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Oct 9, 2012

More On This Past Weekend's WERA Event At Road Atlanta


I need to correct some of the riders on the WERA National Endurance Teams listed in yesterday's Press Release my apologies to those I omitted or mistakenly named on the Teams. David Rose was the 3rd rider on the MWR Investigation Team riding for Team Owner Kenny Martin in the Heavyweight Class on the Suzuki GSX-R750, and for the Jolly Roger Endurance Team in the Lightweight Superbike Class on the Suzuki SV650 the riders were Garry Owen, Peter Hupperich, and Joe Melendez for this round. The Shelby Cycle ATV Team Riders were David Brooks, Jimmy Vanderhaar and Eric Murray for this round. Again I apologies to the riders and Teams for the errors!

On Sunday WERA Motorcycle Roadracing held a Raffle and parade laps on Saturday and Sunday to benefit the Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities in honor of our Race Director's nephew, Dane, who passed from cancer at a very young age. We are happy to report that $2,000 was raised through these activities for the Charity and thank all who gave so generously to help such a great organization here in Atlanta!

Sunday at the Rider's Meeting Lucas Oil had donated a Remote Control Lucas Truck to give to a lucky rider attending the mandatory meeting and the name pulled was our young racer Josh Jovi, age 12 from Blythewood, SC. Lucas Oil is the preferred oil for WERA Motorcycle Roadracing and we thank them for their continued support of our programs.

The Pirelli/WERA Sportsman Series saw 153 riders take the track over the course of Sunday and that resulted in some great racing. All the results can be found on the WERA Website at Some of the notable and multiple victors Giovanni Rojas on his Triumph 675 taking the wins in C Superbike and C Superstock Classes; Scott Brown on his KTM 1190 took the wins in Heavyweight Twins Superstock and Superbike Classes. John Cohorn on his Husa 650 took wins in the D Superbike and Clubman Classes. Scott Carpenter on his Suzuki GSX-R1000 took top position in A Superstock, A Superbike and Senior Superbike HW. C. Brian Kcraget on his Suzuki SV650 claimed first in Lightweight Twins Superstock, Lightweight Twins Superbike and Formula 2. David Brown on his Suzuki GSX-R750 saw wins in the B Superbike and B Superstock Classes. Multiple Novice winners for the weekend included Jacob Smith on his Triumph 675 in Heavyweight Twins Superstock and Superbike. Colin Gast on his Kawasaki 1000 took wins in the Formula 1 and A Superbike Classes. Matthew McCutcheon on his Ducati 750 won Clubman and D Superstock. Mitchell Bruce on his Suzuki 450 won the D Superbike and Clubman Classes. Robert Rosacker on his Honda 600 won the V7 Heavyweight and Mediumweight Classes. Christian Crosslin on his Suzuki SV 650 saw the top of the podium in Lightweight Twins Superbike and Formula 2. "Z" Davis on his Suzuki GSX-R600 won the C Superstock and B Superstock Classes.

We look forward to seeing everyone in 3 weeks at the 40th Annual Grand National Finals to be held at Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds, Alabama on the 25th through the 28th.

WERA Motorcycle Roadracing was founded in 1973 and remains the foremost place to develop talent in the sport of motorcycle Roadracing. The legacy of Pro riders on a National and World level is legendary. All events are run by WERA Motorcycle Roadracing and they go coast to coast offering entry level racing with the Pirelli/WERA Sportsman Series as well as a Pro-Am Series with the Michelin/WERA National Challenge Series which includes the only traveling Endurance Series in the US using the World Endurance platform for most of the rules.

For more information on WERA Motorcycle Roadracing please check out our web site at!