DATA – START YOUR MOTORS! ROYAL ENFIELD BTR ROAD RACING EXPECTED TO FAITH
FIFTEEN WOMEN ARE READY FOR 2022 BUILD. TRAIN. RACE. Opening round this weekend at Virginia International Raceway.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Tuesday, May 17, 2022) – Women racers and builders reach new heights in road racing in 2022, where the groundbreaking Royal Enfield Build appears. Train. Race. The program (APC) is preparing to ignite the biggest season. Fifteen women from across the country from different age groups and different backgrounds will gather together for a series of exhibitions from six tours starting this weekend, May 20-22, as part of MotoAmerica’s venue at Virginia International Raceway in Altana, Virginia.
“This is a landmark year for Build. Train. Race. ”Said Brian Poland, Head of Marketing and Communications at Royal Enfield Americas. “Last year was incredible; we have received such support from fans and the industry. And this year it is twice as big – our field of riders, our schedule and our presence in the MotoAmerica unit. We will really surprise people with a full network of racers from different levels of experience. Among our new and returning riders we already see that the level of competition has increased. These ladies are going to show a great show this season. ”
From the painful process of selecting participants in the winter, including new riders and returning riders, the APC crew assisted each woman during the “Build” phase of the program. Generous sponsorships come from Parts Unlimited, S&S Cycle, Harris Performance, Dunlop, Maxima Racing Oils, BOXO USA, Öhlins USA Suspension and Arai Helmets.
Each of the 15 participants received a Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 motorcycle, which they spent three months developing and building. The “Train” phase included a recent test session at Barber Motorsports Park with Sportbike Track Time, where all the women of the BTR Road Race took to the track together for the first time. Under the guidance and mentorship of Melissa Paris, the riders were able to recruit their Continental GT 650 motorcycles, and the whole industry has demonstrated that they are ready to race.
“It was so nice to meet all my new teammates and see the girls who came back who became my close friends,” said racer Trisha Dahl (31, Minneapolis, Minnesota). “I’m proud of how quickly I’ve progressed, but this new lady has a lot more experience and it’s visible. Our first race is fast and the competition will be tough, but we are all coming together as a team to represent the Royal Enfield of North America and it will be a great spectacle if we all line up on this network for the first time this season ”.
For first-time participants such as Jessica Martin (38, Savannah, Georgia), future VIR races are coming soon. “The first round seemed so far away, now it’s here and I’m overwhelmed with emotion,” Martin said. “The assembly and training parameters were very encouraging and reassuring. You could say I believe in myself more than ever. The friendliness in the team stands out the most. We are here to help each other achieve our goals while competing. It’s very amazing, intense and informative. And now it’s time to go! “
First of all, Build. Train. Race. Podok provides an atmosphere of support and encouragement for women racers, nurturing talent and inspiring both newcomers and veterans to take to the track. In the focus of national competition, the attractive nature of the BTR continues to draw the attention of fans, industry and sponsors to a unique concept held for the second year in a row at the MotoAmerica FIM North American Road Racing Championship.
“We are excited to see the return of Royal Enfield Build. Train. Race. MotoAmerica program for the 2022 season, ”said MotoAmerica CEO Chuck Axland. “This is an innovative program. From the application process to having participants create their own racing bikes in three months, to training, obtaining a license and participating in races – this is a great commitment of BTR women.
“Last year the program had a big hit among fans. The design of the bikes was very creative, and it was cool to see how the faces of the riders are expressed in the appearance and design of their motorcycles Continental GT 650. Melissa Paris as a teacher means that women have the right person for advice on how to hone their skills . Last year we could see riders improve race after race, and if there are more bikes this year, I’m sure the competition will rise to another level. We are looking forward to the first round next weekend in VIR. “
Find a biography of all 15 BTR Road Race women Build. Train. Race. website.
List of armored personnel carriers for road races in 2022
Kayla Taisler, 26, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Mikaela Trumbull, 29, Sheridan, Wyoming
Alyssa Bridges, 31, Orange County, California
Trisha Dahl, 31, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Bridget Leber, 29, Port Angeles, Washington
Ash Trucksal, 31, Auckland, California
Chloe Peterson, 31, Steger, Illinois
Cora Tennyson, 36, Brandenburg, Kentucky
Crystal Martinez, 34, Thousand Oaks, CA.
Hannah Stockton, 23, Kansas City, Missouri
Jenny Chancellor, 46, Tamwater, Washington
Jessica Martin, 38, Savannah, Georgia
Kaylee Bike, 30, Sodus, New York
Nicole Paresa, 34, Carolton, Ohio
Patty Paul, 57, Berien Springs, Michigan
Schedule of road races APC Royal Enfield for 2022
May 20-22 (Round 1) Virginia International Raceway, Elton, Virginia
June 3-5 (Rnd 2) Road America, Elkhart Lake, WI
July 29-31 (Round 3) Brainerd International Raceway, Brainerd, Minnesota
August 19-21 (Round 4) Pittsburgh International Racing Complex, Vampum, Pennsylvania
September 9-11 (Round 5) New Jersey Motorsport Park, Millville, New Jersey
September 23-25 (Round 6) Barber Motorsports Park, Birmingham, Alabama
More information 2022 MotoAmerica
Royal Enfield Building 2022. Train. Race. programs (Road Race and Flat Track) were made possible by the participation of our generous sponsors. Our constant gratitude to all our support companies behind the APC.
2022 year of construction. Train. Race. Sponsors
Unlimited number of parts
Maxima Racing oils
Suspension Öhlins USA
About Royal Enfield
The oldest motorcycle company in the world that continuously produces motorcycles, Royal Enfield released its first motorcycle in 1901. A division of Eicher Motors Limited, Royal Enfield has created a segment of mid-size motorcycles in India with its unique and distinctive modern classic motorcycles. Thanks to its production base in Chennai, India, Royal Enfield was able to quickly increase its production amid growing demand for its motorcycles. Royal Enfield is a leading player in the global middleweight motorcycle market.
Royal Enfield North America (RENA) is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and is developing a network of more than 150 dealers in North America, including the adjacent United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Currently, RENA offers brand new motorcycles Meteor 350, Himalayan and 650 Twins (INT 650 and Continental GT 650), as well as a number of original accessories and clothing for motorcycles.