Triumph is celebrating the 500,000th motorcycle produced in the John Bloor era with a tour across the United Kingdom with English stand-up comedian Ross Noble. The landmark motorcycle, a one-off Triumph Speed Triple, is the 500,000th unit produced by the modern Triumph Motorcycles company since Bloor revived the brand in 1990. Carrying VIN number 500,000, […]
Bonneville Performance Flat-Track (Video); Triumph gets back to its dirt-track roots
Last fall we attended the season finale of the AMA Pro Grand National Championship, and we were blown away with the intense level of competition. Our full report and video can be seen here.
As the 2013 season is ramping up, we just got wind of a new video Triumph produced to showcase its invigorated factory dirt-track racing involvement, now with Latus Motors Racing joining up with the Bonneville Performance team we showcased in the above report. You might recognize LMR as the team which won the Daytona 200 in 2011 with rider Jason DiSalvo aboard a Ducati 848.
As you can see in the video below, dirt-track legend Joe Kopp, LMR’s team manager, has been tasked to help develop the BP Triumph for young racer Mikey Martin. The Bonneville Performance crew will be in action this weekend at the half-mile track in Stockton, CA, for the latest round of Grand National competition. It’ll be interesting to see how the BP Triumph stacks up to the proven Harleys as the season develops.
Check out the AMA’s 2013 schedule to find out if there’s a race near you. Highly recommended!