NEMRR: Scott Greenwood Goes Eight-For-Eight – Roadracing World Journal

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As NEMRR Spherical 4 occurred at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the
paddock was reminded of each the unbelievable highs and lows that come
with our sport.  This June occasion included a Memorial Experience to
rejoice of the lifetime of Scott Mullin, a beloved NEMRR racer who handed
away at an NEMRR occasion one 12 months in the past.  Scott made an unbelievable impression on
our group throughout his life and can proceed to provide for years to
come by means of the charitable foundations that have been arrange in his honor.
The Memorial Experience culminated in a lap round New Hampshire Motor
Speedway that stuffed your complete 1.6-mile circuit with bikes 3-4
broad.  The help from the group and employees at Souhegan Valley
Motorsports was uplifting to all and continues to talk to the impression
that Scott Mullin made throughout his life.

The NEMRR group was dealt an emotional blow on Friday afternoon with
the information of the passing of Scott Briody.  Scott was racing within the
Superstock class at MotoAmerica at Brainerd Worldwide Raceway and
misplaced his life in a racing incident. Scott is survived by his spouse Susan,
his sons Jarrett and Reese and daughter Darian, who was attending the
MotoAmerica occasion together with her father.  Because the wave of this information rolled
by means of the paddock, tales of the impression made by Scott Briody have been
omnipresent.  The breadth and depth of his connection to riders
all through the NEMRR paddock really got here to gentle, and was an unbelievable
ray of sunshine shining by means of the somber cloud of reports that fell upon the
speedway.  The actual fact the one man may have made such an indelible impression
on so many individuals in such a short while is the inspiration of the legacy
that Scott Briody leaves behind.  As riders consoled and shared with
one another, it was a marvel to really perceive each his depth of
generosity each in sharing his materials issues and his time.  How may
one individual spend significant time with such an enormous portion of our paddock
regularly?  Have been there two or three Scott Briodys?  Upon
reflection, that reply isn’t any. Maybe the best a part of street racing
(the half that we maintain with us lengthy after we cease churning laps) is the
unbelievable individuals we meet alongside the best way.  There’ll solely ever be one
Scott Briody, and people of us who had the great fortune to know him will
ceaselessly cherish the time we had collectively.

The climate over the weekend may solely be described as close to
perfection.  Scott Greenwood led the best way over the weekend with an ideal
8/8 wins on his Argo Cycles Yamaha R6, highlighted by his victory within the
Michelin/Motorace $1500 sprint for money.  Greenwood is the reigning
champion and factors chief on this Middleweight Grand Prix contest, and
as such his win didn’t come as a shock to NEMRR regulars.  Nevertheless,
the efficiency of 2nd place finisher Ben Gloddy had the paddock buzzing
after the race.  Driving his Moto America Twins Cup Aprilia RS660, constructed
by Robem Engineering, Gloddy made up for his deficit in horsepower with
some remarkably deep braking and excessive nook pace.  Gloddy began in
sixth place and by the 4th lap had labored his approach as much as 2nd place.  He
made some small inroads into Greenwood’s lead however ultimately the veteran
racer, lengthy recognized for his capacity to remain robust to the top, held on for
a strong win.

 

Eric Wooden (4). Photograph by Martin Hanlon, courtesy NEMRR.

 

Two different riders scored 4 wins in 4 makes an attempt over the weekend. Eric
Wooden, additionally a very long time NEMRR veteran, carded 4 wins on his Penguin
Racing/Woodcraft Kawasaki ZX-10R within the Limitless class ranks.  He
emerged victorious over Souhegan Valley Motorsports rider David Dayon,
who put in a robust weekend with 4 runner up finishes on his Kawasaki
ZX10R.  The pair of riders hit their quickest lap instances of the weekend
through the Sunday morning Orient Specific Limitless Supersport Class.
Wooden set the quickest time of the weekend with a blazing 1:11.6 lap.
Renee Franco continues to impress in 2022 on her Penguin/Franco Racing
Kawasaki Ninja 400 as she additionally scored 4 victories within the Ultralight
ranks.  The 18 12 months outdated Connecticut native was challenged all weekend
lengthy by fellow younger rising star Adam Muscaro who was runner up in every
one of many races that he and Franco competed in.  The pair of younger
riders placed on a present within the Sport Bike Monitor Gear 500 Supersport class,
the place they rocketed into the lead and caught quite a lot of bigger
displacement bikes operating within the wave in entrance of them. Franco was in a position
to interrupt into the excessive 1:17 vary in practically all of her races, and
Muscaro put in his finest laps just some tenths off that tempo at a 1:18.1
within the Moto 3 contest.  We search for many extra nice races to come back from
these to high quality upstarts!

NEMRR will run spherical 5 of the of the 7-round sequence at New Hampshire
Motor Speedway on August 30-31.  Additionally introduced on Saturday was the
effort to lift $100,000 in purse cash for the a centesimal operating of the
oldest operating bike race in America, the Loudon Traditional, in June
of 2023.  The occasion will characteristic membership racing on Friday and Sunday,
sandwiching a full professional day on Saturday that may characteristic 4 purse paying
skilled lessons that will likely be just like the Moto America Junior
Cup, Twins Cup, Supersport and Hooligan lessons.  The goal prize for
successful the Loudon Traditional, which will likely be run beneath Supersport class
guidelines, is $20,000!

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