May 24, 2012 - Winchendon, MA – AMA Superbike star, Eric Bostrom, and Ducati Icon and Hall of Fame member, Cook Neilson, will join the Penguin Roadracing School’s staff for a special Ducati track day event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) on June 25, 2012. Students will have an opportunity to interact and learn from the special guests throughout the day as well as getting track time with Eric Bostrom who won the last AMA Superbike race held at NHMS.
Penguin is thrilled to have Eric Bostrom and Cook Neilson joining them for their special Ducati track day event. “The unique opportunity to learn from professionals like Eric and Cook, who successfully competed at such high levels of motorsport racing, is consistent with our rider training mission and with our goal of providing an enhanced track day experience,” said Eric Wood, President of the Penguin Roadracing School.
The multi-talented Eric Bostrom rode for Ducati in 2004 and 2005. His motorcycle career includes World and AMA Superbike competition as well as championships in Dirt Track, Supertwins, Formula Extreme and Supersport. He is currently chasing the Pro Mountain Bike Ultra-Endurance Tour (Pro UET) championship with support from Team Sho-air/Specialized. The grueling bicycle endurance series includes 50 mile to 12 hour races. Eric also races Cyclo Cross in the winter against his brother Ben. In addition to his competition career you can find riding impressions and articles written by Eric in current motorcycle magazines.
"I'm always excited to get to the track. Sharing the joy of buzzing around with other riders is impossible to beat or replace. On top of that, riding bikes is not only a fountain of youth, it's also a constant learning curve. I enjoy sitting in on a classes like the Penguin school for this reason." - Eric Bostrom
AMA and Ducati motorcycle Hall of Fame member, former motorcycle journalist, and Superbike Racer, Cook Nielson, will be featured in a lunch time Q & A that will be hosted by school founder, Jerry Wood. Jerry witnessed first-hand Cook’s celebrated 1977 Daytona Superbike victory on a Phil Schilling-tuned Ducati 750 Supersport as he was a fellow Daytona competitor. During his racing career, Neilson had thirty-eight starts and twenty wins on the Ducati 750SS.
The unique Ducati events are hosted by the Penguin Roadracing School in conjunction with participating Ducati dealers and supported by Ducati North America. The events are open to all motorcycle riders, regardless of brand. For more information and a list of participating dealers visit: http://www.penguinracing.com/pages/25_penguin_revs_with_ ... or call the Penguin School at (978) 400-8204.