NEWS: Close Racing! Leon escapes a close call, finishes 6th.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

In the CSBK RD1 Pro Sportbike 600cc Race, held June 24 at Shannonville, Royal Distributing rider Michael Leon and his CBR600RR narrowly escaped an on-track incident with a crashing motorcycle.  He continued to finish in 6th place. 

Leon was running in 5th place on the 3rd lap, following closely behind Aubrey Bailey in 4th and Raphael Archambault in 3rd , when Archambault crashed out of the corner 3 right hander.  Michael’s CBR was struck by the sliding Suzuki.  Although he didn’t crash, Leon’s chain was knocked off in the process.  Archambault was unhurt and was able to remount and continue. Read more…

NEWS: The new NEXO suit for 2012

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Here is the concept drawing.


And here is the suit that just arrived!

I can’t wait to try it out at Shannonville on Friday at CSBK Round 1!!

NEWS: Leon will race for Royal Distributing in the 600cc Sportbike class this season.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

The 2012 season will bring some big changes under the Royal Distributing Racing Team canopy. Instead of the familiar Ducati that Michael Leon has raced for the past three seasons, he will ride a freshly prepared Honda CBR600RR. Michael will compete in the majority of the CSBK events as well as the RACE Superseries. He will be the sole rider on the team as former teammate Tony Stufko moves to an independently run effort, riding a Kawasaki ZX10.

Guy Martin and Janet Brickwood of MBP, who owned the Ducati, will take a break from racing for the season.

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