Jamie Hacking Tops at Road Atlanta

Brent Avis
by Brent Avis
In AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Superbike action from Road Atlantain Braselton, Ga., it was Team Suzuki's new recruit, jamie Hacking who stood atop the podium after the Superbike race. Two more Suzukis filled out the remaining podium positions with Mat Mladin and Aaron yates taking second and third, respectively.

After Saturday stated off with rain and hail, tire choice was critical, and Suzuki guessed correctly, making this the first podium sweep by a manufacturer since 1989...

1. Jamie Hacking, Suzuki GSXR750, 25 laps.2. Mat Mladin, Suzuki GSXR750, 25.3. Aaron Yates, Suzuki GSXR750, 25.4. Nicky Hayden, Honda RC51, 25.5. Eric Bostrom, Kawasaki ZX7, 25.6. Doug Chandler, Kawasaki ZX7, 25.7. Pascal Picotte, Harley-Davidson VR1000, 25.8. Larry Pegram, Ohio, Ducati 996, 25.9. Tommy Hayden, Yamaha R7, 25.10. Steve Rapp, Ducati 996, 25.11. Kurtis Roberts, Honda RC51, 24.12. Michael Smith, Harley-Davidson VR1000, 24.13. Jordan Szoke, Harley-Davidson VR1000, 24.14. Andreas Meklau, Ducati 996, 24.15. Andrew Deatherage, Suzuki GSXR750, 24.16. Mauro Cereda, Suzuki GSXR750, 23.17. Scott Carpenter, Suzuki GSXR750, 23.18. Wade Buffington, Suzuki GSXR750, 23.19. Jeffrey Purk, Suzuki GSXR750, 23.20. Chris Normand, Suzuki GSXR750, 23.21. John Ashmead, Suzuki GSXR750, 23.22. Greg Fryer, Yamaha R7, 23.23. Andres Perez, Ducati 996, 23.24. Miguel Duhamel, Honda RC51, 21.25. Dean Mizdal, Suzuki GSXR750, 17.26. Richard Shaw, Suzuki GSXR750, 16.27. Matthew Bonasera, Suzuki GSXR750, 13.28. James Doerfler, Suzuki GSXR750, 12.29. Carlos Macias, Ducati 996, 9.30. Randall Mennenga, Suzuki GSXR750, 4.31. Chuck Allen, Suzuki GSXR750, 4.32. Anthony Gobert, Yamaha R7, 0.Race statisticsTime of race: 36 minutes, 50.00 seconds.Winner's average speed: 103.439 mph.Margin of victory: 0.605 seconds.Lap leaders: Hacking led all laps.Standings (after three of 13 races):1. Mat Mladin (99).2. Eric Bostrom (83).3. Nicky Hayden (81).4. Doug Chandler (76).5. (TIE) Larry Pegram/Kurtis Roberts (70).
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