Sean Huffman (l) and Michael Leon (r) shared the RACE "Determination & True Grit" Award. Sean Huffman (l) and Michael Leon (r) shared the RACE "Determination & True Grit" Award. Photo by Sonia Matte

Leon picks up major RACE awards

Written by  on Thursday, 08 November 2012 07:21

Montreal, Que. -- The Royal Distributing Team left the RACE Banquet in Belleville, Ont. last weekend with a trunk full of trophies and special awards.

Rider Michael Leon was awarded trophies for first overall in the Pro Superbike class, third overall in Pro 600 and third overall in Master Open. 

As well, Leon was proud to receive special awards voted by the RACE staff, pit crews and other racers. He received the Tony Marchese Memorial Award, which is presented to the Pro Privateer Competitor judged to be the best appearing rider / machine combination of the season. Leon previously received the award in 2010.

Sean Huffman and Leon were co-recipients of the RACE Series ”Determination & True Grit Award”.

Leon’s tuner Carlos Carrascosa was awarded the John Nelson / Danny Rae Tuning Achievement Award in recognition for his efforts preparing the team’s CBR600RR all season.

Leon would like to personally thank the following people, without whom achieving the RACE #1 plate would not have been possible: his wife Jennifer, and daughters Jaimie and Jayden; John Mochrie, Scott Spark and Mark Fries of Royal Distributing; Carlos Carrascosa; Sandy Noce; John Sharrard; Sean Huffman.

Follow the team on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Leon-Racing/313192898765913 or at www.leonracing.com .

The Royal Distributing Racing Team would like to thank Royal Distributing, Triple 7 Racing, Pro 6 Cycle, Dunlop Tires, Accelerated Technologies, Elka Suspension, Nexo Sports, PBI Sprockets, Woodcraft, Martin Brickwood Performance, Armour Bodies, CVR Motors, LG Restorations, and Gianmajor Inc.

--From Royal Distributing Racing Team
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