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Wyman Gets Redemption At Road America
Posted by: newsla on Jun 02, 2014 - 03:42 PM
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Wyman Gets Redemption At Road America


Kyle Wyman rode for redemption during the AMA Pro Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson Series race Sunday at Road America.

And redemption was what he got in the Subway SuperBike Doubleheader.

 

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Riding 11 weeks after he crossed the finish line first at Daytona -- before a controversial disqualification took the win away from him -- Wyman stormed to victory aboard his Millennium Technologies Harley-Davidson XR1200.

"I won but it was taken away from me," Wyman said. "And now I've won this race. I redeemed myself, in a way."

The 24-year-old rider was joined in victory lane by a special friend named Megan Nighbor, who was celebrating her 14th birthday. Megan is a child with Progeria, the rapid-aging disorder, and Wyman -- a spokesman for the Progeria Research Foundation -- invited her and her family to the racetrack.

"She came out today on her birthday," Wyman said. "Birthdays are a huge deal and she turned 14. She's doing really well."

The special day for Wyman didn't start out so well because he qualified fifth, but he used strategy similar to what he employed at Road America in 2012, when he also won on a Harley.

"I was just driven," Wyman said. "I struggled with the bike. I didn't qualify very well, and there was a pretty big gap to the pole time. It was the first time in a long time I didn't qualify off the front row in this class.

"I just went out there with a clean slate and tried to put my head down and do what I could to get up front. It worked out in the end."

And Wyman couldn't have been happier.

"It was everything for me," Wyman said. "I had 11 weeks off, thinking about Daytona. My mission going into this weekend was to get maximum points because I had zero points from Daytona. Maximum points was the No. 1 goal and we did that.

"It was a fun race with great battles with all my fellow competitors. It was just a really good way to come back after Daytona."

Wyman won't have to wait as long for the next race, the Triumph SuperBike Classic on June 21-22 at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala.

"I've crossed the line first in the first two races," Wyman said. "Now I've got the points to prove it, so I'm happy about that, and I'm looking forward to the next one at Barber."


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