2011 AMA SuperSport
The new alliance between AMA Pro Road Racing and Motorcycle-Superstore.com kicked off in spectacular fashion at Daytona International Speedway earlier this month, comprising a pair of unbelievably exciting AMA Pro SuperSport races that saw two riders take their first career AMA Pro wins in the newly sponsored Motorcycle-Superstore.com-supported class.
Team Graves Yamaha
In the first race weekend for the new Monster Energy/Graves/Yamaha team, defending American SuperBike Champion Josh Hayes and defending Daytona 200 Winner Josh Herrin left Daytona International Speedway with solid championship points that will serve the riders and team well as the season progresses.
James Rispoli, who races the ANT Racing/Star School Suzuki GSX R600, had a great weekend of AMA Supersport racing his first time at Daytona International Speedway.
Rispoli ran well on day one, fighting set up problems causing him to lose contact with the lead group early in race one. Fighting back hard he managed a seventh place finish for the day.
2011 AMA Supersport
Team SuzukiScoopFans rider Elena Myers started the 2011 AMA SuperSport season with a bang at the opening round at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, this past weekend.
Myers piloted her new 2011 SuzukiScoopFans Suzuki GSX-R600 to a sixth-place finish in Friday’s race and a seventh-place finish on Saturday.
The first AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike race of the season began at the Daytona International Speedway in Florida on March 11.
Although no longer the motorcycles of choice for the Daytona 200 main event, the American Superbikes clearly have the most hp and the most talented road racers in the U.S aboard.
After winning his heat race at Indianapolis AMA Supercross in Lucas Oil Stadium Saturday evening, James Stewart was an immediate contender for the win.
But Stewart was still sore from his hectic crash at Daytona International Speedway last weekend, and was reporting that his stiffness was going impact his Indy SX results.
Daytona Bike Week
Martin Cardenas kicked off his Superbike career for M4 Suzuki in promising fashion in Friday’s 2011 AMA Pro Superbike season opener at Daytona International Speedway.
The winningest rider in AMA Pro Daytona SportBike history piloted the #36 GSX-R1000 to an encouraging sixth-place result as he continues to steadily adapt to the powerful racebike.
Daytona Bike Week
For the second straight night, Yamaha rider Sammy Halbert captured the 25-lap AMA Pro Grand National Singles Championship Expert Main Event at the quarter-mile Daytona Flat Track at Daytona International Speedway.
Halbert took the lead on Lap 4 and never looked back on his way to a 5.033-second victory. "I couldn’t be happier," Halbert said.
2011 AMA Flat Track
Sammy Halbert outlasted Johnny Lewis and Jake Johnson to win the 25-lap Expert Main Event on the first night of the AMA Pro Grand National Singles Championship at the quarter-mile Daytona Flat Track at Daytona International Speedway.