Saturday, 2 September 2017
For Immediate Release

Nashville, TN
Contact: Steve Brubaker
615-641-3323

 

MOHAM, BURKE LEAD DUNLOP DOMINANCE AT MRA PIKES PEAK

Shannon Moham and Ryan Burke combined to win 13 races during the MRA stop at Pikes Peak on August 26 & 27, while Andrew Schrems earned seven podium finishes in his seven races.

Schrems rode his Imperial Sportbikes tuned ZX6 to seven podiums with Dunlop KR448 front and KR451  rear slicks.

Burke, who won all five races he entered on the weekend, lead a Dunlop podium sweep in the Race of the Rockies, missing out on the track record by 0.045 seconds. Ray Thornton placed second and Brad Morris claimed third to complete the Race of the Rockies sweep for Dunlop, with all three Dunlop racers riding front and rear soft-2662 slicks.

Burke also won the Open Endurance, Open Superbike, Middleweight SuperSport, and Heavyweight SuperSport races, setting three lap records in the process. In the Middleweight SuperSport, Burke bested the class record by 11 seconds, followed by a 57.581 second record-ride in the Heavyweight SuperSport, 10 seconds better than the previous HWSS mark. Burke set his third track record on the second lap of the Open Endurance race.

Moham, the star of the weekend, claimed eight first place finishes on the weekend, setting new track records in the Heavyweight Endurance on Saturday and the Race of the Rockies GTU on Sunday, leading a Dunlop podium sweep in the ROR GTU with Sean Thomas and Ken Yee finishing second and third. Moham also claimed victory Middleweight Superbike, Heavyweight Superbike, Supertwins GTO, Thunderbike, Formula 40 GTU, and Middleweight Endurance.

MRA Racing continues over the September 16-17 weekend on the High Plains Raceway north course, the second to last race weekend of the 2017 schedule. Entering the final two races of the season, Dunlop riders sit in the top four sports of the Clubman overall points standings with Moham in first, followed by Schrems, Burke, and Thornton.

 

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