NEWS: Leon Presented With the Tony Marchese Memorial Award

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Royal Distributing / MBP rider Michael Leon was presented with the Tony Marchese Memorial Award at the season ending RACE Awards banquet this past weekend, held in Trenton, Ontario.

Michael attended the banquet with his wife Jennifer; MBP owners Guy Martin and Janet Brickwood, Mechanic and longtime friend Carlos and his girlfriend Sonia, and friends Dave Smith and Louise Markuzitch.

st Place overall Championship plaques for the Heavyweight Sportsman and Liquid Cooled Thunder classes were also presented to Michael during the evening’s activities.

The Tony Marchese Award is presented to the RACE competitor judged to be the best appearing rider / machine combination of that racing season.  The selection is decided from votes made by other competitors, crew members, fans and individuals involved in the racing community.  While accepting the award, Michael acknowledged that the award should be shared with Guy for his hard work building the Ducati, rebuilding it again after each crash and with Carlos for his diligent efforts to keep the bike spotless during each race weekend.

Michael would also like to extend his thanks to Nexo Leathers and Bell Helmets for their contribution to keeping rider appearance in top shape.

The Royal Distributing / MBP Superbike Team would like to thank Royal Distributing, Martin Brickwood Performance, Dunlop, Pro 6 Cycle, Nexo Sports, Camo Customs, Eurocorsa, Zard, Speedymoto, MRA Windscreeens, Bell Helmets, Armour Bodies, Accelerated Technologies and CVR Motors.

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