Lucas Oil Indy Mile Recap: AMA Pro Harley-Davidson Insurance Expert Twins
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 22, 2012) - Surrounded by hype and hoopla, round 10 of the AMA Pro Harley-Davidson Insurance Grand National Championship presented by and Lucas Oil came to the Indiana State Fairgrounds at the end of the Indiana State Fair and smack in the middle of the Indianapolis MotoGP weekend. The near capacity crowd that turned out on the near perfect night, filling the grandstand and infield were treated to racing action that lived up to the hype and more.

Mile track racing normally requires speed, strategy and stamina, and all three once again came into play in the 25-lap Grand National. When the double checkered flags came out, it was South East Harley-Davidson’s Sammy Halbert claiming a narrow victory over Werner Springsteen Racing’s Brandon Robinson. Halbert would only lead three laps, but they were the final three laps.

The win gives Halbert a win in all four of the dirt track disciplines Mile, Half-Mile, Short Track and TT. “The grand slam feels awesome. We’ve been trying for a long time,” said Halbert. ‘We’ve come up a few inches short a few times, but this time we are on the other end of it. It feels great.”

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