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May 13, 2001

Shogun Motorsports Riders Swap Track Records In Texas

Sandwiching Paul Harrell's win at the Formula USA Sportbike race at Willow Springs April 22, Shogun Motorsports' Harrell and Joe Prussiano recently broke two track records in Texas. <BR><BR>Harrell broke Ty Howard's track record at Motorsports Ranch in Cresson, Texas April 1. Riding his Metzeler-equipped Yamaha YZF-R1, Harrell bettered Howard's 1:17.41 with a 1:17.22 on official CMRA watches. <BR><BR>Prussiano lowered the motorcycle lap record on Texas World Speedway's 2.9-mile course April 29. Prussiano was fending off a hard-charging John Haner on the last lap of a CMRA sprint race when he turned a 1:44.85 on his Metzeler-shod Yamaha YZF-R1. Prussiano beat the old mark of 1:44.96, also belonging to Ty Howard.<BR><BR>Howard is the third member of the Shogun Motorsports team owned by enthusiast and racer Brooks Gremmels.