National Guard/Fairhills Group Alexander Dominates SuperSport Qualifying At Daytona Secures Pole!
National Guard Fairhills Group Corey Alexander Dominates SuperSport Qualifying At Daytona And Secures Pole Position
Celtic Racing is extremely pleased to report that after Friday morning's Motorcycle-SuperStore.com SuperSport final qualifying session, National Guard Fairhills Group rider Corey Alexander has secured Pole Position. Alexander will start from the front row with a time of 1:52.728, beside teammate James Rispoli on the Celtic Orient Express Racing entry who qualified in second position after a 1:52.780 lap. This effort by both riders puts them ahead of 50 other SuperSport riders who will line up to race in just a few hours.
Corey Alexander stated "First off I have to give a huge thanks to the National Guard Fairhills Group Celtic Racing and all of my crew, Barry, Mike, and Tim. The bike is working amazing. It's a huge accomplishment getting my first Pole and I can't imagine doing it anywhere else but at Daytona with the support of the National Guard, Fairhills Group, and Celtic Racing. We are going to give it our best shot in the race, but most importantly ride smart and come out with some good points towards the championship. I have to give a big thanks to my personal sponsors for getting me here: Edward and the whole Fairhills Group family, Spidi Leathers, XPD Boots, Arai Helmets, everyone from Hudson Valley Motorcycle, and most importantly my family. The biggest thank you goes out to Richie Alexander, my uncle. None of this would have happened if not for him."
Celtic Orient Express Racing teammate James Rispoli was just as enthusiastic "Qualifying on the front row with a new Celtic Orient Express Racing team is just awesome. The bike feels great and I'm looking forward to the first race later today. Big congrats to C-Dog on his Pole! My Celtic Orient Express Racing GSXR 600 feels great here at Daytona, which gives me the confidence to push hard and stay at the front of the pack. Many thanks to my crew for putting together such a great bike, especially Barry, William, Eric, and Dustin for all the hard work this week and just getting us here! I'd like to thank my personal sponsors AGV Helmets, Dainese Leathers, Monster Energy, and Star Motorcycle School for all their support."
Qualifying consists of two sessions, with the best times from each session combined to determine the rankings. There will be two Motorcycle-SuperStore.com SuperSport race events at Daytona, the first is Friday, March 16th at 3pm with the second event on Saturday, March 17th at 10am. Both races are 10 laps in length, and will be broadcast on www.Speed2.com, please check the website for times.
Both Celtic Racing Suzuki GSXR 600's showcase the best in road racing technology. Product support for both machines comes from: Michael Jordan Motorsports, American Suzuki, Armor Bodies, Chicken Hawk Racing, DesignStar3, Dynojet, FMF Racing, Full Spectrum Power, Hudson Valley Racing, Galfer Brakes, GB Racing, K-Tech Suspension, Maxima Oils, Motion Pro, Pit Bull, Riviera Country Club, Saddlemen, Star Motorcycle School, Vortex Racing, and Zero Gravity.
Celtic Racing was established 2001 by Barry Gilsenan, and over the past 11 seasons has established itself as a premier privateer racing team. Development of riding talent began with two-stroke 125cc, and 250cc machines competing in professional and regional championship events. More recent Celtic Racing efforts have focused on AMA Pro Road Racing in the Daytona SportBike and SuperSport classes with Ducati, Honda, Suzuki, and Yamaha four stroke motorcycles. Gilsenan's talent for coaching racers of all ages and abilities has brought Celtic Racing worldwide attention and recognition, with many former Celtic Racing riders now competing on World Championship levels. Please join Celtic Racing on Facebook: www.facebook.com/CelticRacing.
ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
The National Guard is the oldest military branch. Today, Citizen-Soldiers hold civilian jobs or attend college while training part time, staying ready to defend America in the event of an emergency. The National Guard serves both state and federal governments. During local emergencies, Guard units assist residents endangered by storms, floods, fires and other disasters. Guard companies deployed overseas may see combat, but are often found building schools and hospitals, training local peacekeepers or teaching local farmers more efficient techniques and better uses of their land. Please visit www.nationalguard.com to find out more.
Fairhills Group is a New York based alternative investment management firm that manages capital for the Bronson family and other high net worth individuals and wealthy families. Fairhills was established in 2002 for the purpose of providing public companies with alternative forms of financing, eventually becoming one of the most active investors in structured equity transactions. Fairhills has since grown to provide financing solutions to companies globally and recently has opened its doors for the first time to external investors, with a full range of alternative investment fund offerings. For more information on Fairhills, please visit www.fairhills.com.
Established in 1973, Orient Express is a high performance motorcycle parts and accessories warehouse distributor; offering dyno tuning, engine building services and precision machine work. Orient Express has an extensive history of racing, including support of both professional and amateur race series and individuals. For more information regarding Orient Express, or to find out what Orient Express can do for your racing success, please call 800.645.6521 or 631.231.9552 (NY/International), visit www.orientexpress.com or join them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OrientExpressRacing.