HRP Racing signs Zabala for Mission Production Twins Duty
Press release | March 2, 2022
Cole Zabala will compete in the Mission Production Twins aboard a Yamaha MT-07 for HRP Racing (Henderson Race Products).
This is an AFT press release, sent on behalf of HRP Racing…
New Freedom, PA (March 2, 2022) – HRP Racing (Henderson Race Products) is pleased to announce the signing of Cole Zabala to compete in the Mission Production Twins presented by the Vance & Hines class aboard a Yamaha MT-07 in 2022.
Memphis Shades and Corbin Motorcycle Saddles will operate as co-title sponsors with additional support from Vinson Road Boring. Nick Henderson will continue to oversee the team.
Illinois native Zabala will move to Mission Production Twins following a stellar season in the Parts Unlimited AFT Singles presented by the Kicker class, with a final result at the Peoria TT highlighting his five top-five finishes .
“Cole’s no-holds-barred attitude made him our pick this season,” Henderson said. “Learning a new bike in a new class requires resilience, which Cole certainly has. His steady progress over the past few seasons has been truly impressive to watch.
Zabala said, “I couldn’t be more excited about this opportunity. With Nick’s experience with twins and my skills on the track, I know we will be a successful couple. We know what it takes to succeed and we share the work ethic required to make it happen. My success in 2021 gives me the confidence to aim for even more success as I move into the Mission Production Twins class this season.
The shared history in Progressive AFT of Memphis Shades, Corbin Seats and Mike Vinson (Vinson Road Boring) is more than impressive. Memphis Shades was the longtime supporter of the late Babe DeMay racing program, Corbin Motorcycle Saddles fielded successful teams over the years led by Rich King, Joe Kopp and Kenny Coolbeth, and Vinson was heavily involved in flatland track. racing dates back to the 1970s, helping runners like Randy Cleek and many others along the way.
Shawn Glass will work as the mechanic on race day and provide all paint jobs on the race bikes through Glass Paintwerks. Duffs Speed n Mo-china will continue to be a core proponent of machining parts for racing bikes.
Viper Air, S&S Cycle, Motion Pro, Motul, WKR, J&M Racing, ARC, R Nyne Designs, RC Hotcoats, First Klass Glass, Foard Racing, ODI, RASE, Penske Racing Shocks, Evans Coolant, Helmet House are among other sponsors support the team.