Moto Anatomy X Royal Enfield rider Johnny Lewis got here into the American Flat Track Production Twins Lima spherical on a excessive observe. Just two weeks earlier, quantity 10 matched his season-best end result with a fifth-place end at New Hampshire’s Laconia Short Track. Sadly, Lewis’ Lima bid didn’t go as effectively, with the Royal Enfield rider ending the race in 14th place and sustaining a knee harm within the course of.
Cameron Smith, then again, turned his Production Twins season round by taking fourth place on the Ohia race course. At simply 23 years previous, Smith has turn out to be a stalwart of the AFT paddock. He competed within the AFT Singles class in 2017-2020, and moved as much as the Production Twins class in 2020.
Smith solely stepped up his recreation in 2021, taking two second-place, podium finishes on the Oklahoma City Mile and New York Short Track. Luckily for Smith, he’ll return to these acquainted Empire State confines on July 2, 2022, as a substitute for the injured Lewis. The Yamaha rider will even pilot the Royal Enfield for the Port Royal Half-Mile in Pennsylvania on July 16, 2022.
“I’m definitely excited to be running the Royal Enfield at the New York Short Track and Port Royal—that’s my home race,” admitted Smith. “I definitely can’t wait to get on the Twins FT and see what we can do. I grew up near Johnny and I got my style from him. I think the way the bike is set up, and because Johnny and I are the same height and kinda have the same style, we should be able to do well.”
Lewis might not be capable to take to the beginning grid for the subsequent two occasions, however he can be pulling for his good friend and protégé the entire method.
“I trained Cameron when he was 11, 12 years old, and on and off in the last few years,” revealed Lewis. “He has demonstrated winning speed, and he trusts me so I know I can help point him in the right direction. So it’s a good match.”
Smith might race a Yamaha MT-07 all through the 2022 Production Twins season, however we are able to’t wait to see what he can do on Moto Anatomy X Royal Enfield equipment.