SuperSport New Orleans Race 2 Results 2012

October 7, 2012
Byron Wilson
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Garrett Gerloff struggled in SuperSport Race 1  falling outside the top-10 after contending for a podium finish.
Garrett Gerloff took the AMA Pro SuperSport Race 2 win at New Orleans Motorsports Park.

Yamaha Extended Service’s Garrett Gerloff took home the AMA Pro SuperSport win in dominant fashion at New Orleans Motorsports Park. Gerloff beat out his closest competition, Road Race Factory’s Hayden Gillim, by over 11 seconds at the checkers. Celtic Racing’s James Rispoli rounded out the podium an additional 11 seconds back.

Gerloff got to the front early on and began building his gap on the field immediately. Rispoli and Gillim were in close competition through the opening laps, but Gillim was able to find a line past the Suzuki rider and once he slotted into second, he proceeded to build a gap of his own.

Gillim’s teammate Tomas Puerta finished in fourth, followed by Castrol Triumph’s Dustin Dominguez in fifth. Dominguez powered through the field to the fifth spot, but had to chip away at a gap on fourth that was close to five seconds at one point. By the finish, Dominguez trailed Puerta by 1.926 seconds.

Harv’s Harley-Davidson’s Travis Wyman, fresh from his XR1200 race, finished sixth in SuperSport followed by Best Book 1’s Ryan Kerr in seventh. Eyeball NYC’s Miles Thornton took eighth with Suzuki’s Elena Myers and’s Stefano Mesa taking ninth and tenth respectively.

Rispoli clinched the SuperSport West and Overall division titles after Race 1 at New Orleans, and Riders Discount Vesrah Suzuki’s Jake Lewis led the East Division. Dominguez claimed second overall in the East, with Puerta third and Mesa in fourth. Gillim took second behind Rispoli in Western division points and Myers finished the season in third.

AMA Pro SuperSport New Orleans Race 2 Results 2012:
1. Garrett Gerloff (Yamaha)
2. Hayden Gillim (Yamaha)
3. James Rispoli (Suzuki)
4. Tomas Puerta (Yamaha)
5. Dustin Dominguez (Triumph)
6. Travis Wyman (Suzuki)
7. Ryan Kerr (Kawasaki)
8. Miles Thornton (Yamaha)
9. Elena Myers (Suzuki)
10. Stefano Mesa (Yamaha)
11. Jake Lewis (Suzuki)
12. Frankie Gillim (Honda)
13. Ryan Matter (Yamaha)
14. Colter Dimick (Yamaha)
15. Tyler Linders (Yamaha)

AMA Pro SuperSport West Championship Points 2012:
1. James Rispoli, 318
2. Hayden Gillim, 276
3. Elena Myers, 197
4. Ryan Matter, 124
5. Tyler Linders, 99
6. Travis Ohge, 94
7. Sebastiao Ferreira, 90
8. Garrett Willis, 68
9. Colter Dimick, 65
10. Devon McDonough, 58

AMA Pro SuperSport East Championship Points 2012:
1. Jake Lewis, 256
2. Dustin Dominguez, 245
3. Tomas Puerta, 231
4. Stefano Mesa, 223
5. Corey Alexander, 161
6. Travis Wyman, 153
7. Miles Thornton, 121
8. Ryan Kerr, 119
9. Eric Stump, 63
10. Frankie Gillim, 59