May To Buell

Paul Carruthers | April 27, 2010

Road racer Geoff May will ride a Buell 1125RR in the AMA American Superbike for Erik Buell Racing, beginning with the next round at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California, May 14-16.May will be the lone rider on the team that will consist of team manager Dennis Zickrick and crew chief Michael Tjon.”Geoff did a couple short tests with us, including one very cold and wet one at Road America this weekend, and all of us were very satisfied with the results,” Ziedrick said in a release. “The bikes worked well, and Geoff is a very talented rider with great development feedback skillsk. We all look forward to joining the series.””We are very fortunate to be able to field a team of this caliber” said Buell “Our team is very lean in size and budget and we are up against the best, but I know these guys will do everything possible to put on a great show for the fans.” May finished seventh in the Daytona 200 on a privateer Suzuki GSX-R600 in the Daytona SportBike class. He then skipped the Auto Club Speedway round before posting 10th and 11th place finishes on the same bike at Road Atlanta.

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Paul Carruthers took over as the editor of Cycle News in 1993 after serving as associate editor since starting his career at the publication in 1985. Carruthers has covered every facet of the sport in his near-28-year tenure at America's Daily Motorcycle News Source.