Motorcycle Racing News Road America SportBike: Friday Report

Road America SportBike: Friday Report

2011 AMA SportBike

After winning every round but the latest in Miller Motorsports Park, Team Latus Ducati’s Jason DiSalvo set the pace Friday for the opening day of Round 4 in Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wis.

DiSalvo piloted his 848EVO to a 2:20.356, which was two-tenths of a second faster than the only other rider to win a round this season (Miller), Team Graves Yamaha’s Josh Herrin.

Rounding out the top five were Danny Eslick (GEICO Suzuki GSX-R600), PJ Jacobsen (Celtic Racing Ducati 848EVO) and Dane Westby (M4 Suzuki GSX-R600).

2011 Road America AMA Daytona SportBike Friday Qualifying Results:

  1. Jason DiSalvo: Ducati 848EV0 / 2:20.356
  2. Josh Herrin: Yamaha YZF-R6 / 2:20.356
  3. Danny Eslick: Suzuki GSX-R600 / 2:20.543
  4. PJ Jacobsen: Ducati 848EVO / 2:21.346
  5. Dane Westby: Suzuki GSX-R600 / 2:21.381
  6. Tommy Aquino: Yamaha YZF-R6 / 2:21.555
  7. Cory West: Suzuki: GSX-R 600
  8. Cameron Beaubier: Yamaha: YZF-R6
  9. Jake Holden: Ducati 848 EVO
  10. Taylor Knapp: Suzuki GSX-R600

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
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 Online Editor 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).

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