Jul 30, 2013
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From a press release
issued by National Guard/Celtic Racing
Celtic Racing's Corey Alexander and James Rispoli have both enjoyed success at Miller Motorsports Park over the past two seasons. In 2011 Alexander dominated the rain soaked event, taking his first AMA Pro SuperSport race win, followed by a strong sixth in 2012 with Rispoli close behind in eighth place. The Miller Motorsports Park facility is a wide, 3.06 mile long circuit that has great flow and rhythm for the riders. For the first time at Miller, all classes will have two races - making it a doubleheader weekend. Both Daytona SportBike races from Miller will be broadcast live on CBS Sports Network - please check your local listings for air times.
Corey Alexander is leading the AMA SuperSport East championship, and the podium finish at Laguna will help in the overall season standings. Alexander's #5 National Guard Celtic Racing Suzuki GSX-R 600 is ready to do battle at the front, at a track that he enjoys and knows well. Alexander said "I'm excited to be returning to the track where I got my first win! Miller is an amazing place and after the great strides we've made as far as set up goes, I'm confident we can be up front yet again battling for the win! I'm really proud to be representing the National Guard, and I really appreciate all the support and encouragement from our fans and my personal sponsors too!"
James Rispoli will be back on his #43 National Guard Celtic Racing Suzuki GSX-R 600 this weekend, and has been preparing for the Daytona Sport Bike races at Miller since returning to Florida after Laguna Seca. Rispoli stated "I have been home training and enjoying the week off. It's time for us to regroup and get our minds back to being on pace running with the front guys. I have always loved this track and can't wait to get FP1 under way. Thanks to all my fans and personal sponsors for all the support, it was great to see everyone at Laguna - hope you can make it to Miller!"
Celtic Racing is proud to partner with: Army National Guard, Michael Jordan Motorsports, Orient Express Racing, Hudson Valley Motorcycles, American Suzuki, Armour Bodies, Bazzaz, Chicken Hawk Racing, DesignStar3, D.I.D. Chain, FMF Exhaust, Full Spectrum Power, Galfer, GB Racing, K-Tech Suspension, Maxima Racing Oils, Motion Pro, Pit Bull Products, Saddlemen, Signs Ink, Star Motorcycle School, Vortex Racing, and Zero Gravity.
Celtic Racing was established in 2001 by Barry Gilsenan, and over the past 12 seasons has established itself as a premier privateer racing team. Development of riding talent began with two-stroke 125cc, and 250cc machines competing in professional and regional championship events. More recent Celtic Racing efforts have focused on AMA Pro Road Racing in the Daytona SportBike and SuperSport classes with Ducati, Honda, Suzuki, and Yamaha four stroke motorcycles. Gilsenan's talent for coaching racers of all ages and abilities has brought Celtic Racing worldwide attention and recognition, with many former Celtic Racing riders now competing on World Championship levels. Please join Celtic Racing on Facebook: .
ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
The National Guard is the oldest military branch. Today, Citizen-Soldiers hold civilian jobs or attend college while training part time, staying ready to defend America in the event of an emergency. The National Guard serves both state and federal governments. During local emergencies, Guard units assist residents endangered by storms, floods, fires and other disasters. Guard companies deployed overseas may see combat, but are often found building schools and hospitals, training local peacekeepers or teaching local farmers more efficient techniques and better uses of their land. Please visit to find out more.
Established in 1973, Orient Express is celebrating its 40th year as a high performance motorcycle parts distributor and race shop. Orient Express offers engine and motorcycle building services, precision machine work, suspension servicing, and dyno tuning services. Orient Express has an extensive history of racing, including support of both professional and amateur race series and individuals. For more information regarding Orient Express, or to find out what Orient Express can do for your racing success, please call 800.645.6521 or 631.231.9552 (NY/International), visit or join them on Facebook at .