Army of Darkness: Racing In The Time Of Covid

Army of Darkness: Racing In The Time Of Covid

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Featured In the April 2021 issue of Roadracing World:   

        “In 2005 we retired from racing. We had won seven straight WERA National Endurance Championships, running 10 races each season, spread out across the country, requiring about 25,000 miles of driving per year. 

        “The races ranged from four to 24 hours long. The 649cc GSX-R600 Suzukis we were using had an engine life expectancy of 16 hours. This meant laborious engine rebuilds on the weekends where we weren’t bleary eyed from 6,000 mile van drives. But the straw that eventually broke our back of resolve was the curse of high expectations…”

            Racing In The Time Of Covid, by Sam Q. Fleming

 

Detoxed and with the fresh challenge of prepping a pair of Yamaha YZF-R1s for the crucible of endurance competition, Army of Darkness headed into the COVID-19 ravaged 2020 season with something to prove. Read the famed endurance team’s season-long travails, from start to finish, in Roadracing World!

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