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Ulrich Oh-So-Close Second in AMA Superstock Qualifying At Mid-Ohio

By July 26, 2002April 26th, 20212002 News

Team Valvoline EMGO Suzuki’s Chris Ulrich was a close second in AMA Superstock qualifying At Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, hanging on to the fastest time until the closing moments of the second qualifying session.

Ulrich set his time in the first qualifying session, for even-numbered bikes, turning a lap at 1:31.198 for an average speed of 94.739 mph.

The time wasn’t bettered until late in the second session, for odd-numbered bikes, when another rider turned a 1:31.076.

“Being on the front row is good,” said Ulrich, who turned his time on a Suzuki GSX-R750 with race set-up and Michelin race tires.

The AMA Superstock race will be held Saturday afternoon at Mid-Ohio.