Motorcycle Racing News Road America Superbike: Friday Results

Road America Superbike: Friday Results

2011 AMA SBK

In the 2011 AMA Superbike Championship, again it was Team Graves Yamaha’s Josh Hayes who topped the timesheets at the opening day (Friday) of Round 4 in Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wis.

The reigning AMA Superbike Champion was over 1.5 seconds faster than his rival Blake Young on the Rockstar Makita Suzuki GSX-R1000. Third was no surprise either, Young’s teammate Tommy Hayden taking the spot.

Fourth and fifth fastest went to Martin Cardenas (M4 Suzuki GSX-R1000) and Larry Pegram (BMW S1000RR).

So far this season, only three riders have won: Young (double at Daytona, win at Miller), Hayes (win at Infineon), and Hayden (win at Infineon).

2011 Road America AMA Superbike Friday Qualifying Results:

  1. Josh Hayes: Yamaha R1 / 2:12.869
  2. Blake Young: Suzuki GSX-R1000 / 2:13.321
  3. Tommy Hayden: Suzuki GSXR1000 / 2:13.462
  4. Martin Cardenas: Suzuki GSX-R1000 / 2:13.607
  5. Larry Pegram: BMW S1000RR / 2:14.660
  6. Chris Peris: BMW S1000RR
  7. Ben Bostrom: GSX-R1000
  8. Chris Clark: Yamaha R1
  9. Roger Hayden: GSX-R1000
  10. Steve Rapp: BMW S1000RR

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.

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