Wednesday, 1 October 2014
For Immediate Release
Contact: Steve Brubaker
DUNLOPS CARRY THE DAY AT PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY; MESA WINS 6 RACES
Dunlop tires won eight races and 20 Expert Class podium finishes in CCS Racing at Palm Beach International Raceway, led by Stefano Mesa’s six wins and eight podium placements, over the September 27-28 weekend.
The weekend started with Mesa and fellow Dunlop rider Sean Dwyer placing 1-2 in the Expert GTO, the opening race of the weekend. Mesa and another Dunlop rider, Tim Hunt, went 1-2 in the Expert GTU, the fourth race of the weekend. Dunlop riders swept the podium in two races later in the weekend, with Mesa, Hunt, Armando Ferrer going 1-2-3 in the Expert Grand Prix Middleweight and Ferrer, Dwyer, Mesa taking the top three spots in the Expert SuperBike Unlimited.
Mesa, riding Dunlop’s US-made KR451 Slicks, also claimed victory in the Expert SuperSport Heavyweight, Expert SuperSport Middleweight, and Expert SuperBike Middleweight races. Hunt, who won the Expert Formula 40 Middleweight, also earned a podium spot with a third place behind Mesa’s win in the Expert SuperSport Middleweight race.
Robert Picinich rode Dunlop to wins in two races – the Expert Formula 40 and Combined Premier Vintage – and earned a third place showing in the Combined Premier Vintage.
Mesa and Dwyer placed second and third in the Expert GP Unlimited to round out Dunlop’s weekend haul.
About Race Tire Service:
Race Tire Service is the National distributor for Dunlop motorcycle road racing tires and can be reached at www.dunlopracing.com or 800-772-TIRE (8473).
Dunlop is the largest supplier of original equipment and replacement motorcycle tires in the U.S. and the only manufacturer of motorcycle tires in North America. With North American operations located in Buffalo, NY, Dunlop has been making and selling high-quality tires in the U.S. sice 1923. For more information, visit www.dunlopmotorcycle.com.