Oct 7, 2002
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From a press release:<BR><BR>Mike Smith and Mark Sutton join Moto Britalia<BR>Ultimate road and racetrack performance requires perfection of both bike and rider, and a unique new team has joined Atlanta's Moto Britalia to hone man and machine. <BR><BR>AMA Superbike technician Mark Sutton and AMA road racer Mike Smith have created an all-round performance center for Ducatis and other sportbikes, based out of Moto Britalia's Woodstock store in Georgia. <BR><BR>Their wealth of racing experience will be available to local and national customers who want to get the most out of themselves and their bike. Whether it's for track days, competition or road-riding enjoyment and safety, they will build your knowledge, increase your confidence and improve your lap times. They can even ship your engine or bike safely to any part of the country.<BR><BR>Mike, America's second most winningest Supersport racer, is already being booked for one-on-one and group coaching, both on the road and track, and is also offering rider training in SuperMotard and MotoX. He has 36 national wins and seven years as a development rider, in the national and international Superbike arena, etched on his riding profile. <BR><BR>Mark has 13 years of Ducati experience, ranging from team owner to service manager. Owner of DUCSHOP Performance Center, he is one of the most experienced and sought after Ducati technicians in the nation. Previously Mark spent two seasons with the HMC Ducati Racing team, one as an engine builder, the other as Team Manager. Prior to that, he spent two years as a spanner with the Fast by Ferracci Superbike team. Together with Mike, they finished runner-up in the 2000 AMA Pro Thunder Championship, securing five wins, on Mark's DUCSHOP Ducati 748. <BR><BR>The duo plans to launch a 2003 AMA racing effort but in the meantime will concentrate their efforts on helping others make the most of their off-season. <BR><BR>For more information, or to speak to them directly, call Moto Britalia on 770-517-4540.