Oct 27, 2001
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Geoff May, 21, won the WERA Sportsman A Superstock race Friday afternoon at Road Atlanta.
May, newly sponsored by Roadracingworld.com, came from the 14th row of the 28-rider grid to reach the lead pack on the third of eight laps. In the five remaining laps, May passed John Haner, Scott Brown, Curry Justice, Scott Harwell and Tim Bemisderfer to take the win by two bikelengths on a Suzuki GSX-R1000 on Pirelli tires.
Bemisderfer, also on a GSX-R1000, took second with Harwell third on another Suzuki GSX-R1000, Team Valvoline EMGO Suzuki's Haner fourth on a GSX-R750, Justice fifth on a GSX-R1000 and Brown sixth.
Saturday's schedule at Road Atlanta includes 8-lap WERA Nationals for the Open Superstock, 600cc Superstock, 125cc GP, and 750cc Superstock classes. Also scheduled for Saturday are 6-lap Suzuki Cup heat races for TL1000R, GSX-R1000, GSX-R600, GSX-R750 and SV650 riders; and both qualifying and the 15-lap final for AMA Buell Pro Thunder.