Saddlemen AMA Pro Road Racing Report: Devils Showdown - September 7-9

Rancho Dominguez, Calif. - September 11, 2012 - Saddlemen’s road racers traveled to New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, NJ this past weekend for the Round 10 of the AMA Pro Road Racing Series.

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Saddlemen’s JD Beach has been the mark of consistency all season long, finishing in the top 10 in all but one race this year. The Road Race Factory/Red Bull rider finished 9th on Saturday, with fellow Saddlemen riders Joey Pascarella, Jake Zemke and Cory West behind him in 16th, 24th and 27th, respectively.



Sunday’s race would bring with it better results with Riders Discount Vesrah Suzuki’s Cory West leading the way in 6th. Ducshop Racing’s Zemke followed in 7th and Beach finished 8th, while West’s teammate Pascarella finished 13th.

JD Beach rode his 13th and 14th straight top-10 finishes into 6th in the SportBike standings, with Jake Zemke just 5 points behind in 8th. West and Pascarella round out the top 10 with just 4 races remaining in the 2012 season.

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Celtic Racing/Orient Express rider James Rispoli took top honors in Saturday’s race with authority, cruising to the finish line with the next rider nearly 12 seconds behind him. Teammate Corey Alexander finished Race 1 in 13th, and Jake Lewis finished in 15th.


Sunday’s contest was cut short as a collision ended the race after 16 of 19 scheduled laps. The reset race order landed Rispoli in 2nd aboard his Saddlemen Chicane seat. Riders Discount Vesrah Suzuki’s Jake Lewis emerged from the pack to take 3rd place, as Alexander followed in 4th on his Saddlemen Sport seat.


Saddlemen has been making high performance seats for racing for over 20 years. During that time some of the world's fastest racers have fitted their motorcycles with Saddlemen seats, including land speed attempters, flat track racers and road racers. Saddlemen is the Official Seat of AMA Pro Racing.