Tyler O'Hara can be seen talking with one of his team members during the AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Series test at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on August 11, 2012. Teams were on hand to take part in tire testing in preparation for round 9 of the season to be held during the 5th Annual Red Bull Indianapolis MotoGP over the August 17-19 weekend.
O'Hara, who won the inaugural race at IMS during the series' debut in 2011, pulled out the race 2 win at Indy yesterday by just over 1.8 seconds on his #29 JCR/Scrubblade/Bartel's H-D/RS Taichi-sponsored Harley-Davidson XR1200 over Kyle Wyman, who had won the previous race on Saturday, held nearly a 4 second lead in the 10-lap event on the 2.6 mile Brickyard track before doing his 'Superman' impression while taking the checkered flag. O'Hara had crashed while ahead in race 1 only to remount to eventually finish just over 15.7 seconds behind Wyman.
O'Hara's team mate, Josh Chisum, rode his #10 Bartel's XR1200 to finishes of 13th and 12th over the course of the three-day event which saw qualifying take place on Saturday afternoon and part time flat tracker and road racer PJ Jacobsen taking the pole on the #99 MOB Racing machine.
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Jacobsen got off to an exceptional start in his bid to win on Sunday, slicing into the lead on the opening lap and opening up a 1.873-second advantage over O'Hara before crashing from the lead and ultimately out of the contest on lap 4.
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