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Yamaha takes Round 6 AFT Parts Unlimited SuperTwins Short Track Win at Laconia in June
ISSUE # 276
JD Beach ( No . 95 Estenson Racing Yamaha MT-07 DT ) scored a milestone victory at the Laconia Short Track presented by MOMS at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon , New Hampshire on June 11 ( Round 6 ).
Mission SuperTwins Presented by S & S Cycle
On an extraordinarily technical surface , Beach earned the top pick of starting positions with his performance in the lead-up to the Main Event but appeared to throw that pivotal advantage away by slipping down to third in the race ' s opening corner . However , the versatile Beach somehow slashed past both Briar Bauman ( No . 3 Indian Motorcycle / Progressive Insurance FTR750 ) and Jared Mees ( No . 1 Indian Motorcycle / Progressive Insurance
FTR750 ) in less than a quarter mile and was effectively perfect from that point forward . This was the first oval win of Beach ' s AFT career to add to his four prior TT victories . As a result of his Laconia points haul , Beach held an early advantage in the recently announced Progressive Triple Crown .
Bike 1 JD Beach Yamaha MT-07 2 Dallas Daniels Yamaha MT-07 3 Jarod Vanderkooi Indian FTR750 4 Bronson Bauman H-D XG750R 5 Briar Bauman Indian FTR750
While Yamaha had gone nearly a halfcentury between oval wins prior to the Mission Red Mile I win scored by Beach ' s Estenson Yamaha teammate at Lexington , Dallas Daniels ( No . 32 Estenson Racing Yamaha MT-07 DT ), it took just two weeks to add another . Daniels made it a Laconia 1-2 for
Yamaha , ahead of Jarod Vanderkooi ( No . 20 Mission Roof Systems Indian FTR750 ) in third , 2019 Laconia ST winner Bronson Bauman ( No . 37 Latus Motors Racing Harley-Davidson XG750R ) in fourth ahead of his brother Briar in fifth . Reigning champion Mees finished sixth .
Mission Production Twins Presented by Vance & Hines
It was a Harley 1-2 in the Vance & Hines backed Production Twins with 17-year-old Billy " the Kid " Ross ( No . 109 Roof Systems / JRi Shocks Harley- Davidson XG750R ) earning his first career AFT victory in dramatic , comefrom-behind fashion after championship leader Jesse Janisch ( No . 33 Vance & Hines Harley- Davidson XG750R ) finished in second
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