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A True ThunderStruck Story:
It was early June, 1980 when a young Thad Wolff drove his first professional race at Road America. As it turned out, this was also his first professional win! No small accomplishment considering that he had never been to this track. Several years later, the same track took it's revenge with a crash that ended Thad's outstanding AMA Pro-Superbike career.
This past Saturday was thirty years to the day from Thad Wolff's first win at Road America. Everyone was thrilled to see Thad back at the track -- a track that he had not visited for 27 years. If you know Thad, you know that he seems to know everyone. Announcers, team captains, and old racers made a steady pilgrimage to the Team Electra pits to visit with their old buddy.
On June 5th, 2010, at 50 years of age, Thad pulled on his leathers and headed back out onto the 55 year old track. What was he riding? -- A Norton featherbed frame from the 60's equipped with lithium polymer batteries and a Thunderstruck electric motor. She was a true "cafe racer" wrapped in the John Player Special fairing from 1972. Thad was back at road America, and riding for Team Norton Electra in the 2010 TTXGP. Then a wonderful thing happened ...
Thad proceeded to grind the old bikes fairing down to size as he set the fastest qualifying lap time of anyone in the TTXGP. Thad Wolff had returned to qualify on the poll position in the newest form of racing during AMA Superbike weekend!.
During the race, Thad's motor began to heat up, and the motors controller cut back the power (as it is designed to do). Nevertheless, Thad brought the ancient Norton into the winners circle with an impressive third place finish. Thirty years to the day -- spraying the Champaign one more time at Road America!
- Brian Richardson