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The Big Apple Gets a Taste of Nasmoto SuperMoto Action
The NASMOTO Circus Stops on the East Coast for a Memorial Day Race

Santa Monica, CA - May 31, 2007 - Nasmoto pinned the throttle back on May 27th for the second round of the NASMOTO SuperMoto Grand Prix at the Cycle Performance Presents NASMOTO New York GP located in Cuddebackville, New York at the Oakland Valley Race Park (OVRP).

Just 30 minutes outside New York City, the Memorial Day race began with overcast skies and severe thunderstorms on the horizon. In the qualifying rounds of the combined Pro-Am and amateur SMX 250 / SM2 class Cycle Performance's own Chris Fisher stood at the top of the time charts. After the thunderstorms came he decided to sit out the race due to rehabbing an elbow.

Filling the vacuum left by Fisher was pro Paul Allison on his 250cc Kawasaki. He rode an outstanding race on the slick tarmac and brought his race bike home on point in the SMX 250 / SM2 class.

"The Cycle Performance Presents NASMOTO New York GP brought out the talent from the New York area," said Ted Baker, Vice President of NASMOTO. "Even though the rain came, the action was fast, furious and fun. The talent is deep and getting better in the North East," he said.

The dirt section, designed by AMA Hall of Fame member Doug Henry, was closed before the race due to the afternoon storms. The rain converted the table tops, banked turns and whoops into a slick soup that became torturous as the day wore on.

The action-packed event never slowed on the 14 turn half-mile asphalt track as the racers worked their wet set-up. One of the best races of the day was in the novice class with five riders in contention for the win until the last turn with Nicholas Canny taking the honors by a wheel.

Another standout was 12 year old Emerson Connor from Burlington, Ontario. He took second in SMX 250 / SM2 and fourth in Open Amateur. "Connor has stepped up the pace and his race craft is sound," said Baker. "He is a rising star of NASMOTO and will be a force in the sport for years to come."

The Amateur ATV class fielded many riders new to the sport who were enthusiastic and over-riding their machines. Ted Baker conducted two rider meetings to ensure safety and settle race day butterflies. Young John Odendahl took a well deserved first place on his Yamaha and shined in a class of enthusiastic ATV racers.

NASMOTO New York GP Results

Premier Mini - (1) Corey Alexander - Wingdale, NY, KAW, (2) Matt Coon
- New York, NY, YAM, (3) James Jolly - Warwick, NY, HON, (4) Tanner Wolfman - Eaglebridge, NY, SUZ, (5) Chris Young - Bayside, NY, HON, (6) Santino Ferucci - Cuddebackville, NY, YAM, SMX 250 / SM2 - (1) Paul Allison - Cochranville, PA, Kaw, (2) Emerson Connor - Burlington, ON, KTM, (3) Kyle Schluter - Mansfield, OH. HON, (4) Chris Young - Bayside, NY (5) Matt Coon - New York, NY, YAM (6) Lou Levnthal - HON, SMX Open - (1) Brower Boyd - Kerhonkson, NY, YAM, (2) Paul Allison - Cochranville, PA, KAW, (3) Jonathan Gossilin - Bennington, UT, KTM (4) Chris Fisher - Thomaston, CT, YAM (5) Dan Cyr - Corinth, NY, YAM (6) Glenn Scherer ? Washington, NY, HON, SM1 Open - (1) Dan Cyr - Corinth, NY, YAM (2) Jonathan Gossilin - Bennington, UT, KTM, (3) Glenn Scherer - Washington, NY, HON, Open Amateur - (1) Dan Cyr - Corinth, NY, YAM (2) David Sherwood - Wallkill, NY, KTM (3) Tony Buono - Hopatcong, NJ, HON (4) Emerson Connor - Burlington, ON, KTM, (5) Peter Nagy - Deerborn Hieghts, MI, YAM, (6) Glenn Scherer - Washington, NY, HON, (7) Jeremy Turner - Branchville, NJ, HON, (8) Eric Craner - Northfield, CT, KTM, (9) Clifford Spellocy - Brooklyn, NY, KTM, (10) Chris Young - Bayside, NY, HON, Novice - (1) Nicholas Canny - Prospect, CT, YAM, (2) Peter Nagy - Deerborn Hieghts, MI, YAM, (3) Eric Czamecki - New Windsor, NY, HON, (4) Jeremy Turner ? Branchville, NJ, HON, (5) Ken Scherer ? Greenwood, NY, KTM, (6) Jason Sano ? Gardner, NY, KTM, (7) Cory Alexander ? Wingdale, NY, YAM, (8) Craig Lawless ? Bethal, NY, KTM, (9) Boaz Z'borowski ? New York, NY, SUZ, (10) Eric Craner ? Hilton, NY, KTM, Vet 35+ ? (1) Anthony Buono ? Hopatcong, NJ, HON, (2) Ken Scherer ? Greenwood, NY, KTM, (3) Glenn Scherer - Greenwood, NY, HON, Vet 45+ ? (1) Nick Rockwell ? Kingsport, TN, KTM, (2) Stephen Bobic - Fort Montgomery, NY, HUS, Amateur ATV ? (1) John Odendahl - Pine Bush, NY, YAM (2) Bill Key ? Westtown, NY, YAM, (3) Daniel Dostefau ? Westtown, NY, SUZ
(4) Albert Pinard ? Ringwood, NJ, SUZ (5) Greg Bothbyl ? Chester, NY, YAM, (6) William Ebbinghower ? N. Arlington, NJ, YAM, (7) Mike Castellano ? Middletown, NY, SUZ, (8) Casey Bothbyl ? Westbrookville, NY, YAM, (9) James Mason ? Middletown, NY, SUZ, Pro ATV ? (1) Eric Jennings ? Bloomingburg, NY, LRD (2) Ken Macgregor - Bloomingburg, NY, YAM

NASMOTO was created in 2004, in partnership with the AMA, to grow SuperMoto racing at all levels. Taking a grassroots approach by working with local clubs and promoters across North America, NASMOTO?s goal is to provide premier racing experiences for racers, fans, promoters and sponsors. New SuperMoto clubs are forming everywhere as the sport grows in the amateur ranks. To get involved as a promoter or racer, or for more information about rules, classes and regional and national events, please visit, email or call (416) 907-6817.

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