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Jun 28, 2010

Kurtis Roberts, DiSalvo Will Race With Team Zyvax At WERA National Endurance Six-Hour Race At Grattan

Team Zyvax welcomes guest riders Jason Disalvo and Kurtis Roberts at Round 4 of the WERA National Endurance Series at Grattan Raceway, July 2nd 4th

Kennesaw, Georgia The weather's not the only thing heating up for Team Zyvax as they head to Grattan Raceway in Belding, MI for the WERA National Endurance races July 2nd 4th. This weekend marks the season's halfway point and Team Zyvax's Yamaha R1 and R6 efforts are leading the points in their respective classes. Overall the teams are ranked 1st and 2nd in the points chase.

Team Zyvax riders Chris Clark and Ben Bostrom will be joined on their Graves Motorsports prepped / Team Zyvax Yamaha R1 by former AMA champion and youngest son of Kenny Roberts, Sr., Kurtis Roberts. In addition to battling in the endurance race for Team Zyvax, Roberts will also campaign the RIDERSDISCOUNT.COM Yamaha R1 in Sunday's sprint races.

Former Graves and Factory Yamaha rider Jason DiSalvo will share racing duties with Team Zyvax riders Dane Westby and Clinton Seller on their Team Zyvax / Graves Motorsports supported Yamaha R6. Fresh from the World Supersport paddock, Disalvo is excited to get back to racing on American soil during the Independence Day weekend event.

In honor of Independence Day and in honor of all the service men and women fighting to defend our nation both at home and abroad, the Team Zyvax bikes will sport American flags during the July 2nd 4th WERA races.

"It's going to be a great July 4th weekend," says team owner JB Layman, "The team is working really well together and all the preparation and hard work is paying off for us. We look forward to putting in some great laps and defending our points lead this weekend at Grattan."

Team Zyvax is sponsored by Zyvax, Inc., Graves Motorsports and Dunlop.




More, from a press release issued by WERA:

WERA IN JULY COME JOIN US!

The month of July has lots of exciting WERA Motorcycle Roadracing events. The month kicks off with Round #4 of the Bridgestone/WERA National Endurance and the Michelin/WERA National Sprints combined with the Pirelli/WERA Sportsman Series at Grattan Raceway in picturesque Grattan, Michigan on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of July. This event will have some of the top motorcycle roadracers in the country competing with the likes of Ben Bostrom, Taylor Knapp, Dane Westby, Chris Clark, Garrett Gerloff, Brian Stokes, Tim Hunt and the Hooters Team and guest appearances by Jason DiSalvo and Kurtis Roberts so come on out and bring your blanket and picnic basket and enjoy some good racing at Grattan Raceway. RiderDiscount.com will also have a great hospitality on Sunday afternoon where you can meet all the great riders and folks from RidersDiscount.com.

The month continues with the AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days at Mid-Ohio and the Road Race Grand Championships starting on Friday, July 8th and running through to July 14th~ Come on out and see some of the best of the best and feast on the history of motorcycle Roadracing with the AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days. WERA Motorcycle Roadracing will be organizing the Timing/Scoring and will be staffing both events for the AMA and the Pirelli/WERA Sportsman Series will award points for both Vintage and the Northcentral Region at these two events, so come on out and see us.

The month is not over and the Pirelli/WERA Sportsman Series will move into Caroilina Motorsports Park over the July 17/18 weekend; then down to the Pirelli/WERA Sportsman event at Roebling Road on the 24th and 25th of July.

Round #5 of the Bridgestone/WERA National Endurance, Michelin/WERA National Sprints and a round of the Pirelli/WERA Sportsman Series over the 30th, 31st and August 1st comes to Summit Point Raceway in Summit Point, WV!

Information on WERA Motorcycle Roadracing can be found on our site www.wera.com!