Michael Tlapa had a stellar weekend in the Summit Racing Series at Atlanta Dragway on 5/19/12. Coming off of a semi-final finish and a runner-up in the prior two races he finally took the stripe for his first win since he started racing in 2010.
It was a hard earned win at that. The competition at Atlanta Dragway is stiff, consisting of last year’s Summit Champion Tim Sutton, Jimmy “Cha Cha” Heisler who is quite possibly one of the best foot shifting ZX600 ET racers in the country having won two first place finishes in the AMA Dragbike Pro ET class on a sportbike as well as taking the AMA Dragbike Street ET Championship in 2009, Don Chavous, Howard Bowman, Brian and Michael Wilson, and “J-Bird” Rhyne 5 time Wally trophy winner as well as a 5 time Atlanta Dragway track …
Congratulations to Jim Cohrs (5) and Mark Miller (777) with AWESOME results during the 2011 Race of Champions at Daytona! They rode their Livengood Motor Sports Yamaha R6 built Engines through the banks at Daytona International Speedway coming away with 3 National Championships!
Expert GTU: Jim 1st, Mark 2nd.
Expert Middleweight Grand Prix: Jim 1st, Mark 2nd.
Expert Middleweight Superbike: Jim 2nd.
Sportbike: Mark 5th.
Expert Heavyweight Superbike: Jim 1st.
Expert Middleweight SuperSport: Jim 3rd, Mark 6th.
Expert Heavyweight SuperSport: Jim 2nd.
Expert Formula 40: Jim 2nd.