Category Archives: AMA Pro Racing

Harley-Davidson New Jersey Results 2013

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Courtesy of MotorcycleUSA.com Aerostar Global’s Steve Rapp returned to his winning ways at New Jersey Motorsports Park, taking the top-step in the penultimate AMA Pro Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson Series race of the season. Eco Fuel Saver’s Tyler O’Hara crossed the finish in second-place, edging out MOB Racing’s Eric Stump… Continue reading

Tyler O’Hara Remarks on 2012 AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Season

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Courtesy of AMA Pro Racing The 2012 season was incredible for me, consisting of 4 RACE WINS, 11 PODIUMS, 8 POLES, and 5 MOST LAPS LED. The competition in the Harley-Davidson XR1200 class has been extremely competitive and exciting for both the racers and the fans. The respect that the… Continue reading

Race Recap from DAYTONA

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Courtesy of AMA PRO RACING AMA Pro Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson Series The AMA Pro Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson Series opener more than lived up to the lofty pre-race expectations of a thrilling battle for the first victory of the 2013 GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing season. Eleven riders… Continue reading

Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson Series Riders Set for Impressive Performances…

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Courtesy of AMA Pro Racing DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 14, 2013) - History — and common sense — suggest that this weekend’s AMA Pro Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway will be nothing short of a multi-rider dogfight to the checkered flag. Entering its fourth season… Continue reading

AMASBK: Strong International Contingent Heads to Daytona

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Courtesy of Cycle World AMA Pro Racing Press Release: With the 2013 GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing season just around the corner, competitors all across the United States are gearing up for Daytona and the upcoming season. However, this season’s entry lists will show quite a bit more international… Continue reading

Michael Barnes to Ride for Bruce Rossmeyer Daytona Racing

Courtesy of Triple Crown/RMR: DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 16, 2013) - Triple Crown RMR announced today that 2012 AMA Pro Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson Champion, Michael Barnes, will ride a Bruce Rossmeyer Daytona Racing Harley-Davidson in 2013. Barnes will join Bobby Fong and others to be announced on the “Rossmeyer Recking Crew” Harley-Davidsons. The team… Continue reading

Tyler O’Hara Wins Sunday Race in Indy.

Courtesy of AMA Pro Racing: Tyler O’Hara responded brilliantly to Saturday’s disappointment with a bounce-back victory in Sunday’s second AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Series contest to conclude the Red Bull Indianapolis GP weekend. The JCR/Srubblade/Bartel’s Harley-Davidson ace took the checkered flag in trademark ‘Superman’ fashion after escaping to… Continue reading

Kyle Wyman Takes Home Saturday XR1200 Series Race

Courtesy of AMA Pro Racing: Kyle Wyman was declared the winner of the AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday. The race was red flagged working lap six, with many of the front-runners, including race leader P.J. Jacobsen of the MOB Racing/K Tech/Orient… Continue reading

AMA PRO VANCE & HINES HARLEY-DAVIDSON SERIES EXTENDS THROUGH 2014

Courtesy of AMA Pro Racing: Indianapolis, IN – With over thirty riders lining up on the grid this weekend to mark the start of the XR Showdown at the Red Bull Indianapolis GP, Vance & Hines, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company and AMA Pro Racing are pleased to announce that the Harley-Davidson spec racing class will [...] Continue reading

Barnes in Last Corner XR1200 Thriller

courtesy of Cycle News: SONOMA, CA, MAY 6 – Bartel’s Harley-Davidson/Scrubblade’s Michael Barnes made racing history by setting a new record for the interval between two race wins with a thrilling last corner victory in the Vance & Hines XR1200 race on a warm, sunny day at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California. Barnes was part [...] Continue reading

AMA Pro Road Racing Slated to Heat up Sonoma for Great Clips West Coast Moto Jam at Infineon Raceway

Courtesy of AMA Pro Racing SONOMA, Calif. (May 2, 2012) – Infineon Raceway has been a staple on the AMA Pro Road Racing calendar for over four decades, and the series makes a return to the picturesque 2.32-mile natural road course located in Sonoma, Calif. this weekend for the Great Clips West Coast Moto Jam. [...] Continue reading

O’Hara Wins XR1200 Race at Road Atlanta

Courtesy of Cycle News BRASELTON, GA (April 22, 2012) – Bartel’s Harley-Davidson’s Tyler OHara took advantage of the problems of some of his rivals to race to victory in the Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson XR1200 final on a cool, windy and sunny day at Road Atlanta. The complexion of the race would be determined on [...] Continue reading

Wyman Shows Champion Mettle with Gutty Third-Place Finish on KLR Group Harley

Courtesy of Geiger Media, on behalf of Kyle Wyman BRASELTON, GA (April 22, 2012) – Road Atlanta wasn’t kind to KLR Group rider Kyle Wyman, but the 22-year-old from Macedon, N.Y., managed to overcome a Lap 1 crash — caused by an unknown fluid on the racing surface — and ride to a heroic third-place [...] Continue reading

AMA Pro Road Racing Roars to Road Atlanta This Weekend

BRASELTON, Ga. (April 19, 2012) – AMA Pro Road Racing roars back to the Northern Georgia countryside this weekend to take on Road Atlanta’s 2.55-mile natural road course for the M1 PowerSports-promoted Triumph Big Kahuna Atlanta presented by Dunlop Tire and LeoVince. Considering the intense racing witnessed during last month’s opening round at Daytona International [...] Continue reading

XR Showdown Raises the Stakes for the 2012 AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Series Championship

Courtesy of AMA Pro Racing: DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 27, 2012) - With new teams, riders and sponsors participating in the opening round of the AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Series season opener at the Daytona International Speedway, the XR1200 division, now in its third season, has never looked better. And if the thrilling finish on [...] Continue reading

Kyle Wyman: Pre-Season and Daytona

Courtesy of Kyle Wyman Racing 3/25/2012 – Pre-Season and Daytona! It’s been a long time since I’ve updated my blog. My story over the past two months has been one of traveling… a mixture of work and play that really feels just like play. Today is officially Day 39 on the road, and I must say [...] Continue reading

Wyman Wins Vance & Hines XR1200 Final

Courtesy of Cycle News: DAYTONA BEACH, FL, MAR. 16 – You play cat and mouse often enough and the mouse will eventually win. That’s what happened on the final lap of the Vance & Hines XR1200 final as Bartel’s Harley-Davidson‘s teammates Michael Barnes and Tyler O’Hara tried to outsmart each other in the drafting war to [...] Continue reading

XR1200 HARLEYS TO RETURN TO IMS AT RED BULL INDIANAPOLIS GP

courtesy of Indianapolis Motor Speedway: Popular AMA Pro class features V-Twin thunder, close competition INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, March 9, 2012 – The AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Series – featuring the distinctive thunder of Harley-Davidson motorcycles – will return to the Red Bull Indianapolis GP schedule Aug. 17-19 after a successful, popular Indianapolis Motor Speedway [...] Continue reading

$60,000 Year-End Points Fund for XR1200 Series in 2012

Courtesy of AMA Pro Racing: AMA Pro Racing is proud to announce the introduction of the XR Showdown, a $60,000 year-end points fund that riders in the AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Series will be competing for during the 2012 AMA Pro Road Racing season.  The XR Showdown, which is supported by Vance & [...] Continue reading

Chris Fillmore, 2011 XR1200 Champion!

courtesy of Cycle News: Fillmore’s Race, Fillmore’s Title Bruce Rossmeyers Daytona Racing rider wins and wins. MILLVILLE, NJ, SEPT 4 – Bruce Rossmeyers Daytona Racing’s Chris Fillmore won the Vance & Hines XR1200 Championship with his fifth win of the season on a sunny day at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Fillmore had come to New [...] Continue reading