Barbara AMA SportBike: Race 2 Results

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AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike

Cameron Beaubier pulled the perfect weekend in AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike at Barber Motorsports Park, winning pole, both races and both lap leader points for Y.E.S/Graves/Yamaha in Alabama.

Beaubier cleared off in the last couple of laps to win over Dane Westby (M4 Suzuki) by 2.163 seconds in a repeat of the top two finishers from Saturday.

After a post-Daytona injury sidelined him, Beaubier has returned to competition with a vengeance. The Californian has been a factor in recent GoPro Daytona SportBike races but took his first pole and wins this weekend. Westby made a bid with four laps to go, but Beaubier was able to rally and consolidate the lead.

“It feels awesome to get my first win and then back it up the next day,” said 19-year-old Beaubier. “It was weird because my first lap wasn’t very good at all. I then got through a few guys and got out front and I felt pretty good out front. I didn’t feel very good in second because it was super easy to get shuffled back. Out front I felt really comfortable, I tried to save my tires as much as I could, and towards the end I put my head down and pushed really hard to get away.”

After the race, Westby said he wished he’d waited until the final lap to make his charge but was positive about his form this weekend.

Points leader Martin Cardenas took his GEICO Suzuki to third place and expanded his points margin over second place points man Jason DiSalvo (Latus Motors Racing Castrol Triumph) who finished sixth. DiSalvo now trails Cardenas by 51 and fell into a tie with Westby.

Early leader Tommy Hayden of Y.E.S/Graves/Yamaha took fourth, ahead of Bobby Fong (Meen Motorsports), rewarded with a top five result.

J.D. Beach (RoadRace Factory/Red Bull), Jake Zemke (Ducshop Ducati), Benny Solis ( Yamaha) and Jake Gagne (RoadRace Factory/Red Bull) also scored in the top 10.

2012 Barber Motorsports Park AMA Daytona SportBike Race 2 Results:

PosNo.Rider(s)TeamBikeIntervalGapBest LapPoints
1.6Cameron BeaubierYamaha Extended Service, Graves, YamahaYamaha YZF-R621 LapsWINNER1:28.2920
2.5Dane WestbyM4 SuzukiSuzuki GSX-R6002.1632.1631:28.6350
3.36Martin CardenasGeico SuzukiSuzuki GSX-R6003.7091.5461:28.5030
4.22Tommy HaydenYamaha Extended Service, Graves, YamahaYamaha YZF-R63.9040.1941:28.6670
5.50Bobby FongMeen Motorsports RacingYamaha YZF-R67.1303.2261:28.4810
6.40Jason DiSalvoTeam Latus Motors RacingTriumph Daytona 6757.7550.6251:28.6870
7.95JD BeachRoad Race Factory/Red BullYamaha YZF-R618.99611.2401:28.7510
8.98Jake ZemkeDucshop RacingDucati 84824.1875.1911:29.4340
9.20Benny Crown IndustriesYamaha YZF-R624.9960.8091:29.0410
10.132Jake GagneRoad Race Factory/Red BullYamaha YZF-R629.6364.6391:29.3700
11.52Joey PascarellaRiders Discount Vesrah Suzuki TeamSuzuki GSX-R60034.0434.4071:29.4680
12.61Michael BeckTeam Beck RacingYamaha YZF-R644.19210.1481:30.2930
13.57Cory WestRiders Discount Vesrah Suzuki TeamSuzuki GSX-R6001:00.53816.3461:30.4110
14.46Shane NarbonneMOB RacingYamaha YZF-R61:00.7940.2561:30.9260
15.56Austin Crown IndustriesYamaha YZF-R61:03.4742.6801:30.5490
16.175David Crown IndustriesYamaha YZF-R61:04.1780.7031:31.0710
17.72Bryce PrinceRotobox/NexxYamaha YZF-R61:10.9846.8061:31.0740
18.7Fernando AmantiniTeam AmantiniKawasaki ZX-6R20 Laps1 Lap1:31.7580
19.11Michael MorganRIM RacingSuzuki GSX-R60011.20311.2031:32.9910
20.221(100)Walt SippWalt Sipp RacingBuell 1125R11.6690.4651:33.8390
21.213David WhiteNumber213.comYamaha YZF-R612.3140.6441:33.8790
22.86Ben YoungBYR/Fogi RacingYamaha YZF-R615 Laps5 Laps1:31.0020
23.75Huntley NashLTD RacingYamaha YZF-R612 Laps3 Laps1:29.7750
24.38Kris TurnerTurner`s Cycle RacingTriumph Daytona 6758 Laps4 Laps1:30.3970
25.63Jeff WrobelWrobel RacingYamaha YZF-R65 Laps3 Laps1:32.3950
26.42Kenny RiedmannSturgess Cycle TriumphTriumph Daytona 6751 Lap4 Laps1:34.8920
27.127Ron MearsTornado Bait RacingHonda CBR600RRDNSDNS-no times-0