Bobby Fong Signs with RMR/Triple Crown Industries
NEWS November 2, 2012
Photo by Brian J Nelson
Courtesy of Richie Morris Racing (RMR) / Triple Crown Industries:
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 2, 2012) - The newly formed partnership of Triple Crown Industries and Richie Morris Racing announced today that Bobby Fong has signed a multi-year deal to ride for the team. In 2013, the 22-year old Fong will compete in both the AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike and AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 series.
"We are very excited to have signed a front running rider in November," stated Richie Morris. "This allows time for testing new ideas, equipment, and crew right away. I have been watching and talking with Bobby for a few years now and I honestly feel he is one of the most naturally talented riders in the paddock. We feel confident that with the proper preparation he will be a championship contender next season."
Fong finished a strong 2012 season with multiple podium finishes while riding for Meen Motorsports. His career has consisted of top finishes in the Daytona SportBike Class capped off with a win at VIR in 2010.
"I’m very excited about the new team and am looking forward to unloading at Daytona with the expectation of winning!" said Fong. "My concentration this off season will be on training and testing. I’m thankful to Richie and Dave for believing in me and am looking forward to working with my new crew!"
"Richie and I have been discussing riders since September," stated Dave Brite. "Each and every time Bobby's name made the list. With his aggressive style and willingness to work within our team plan, eventually, his name came out on top."
As for the Vance & Hines XR1200 class, Fong will ride for Bruce Rossmeyer's Daytona Harley-Davidson.
"Bruce Rossmeyer's Harley- Davidson has been a longtime supporter of motorcycle racing along with being a sponsor of RMR since 1994," says Shelly Rossmeyer Pepe. "We are very excited about the partnership of Riche (Morris) and Dave (Brite) and we are equally excited to have a rider the caliber of Bobby Fong join our team.”
All team promotional sites are under construction at this time. For immediate information contact Richie Morris at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dave Brite at email@example.com.
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