AHRMA: Roberts Sweeps Classic Cup Wins At CMP

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Roberts Beats an Worldwide Number of Bikes in AHRMA 2023 Classic Cup Formulation 750 Rounds 3 and 4

(March 22, Knoxville, TN) – The American Historic Racing Bike Affiliation (AHRMA) delivered on its promise to place a mile-wide number of bikes on the observe as a part of the 2023 Classic Cup.

Bikes from three completely different producers and three completely different nations topped the rostrum through the third and fourth rounds of the AHRMA Classic Cup held March 18 and 19 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, SC as a part of the 2023 Bridgestone Tires AHRMA Roadracing Sequence.

Sponsored by Hagerty Insurance coverage, RoadracingWorld.com, and NYC Norton (nycnorton.com), AHRMA’s 2023 Classic Cup options the Formulation 750 (F750) class which incorporates 750cc two and four-stroke powered machines constructed as much as 1972.

“Whereas I had some suspicions, and even hopes, in regards to the bikes that might be campaigned within the F750 class this 12 months, I’m very pleasantly shocked and decidedly psyched on the number of machines and riders who’re exhibiting up,” mentioned Kenny Cummings from NYC Norton.

Initially of Saturday’s race, Rob Corridor on a 1975 Triumph 750 jumped into an early lead, with Colton Roberts, campaigning a 1976 Yamaha RD400, and Jeff Hargis, on his 1972 Yamaha XS 650, battling for second.

With only one lap left, a piston failure despatched Corridor backwards by way of the sector, permitting Roberts to take the lead and the victory with Hargis second.

The ultimate podium spot was contested by Tony Learn, on his 1973 Triumph Bonneville, and Brian Larrabure, using a 1972 Ducati Imola 750SS.  Learn in the end held off Larrabure to take third.

The stability of the grid was a dizzying array of early to late Seventies machines with an equally dizzying array of engine displacements.  Jim Hinshaw was on a 1970 Kawasaki H1 500; Michael Wilson raced a 1977 Yamaha RD400; Daniel Could, Stan Miller, and Justin Hebbel all raced BMW R75/5s; Greyson Rogers raced a 1976 Yamaha RD400, Vincent Borbone was on a 1972 Kawasaki H2; and Mark Williams raced a 1974 Kawasaki H1.

Sunday’s race noticed Roberts take an early lead, which he held by way of the checkered flag.  Corridor had modified machines and on Sunday rode the Corridor’s Customized Classic 1967 Triumph 650 to second place. In a repeat of Sunday’s motion, Larrabure and Learn battled to spherical out the rostrum, with Larrabure ending third.

With 4 rounds accomplished, Roberts is the present factors chief.

“AHRMA is all about celebrating completely different eras in bike racing, placing completely different sorts of bikes on the observe and actually seeing what they will do,” mentioned Carl Anderson, AHRMA’s 2023 Chairman of the Board of Trustees. “The most recent rounds of our F750 Classic Cup take this to a different degree with two-strokes, parallel twins, ‘L-twins,’ horizontally-opposed twins all going at it on the identical time. Nice stuff!”

The annual Classic Cup spotlights one among AHRMA’s highway racing lessons with additional consideration on rivals within the chosen class throughout every race occasion. Enhanced awards for the Classic Cup rivals are introduced individually from different class trophies through the Saturday awards ceremony at choose AHRMA highway racing occasions.

Highlights from every Formulation 750 race will probably be reported in RoadracingWorld.com’s on-line version. On the conclusion of every season, the perpetual Classic Cup trophy will probably be engraved with the nationwide champion winner’s identify and introduced to the winner on the Nationwide Awards Banquet to maintain for one 12 months.

2023 Bridgestone Tires AHRMA Roadracing Sequence, Formulation 750 – Classic Cup Outcomes

Saturday, March 18, 2023

1 –       Colton Roberts, 1976 Yamaha RD400, Pawnee, IL

2 –       Jeff Hargis, 1972 Yamaha XS 650, Battle Creek, MI

3 –       Tony Learn, 1973 Triumph Bonneville, Charlotte, TN

4 –       Brian Larrabure, 1972 Ducati Imola 750SS, Calabasas, CA

5 –       Jim Hinshaw, 1970 Kawasaki H1 500, Gainesville, GA

6 –       Michael Wilson, 1977 Yamaha RD400, Maylene, AL

7 –       Daniel Could, 1972 BMW R75/5, Wilmette, IL

8 –       Greyson Rogers, 1976 Yamaha RD400, Denver, NC

9 –       Vincent Borbone, 1972 Kawasaki H2, Hampstead, NY

10 –    Stan Miller, 1973 BMW R75/5, St. Petersburg, FL

11 –    Justin Hebbel, 1972 BMW R75/5, Baltimore, MD

12 –    Rob Corridor, 1975 Triumph 750, Charlotte, NC

13 –    Mark Williams, 1974 Kawasaki H1 500, Gainesville, GA

 

Sunday, March 19, 2023

1 –       Colton Roberts, 1976 Yamaha RD400, Pawnee, IL

2 –       Rob Corridor, 1967 Triumph 650, Charlotte, NC

3 –       Brian Larrabure, 1972 Ducati Imola 750SS, Calabasas, CA

4 –       Tony Learn, 1973 Triumph Bonneville, Charlotte, TN

5 –       Jim Hinshaw, 1970 Kawasaki H1 500, Gainesville, GA

6 –       Michael Wilson, 1977 Yamaha RD400, Maylene, AL

7 –       Justin Hebbel, 1972 BMW R75/5, Baltimore, MD

8 –       Greyson Rogers, 1976 Yamaha RD400, Denver, NC

9 –       Stan Miller, 1973 BMW R75/5, St. Petersburg, FL

10 –    Daniel Could, 1972 BMW R75/5, Wilmette, IL

11 –    Mark Williams, 1974 Kawasaki H-1 500, Gainesville, GA

 

About AHRMA:

The American Historic Racing Bike Affiliation (AHRMA) is a not-for-profit group devoted to competing on improbable basic and true classic machines together with a variety of contemporary bikes.  With over 3,000 members, AHRMA is the biggest classic racing group in North America and one of many greatest on this planet. The affiliation has grown steadily through the years, reflecting the rising curiosity in basic bikes.

 

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