Weirbach Racing's Ryan Wells gets changed into some street clothes after setting fast time in the AMA Pro Motorcycle-Superstore.com Pro Singles Series class at the Springfield TT on May 26, during round 3 of the 2012 AMA Pro Flat Track Harley-Davidson Insurance Grand National Championship presented by Motorcycle-Superstore.com season at the Illinois State Fairgrounds.
The former AMA Horizon Award winner took the top honors in qualifying on the #94B Weirbach Racing/General Engineering/Barnett/Spectro-sponsored Honda CRF450R over a field of 75 Pro Singles riders taking a timed qualifying run, of which the top 32 made the cut for the evening. Timing in at 24.467 seconds, just .081 seconds faster then current Pro Singles points leader and eventual Springfield TT winner Gerit Callies.
The Albion, NY resident showed high potential in his Springfield Pro debut over the Memorial Day Weekend, getting the holeshot and leading his heat race and ultimate re-starts until finishing in the 2nd spot to qualify for the Pro Singles main event, where he eventually got caught up in an on-track incident that forced him to settle for a 14th-place finish in Saturday evening's TT.
During Sunday's mile action in the Pro Singles class, Wells qualified 5th out of a field of 59 riders, taking a 5th-place finish in his heat and then racing to a solid 10th-place finish in the Pro Singles mile main event. With his 'can-do' approach added to his win at Daytona, Wells now sits in the 3rd-place spot in the Pro Singles point standings with 38 points, behind overall leader Callies (48 points) and Sunday's Pro Singles mile winner, Jake Cunningham (43 points.)
You can read Ryan and Weirbach Racing's press release below as we await round 5 of the 2012 AMA Pro Flat Track Harley-Davidson Insurance Grand National Championship presented by Motorcycle-Superstore.com season at the Lima Half-Mile on Saturday, June 30.
Press release courtesy of Weirbach Racing & Ryan Wells
Ottumwa, Iowa--May 31, 2012