Monday, 17 September 2018
For Immediate Release

Nashville, TN
Contact: Steve Brubaker




Dunlop’s Ryan Burke won the Race of the Rockies during Round 6 of the MRA Championship series over the September 8-9 weekend at High Plains Raceway, Burke’s fifth Race of the Rockies victory of 2018 to secure the season points championships, the fourth consecutive season he’s won the No. 1 plate.

Burke is the first rider in the 45 year history of the MRA circuit to win four consecutive championships. He did it in style, riding his Dunlop KR448 front and KR451 rear slicks to a 1:23.326 final lap pace, an absolute track record for the High Plains West Course.

“(My Dunlop slicks) simply work,” Burke said. :”The edge grip, tire feedback and durability are exceptional.” Burke set his bike up with 2662 soft fronts and 0455 medium rears.

The Race of the Rockies features the best riders and the most powerful bikes, but Burke set the pace early on in the race and continued to better his time each lap, leading into his record-setting final lap. Burke has now placed in all six of the Race of the Rockies rounds this season, with five wins and one third place finish. His 171 championship points are 55 more than second place Dan Turner, who also rides Dunlops.

MRA racing wraps up the 2018 season with Round 7 over the September 29-30 weekend on the High Plains Raceway – Full Course.


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