WERA Racing Invades the Virginias (07/27/2010)
The following is a press release from WERA Motorcycle road racing…The Bridgestone/WERA National Endurance Series along with the Michelin/WERA National Sprints and the Pirelli/WERA Regional Sportsman Series invade the Virginias in the upcoming weeks!The first stop will be at Summit Point Raceway in Summit Point West Virginia with Round #5 of the Series on July 30/31 and August 1. Friday will have practice and qualifying for the 600 Superstock Class and Saturday the Bridgestone/WERA Endurance Teams will take on Summit Point Raceway for 6 hours. Among the teams will be Team Zyvax R1 and Team Zyvax R6 with riders Eric Bostrom, Chris Clark, Dane Westby, and Clinton Sellers; the Hooters/Apex Team with Tim Hunt , Skip Salenius and Pat Mooney; the TVR 131 Team with Chuck Ivey, Scott Brown and Jimmy Vanderhaar, they will be joined by several hard charging Lightweight Teams and local teams will come out to challenge them on their home turf!Sunday will bring the Michelin/WERA National Sprints combined with the Pirelli/WERA Regional Sprints for action packed racing. See who will come out in the points lead in the WERA Superbike Class where American Honda has a bounty of $35,000.00 for the winner if they are on a Honda CBR1000RR. Brian Stokes holds the point lead going into Round #5 with Tim Hunt and local favorite Tim Bemisderfer hot on his heels.Then if you need a repeat of all the great action follow WERA Motorcycle Roadracing down to Virginia International Raceway in Danville, VA for the annual Cycle Jam and Round #6 of the Pro-Am Series starting on Thursday, August 5th with a practice and Vintage Racing day, Friday will see the Teams of the Bridgestone/WERA National Endurance take on the winding VIR course for 4 hours, Saturday the Pirelli/WERA Regional riders will have their day and on Sunday the Michelin/WERA National Sprints take center stage. The Cycle Jam is an “event” with multi-regional Pirelli/WERA Sportsman classes joining the Pro-Am WERA National Challenge Series.Camping is available at both tracks and tickets can be purchased at the gate for both events. Come out and see if you can pick out the stars of the future at these WERA Motorcycle Roadracing events.August 21/22 will see the Pirelli/WERA Sportsman Series at Talladega Gran Prix in Talladega, AL. For a full schedule and more information on WERA Motorcycle Roadracing check out the web site at www.wera.com.