MotoGP Laguna Seca: AMA Doubles Purses

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AMA Pro Racing announced today that the race purses available for their three premier road racing classes, AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike, AMA Pro Daytona SportBike presented by AMSOIL and AMA Pro SuperSport, will be doubled for the July 23-25 Red Bull US Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

The increase in prize money, for this race weekend only, will increase the normal prize money payout structure with double amounts paid for first place through 20th place in both the National Guard SuperBike and Daytona SportBike by AMSOIL divisions, and double amounts paid for first place through 10th place in SuperSport.

“We are delighted to give our competitors additional incentive for the exciting US GP weekend,” said AMA Pro Chief Operating Officer David Atlas.

“With just one opportunity for the fans at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca to see our SuperBike, Daytona SportBike and SuperSport races, we wanted to over deliver for everyone competing in our series.”

The Red Bull US Grand Prix race weekend at Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway will feature MotoGP along with the AMA Pro Road Racing lineup.

Practice and qualifying for the AMA Pro classes will begin on Friday, July 23 with the AMA Pro SuperSport race on Saturday, July 24.

The AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike and AMA Pro Daytona SportBike by AMSOIL races will be on Sunday, July 25.

Please visit for ticket and scheduling information. Also visit for complete AMA Pro Racing series information and results.

SPEED TV will be broadcasting flag-to-flag coverage of the AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike and Daytona SportBike by AMSOIL races, please check your local listings for broadcast times.

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One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007 and is currently Editor at Large at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of 365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).