KYLE WYMAN AND HARLEY-DAVIDSON FACTORY TEAM WIN MOTOAMERICA KING OF THE BAGGERS FINALE AT NEW JERSEY
Michael Barnes Finishes Third on Daytona H-D/Hoban Brothers Racing Street Glide
MILWAUKEE, WI (September 12, 2022) – Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle® manufacturing unit rider Kyle Wyman led each lap to win the MotoAmerica Mission King of the Baggers race on Sunday at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, N.J. Ranging from the pole place on a race-prepared Harley-Davidson® Street Glide® motorbike, Wyman navigated a rain-soaked observe to win by 0.655 seconds within the final race of the 2022 season. The victory was the third of the season for the defending King of the Baggers sequence champion. Tyler O’Hara completed second, adopted by Michael Barnes on the Daytona Harley-Davidson/Hoban Brothers Racing Harley-Davidson Street Glide motorbike. Wyman additionally received the three-lap Mission King of the Baggers Problem race on Saturday for a clear sweep of the weekend.
Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle manufacturing unit rider Travis Wyman led the King of the Baggers championship by three factors coming into this ultimate spherical. After qualifying second, Travis was in third place within the race when he crashed on the moist observe and slid onto the grass. Travis managed to select up his Harley-Davidson Street Glide motorbike and re-entered the race with a floor off shifter peg and pivot, exhibiting his grit and willpower by ending the race.
O’Hara ended the season on the high of the standings with 123 factors. Travis Wyman completed second with 113 factors, adopted by Kyle Wyman with 111 factors.
“I’m blissful to have had one other sweep of the weekend,” stated Kyle Wyman. “I believe that is the primary time I’ve received a race within the rain. It’s bittersweet as a result of Travis went down, however I’d somewhat have him pushing and attempt to win a championship than accept third. I believe we had been all wanting ahead to an actual showdown race on a dry observe however something can occur in racing. I need to thank all of our followers and everybody on the Harley-Davidson staff for all of their arduous work this season. I’m already wanting ahead to Daytona subsequent yr.”
For the season, Kyle Wyman received three races (Atlanta, Monterey and New Jersey) and had two different podium appearances. Travis Wyman had one race win (Street America) and completed second 3 times.
“I felt tremendous robust this weekend and I gave it my all,” stated Travis Wyman. “The circumstances weren’t nice, and after I received into third place and closed the hole to Tyler, I misplaced the entrance with no warning. Fortunately, I used to be capable of choose it again up and end the race to safe second place within the championship. I’m wanting ahead to the chance to work with my brother Kyle and the Harley-Davidson manufacturing unit staff to deliver again the primary plate subsequent yr.”
The Mission King of the Baggers sequence options race-prepared American V-Twin touring bikes. Harley-Davidson® Manufacturing unit Group Street Glide® bikes are powered by modified Screamin’ Eagle® Twin-Cooled Milwaukee-Eight® 131 Efficiency Crate Engines.
MotoAmerica King of the Baggers Race Outcomes – New Jersey
- Kyle Wyman (H-D) Screamin’ Eagle Harley-Davidson
- Tyler O’Hara (Ind) Mission Meals/S&S Cycle
- Michael Barnes (H-D) Daytona H-D/Hoban Brothers Racing
- Jeremy McWilliams (Ind) Mission Meals/S&S Cycle
- James Rispoli (H-D) Vance & Hines Racing
- Bobby Fong (Ind) Roland Sands Design
- Taylor Knapp (H-D) Vance & Hines Racing
- Danny Eslick (H-D) Nowaskey Excessive Efficiency
- Travis Wyman (H-D) Screamin’ Eagle Harley-Davidson
2022 MotoAmerica King of the Baggers – Ultimate Season Factors
- Tyler O’Hara (Ind) 123
- Travis Wyman (H-D) 113
- Kyle Wyman (H-D) 111
- Jeremy McWilliams (Ind) 91
- Bobby Fong (Ind) 70
- James Rispoli (H-D) 70
- Taylor Knapp (H-D) 61
- Andrew Lee (H-D) 35
- Frankie Garcia (Ind) 30
- Michael Barnes (H-D) 29
Extra, from a press launch issued by Tytlers Cycle/RideHVMC Racing:
Title for Corey while Travis baggage one other podium at NJMP in Inventory 1000
Corey Alexander and Tytlers Cycle Racing powered by #RideHVMC are the 2022 MotoAmerica Inventory 1000 Champions.
Alexander, who completed fifth within the penultimate spherical of the sequence at New Jersey Motorsports Park, clinched the title with one spherical remaining. A powerful qualifying ensured the #23 was in competition for the rostrum all through the class’s single race at NJMP, however with spots of rain falling Corey performed it secure, claiming fifth on the flag to clinch the crown.
The was additional jubilation for the squad as Travis Wyman powered his BMW M1000 RR onto the rostrum in second, conserving the potential of a 1-2 total end within the ultimate standings a actuality after a gutsy efficiency as soon as once more.
The staff’s third rider Zac Schumacher completed simply exterior of the factors scoring locations in eighteenth.
With the championship of their maiden season safe, the outcome additionally offers BMW a US Nationwide title with the machine that has additionally made its debut in MotoAmerica this season – the BMW M1000 RR.
Corey Alexander: “I’m delighted to clinch the MotoAmerica Inventory 1000 title at NJMP after coming near it the earlier two years. This was the main target for the weekend and the fruits of an excellent staff effort all season. I knew the place I needed to end to take the crown however it might have been good to have been on the rostrum however there might be different races the place we are able to battle now that the title is secured. We had nice tempo all weekend and I’m certain we might have fought with the entrance guys, however the plan was to play it sensible. I’m wanting ahead to using at Barber with none strain and I need to end by thanking your complete staff, all my sponsors and the followers that got here out this weekend.”
Travis Wyman: “It was good race. I used to be main within the first half and had an excellent battle for the win. I’m sitting third in factors with a shot at second within the ultimate spherical at Barber and so that’s now the main target. Congratulations to Corey on the title – let’s finish the yr on the field.”
Zac Schumacher: “I made an honest begin within the first a part of the race, however the race was stopped due to the climate. Within the restart I received boxed in at Flip 1 however was capable of get better. I realized loads using within the damp circumstances and had a very good battle however in the long run simply missed the factors. I’m wanting ahead to the ultimate spherical and hope to finish the season within the factors. I need to congratulate Corey and the staff on their championship win!”
Extra, from a press launch issued by Tytlers Cycle Racing:
PJ Jacobsen delivers Pole Place at NJMP, Hector Barbera salvages P4 on Sunday
The Tytlers Cycle Racing staff had loads to smile about within the penultimate spherical of the 2022 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship.
The weekend began strongly with PJ Jacobsen on the sharp finish on the opening day of on observe motion, while Hector Barbera was additionally in competition. For PJ, who was racing at residence, the weekend received even higher on Saturday morning as he shone in Q2 to safe a maiden Superbike Pole Place for himself, the staff, and the all-new BMW M1000 RR.
A powerful exhibiting by each riders in Saturday’s opening encounter noticed PJ cross the road in fifth, with Hector sixth.
Sunday’s race was a two-part affair after an preliminary pink flag brought on by a technical problem with Hector’s machine. Fortunately, the staff had sufficient time to restore the difficulty and each riders had been capable of line up for the restart.
Sadly, after a powerful begin that noticed PJ inside the highest three, he went down, fortunately with out harm and because the rain started to fall, Hector discovered his rhythm, powering to fourth after exhibiting nice tempo within the closing levels.
The duo stay in facet the highest six with one spherical and two races remaining at Barber Motorsports Park in two weeks.
PJ Jacobsen: “I used to be a bit of upset with the outcome on Saturday, particularly after the Pole Place. I used to be within the battle partly one after which within the second half I couldn’t repeat it. To not get the rostrum was a bitter tablet to swallow after qualifying. Race 2 was troublesome. I made an preliminary good begin however made a mistake, hit the white line on lap two and went down. It was one other Sunday catastrophe for me, and I don’t actually know what to say aside from let’s go to Barber and end the yr on a excessive. The one optimistic was the Pole Place, so let’s give attention to the ultimate spherical. I need to end by thanking the staff who did an superior job this weekend.”
Hector Barbera: “Race 1 was robust. I had a small problem with the rear brake and couldn’t use it which was an issue for me as I often use it loads. We had been capable of end the race and so I performed it secure and settled for the factors. The staff did an superior job, and the bike was quick, and the setting was very nice, so it’s a disgrace we had that small problem. On Sunday it might have been a whole catastrophe however in the long run, we had been capable of end fourth within the rain and I’m proud of the best way I rode. My feeling with the bike is a lot better and we’ve priceless data for the ultimate race. The staff is working improbable, and I need to thank them for every part.”
Extra, from a press launch issued by Luke Energy Racing:
2 x P8 retains Luke within the high six of MotoAmerica Supersport in his debut yr
Luke Energy raced to a double P8 within the newest spherical of the 2022 MotoAmerica Supersport championship, consolidating his sixth place within the total standings within the course of.
Racing at New Jersey Motorsports Park for the primary time offered a brand new problem for the Aussie teenager, however after a gentle FP1, large steps had been made in Q1 and Q2 with Luke impressing as soon as once more as he took eighth on the grid, a second from Pole Place.
Working a powerful sixth within the opening race, Luke was fortunate to remain aboard after a close to excessive facet at Flip 4. He regrouped to complete eighth.
It was an analogous story on Sunday for the Suzuki mounted #68, who after making a transfer for sixth into Flip 1 he ran off observe dropping to thirteenth earlier than a spirited and decided restoration experience noticed him categorised eight for the second consecutive day after the race was stopped due to rain. Apparently, Luke’s tempo when the rain initially started was as quick because the podium finishers, proving as soon as once more that he has the velocity and pure expertise to problem for high honours every time he takes to the observe.
Sitting sixth total with one spherical and two races remaining in his debut season of MotoAmerica competitors is spectacular with Luke’s outcomes catching the eye of many revered and influential paddock personalities each within the US and farther afield.
The ultimate spherical of the 2022 MotoAmerica sequence takes place at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama in a fortnight.
Luke Energy: “I’ve combined feelings about Race 1, particularly after the step we made in Q2. Sadly, I struggled early on and misplaced contact with the main group. I used to be sitting P4 and virtually excessive sided at flip 4. I ran off the observe and was capable of shut the hole to the blokes I used to be racing with however simply ran out of time to maneuver up any larger than eighth. I’m upset and annoyed with how Race 2 went. I used to be making progress, however I made a rookie mistake into Flip 1 and ran off the observe. I misplaced lots of time however received my head down and stored pushing. I made a very good restoration and was proud of the best way I used to be using. When it began to rain, I used to be feeling actually good and shutting in on the highest six however then the pink flag got here out. Regardless of the error I’m proud of how I rode this weekend, and I’m excited for the ultimate spherical at Barber Motorsports Park in a fortnight.”