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May 9, 2011

Randolph Wins AFM Formula Pacific Race At Infineon Raceway

AFM Round 3 at Infineon Raceway

James Randolph took the win in the Bay Area Riders Formula Formula Pacific race at Infineon Raceway on Sunday, giving his Dunlop-shod, San Jose BMW S1000R its first trip to the top of the podium in the premiere class of AFM racing. Randolph set a blistering pace early in the race, opening up a sizeable gap on the first lap, as he let the rest of the field sort it out in the battle for second place.

"I got a good start and just got away," said Randolph, the only rider in the race to break into the 1:38s. "Eugene, my friend and tuner, did a good job with my (pit) board - at the end of the first lap I saw a plus two, and thought 'wow, this is going to be a long race'. So I just kept on working on it, looking at that board every lap, riding my pace. The BMW worked flawlessly, I just kept on doing my job. Also Willie and Chris for your hard work, Spencer for your work with the lap timer, and Dan Kyle."

Second place went to last round's winner Ricky Corey and his Dunlop-shod Yamaha YZF-R1.

"Sorry Dave, I got ya a little hard in Turn 1 there," said Corey from the winner's circle, who passed former AFM Number One Dave Stanton to take second with a tight pass on the front straight. "It was a little tight there, but I had to make it. Early in the race, Dave just came out of nowhere, got past me, and put in some pretty good laps - I had to push it to keep up with him, and took my only passing opportunity, which was in Turn 1, and made it work. James ran an amazing race, I just couldn't hang with him - he was just on it."

Martin Szwarc took third, putting in another solid weekend on his Pirelli-shod, 2008 GSX-R1000.

"What a fun race - everyone's going fast, and these other guys have been doing this for a lot longer than me," exclaimed Szwarc who took third from Stanton with a strong pass into Turn 7 late in the race. "I remember when I just started riding, coming out here and watching Dave Stanton win championships and thinking 'Man, these guys are FAST' - it's just a priviledge to be up here! The bike is handling so well, it's all thanks to Mike Canfield who is tuning the chassis. And I have to thank Ernie, who is helping me out by working on the bike so I can work on my riding. Ken Hill has been the big change this year. I've been riding the same bike the last couple of years and thought 'Let's just work on me, there's a lot more to be had there'. He's been a big help, it's still a work in progress, but it's coming along great. I'm having a lot of fun this year!"

The next round of AFM action takes place on June 4th and 5th at Thunderhill Raceway.

AFM Round 3
Infineon Raceway
May 7-8, 2011
Unofficial Results, Top 6 per Class

Bay Area Riders Forum Formula Pacific
1. James Randolph (BMW S1000R)
2. Ricky Corey (Yam YZF-R1)
3. Martin Szwarc (Suz GSX-R1000)
4. Chris Siglin (BMW S1000R)
5. David Stanton (BMW S1000R)
6. Brian Parriott (Apr RSV4)

CT Racing Open Superbike
1. Ricky Corey (Yam YZF-R1)
2. Brian Parriott (Apr RSV1000R)
3. Corey Sarros (Suz GSX-R1000)
4. Cory Call (Suz GSX-R1000)
5. Chris Siglin (BMW S1000R)
6. Martin Szwarc (Suz GSX-R1000)

750 Superbike
1. Kevin Nekimken (Suz GSX-R750)
2. Brian Stone (Suz GSX-R750)
3. Neil Atterbury (Suz GSX-R750)
4. Thomas Montano (Hon CBR600RR)
5. Wyatt King (Suz GSX-R750)
6. Jesse Carter (Suz GSX-R750)

Pacific Track Time 600 Superbike
1. Lenny Hale (Yam YZF-R6)
2. Thomas Montano (Hon CBR600RR)
3. Cameron Gish (Yam YZF-R6)
4. Jason Lauritzen (Yam YZF-R6)
5. Matt Presting (Yam YZF-R6)
6. Jacob Rower (Yam YZF-R6)

450 Superbike
1. Allen Erkman (Suz SV500)
2. Thomas Dorsey (Apr 550)
3. Andrew Patterson (Suz SV500)
4. Aleksandr Anatichuk (Kaw)
5. Dave Moss (Hon VFR400)
6. Dan Azar (Kaw EX500)

250 Superbike
1. Joe Carillo (Yam TZR-250)
2. Richard Capps (Kaw)
3. Paul Urich (Yam)
4. Yuri Barrigan (Yam)
5. Kirk Korenko (Kaw EX250)
6. Brian Bartlow (Kaw EX250)

The Track Club Open Production
1. Neil Atterbury (Suz GSX-R750)
2. Wyatt King (Suz GSX-R750)
3. Patrick Corcoran (Suz GSX-R1000)
4. Hollis Adams (Suz GSX-R1000)
5. Jesse Carter (Suz GSX-R750)
6. Tim Scarrott (Suz GSX-R1000)

750 Production
1. Lenny Hale (Yam YZF-R6)
2. Jason Lauritzen (Yam YZF-R6)
3. Kevin Nekimken (Yam YZF-R6)
4. Thomas Montano (Hon CBR600RR)
5. Neil Atterbury (Suz GSX-R750)
6. Jesse Carter (Suz GSX-R750)

Keigwins@theTrack 600 Production
1. Lenny Hale (Yam YZF-R6)
2. Jason Lauritzen (Yam YZF-R6)
3. Cameron Gish (Yam YZF-R6)
4. Greg McCullough (Yam YZF-R6)
5. Berto Wooldridge (Yam YZF-R6)
6. Thomas Montano (Hon CBr600RR)

650 Production Twins
1. Dan Sewell (Suz SV650)
2. Thomas Dorsey (Suz SV650)
3. Everett Dittman (Suz SV650)
4. Alan Cunningham (Suz SV650)
5. John Willenborg (Suz SV650)
6. Robin Geenen (Suz SV650)

Stiegler Insurance 250 Production
1. Brian Bartlow (Kaw EX250)
2. Kirk Korenko (Kaw EX250)
3. Todd Grice (Kaw EX250)
4. Eric Kondo (Kaw EX250)
5. Joe Carillo (Kaw EX250)
6. Nick Grice (Kaw EX250)

Open Grand Prix
1. Brian Parriott (Apr RSV4)
2. Martin Szwarc (Suz GSX-R1000)
3. James Randolph (KTM RC8)
4. Cory Call (Suz GSX-R1000)
5. Hollis Adams (Suz GSX-R1000)
6. Bud Anderson (BMW S1000R)

Scuderia West Formula 1
1. Wyatt King (Suz GSX-R750)
2. Jesse Carter (Suz GSX-R750)
3. Justin Mastalka (Yam YZF-R6)
4. Mike Nigliazzo (Yam YZF-R6)
5. David Raff (Suz GSX-R600)
6. David Glenn (Yam YZF-R6)

Formula 2
1. Brian Hoffman (Hon RS250)
2. Richard Snowden (Hon TSR250)
3. Michael Altamirano (Yam TZ250)
4. Richard Denman (Hon RS250)
5. Andre Benguerel (Hon)
6. Kelly Winkelbauer (Yam TZ250)

Formula 4
1. Neill O'Reilly (Suz SV650)
2. Dan Sewell (Suz SV650)
3. Jason Catching (Suz SV650)
4. Spencer Smith (Suz SV650)
5. Robert Campbell (Suz SV650)
6. Jay Kinberger (Suz SV650)

Desmoto Sport Open Twins
1. James Randolph (KTM RC8)
2. Steve Metz (Duc 1198R)
3. Eric Gulbransen (KTM RC8)
4. Bud Anderson (Duc 1098)
5. Patrick Scott Blackburn (Duc 1098)
6. Neill O'Reilly (Suz SV650)

650 Twins
1. Dan Sewell (Suz SV650)
2. Neill O'Reilly (Suz SV650)
3. Spencer Smith (Suz SV650)
4. Jason Catching (Suz SV650)
5. Robert Campbell (Suz SV650)
6. Jay Kinberger (Suz SV650)

500 Twins
1. Allen Erkman (Suz SV500)
2. Andrew Patterson (Suz SV500)
3. Dan Azar (Kaw EX500)
4. Brian Bartlow (Kaw EX250)
5. Todd Grice (Kaw EX250)
6. Eric Kondo (Kaw EX250)

Formula Singles
1. Richard Capps (Kaw KX450F)
2. Paul Urich (Yam YZF450)
3. Yuri Barrigan (Yam WR450)
4. John Stark (Duc)
5. Rick Williams (Hon CRF450)

Formula 40 Heavyweight
1. Patrick Corcoran (Suz GSX-R1000)
2. Bud Anderson (BMW S1000R)
3. Anthony Manciu (Suz GSX-R1000)
4. Jeff Graham (Suz GSX-R1000)
5. Ben Swiggett (Hon CBR1000RR)
6. Simon Williams (BMW S1000R)

Formula 40 Middleweight
1. Thomas Montano (Hon CBR600RR)
2. Andy Carmen (Suz GSX-R750)
3. David Glenn (Yam YZF-R6)
4. Kelly Barnett (Yam YZF-R6)
5. James Hendricks (Suz)
6. Mark Bregar (Suz)

Formula 40 Lightweight
1. Jay Kinberger (Suz SV650)
2. Robert Campbell (Suz SV650)
3. James Strauch (Suz SV650)
4. Dan Sewell (Suz SV650)
5. Thomas Dorsey (Suz SV650)
6. Alan Cunningham (Suz SV650)

Formula AFemme
1. Christie Cooley (Yam YZF-R6)
2. Shelina Moreda (Yam YZF-R6)
3. Jennifer Lauritzen (Yam YZF-R6)
4. Sara Probert (Suz)
5. Cassandra Gaddy (Kaw ZX-6R)
6. Lorelei Bernardino (Duc 749R)

Super Dinosaur
1. Guy Hyder (Hon CBR600F3)
2. Roosevelt Charles (Hon CBR600F4)
3. Jose Quintanar (Yam)
4. Dave Moss (Hon VFR400)
5. Aleksandr Anatichuk (Kaw)
6. Eric Thompson (Hon)

Clubman Heavyweight
1. Gregory Olson (Yam YZF-R1)
2. Warren Williams (Suz GSX-R1000)
3. Gabriel Limon (Yam YZF-R1)
4. William Daniel Butler (Suz GSX-R1000)
5. Peter Fry (Yam YZF-R1)
6. Damion Victor (Yam YZF-R1)

Clubman Middleweight
1. George Myshlyayev (Suz)
2. Gregory Olson (Yam YZF-R6)
3. Eric Hobbs (Suz)
4. William Daniel Butler (Suz)
5. Andy Marinshaw (Suz)
6. Sergio Fernandez (Yam YZF-R6)

Clubman Lightweight
1. Ivan Lozano (Suz)
2. Joseph Jordan (CBR600F2)
3. Charles Almy (Suz)
4. Eric Thompson (Hon)
5. Jason Vestri (Suz)
6. Raul Valdez (Suz)