Larry Pegram Ducati Racing Ready For Springfield - Lloyd Brothers Motorsports

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Joe Kopp in his first attempt at riding the Lloyd Brothers Motorsports Ducati came out swinging at the Budweiser Arizona Mile on May 1st taking a last lap charge passing Sammy Halbert at the line giving Ducati their first AMA Pro Grand National victory.

Since the race in Arizona flat track fans have been waiting to see what the Ducati can do against the dominant Harley-Davidson XR750 on the Worlds Fastest Mile in Springfield, IL coming up this Sunday, May 30th. The XR750 has not lost a race at Springfield since the late Ricky Graham took the win on an RS750 Honda on May 31st, 1993.

Joe Kopp's teammate Larry Pegram will put his knee pucks on the shelve for a steel shoe as he returns to the Mile this weekend. "I love racing dirt track," said Larry Pegram. "Winning a dirt track and Superbike race in the same year is a dream of mine that I would love to make a reality."

Last year Pegram made the National Final only to crash due to an oil leak early in the race. Pegrams racing career began as a full time flat track rider, then switched to road race full time almost a decade ago. He still knows how to get it done.

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Larry Pegram Ducati Racing Ready For Springfield - Lloyd Brothers Motorsports

Pegram leads some fast company at last years Springfield Mile; Twins National Champion #21 Jared Mees and Current Grand National Point Leader #43 Sammy Halbert