Bobby Fong Heads to Indianapolis Motor Speedway After First Career Pole at Laguna Seca

ATLANTA, GA – August 6, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –  Round eight of the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship moves to Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Ind. as MotoAmerica joins the international stars of MotoGP this weekend, August 7 – 9.

Bobby Fong comes into the weekend hungry for a win after riding the #50 Latus Motors Racing / Castrol / Triumph Daytona 675R to his first career pole during the last round of the championship at Laguna Seca. Currently sitting sixth in the Supersport point standings, Fong knows he has what it takes to get his first win after a season of running up front.

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“Getting my first ever pole, especially at my home track, was amazing, but its time for me to get a win,” said Bobby Fong. “The Latus Motors Racing / Castrol / Triumph Daytona 675R has been running great the past few races and it’s always exciting to race in front of the MotoGP racers and crowd. Hopefully that will translate to another great result.”

As part of VETMotorsports outreach initiative, Sgt. Chad C. has been hired for the entirety of the MotoAmerica season as a crew member of the Latus Motors Racing team. Through Castrol’s VETMotorsports Performance Match Fund, the on-track performance of Triumph teams in both AMA Pro Flat Track and MotoAmerica competition has earned VETMotorsports $6,375 in bonuses thus far this season.

Fans can stream the MotoAmerica Supersport race live online, free of charge, through www.MotoAmerica.com. The race will be held on Saturday, August 8, at 4:15 p.m. EDT. The MotoAmerica event will also air on CBS Sports Network on Saturday, August 15, at 10:30 a.m. EDT.

About Triumph

Triumph Motorcycles is a British motorcycle marque that produces a wide range of truly distinctive Modern Classic, Adventure, Sport, Cruiser and Touring motorcycles offering the perfect blend of authentic design, character, charisma and performance. The first Triumph was produced in 1902. The company’s global headquarters is located in Hinckley, Leicestershire, England, solely owned by Bloor Holdings Ltd. Triumph Motorcycles America Ltd., its North American subsidiary, is based in Atlanta, Ga., and home to the motorcycle industry’s first 24/7 Customer Support team. To see the full range of Triumph motorcycles, visit www.TriumphMotorcycles.com.

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About Castrol

Castrol, one of the world’s leading lubricant brands, has a proud heritage of innovation and fuelling the dreams of pioneers. Their passion for performance, combined with a philosophy of working in partnership with manufacturers, has enabled Castrol to develop oils that have been at the heart of numerous technological feats on land, air, sea and space for over 100 years. Today, the company’s vast portfolio of high performance lubricants, including Castrol EDGE, Castrol GTX MAGNATEC, Castrol GTX and Castrol Power RS, are available in almost 140 countries worldwide.  For more information on Castrol’s premium lubricants, please visit www.Castrol.com.

About VETMotorsports

Founded in 2012, Veteran Empowerment Through Motorsports (VETMotorsports) is an award-winning, non-clinical outreach program that embeds qualifying warfighters with existing race teams to provide them with unique motorsports experiences.  By placing veterans in hands-on, high-stress, team environments that mimic active duty, the organization gives them direction, empowerment and challenges that help them focus on ability and moving forward rather than disability and the past. To date VETMotorsports has helped more than 65 injured warfighters participate in 35 motorcycle and auto racing events across the United States. To learn more about VETMotorsports, participate in the program, or make a donation, visit www.VETMotorsports.org.

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