NEWS: Bouncing Back – Sort Of

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

The plan of attack for the Royal Distributing / MBP Superbike for Round 4 of the RACE Superseries, held July 16-18 at the Shannonville Long Track, was to regain confidence from the spectacular highside that rider Michael Leon suffered at the previous event.  Off his usual form, and running 2 seconds off of the pace that he set at their last visit to the Long Track, Michael finished second in the Liquid Thunder and third in the Heavyweight Sportsman classes.  With two rounds remaining, he maintains his lead in both championships.

Head tuner, Guy Martin of Martin Brickwood Performance, had worked extremely hard, right up to the last minute to return the team’s Ducati 1198S to working order.  The damage from the round 3 crash had been extensive.  The final parts were only received the morning before practice began.  With hard work, Guy and MBP Mechanic “Curly”, had the bike ready to go at the track Friday morning. Read more…