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Adams Performance Kawasakis set for Atlanta

Real Street champion Jeremy Teasley

Adams Performance team boss Coby Adams and crew chief Garron Miller are stuffing the Monster Energy Drink trailer with killer Kawasaki ZX14s, ranging from the nearly stock Supersport ’14 through the nitrous huffers and on up to the turbo Pro Street ’14 ridden by ridden by Rickey Gadson. “Everything’s together and tested and we won’t be playing around in Commerce,” said Adams, preparing for the AMA Dragbike MTC Elmer Trett Nationals April 10-11 at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia.

The team had a great outing at the season opener in Valdosta in March. “We spent countless hours completing the new nitrous Pro Street bike and finished it the night before the Valdosta race,” said Adams. “Since our Real Street champion Jeremy Teasley isn’t allowed to defend his championship in that class, we built him this new rocket. With zero testing, the bike went 7.69, 7.43, and 7.42, approaching 190 mph. That’s very impressive for the first weekend for the bike. We would especially like to thank AEM’s Devin Pearce for the support at the race on Friday and Saturday. The AEM ECU is a great addition to the new bike, since it’s worked very well on our turbo Pro Street bike” Teasley had to race teammate Gadosn in round 1 and redlit.

Despite any testing at all in the offseason, Rickey started the weekend off nice with some 7.20 passes at 202 mph. “We picked back up from the improvements we made last year,” said Adams. Gadson was unable to slip past new class record holder Robert Budgell in round 2.

Adams Performance’s relationship with Roger Starrette and RS Motorsports continues, and that’s where the team found its greatest success in Valdosta. “Mark Billiter and Rickey had an awesome weekend in Real Street, knocking off everyone until it was a Roger Sterrate-owned, Adams horsepower, all-ZX14 final with Rickey nudging past Mark for the win,” said an obviously elated Adams.

Rickey Gadson

Teasley made it to the Supersport final against Joey Gladstone, where Jeremy was a little late on the tree and gave the win away despite a quicker time. “The bike hasn’t been touched all winter,” said Coby. “We put a battery in it and brought it down, so if nothing else that shows just how fast the Adams Supersport ZX14 truly is. Jeremy will be ready to crack the throttle next time.

“All in all it was a great weekend for Adams Performance, with our new bike breaking the old nitrous Pro Street the record first time out, stacking the deck in the Real Street final, and going to the Supersport final. Now we’re really looking forward to this weekend in Atlanta!”

Adams Performace would like to thank Kawasaki, Monster Energy Drink Muzzy’s, Adams Performance , Precision Turbo , Catalyst Racing Composites , Innovate Motorsports , AEM , GPR , Vortex, Litz Racing , Michelin and Richie’s Tires , Worldwide Bearings , Hot Bodies , JE Pistons , IMMI Cargo Buckles , Roost MX , NGK , Schnitz Racing , XXX Racing Fuel , Marine Crankshaft , K&N Filters , Motul , Fuelab , Speedcell , and Gale Speed

this team report was prepared by Tim Hailey, http://www.eatmyink.com
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