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Oct 21, 2012

Andre Ochs Earns 2012 AMA Sports Road Race Horizon Award At Daytona

Andre Ochs with the 2012 AMA Sports Road Race Horizon Award at Daytona International Speedway. Photo by David Swarts/Roadracingworld.com.
Andre Ochs, a 16-year-old from Fallbrook, California, has earned the prestigious 2012 AMA Sports Road Race Horizon Award after his two-win performance during the AMA Grand Championships October 20-21 at Daytona International Speedway.

Riding his Outlaw Racing Yamaha YZF-R6, Ochs won both the SuperSport 600cc and SuperBike 600cc races by narrow margins over his 16-year-old teammate Daytona Anderson.


AMA Racing
Daytona International Speedway
Daytona Beach, Florida
October 21, 2012
Race Results (listed in chronological order):

Formula 40 Expert:
1. Jim Cohrs (Suz GSX-R1000), 5 laps
2. Paul Decouto (Suz GSX-R1000), -0.458 second
3. Ricardo Sune (Duc 1198)
4. Dario Marchetti (Duc 1199)
5. Christian Meekma (Yam YZF-R6)
6. Ed Duenez (Suz GSX-R1000)

Formula 40 Amateur:
1. Peter Nicolosi (Kaw ZX-10R), 5 laps
2. Alfred Williams (Suz GSX-R600), -9.570 seconds
3. Greg L'Heureux (Yam YZF-R6)

Lightweight Twins Supersport Expert:
1. Charlie Mavros (Duc M1100), 5 laps
2. Thomas Eubank (Duc 1000), -0.201 second
3. Darrell Emerson (Suz SV650)
4. Darrin Klemens (Kaw EX650)
5. Gino Angella (Duc 1000)

Lightweight Twins Supersport Amateur:
1. Benjamin Loyle (Suz SV650), 4 laps
2. Daniel Mcfadyen (Suz SV650), -18.464 seconds

SuperBike 600cc Expert:
1. Andre Ochs (Yam YZF-R6), 5 laps
2. Daytona Anderson (Yam YZF-R6), -0.052 second
3. Jim Cohrs (Yam YZF-R6)
4. Christian Meekma (Yam YZF-R6)
5. Bart Brejcha (Suz GSX-R600)
6. David Grey (Yam YZF-R6)

SuperBike 600cc Amateur:
1. Jordan Imrie (Duc 848EVO), 5 laps
2. Carl Soltisz (Yam YZF-R6), -12.959 seconds
3. Salvatore Ruffino (Yam YZF-R6)
4. Jacob Damask (Yam YZF-R6)
5. Greg L'Heureux (Yam YZF-R6)

Superbike 1000cc Expert:
1. Gustavo Sanchez (Kaw ZX-10R), 5 laps
2. Paul Decouto (Suz GSX-R1000), -0.225 second
3. Rick Breen (BMW S1000RR)
4. Jeremy Cook (BMW S1000RR)
5. Ricardo Sune (Duc 1198)
6. Ed Duenez (Suz GSX-R1000)

Superbike 1000cc Amateur:
1. Brad Plemmons (Hon CBR1000RR), 5 laps
2. Schane Vonhartleben (BMW S1000RR), -19.978 seconds
3. Troy Clausen (Yam YZF-R1)
4. Peter Nicolosi (Kaw ZX-10R), docked one lap for grid infraction

SuperBike Twins Expert:
1. Joel Spalding (KTM RC8R), 5 laps
2. Tim Ivanoff (Buell 1125R), -27.690 seconds
3. Ricardo Sune (Duc 1198)

SuperBike Twins Amateur:
1. Jordan Imrie (Duc 848EVO), 5 laps

Lightweight Twins SuperBike Expert:
1. Charlie Mavros (Bim 1000), 5 laps
2. Frank Shockley (Duc 1000), -0.971 second
3. David Hanig (Bim 1100)
4. Al Smith (Suz SV650)

Lightweight Twins SuperBike Amatuer:
1. Yuttichai Yasothonsrikul (Suz SV650), 4 laps
2. Benjamin Loyle (Suz SV650), -8.875 seconds
3. Harrison Warren (Duc 750)