Deliver The Warmth: Nearly 240 Entries Set For Highway America
A File-Breaking Quantity Of Racers To Do Battle In Wisconsin, June 3-5
IRVINE, CA (June 2, 2022) – A record-breaking 231 entries will do battle at Highway America this weekend, June 3-5, with seven lessons of MotoAmerica racing, headlined by the Medallia Superbike class, taking to the picturesque racetrack in Wisconsin.
Along with Medallia Superbike, Supersport, Yuasa Inventory 1000, SportbikeTrackGear.com Junior Cup, Twins Cup, Mission King Of The Baggers and Royal Enfield Construct. Prepare. Race will slug it out on the four-mile Highway America highway course. And if that’s not sufficient, MotoAmerica’s youngest racers will battle on the Briggs & Stratton Motorplex, a karting observe positioned only a stone’s throw from Highway America’s well-known Carousel nook.
Mission King Of The Baggers
The Mission King Of The Baggers sequence ascends on Highway America for the fourth spherical of its championship with Mission Meals/S&S Cycle/Indian Challenger Group’s Tyler O’Hara main the title chase by 10 factors over his teammate Jeremy McWilliams and by 20 over defending champion Kyle Wyman and his H-D Screamin’ Eagle Highway Glide, who’s tied together with his brother and teammate Travis Wyman for third.
Parity has been the secret to this point with three completely different winners within the three races. O’Hara and Northern Eire’s McWilliams cut up wins at Daytona and Kyle Wyman received the latest spherical at Highway Atlanta. With the Harley-Davidson manufacturing facility simply down the highway in Milwaukee, the Wyman brothers shall be out to tug again the factors deficit to the 2 Indians.
A rider who would possibly simply upset the apple cart is James Rispoli, the New Yorker ending second at Highway Atlanta on his Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson.
Warhorse HSBK Racing Ducati NYC’s Josh Herrin was good going into the latest spherical at VIRginia Worldwide Raceway, however he misplaced his first raced of the 12 months to Josh Hayes in an exciting Supersport battle. The following day, nonetheless, Herrin returned to the highest step of the rostrum on his Ducati Panigale V2 and because of this he now holds a 31-point lead over Imaginative and prescient Wheels M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Sam Lochoff.
Only a single level behind Lochoff is Landers Racing’s Rocco Landers with Lochoff’s rookie teammate Tyler Scott, recent off two podium finishes at VIR, fourth within the standings and simply 9 factors behind Landers. Hayes is fifth within the title chase however received’t be racing at Highway America this weekend.
Yuasa Inventory 1000
Disrupt Racing’s Hayden Gillim arrives in America’s Dairyland with the recent hand within the Yuasa Inventory 1000 class with two spectacular wins coming at VIR two weeks in the past. Add that together with his fourth-place end within the season opener at Highway Atlanta and Gillim arrives in Wisconsin carrying a 23-point lead and an entire bunch of momentum – thanks largely to the miscues of his rivals at VIR.
VisionWheel/DiscountTire/KWS’ Geoff Might is the closest to Gillim with two runner-up finishes at VIR to go together with his DNF from Highway Atlanta. Issues are shut from Might on again with PDR Motorsports rider Maximilliano Gerardo two factors behind Might and one level forward of Tytlers Cycle/RideHVMC Racing’s Travis Wyman. These two are adopted in brief order by JLC Concrete/KTM/DiBrino Racing’s Andy DiBrino, Tytlers Cycle/RideHVMC Racing’s Corey Alexander (the winner of spherical one), Mesa37 Racing’s Stefano Mesa and Motorsport Exotica Orange Cat BST Racing’s Ezra Beaubier. Michael Gilbert, Danilo Lewis, Hunter Dunham and Jeremy Coffey are all only a single level behind as 20 factors separate second from thirteenth.
Forty-two entries have been accepted for Yuasa Inventory 1000 this weekend.
With three wins in 5 races, Veloce Racing’s Jody Barry is making brief work of the Twins Cup Championship after 5 races. Barry and his Aprilia RS 660 have received three of the 5 races and have jumped out to a 43-point lead, 106-63 over Robem Engineering’s Teagg Hobbs.
Whereas Barry has some respiration room, nobody else does. Hobbs is simply two factors forward of Cycle Tech’s Hayden Schultz; Rodio Racing/Warhorse HSBK Racing’s Anthony Mazziotto is one level behind Schultz; North East Cycle Outlet Racing/Trackday Winner’s Jackson Blackmon trails Mazziotto by 4 factors; Robem Engineering’s Ben Gloddy is separated by 5 to Blackmon; and James Rispoli, who can be competing within the King Of The Baggers At Highway America, is 4 factors behind Blackmon.
SportbikeTrackGear.com Junior Cup
Regardless of being disqualified from his race-two victory at VIR, SportbikeTrackGear.com’s Max Van nonetheless leads the title chase in Junior Cup with two wins and a second-place end.
Wrench Motorsports’ Cody Wyman received race one at Highway Atlanta and inherited the victory with Van’s DQ from race two at VIR to take a seat second within the championship – 9 factors behind Van. An extra eight factors adrift is Aden Thao, the Calshine Racing rider coming in with two podium finishes on the 12 months.
Rodio Racing/Warhorse HSBK Racing’s Gus Rodio is fourth, simply two factors behind Thao and 9 factors forward of Altus Motorsports’ Kayla Yaakov.
Royal Enfield Construct. Prepare. Race
The ladies of the Royal Enfield Construct. Prepare. Race program will maintain their second race of the season on the racetrack on which the category made its debut a 12 months in the past.
With 15 entries set to go at Highway America, the sequence level standings is led by VIR winner Kayleigh Buyck by 5 factors over VIR runner-up Crystal Martinez and by 9 over Chloe Peterson with these three racers new to the category this 12 months.
Mini Cup By Motul
The Briggs & Stratton Motorplex would be the website of the opening spherical of the MotoAmerica Mini Cup by Motul with the sequence’ youngest riders doing battle in three lessons – 190cc, 160cc and 110cc – on Saturday night on the karting facility on website at Highway America.
The racers to look at are class champions Californians Kensei Matsudaira and Jesse James Shedden, and Floridian Mac MacClugage.
Highway America Help Class Notes…
Jake Lewis received the lone Yuasa Inventory 1000 race at Highway America final 12 months en path to incomes the category championship. Lewis topped Geoff Might and Corey Alexander.
In Supersport a 12 months in the past, it was Stefano Mesa beating Sam Lochoff and Benjamin Smith in race one earlier than normalcy returned in race two with Richie Escalante topping rival Sean Dylan Kelly. These two had crashed collectively in race one whereas battling for the lead. Mesa’s win was his first profession MotoAmerica Supersport victory.
Tyler Scott and Gus Rodio cut up wins within the SportbikeTrackGear.com Junior Cup class in 2021. Scott beat Cody Wyman and Max Toth in race one with Rodio beating Scott and Toth in race two.
The rider who would go on to win the Twins Cup Championship was the rider who left Highway America with the victory and the factors lead – Kaleb De Keyrel. De Keyrel beat Jackson Blackmon and Chris Parrish to take the victory, his second of the season to that time.
Kyle Wyman beat his brother Travis Wyman to win the King Of The Baggers race at Highway America final 12 months. Hayden Gillim completed third on a Vance & Hines Harley.
All 4 SportbikeTrackGear.com Junior Cup races this 12 months have featured a margin of victory of lower than a second. Max Van and Cody Wyman have received two races apiece with Van’s wins that includes a margin of victory of .347 of a second and .106 of a second, respectively. Wyman’s successful margins have been .646 of a second and .077 of a second.
Ditto for Twins Cup: 4 of the 5 Twins Cup races held to date in 2022 characteristic margins of victory of lower than a tenth of a second. All 5 races featured a margin of victory of lower than half a second – or .0958 of a second per race.
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Extra, from a press launch issued by Ducati North America:
Herrin Driving the Crest of a Wave Heading to Highway America
Herrin heads into spherical three of the 2022 MotoAmerica Supersport sequence with 88 out of a potential 100 factors
Sunnyvale, Calif. — Josh Herrin and his Warhorse HSBK Ducati NYC Panigale V2 head to Highway America for spherical three of the MotoAmerica Supersport sequence carrying a 31-point lead within the championship following a powerful outing two weeks in the past at VIRginia Worldwide Raceway.
After a hard-earned fourth place end in race one, Herrin rebounded to take the highest step of the rostrum in race two, ending simply .032 seconds forward of Josh Hayes. Herrin and the veteran Yamaha rider swapped locations all through the race, with Herrin executing scientific passes on the brakes into flip one and switch three, repeatedly demonstrating his religion within the front-end of his Panigale V2.
The Georgia-born racer is brimming with confidence as he heads to Elkhart Lake, the place America’s premier highway racing sequence has visited since 1980.
Josh Herrin (Warhorse HSBK Racing Ducati NYC – Ducati #2)
“We’ve received three out of the 4 races this 12 months and have earned three poles, so we’re driving a wave of confidence proper now. And with the success I’ve had at Highway America previously, we should always have weekend. We have been in a position to do some testing at Pittsburgh proper after VIR, so the bike is feeling good. We’re hoping we will stroll away with two extra good finishes!”