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May 30, 2014

Results From The ZARS Races May 26-27 At Road America

Francois Dumas (67). Photo by Steve Diamond Elements, courtesy of ZARS.

Elkhart Lake, WI (May 30) – Zalusky Advanced Riding School and Track Days (ZARS) recently held its double header for the Shootout Championship and Rider Challenge Championships Series and Track Days, May 26-27, at Elkhart Lake’s Road America.

A field of International riders as well as several AMA riders converged on the 4-mile road course in Wisconsin over Memorial Day and May 28. The Shootout Series drew in several AMA racers looking to test for the upcoming races, plus many CCS and CRA racers. They lined up not only to test, but big cash prizes too. The series presented by BlownConcepts.com awarded over $1600 in cash prizes to the top finishers in each of the classes.

On May 26, Scott Stall, Pat Stewart and Calvin Martinez had a close and fierce battle for the win and Stall prevailed in the GP4 Expert class. In the GP3 Expert class, Jason Farrell of Farrell Performance finished strong in 1st and Ricardo Valdez finished respectively in 2nd.

On May 27, Canadian Francois Dumas ran away with the checkered in GP4 Expert while Cities Edge Pat Stewart finished respectively in 2nd. In the GP3 Expert, TPL Racing Jordan Imrie rode impressively for the win with young guns Kyle Ohnsorg and Kaleb De Keyrel in a close battle, finishing respectively in 2nd and 3rd.

On both days, Tom Swager took impressive wins for GP 1/2 Expert with runner up Jon Champ in close proximity.

In the Novice ranks, Tony Storniolo, Jonathan Schwartz, Dave Pederson and Scott Nelson all had notable wins throughout the series at Road America.

ZARS continues to broaden our opportunities with the Rider Challenge for experienced Track Day riders. James Melanson took his first win as a rookie and Martin Holte took home another impressive win in GP3. In the GP4, Chris Burns had back to back wins on his Yamaha YZF R1. In GP 1/2, Doug Evans took both wins as a rookie in the Rider Challenge for GP 1/2.

ZARS heads to Brainerd International Raceway on June 29-30 and returns to Road America on July 28.

About - Zalusky Advanced Riding School and Track Days (ZARS) is a Track Day organization based in the Upper Midwest that provides riding and education opportunities for riders and racers of all skill levels. For more information, visit www.ridezars.com

Shootout Results, May 26:

GP4 Expert

1st Scott Stalls (Kaw ZX-10R)

2nd Pat Stewart( Kaw ZX-10R)

3rd Calvin Martinez (Kaw ZX-10R)

4th Mark Miller (Suz GSX-R1000)


GP3 Expert

1st Jason Farrell (Kaw ZX-6R)

2nd Ricardo Valdez (Yam YZF-R6)

3rd Jordan Imrie (Duc 848)

4th Charles Burton IV (Hon CBR600RR)

5th Jon Smrecek (Tri 675)

6th Justin Ebnet (Hon CBR600RR)


GP 1/2 Expert

1st Tom Swager (Suz SV650)

2nd Jon Champ (Suz SV650)

3rd Jack Barton (Kaw 650R)

GP 3 Novice

1st Tony Storniolo

2nd Jonathan Schwartz (Yam YZF-R6)

3rd Dan Krambeck (Tri 675)

4th James Michaelson (Yam YZF-R6)

5th Scott Masterton (Yam YZF-R6)

6th Jake Hawethorne (Yam YZF-R6)


GP 1/2 Novice

1st Dave Pederson (Suz SV650)

2nd Adam Harrison (Hon CBR600F2)


Shootout Results, May 26:

GP4 Expert

1st Francois Dumas (BMW S1000RR)

2nd Pat Stewart (Kaw ZX-10R)

3rd Dwayne Stroman (Apr RSV4R)

4th Mark Miller (Suz GSX-R1000)

GP3 Expert

1st Jordan Imrie (Duc 848)

2nd Kyle Ohnsorg (Yam YZF-R6)

3rd Kaleb De Keyrel (Yam YZF-R6)

4th Nick Johnson (Hon CBR600RR)

DNS Jason Farrell (Kaw ZX-6R)


GP 1/2 Expert

1st Tom Swager (Suz SV650)

2nd Jon Champ (Suz SV650)


GP 4 Novice

1st Scott Nelson (Suz GSX-R1000)


GP 3 Novice

1st Jonathan Schwartz (Yam YZF-R6)

2nd Jake Hawethorne (Yam YZF-R6)

3rd James Michaelson (Yam YZF-R6)

4th Dan Krambeck (Tri 675)

5th Rob Goeman (Kaw ZX-6R)

DNS Leif Nadeau (Yam YZF-R6)


GP 1/2 Novice

1st Dave Pederson (Suz SV650)

2nd Adam Harrison (Hon CBR600F2)


Rider Challenge, May 26:

GP4

1st Chris Burns (Yam YZF-R1)

2nd Jim Rauser (Yam YZF-R1)

GP3

1st Martin Holte (Hon CBR600RR)

2nd Joseph Mastain (Yam YZF-R6)

3rd James Parnell (Tri Triple)

4th Andrew Tolzman (Kaw ZX-6R)

5th Nathan Dotson (Tri 675)

GP1/2

1st Doug Evans (Suz SV650)

Rider Challenge, May 27:

GP4

1st Chris Burns (Yam YZF-R1)

2nd Ryan O'Leary (Hon CBR1000RR)

3rd Jim Rauser (Yam YZF-R1)

4th Matt Rauser (Suz GSX-R750)


GP3

1st James Melanson (Tri 675)

2nd Martin Holte (Hon CBR600RR)

3rd Joseph Mastain (Yam YZF-R6)

4th Nathan Dotson (Tri 675)

5th Jaryd Pugh (Kaw ZX-6R)

6th James Parnell (Tri Triple)


GP1/2

1st Doug Evans (Suz SV650)