Indy MotoGP: 13-year-old Lenz on MD250H

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USGPRU Moriwaki MD250H powered by Honda national championship points leader Peter Lenz, age 13, is heading to the Red Bull Indianapolis GP this coming weekend, Round 11 of the 2010 MotoGP Championship.

As part of the IndyGP, the USGPRU’s Moriwaki MD250H spec class will run on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The class is an opportunity for young talent to race at the Brickyard on nearly identical race motorcycles for the first time. Lenz hails from Fort Vancouver, Washington.

Peter Lenz says: “I have been working all year to win the national championship. The races are going to be good ones. I can’t wait to get out there and race at the Brickyard.”

Lenz will have a well-prepared machine under him. EDR Performance in Portland went through the machine from top to bottom, ensuring it was in top condition within the spec rules in place for the class. Veteran racer and mechanic Ed Sorbo will work as Lenz’s crew chief on the

ground at Indy.

Keep an eye out this weekend for the red and white #45 California Superbike School RoadracingWorld Moriwaki MD250H powered by Honda piloted by the young but determined Lenz.

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One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007 and is currently Editor at Large at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of 365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).