MotoAmerica: Two Brothers Racing Race Report - VIR

Michael Gilbert takes his TBR S1R Aluminum to the winner’s circle at VIR

Michael Gilbert

Two Brothers Racing sponsored athlete Michael GilbertBrian J. Nelson

Two Brothers Racing sponsored athlete Michael Gilbert earns himself a win for Round 4 of MOTOAMERICA road racing located at Virginia International Raceway.

Piloting his Two Brothers backed SuperStock 600 Yamaha R6 equipped with the S1R Aluminum Black Series exhaust, Michael put the hammer down on the competition. Starting off the weekend with a bang Michael showed everyone he meant business when he snatched the pole position qualifying first in the highly talented field of racers. “Michael Gilbert is one of our best and brightest racers in 2016 and we couldn’t be happier with his performance thus far” states Mark Jacobs Two Brothers Sales Manager.

Michael Gilbert

Michael Gilbert VIR Podium ShotBrian J. Nelson

Race day meant the pressure was on for this young racer as he found himself at the front of the pack for one of the largest classes of the weekend due to a combination of the SuperSport and SuperStock riders. The green flag dropped and Michael did what he does best as he started to lay down blistering fast laps on the difficult VIR track. Keeping his composure with nerves of steel Michael battled it out all the way to the end, coming across the finish line in 1st place securing a win and placing him in 6th place overall on the 2016 season.

“This win means a lot to Two Brothers because Michael is using a new off the shelf product in a professional level of racing” explains Mark. “Further proof that the S1R Aluminum exhaust system is a winning combination” he concludes. Two Brothers has always used racing to develop their products and with talented riders like Michael Gilbert the future is very bright for TBR. If you want to run like the pros look no further than Two Brothers Racing.

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