Nick Hayman Racing – Press Release
Old Gun Nick Hayman is top Ducati in AMA Supersport at Laguna Seca, July 24th 2010
Following his unexpected modicum of success at the Infineon round of the 2010 AMA National Championships in May, Nick Hayman of Munroe Motors ran with the young dogs again in the AMA Pro Supersport race, Saturday afternoon at Laguna Seca, during the MotoGP weekend.
“I warmed up in Friday morning’s exhibition race, the Monterey Challenge courtesy of Big Jim Doyle. I had a bunch of fun and got some good seat time” said Nick.
“On Saturday morning I qualified 15th out of 32 entries in Supersport. Later that afternoon, I raced my butt off to get a 12th place result, sliding around pretty good near the end of the 18-lap race. Think there were only 4 or 5 kids crashed in the kiddy litter this time.”
Nick was the leading Ducati in the Supersport race, turning times in the 1:33 range on the 848, which he once again borrowed from friend, Pat Blackburn of Trackside Moto.
Munroe Motors resident maestro, Todd Chamberlin, added “…a few days before the race, I checked the 848’s valves for the first time in over 6,000 track miles since new – and they were all spot on. We did change the cam belts for reliability, but we haven’t even had the heads off yet. I tell you, that is one tough, sweet-running motorcycle.”
The crew are standing at intersections and freeway off-ramps trying to raise money to get to the September round at Barber in Alabama. “Barber is awesome – it’s like Infineon, but with more trees and funky statues – we’re going, if we can get the cab fare” said Nick.
Thanks to our friends for manifesting confidence… the crew at Munroe Motors of San Francisco, Pat Blackburn of Trackside Moto, Ducati North America, Catalyst Reaction Suspension, Arlen Ness Leathers, Kyle USA, HJC Helmets, TCX Boots, Super Plush Suspension, Leo Vince USA, Yoyodyne, Sport Tire Services/Dunlop, and of course our pit boss, the lovely Linda Jung.”