Martinez Triumphs At New Jersey BUILD. TRAIN. RACE.
Breakthrough Royal Enfield BTR Highway Racing victory for Crystal Martinez at New Jersey Motorsports Park
Milwaukee, WI (Tuesday, September 13, 2022) – It might need taken till the penultimate spherical of the 2022 Royal Enfield BUILD. TRAIN. RACE. Highway Racing season, however a brand new face has emerged on the high of the BTR podium. The New Jersey Motorsports Park spherical of MotoAmerica was the location of Crystal Martinez’ breakthrough victory, the place she claimed pole place and Saturday’s BTR foremost race win, halting the spectacular win streak of Kayleigh Buyck. Martinez was joined on the general podium by Chloe Peterson and Jenny Chancellor in an epic battle that got here right down to the ultimate nook.
After setting the quick lap in qualifying, Martinez was primed for her first victory of the season, however a wheelie off the beginning left her on the again foot. Buyck and Peterson obtained out to a great begin whereas Martinez shortly regrouped to maintain herself with the lead pack. The battle for the lead was an intense one all through the race, with Peterson heading the sphere and Martinez nipping at her heels–at one level fairly actually as the 2 clipped wheels, almost inflicting Martinez to lose her entrance finish. “It shook me up for a break up second, however I didn’t hand over,” mentioned Martinez. “I stored pushing and battling with Chloe till the final flip.”
It was the ultimate flip the place a slight miscalculation by Peterson modified the tide. A missed shift brought about her to lose her momentum, and allowed Martinez to draft previous and nab the win. “What an epic race!” Peterson exclaimed. “I used to be a quarter-second off first. That was the toughest, most aggressive I’ve ever ridden. I did issues throughout the race I by no means thought I might be able to in the beginning of the season. I’m bummed, however I’m additionally centered on the positives, that I actually grew my consolation zone and leveled up my race craft.”
“Mad respect to her for pushing till the very finish,” mentioned Martinez. “It’s my first win of the season and I’ve numerous feelings. Now I need to deal with what I can do higher for our final spherical at Barber. I’m second within the championship and it’s nonetheless up for the taking.”
The sixth and remaining spherical of the Royal Enfield BTR Highway Race season will happen September 23 at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, the place the 2022 champion shall be topped. With 4 out 5 wins to her credit score, Kayleigh Buyck holds the benefit, however a fourth-place end in New Jersey has tightened up the factors, and the crown continues to be very a lot up for the taking.
“New Jersey was an thrilling spherical, and a great shake-up within the season,” mentioned Breeann Poland, Advertising and marketing and Communications Lead – Royal Enfield Americas. “Watching the ability and race craft of all of the BTR ladies evolve all through the season has been unimaginable. The way in which they push one another and be taught from one another is what’s elevating the competitors stage with every spherical. In spite of everything this group has been via this season, the highs and lows, we’re unhappy to see it coming to an in depth, however we’re additionally trying ahead to a hell of a remaining showdown at Barber.”
Royal Enfield BUILD. TRAIN. RACE. Highway Race
New Jersey Outcomes
1. Crystal Martinez (#25)
2. Chloe Peterson (#55)
3. Jennifer Chancellor (#19)
4. Kayleigh Buyck (#16)
5. Ash Truxal (#31)
6. Jessica Martin (#23)
7. Michaela Trumbull (#27)
8. Bridgette LeBer (#21)
9. Cora Tennyson (#95)
10. Hannah Stockton (#62)
About Royal Enfield
The oldest motorbike firm in steady manufacturing on this planet, Royal Enfield made its first motorbike in 1901. A division of Eicher Motors Restricted, Royal Enfield has created the midsize motorbike section in India with its distinctive and distinctive trendy basic bikes. With its manufacturing base in Chennai, India, Royal Enfield has been capable of develop its manufacturing quickly in opposition to a surge in demand for its bikes. Royal Enfield is a number one participant within the world middleweight motorbike market.
Royal Enfield North America (RENA) is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and is growing a rising community of greater than 150 sellers in North America, together with the contiguous U.S. and Canada. RENA presently gives the all-new Scram 411, Basic 350, Meteor 350, Himalayan and the 650 Twins (INT650 and Continental GT 650) bikes, together with a spread of Real Bike Equipment and attire.
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Extra, from a press launch issued by N2 Racing:
N2/BobbleHeadMoto Racing’s Blake Davis Wins at New Jersey Motorsports Park!
Media, PA – September 2022 – N2/BobbleHeadMoto Racing’s Blake Davis scored a dominant flag-to-flag victory within the MotoAmerica Twins Cup Race at New Jersey Motorsports Park. The win allowed Davis to increase his factors result in 15 factors over Anthony Mazziotto for the Championship going into the final spherical at Barber Motorsports Park. BobbleHeadMoto proprietor, mechanic, N2 management rider, YCRS Teacher, N2 Racing crew member, and usually nice man Emerson Amaya crammed in for Kevin Olmedo to complete twelfth in Supersport Race One and thirteenth in Supersport Race Two.
Blake Davis has been on an unimaginable run since mid-summer with podium finishes or victories at each spherical. This has allowed Blake to quietly take the Twins Cup level lead after PittRace with two rounds to go. Blake was quick from the primary apply with solely championship competitor Jody Barry capable of run comparable instances. Blake certified in second place behind Barry with a time of 1:24.796.
Blake was by no means challenged throughout the Twins Cup Race taking the lead within the first flip and by no means letting it go. Davis ran relentless, constant, dominant laps permitting him to complete 3.105 forward of second place Ben Gloddy. Championship rivals Jody Barry and Anthony Mazziotto completed fourth and fifth, respectively, permitting Blake to increase his result in 15 factors within the championship going into the final spherical at Barber Motorsports Park. If Mazziotto wins, then Blake wants to complete sixth or higher to be the 2022 Twins Cup Champion.
Supersport was a household affair this week at New Jersey Motorsports Park with Emerson Amaya subbing for Kevin Olmedo who’s recovering from Guillain-Barre Syndrome at residence in El Salvador. Emerson is on the coronary heart and soul of the N2/BobbleHeadMoto Race Crew and it was a pure match for Emerson to fill in for Kevin. The aim was quick, constant laps with no drama and that aim was met. Emerson completed twelfth in Race One and thirteenth in Race Two, which was held in combined circumstances.
The N2/BobbleHeadMoto Race Crew has solely two occasions left for the 2022 race season and is within the championship hunt for each. The staff shall be at Barber Motorsports Park on September 23 – 25 to battle for victory in MotoAmerica Twins Cup and Supersport. The N2/BobbleHeadMoto Race Crew can be competing for a championship within the N2/WERA Nationwide Endurance Sequence by Dunlop on a Yamaha YZF-R1. The ultimate spherical can be at Barber Motorsports Park on October 21, 2022.
Blake Davis – “We’re simply attempting to be constant and put within the work each week. The staff is doing a tremendous job and the Yamaha YZF-R7 is a dream to experience. The race was fairly drama-free. I didn’t understand how far the pack was behind me so I simply stored my head down and tried to be constant. I’m excited to have prolonged the factors lead going into the ultimate spherical.”
Emerson Amaya – “I can’t thank Kris Smith, Shiloh Salopek, and the entire N2 household sufficient for the chance. Not having ridden a 600 in over three years I used to be definitely a bit out of form on the R6 however managed to satisfy the targets the staff and I set for ourselves. Seeking to preserve the momentum from this weekend into the Barber spherical in a few weeks.”
Shiloh Salopek (Crew Chief) – “We had a plan going into the weekend and we executed that plan. Mike, Dustin, Emerson, Kris, Jim, and Steve have been flawless. Blake is a pleasure to work with and his driving over the previous couple of months has been nothing in need of exceptional. We are actually 100% centered on Barber.”
About N2: N2 – Journey, Race, Study.
Based in 2014, N2’s mission is to construct a sustainable motorbike group via secure, structured motorbike monitor days, superior rider coaching packages based mostly on Yamaha Champions Driving College educating strategies, with a robust affinity for motorbike highway racing. N2 efficiently resurrected Bike Endurance Racing in America partnering with WERA Roadracing and creating the N2/WERA Nationwide Endurance Sequence by Dunlop. N2 is a premier participant within the MotoAmerica Professional Racing Sequence with a multi-rider staff competing in a number of courses. N2 can be a significant contributor to the Roadracing World Motion Fund via fundraising efforts and assist from its massive member base.
N2 Racing is proudly sponsored by: Dunlop Bike Tire, Yamaha Motor Company USA, Dainese, BobbleHeadMoto, Karnes Efficiency, Buying and selling Paint, GB Racing, Westby Racing, Assault Efficiency, Robem Engineering, Puig, Eazi Grip, ProBolt, SBS Brakes and Yamaha Champions Driving College.
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Extra, from a press launch issued by Joseph LiMandri’s publicist:
LiMandri on the Field in Entrance of Dwelling Crowd
Joseph LiMandri Jr. scored an epic second-place end in final weekend’s MotoAmerica Junior Cup, lacking the highest spot by simply .016 of a second.
“Lastly, we broke the streak of unhealthy races!” LiMandri mentioned. “I’m grateful for this outcome as a result of the Bauce Racing and CyberSafe Options staff deserves it for all of the laborious work they put on this weekend.”
The rostrum was a little bit of a historic event as the highest three riders all grew their roots with the New Jersey MiniGP program.
“Seeing our children up there all season lengthy is superior, however seeing the whole podium full of our children is simply merely unimaginable,” Nathan Granoff, proprietor of NJMiniGP mentioned on his technique to a locals-infested podium celebration.
LiMandri backed that outcome up with a robust, however drama-laden fourth place in Race Two.
“That was a loopy race! I needed to begin from pitlane as I tipped over within the moist warmup, however a purple flag after the beginning helped us out a bit,” he mentioned. “Possibly another lap and I might have been battling for a podium spot, however we’ll take the factors and head to Barber. It’s going to be troublesome however the championship isn’t determined but.”
It takes a complete assist system to even get to the grid, a lot much less the rostrum. The staff not too long ago onboarded SpaceJammit, a file storage/sharing software with a novel house themed interface. SpaceJammit (with picture credit going to Brian J. Nelson) have hosted a number of excessive decision photos from the weekend for followers of “Bazooka Joe” right here: https://api.app.spacejammit.com/api/v1/house/6320db7f5df29067d83b8d34/view Additional, anybody who indicators up for the service with the code “LiMandri” may have a portion of their charges donated to assist the staff’s continued racing efforts.
As at all times, the whole JL62 race crew wish to thank: Bauce Racing, CyberSafe Options, Bob Robbins, Area Jammit, EvolveGT Trackdays, Spears Racing, RST Moto, Arai Americas, Coach Chapluk, JP43 Coaching, Vortex, Dunlop Tires, Orient Specific, Ok-Tech Suspension, Pushed Racing, Trackside Elements Membership, Woodcraft Applied sciences, Braketech USA,
Ferodo Racing, Chickenhawk Racing, N2 Trackdays, Precision Autoworks NY, Metric Satan Moto, Scott Powersports, Gazebo Contracting, GO! Racing.