More Podium Finishes for Riders Discount Vesrah Suzuki on Day 2 of the SuperBike Classic at Barber Motorsports Park
NEWS June 26, 2012
Photo Courtesy of Riders Discount Vesrah Suzuki
Courtesy of Riders Discount Vesrah Suzuki:
(June 25, 2012) - Enduring two red flags and the resulting extra laps, Jake Lewis was able to finish the AMA Pro Road Racing SuperSport race 2 on the podium in 2nd place at Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds AL. Jake’s 1st from Race 1 combined with this 2nd place finish stretches his lead in the SuperSport East championship to a 39 point advantage. Kyle Wyman was able to secure his 2nd victory in a row in the AMA Pro Vance and Hines XR1200 class and now is only 6 points out of the lead in that championship.
In the AMA Pro Road Racing GoPro Daytona SportBike class, Joey Pascarella and Cory West swapped finishes from Race 1 with Joey bringing home an 11th place finish and Cory 13th. Both riders remain in the top 10 of the 2012 Rider Point standings.
Jake Lewis – Riders Discount Vesrah Suzuki #85
“What an awesome weekend for the whole Riders Discount Vesrah Suzuki team and I. Race two was definitely exciting but I came up just a little short and finished second. I would have liked to get the double wins but it still was a great feeling on the podium again. It was a good points weekend for me and I now have a healthy points lead in the east. I keep feeling better and better on the bike and I'm looking forward to the rest of the year!”
Breeann Poland – Team Manager Riders Discount Vesrah Suzuki
“I’m happy with the teams podium finishes on such a demanding weekend with the incredibly hot temperatures – I have got to give thanks to all of the Riders Discount Vesrah Suzuki riders and crew for their efforts this weekend. It is great that Jake now has a lead in the SuperSport East championship that is greater than the points available in a race.”
Kyle Wyman - #33
“It was a lot of fun up front, dicing and battling back and forth. The last lap set up perfectly. I passed in Museum Corner and then rode as tight a line as I could the rest of the way in. A big thanks to everyone that supports my team - KLR Group, Spyke's Harley-Davidson, Planet Fitness, Kuryakyn, Vesrah, Arai, Cortech, Sidi, Held, Rider's Discount, Ohlins USA and Superbike Chassis. Plus my crew -- Dad, Uncle Bill (Wyman), Paul Diener and Rick Bretl. I wouldn't be here without them."
Cory West – Riders Discount Vesrah Suzuki #57
“It was a difficult race and a difficult weekend in general. We're having a hard time coming up with a solution to my issues but we'll keep trying to find a fix for it and get back on pace with the pack. Big thanks to the whole crew for working so hard through such a hot weekend and hopefully we'll be back on point at Mid-Ohio!”
Joey Pascarella – Riders Discount Vesrah Suzuki #52
“Sundays race was a little better for me as we used the softer tire but once the tire wore out I was having an issue with spinning again. I think once we get some more time on the bike the stronger we will be and I am looking forward on going to Mid-Ohio.”
Riders Discount Vesrah Suzuki would like to thank their sponsors for the 2012 season: Vesrah, Riders Discount, MCJ Motorsports, American Suzuki, Nielsen Enterprises Suzuki, Parts Unlimited, Penske Racing Shocks, Traxxion Dynamics Fork Components, Yoshimura, Catalyst Racing Composites, Shoei, Cortech, Sidi, Held, Motion Pro, Sudco Int., Bazzaz, Factory Pro, Maxima Racing Oils, Spiegler Brake Lines, Adjustable-levers, Vicci, Vortex, DID Chain, Zero Gravity, GPR Stabilizers, Trek Bicycles, Suzuka Tire Warmers, K&N Filters, Full Spectrum Batteries, Oakley (Jake), Roclun (Jake), Progressive Trail Design (Cory), Jon Block Group (Joey), 509 sunglasses (Cory and team), Andrew Swenson Designs and Drippinwet.
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