Sold-Out Crowd Witnesses Dramatic Smith Victory at Sacramento Mile
SACRAMENTO, CA (July 31, 2011) – An estimated 9,000 people cheered on a star-studded AMA Pro Harley-Davidson Insurance Flat Track field when the championship returned to the Cal-Expo Fairground’s Sacramento Mile, and the sold-out, standing-room-only crowd was treated to one of the most dramatic wins in recent history. After twenty-five furious laps, Fasthog.com/American Harley-Davidson’s Bryan Smith claimed victory over local hero Chris Carr (American Motorcyclist Association/Classic Harley-Davidson) by a margin of just .042 seconds.
“Nobody is more surprised than me,” said a joyful Smith after running down early leaders Carr and Jake Johnson (Zanotti Racing). “I thought Chris was just playing with me — it seemed like he could pass me any time he wanted to. He has that ‘Tolbert Horsepower,’ you know.”
Carr led the eighteen-rider field into Turn 1, but had fallen back to third by the … read more: http://amaproracing.com/ft/news/index.cfm?cid=44337