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Cycle News 2021 Issue 21 May 25

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ROAD RACE FIM NORTH AMERICAN ROAD RACING CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 2 / MAY 21-23, 2021 VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY / ALTON, VA P62 BY RENNIE SCAYSBROOK PHOTOGRAPHY BY BRIAN J. NELSON F resh N' Lean Attack Performance Yamaha's Jake Gagne put the rest of the MotoAmerica Honos Superbike field on notice at VIR over the May 22-23 with a performance reminiscent of his former teammate and five-time series king, Cameron Beaubier. Qualifying on pole ahead of Warhorse HSBK Racing Ducati New York's Loris Baz and round-one/race one win- ner Mathew Scholtz (Westby Racing LLC Yamaha), Gagne hit the front at turn one in both races and disappeared up the road, taking the first race win on Saturday by 11.8 seconds from Scholtz and teammate Josh Herrin, and the Sunday race by 13.9 seconds from Baz and Scholtz. Jake Gagne went all Cameron Beaubier at VIR, taking pole position, fastest lap in both races and two wins in the most dominant performance of his career to date READY, AIM, Jake Gagne (32) gets ready to pull the disappearing act in race one. The now Colorado resident was untouchable at VIR, taking his third win in a row.

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