SAM LOCHOFF RETURNS FOR VISION WHEEL M4 SUZUKI AT NEW JERSEY MOTORSPORTS PARK
BREA, Calif., September 7, 2022 — Imaginative and prescient Wheel M4 ECSTAR Suzuki racer Sam Lochoff will return to motion at this weekend’s 2022 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Street Racing spherical at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Lochoff missed the final three Supersport rounds of the sequence at Laguna Seca, Brainerd Worldwide Raceway, and Pittsburgh Worldwide Race Advanced as a consequence of harm.
Lochoff, who received titles in his native South Africa and Europe earlier in his profession, broke via as a MotoAmerica Supersport race winner final yr in New Jersey. Lochoff completed third in Supersport factors in 2021 and earned the rostrum six instances
The 20-year-old had excessive hopes for the 2022 season and completed second in each Street Atlanta contests earlier than a coaching accident left him with damaged bones for the Virginia spherical. Lochoff tried to race via the harm however extra crashes in the course of the season meant he couldn’t make strides in his restoration from a variety of damaged bones. As a result of his bodily situation, Lochoff missed six races.
“You must prepare very arduous to see the outcomes we count on, and you can not eradicate threat in coaching, it doesn’t matter what. That’s the character of our sport,” mentioned Lochoff. “There was a threat with motocross, however I used to be feeling myself get stronger. Then I had an accident and that was that.”
“I’m not one hundred pc however the physician says I received’t do any additional injury by racing on it,” mentioned Lochoff. “I can handle the ache. I actually need to get again racing. We’ve obtained two extra occasions to see what we will do. I’m trying ahead to seeing how the following technology GSX-R750 has developed since I’ve been out. I used to be excited to see what Cory Ventura was capable of do whereas I used to be recovering.”
Crew Hammer want to thank Cory Ventura for his performances as Lochoff’s substitute. The younger racer completed within the high 5 on three events and was aggressive in his time on the crew’s Suzuki GSX-R750.
Crew Hammer shall be again in motion on September Sep 11 for the penultimate spherical of the 2022 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Street Racing season at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, New Jersey.
ABOUT TEAM HAMMER
The 2022 season marks Crew Hammer’s forty second consecutive yr of working as knowledgeable highway racing crew. Racebikes constructed and fielded by Crew Hammer have received 129 AMA Professional and MotoAmerica Nationwide races, have completed on AMA Professional and MotoAmerica Nationwide podiums 344 instances, and have received 11 AMA Professional and MotoAmerica Nationwide Championships, in addition to two FIM South American Championships (in Superbike and Supersport.) The crew has additionally received 137 endurance races total (together with seven 24-hour races) and 13 Total WERA Nationwide Endurance Championships with Suzuki bikes and holds the U.S. report for mileage coated in a 24-hour race. The crew additionally competed within the televised Nineteen Nineties System USA Nationwide Championship, famously working “Methanol Monster” GSX-R1100 Superbikes fueled by methanol, and received 4 F-USA Championships.
ABOUT VISION WHEEL
Based in 1976, Imaginative and prescient Wheel is among the nation’s main suppliers of customized wheels for vehicles and vehicles, and one of many first producers of customized wheels and tires for ATVs, UTVs, and golf carts. Imaginative and prescient Wheel seems to be past the present tendencies and to the long run in creating, manufacturing, and distributing its wheels. Imaginative and prescient’s strains of avenue, race, off-road, American Muscle, and Milanni wheels are distributed nationally and internationally via a trusted community of distributors. Imaginative and prescient Wheel additionally produces the Imaginative and prescient It AR app to permit customers to see how their wheel of alternative will look on their automobile earlier than buy and set up. For extra data on Imaginative and prescient Wheel, go to www.visionwheel.com.
Suzuki Motor USA, LLC. (SMO) distributes Bikes, ATVs, Scooters, Automotive Elements, Equipment, and ECSTAR Oils & Chemical compounds by way of an in depth seller community all through 49 states. Suzuki Motor Company (SMC), primarily based in Hamamatsu, Japan, is a diversified worldwide producer of Bikes, ATVs, Scooters, Vehicles, Outboard Motors, and associated merchandise. Based in 1909 and included in 1920, SMC has enterprise relations with 201 international locations/areas. For extra data, go to www.suzuki.com.