ZARS Shootout & Rider Challenge Series Results From Road America

ZARS Shootout & Rider Challenge Series Results From Road America

© 2021, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. From a press release issued By ZARS:

Elkhart Lake, WI – Zalusky Advanced Riding School and Track Days (ZARS) recently held its Shootout and Rider Challenge Championship Series on May 31 and June 1 at Elkhart Lake’s Road America.

The event was held prior to MotoAmerica and attracted top racers and riders from across the USA. The series stop was presented by Blown Concepts and awarded over $1000 in cash prizes to the top finishers in each of the 4 classes.

In the expert ranks, MotoAmerica racer Danilo Lewis ran away with a big win for the GP 3/4 Expert class.  In the Novice ranks, Tony Boshart landed a first and second in GP 3/4.

ZARS hosted the kick off to the Rider Challenge. The Rider Challenge provides experienced track day riders with an opportunity to participate in a spirited sprint!  Austin Tschida scored another win and rookie Kent Dubois landed on top of the podium in his first spirited sprint.

ZARS heads to Brainerd International Raceway for our Pro Practice & Testing days, June 15 -16.  This is an opportunity for racers to prepare for the MotoAmerica at Brainerd International Raceway, along with our Moto Jam 2021, June 26-27.

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 at Road America, Brainerd International Raceway and Blackhawk Farms Raceway. For more information, visit


Official Results – Road America – May 31, 2021

Shootout Sprint:

GP 3/4 Expert

1.  Danilo Lewis (BMW S1000RR)

2.  Zachary Schumacher (Apr V4R)

3.  Justin Miest (KAW ZX10R)

4.  Jesse Lehman (KAW ZX10R)

5.  Thomas Deeg (Hon RC51)

6.  Jesse Nelson (Yam YZF-R1)



GP 1/2 Expert

1.  Brett Donahue (Yam FZ07R)

2.  Brian Rogers (Yam FZ07R)

3.  Jeff Franz (Yam FZ07R)


GP 3/4 Novice

1.  Justin Robson (Yam YZF-R1)

2.  Tony Boshart (Suz GSXR-600)

3.  Michael Olson  (Hon CBR1000RR)

4.  Akshay Biyani (Yam YZF-R6)


GP 1/2 Expert

1.  Leisha Olson (Yam YZF-R3)


Rider Challenge:

GP 3/4

1.  Austin Tschida (Yam YZF-R1)

2.  Christian Nemes (Apr RSV4)

3.  Raghu Bangalore (Duc Pan 959)

4.  Tim Rasmussen (Yam YZF-R6)

5.  Doug Jurcich (BMW S1000RR)


Official Results – Road America – June 1, 2021

Shootout Sprints:

GP 3/4 Expert

1.  Justin Miest (KAW ZX10R)

2.  Jake Schmotter (Yam YZF-R1)

3.  Michael Butler (Yam YZF-R1)

4.  Jesse Nelson (Yam YZF-R1)

5.  Thomas Austin (Hon CBR600RR)

6.  Zachary Abrahamson (KAW ZX6R)


GP 1/2 Expert

1.  Brett Donahue (Yam FZ07R)

2.  Brian Rogers (Yam FZ07R)

3.  Brad Kreller (Kra EVO-2)

4.  Jeff Franz (Yam FZ07R)

5.  Ryan Nolan (SUZ SV650)


GP 1/2 Novice

1.  Joe Naber (Kra 615)

2.  Sam Fisk (Yam YZF-R3)


GP 3/4 Novice

1.  Tony Boshart (Suz GSXR-600)

2.  Dustin Salm (SUZ GSXR 600)

3.  Nick Paidosh (Tri Daytona 675R)

4.  Michael Olson  (Hon CBR1000RR)

5.  Pete Busch (Yam YZF-R6)

6.  Amanda Kreller (Kra EVO-2)


Rider Challenge Sprint:

GP 3/4

1.  Kent Dubois (Apr RSV4)

2.  Raghu Bangalore (Duc Pan 959)

3.  Tim Rasmussen  (Yam YZF-R6)

4.  Spencer Morabito  (Yam YZF-R6)

5.  Doug Jurcich (BMW S1000RR)

6.  Eric Doyle (SUZ GSXR 600)


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