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A title yet to be won in the MotoAmerica final at Barber

Who will be crowned Junior Cup champion at Barber Motorsports Park?

IRVINE, CA (September 16, 2021) – With the MotoAmerica Superbike, Supersport, Stock 1000 and Twins Cup championships decided on last week in New Jersey, all eyes will be on the Junior Cup championship this weekend at Barber Motorsports Park as it will be the last class in crown a champion.

Tyler Scott will look to win the Junior Cup championship as he enters the season finale with a 30-point lead. Photo by Brian J. Nelson
Scott Powersports KTM’s Tyler Scott arrives in Alabama with a 30-point lead over Landers Racing’s Benjamin Gloddy, 340-310, with 50 points left on both races at Barber. Simply put, if Scott finishes the first race within five points of Gloddy, the title is his.

Scott had an incredible rookie season in the MotoAmerica series with nine wins in 16 races. The Pennsylvanian also has five podiums in addition to nine race wins. Gloddy, meanwhile, also had an exceptional year as these two fought for the title from the start. Gloddy has four wins and 10 other podiums.

With his good weekend in the previous round at the NJMP, Gus Rodio now has a solid grip on third place in the series standings as he is 21 points ahead of David Kohlstaedt ahead of Barber. Kohlstaedt is just four points ahead of Cody Wyman, but Wyman is injured and out of action. Wyman, however, has enough points to keep his fifth place in the title race.

Even though the other championships have been signed, sealed and delivered, there is plenty to run around. And everyone wants to enter the long offseason with a win.

In the Supersport category, Sean Dylan Kelly (M4 ECSTAR Suzuki) was crowned New Jersey champion after two great races with his rival Richie Escalante. New Jersey was also the exit party for Kelly’s teammate Sam Lochoff, the South African winning his first career MotoAmerica race with a relentless victory in the second race of the Supersport class – a victory over the two riders who dominated. class over the past two years.

Lochoff’s solid weekend in Jersey puts him in control of third place in the standings as he now leads rookie Rocco Landers by 22 points.

Although the Stock 1000 title has already been won by Jake Lewis of Altus Motorsports, the battle for second place will be played on the wire as Corey Alexander of HONOS HVMC Racing is just three points ahead of Travis Wyman of Travis. Wyman Racing, 12 points ahead of Michael Gilbert Michael Gilbert of Racing, and 22 ahead of Ashton Yates of Jones Honda.

There is a similar situation in the Twins Cup in the battle for second place in the championship. With Robem Engineering’s Kaleb De Keyrel finishing the NJMP title, the fight for second place will go a long way with today’s track day winner Jackson Blackmon currently holding eight points ahead of Hayden Schultz of Hayden Schultz Racing and nine points. on Innovative Motorsports / Mike’s Imports’ Teagg Hobbs.

This weekend will mark the first race of the Mini Cup by Motul Series at Barber Motorsports Park with races scheduled for Saturday afternoon on a race track built on the Barber Proving Grounds ice rink. This weekend marks the conclusion of the series of four rounds.

Women of the Royal Enfield Build. Form. The racing schedule is also back for their season finale at Barber. CJ Lukacs puts her perfect season on the line at Barber as she won the previous two rounds. Lukacs is ahead of Becky Goebel, who finished second in the first two laps, by 10 points.

Barber Motorsport Park Notes…

The MotoAmerica Series Final at Barber Motorsports Park drew 225 entries for all nine racing classes – HONOS Superbike, Supersport, Stock 1000, Junior Cup, Twins Cup, Royal Enfield and Mini Cup by Motul (three classes).

Rocco Landers, who now races in the Supersport class, had a perfect weekend last year at Barber Motorsports Park, placing two-on-two in the Junior Cup and Twins Cup classes.

It was also a perfect weekend a year ago for Cameron Petersen, the South African winning the Stock 1000 class pair on his Altus Motorsports Suzuki GSX-R1000. Ditto for Richie Escalante with the victory of the Mexican in the two Supersport races on his HONOS Kawasaki.

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