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Report: Steve Rapp and Attack Performance get MotoGP CRT Wild Card
RoadracingWorld reports California-based Attack Performance has been granted a wild card entry to the 2012 U.S. Grand Prix at Laguna Seca and the 2012 Indianapolis Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
According to RoadracingWorld, Attack Performance’s entry lists Steve Rapp as its rider and the parts manufacturer itself as constructor, suggesting it will enter as a Claiming Rule Team.
Rapp and Attack Performance currently race in the AMA Superbike Championship. Rapp is currently fifth overall in the championship standings with fifth- and sixth-place finishes at the season-opening Daytona round with a Kawasaki ZX-10R.
Attack has been working with Kawasaki racebikes the last two AMA Pro Racing seasons. If it indeed enters the two American MotoGP races as a CRT, it’s possible the team will use a Kawasaki engine. RoadracingWorld notes Attack Performance is receiving its Wild Card entry months ahead of the July 27-29 U.S. Grand Prix and the Aug. 17-19 Indianapolis Grand Prix, giving the team time to develop a CRT race bike.
[Source: RoadracingWorld; Photo from Attack Performance (Facebook)]