Weirbach Racing Annnounces Sponsorship of Ryan Wells and Aaron King for 2012
NEWS November 29, 2011
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From a press release by Weirbach racing:
OTTUMWA, Iowa (November 28, 2011) – Weirbach Racing announces the sponsorship/support of two young racers, 16 year old Ryan Wells from Albion, New York who will compete for the AMA Pro Motorcycle-Superstore.com Pro Singles Championship in 2012. In 2011 Ryan was one of the top amateurs in the country. New to the team this year is national number 40 Aaron King from Waterloo, Iowa. Aaron will compete in the AMA Pro Flat Track Harley-Davidson Insurance Grand National Championship riding our Suzuki SV-750, which he rode for the first time to a season best 10th place finish at the Knoxville 1/2 mile National. We will have a third rider from time to time on one of our Hondas and our new XR 750.
Dick Weirbach, a 40 year veteran of the flat track racing scene said:
"I am pleased to have these two fine young men to add to the list of names that have been part of Weirbach Racing. I know they have the talent to carry on the winning traditions of past riders, and conduct themselves in a way our sponsors will be proud to be associated with them on and off the race track. Our goal for 2012 is to win the Pro Singles title and keep developing the SV into a strong competitive machine on the miles and half miles.”
Ted added - “We are looking forward to another great year. Expectations are high coming off Mikey Martin’s championship run in Pro Singles class and this year we are going to build off that momentum and raise the ante for 2012. Ryan Wells and Aaron King are both great representatives on and off the track. Be on the look out for information on the launch of our XR750 program as well. More to come on that topic as we get closer to the 2012 season.”
Ryan Wells made the following statement - “ I would really like to thank Dick and Ted Weirbach and the teams sponsors for giving me the honor to ride for them in the 2012 AMA Pro Motorcycle-Superstore.com Pro Singles championship. I am very confident joining this team, especially due to the fact of how many great and talented riders have shined before me.
Aaron King stated “I'm very excited to be joining Weirbach Racing for the 2012 season. The SV has made big strides thoughout the end of the year and I'm looking forward to the challenge of making more main events. I need to thank Dick, Ted and all the teams
sponsors for giving me this great opportunity.”
The team is preparing motorcycles for the season over the winter months, focusing on a successful 2012 season. They are always interested in new sponsors to be part of this growing team.
About Weirbach Racing
Weirbach Racing is run and owned by Dick and Ted Weirbach. Dick himself raced as a novice in the late 60’s and even owned a Bultaco motorcycle shop for eight years. He is currently retired and started sponsoring riders under his own program in 2000. In 2009, the inaugural year of the AMA Pro Singles Championship Weirbach's Racing James "the Rocket" Rispoli took second place overall setting a high water-mark. Then in 2011 Mikey Martin won the Pro Singles Title. The names of riders that have had the pleasure to work with Dick & Ted are notables such as Henry Wiles, Robbie Pearson, Sammy Halbert, Davey Durelle and more. Check their web site for more information www.weirbachracing.com