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Apr 20, 2001

Lopez Fastest In F-USA Unlimited Superbike At Blustery Willow

Grant Lopez topped the time charts during Unlimited Superbike practice on a cold, blustery day at Willow Springs, riding a Team Valvoline EMGO Suzuki GSX-R750.<BR><BR>Local star Ken Chase was second-fastest on a White Tip Motorsports GSX-R750, followed by Mike Ciccotto on a Hooters Suzuki GSX-750, Paul Harrell on a Shogun Motorsports Yamaha YZF-R1, and Tray Batey on a Blackmans Racing Aprilia RSV Mille R.<BR><BR>The times follow:<BR><BR>1. Grant Lopez, Suzuki, 1:23.280<BR>2. Ken Chase, Suzuki, 1:23.292<BR>3. Mike Ciccotto, Suzuki, 1:23.482<BR>4. Paul Harrell, Yamaha, 1:23.753<BR>5. Tray Batey, Aprilia, 1:23.757<BR>6. Lee Acree, Suzuki, 1:23.970<BR>7. Jimmy Moore, Suzuki, 1:24.103<BR>8. Lance Issacs, Honda, 1:24.342<BR>9. Joe Prussiano, Yamaha, 1:24.414<BR>10. Chris Ulrich, Suzuki, 1:24.449<BR>11. Vincent Haskovec, Suzuki, 1:24.513<BR>12. Brian Parriott, Suzuki, 1:24.560<BR>13. Marc Palazzo, Honda. 1:24.862<BR>14. Mike Himmelsbach, Aprilia, 1:24.886<BR>15. Craig Connell, Ducati, 1:24.959<BR>16. Ty Howard, Kawasaki, 1:25.067<BR>17. Michael Barnes, Kawasaki, 1:25.345<BR>18. Brian Gibbs, Suzuki, 1:25.323<BR>19. Brian Kovarick, 1:25.706<BR>20. Joe Gill, Yamaha, 1:25.975