Rispoli Celebrates Two Days of Testing Celtic-Orient Express 600's
NEWS March 6, 2012
Photo Courtesy of Celtic Racing-Orient Express
Daytona Beach, Fla. (March 6, 2012) – Team boss Barry Gilsenan and 2011 AMA Pro Motorcycle-SuperStore.com SuperSport National Champion and current team rider James Rispoli discuss first few laps on the teams new 2012 Suzuki GSX-R600s and new K-Tech suspension combination at Jennings GP Race Track. The team along with Team Manager and Crew Chief William Myers had a great couple of days working together for the first time. Over a rain shortened two days of testing the team came together and made extraordinary progress both on and off the track.
“The testing went better than I could have imagined.” stated Rispoli. “The bikes were ready, motors were stout compared to last years machines and the new K-Tech suspension rocked-it. My communication with my crew chief Will got better and by the end of the test he and I were clearly on the same page. I came away from the test with a good vibe about the team, my team mate and everyone involved. I think the Celtic – Orient Express Racing team is on track for a great year and I can’t wait to get rolling at DAYTONA.”
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Established in 1973, Orient Express is a high performance motorcycle parts and accessories warehouse distributor, also offering dyno tuning, engine building services and precision machine work. Orient Express has an extensive history of racing including support of both professional and amateur race series and individuals. For more information regarding Orient Express, or to find out what Orient Express can do for your racing success, please contact us at 800.645.6521 or 631.231.9552 (NY/International), or visit our website at www.orientexpress.com.
Founded in 2001, Celtic Racing began as a group of Irish-American motorcycling enthusiasts and has become one of the country’s leading professional teams within the AMA series. Known for its highly distinguishable green livery and quirky team logos and emblems, Celtic Racing prides itself on showcasing up and coming riders from the U.S. and abroad.