The AMA Pro Racing National Guard American Superbike Championship gets back on track July 4th weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, CA and the Michael Jordan Motorsports (MJM) teams are ready for action. The 2.238 mile racetrack is one of the most historic venues on the Championship calendar and has produced some fabulous racing during its illustrious history.
Aaron Yates Speaks… 6th place in race 1 & 3rd place in race 2
"That was a long, cold, wet race," said Yates. "We had a small chassis issue during the race thahung with me the whole time. We set the motorcycle up a little stiff, hoping the track would dry out, but it didn’t work out that way. That made it challenging to ride in the full wet, as the bike was overly stiff. I’m happy to bring my Jordan Suzuki home in one piece and tomorrow we’ll give it another go."
On a nearly perfect day for racing at Road America, Larry Pegram captured his first AMA Pro Racing National Guard American Superbike presented by Parts Unlimited victory in 10 years.
Under beautiful blue skies at Road America, Michael Jordan Motorsports rider Geoff May put his #54 National Guard Jordan Suzuki on the front row for the fourth time in six rounds. With temperatures hovering in the low 60s, May’s Superpole lap was a mere .2 seconds slower than his Basic Qualifying time and he retained his important front row positioning for Saturday and Sunday’s National Guard American Superbike races.
Michael Jordan Motorsports will hit the track for Round 6 of the AMA Pro Racing series this weekend at Road America. The Elkhart Lake, WI track is the unofficial ‘"home" circuit of the MJM #23 Jordan Suzuki and #54 National Guard Jordan Suzuki teams, which are based out of East Troy, WI. Boasting the longest straightaway of any track on the 2009 calendar, Road America is a scenic and exciting venue on which to showcase the power of the teams’ GSX-R 1000s and will offer fans exciting racing in the American Superbike class.
Michael Jordan Motorsports rolls into northern California for Round 5 of the AMA American Superbike Championship at Infineon Raceway this weekend. The #23 Jordan Suzuki and #54 National Guard Jordan Suzuki teams will take to the Sonoma, California track on Friday May 15 to start the three day Superbike Showdown, with feature races happening on both Saturday and Sunday.
Mat Mladin won his seventh AMA Superbike race of the season on Sunday afternoon at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama. Despite lengthy delays in the racing program due to heavy rain and tornado warnings, an abbreviated, 16-lap AMA Superbike race was run at the end of the day and six-time AMA Superbike Champion Mladin picked up his 79th career AMA Superbike win. Jordan Suzuki’s Aaron Yates followed Mladin home in second place and picked up his best result of the season.
The day’s three races were delayed by two hours and each race was shortened five laps from its scheduled distance as a band of severe storms swept through the area and tornado warnings were issued in the early afternoon.
In his first race on the new 2009 GSX-R 1000, Michael Jordan Motorsports rider Geoff May placed his #54 National Guard Jordan Suzuki on the front row Friday at Birmingham’s Barber Motorsports Park. May, from nearby Gainseville GA,continues his impressive start to the 2009 campaign and has now put his #54 Suzuki on the front row for the third straight round.
Basic Qualifying for Aaron Yates of the #23 Jordan Suzuki team proved interesting.
Coming off a four week break since the last round of the AMA Superbike Championship, the Michael Jordan Motorsports team will take the track this weekend at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, AL. Both the Jordan Suzuki and National Guard Jordan Suzuki squads are eager to showcase the new 2009 Suzuki GSX-R 1000 bikes tested earlier in April and are ready to get back to work after the month-long pause.
Jordan Suzuki #23
The #23 Jordan Suzuki and #54 National Guard Michael Jordan Motorsports Suzuki teams completed a successful test April 14-16, 2009 at Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina.
After a long four day bike building extravaganza at the race shop, the test started the development process on the 2009 Suzuki GSX-R1000s and continued development on the suspension that began at the start of the season.
#54 National Guard Jordan Suzuki’s Geoff May Takes Third at Auto Club Speedway.
Michael Jordan Motorsports riders Geoff May and Aaron Yates had a weekend of ups and downs at the AMA Pro Racing doubleheader at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. May, who rides for the #54 National Guard Jordan Suzuki team, earned the team’s first podium finish of the season during Saturday’s Race 1.
Michael Jordan Motorsports Previews Auto Club Speedway.
After the start of the AMA Pro Racing season at Daytona International Speedway, Michael Jordan Motorsports (MJM) is gearing up for Round Two at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Leaving behind the crowds of Bike Week and traveling across the country, MJM eagerly awaits this weekend’s doubleheader to improve upon the teams’ opening results.
Michael Jordan Motorsports Launches New Motorcycle Racing Websites.
The website, 23race.com, has been completely revamped and redesigned to provide an internet base for both the #23 Jordan Suzuki and #54 National Guard Jordan Suzuki teams. With content directly pertinent to each team and team color way, 23race.com now has improved functionality. MJM will also provide an increased virtual fan experience, via live Twitter updates and Facebook social networking.