 13, 558.33, $47,688.32
35. Douglas Duncan, 36, 1, 5, 543.75, $38,548.69
36. Lachlan Richardson, 57, 4, 14, 542.50, $58,215.12
37. Dave Mason, 51, 5, 12, 535.00, $47,403.31
38. Luis Blanco, 56, 3, 16, 485.00, $53,692.45
39. Tyler Harr, 63, 2, 11, 477.50, $50,268.29
40. Neil Holmes, 35, 5, 12, 465.00, $52,345.11
41. Alexandre Cardozo, 55, 4, 10, 464.16, $49,904.93
42. Justin Paton, 37, 4, 14, 447.50, $35,685.70
43. Thad Newell, 40, 1, 14, 365.83, $49,078.60
44. Cody Heffernan, 22, 2, 10, 357.50, $23,260.72
45. Sean Willingham, 33, 0, 3, 337.50, $28,017.69

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