Articles Posted in the " Road America " Category

  • 2009 Buell 1125R | Motorcycle Review

    2009 Buell 1125R | Motorcycle Review

    American Superbike

    After the initial motorcycle press launch, select journalist had mixed reviews regarding the styling the actual performance of the 2008 Buell 1125R motorcycle. Subsequently, up-and-coming but largely unknown Danny Eslick hops aboard a relatively stock 1125R and proceeds to start cleaning-up in the new AMA Pro Racing Daytona SportBike class.


  • Ducati scores 40th win in AMA Superbike (photos)

    Ducati scores 40th win in AMA Superbike (photos)

    Larry Pegram’s race win with the Ducati 1098 R last Sunday at Road America is all the more significant as, after a three year absence from the class, Ducati returned to action in the American Superbike series only three months ago. Larry’s triumph highlights the competitiveness of the Ducati Superbike and marks Ducati’s 40th win in the class.

    The performance of the Ducati 1098 R Superbike over the race weekend, in spite of difficult climatic conditions, only highlights, if further proof were needed, that it is indeed a winning machine.



  • AMA road racer quotes from Road America

    AMA road racer quotes from Road America

    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."


  • Pegram AMA Superbike interview from Road America

    Pegram AMA Superbike interview from Road America

    Larry Pegram and the Foremost Racing Ducati 1098 R won after a race long dual at historic Road America- only three months after Ducati’s return to Superbike racing in America.

    Larry Pegram used the stable chassis and massive horsepower of the Ducati 1098 R Superbike to defeat the long dominant Suzuki squad today. The fast, flowing circuit has historically suited Ducati well, and entering the weekend Pegram was confident of a win.

    Larry Pegram Speaks…


  • AMA Daytona SportBike race 2 offical results from Road America

    AMA Daytona SportBike race 2 offical results from Road America

    AMA Suzuki Superbike Doubleheader
    13 Lap Race #2 –

    Daytona SportBike

    June 7, 2009
    Road America
    Elkhart Lake, WI


    • AMA Daytona SportBike race 1 offical results from Road America

      AMA Daytona SportBike race 1 offical results from Road America

      AMA Suzuki Superbike Doubleheader
      13 Lap Race #1 –

      Daytona SportBike

      June 6, 2009
      Road America
      Elkhart Lake, WI


      • AMA Superbike race 2 offical results from Road America

        AMA Superbike race 2 offical results from Road America

        AMA Suzuki Superbike Doubleheader
        13 Lap Race #2 –

        American Superbike

        June 7, 2009
        Road America
        Elkhart Lake, WI


        • AMA Superbike race 1 offical results from Road America

          AMA Superbike race 1 offical results from Road America

          AMA Suzuki Superbike Doubleheader
          13 Lap Race #1 –

          American Superbike

          June 6, 2009
          Road America
          Elkhart Lake, WI




          • AMA Superbike top 10 race 1 finishers Road America

            AMA Superbike top 10 race 1 finishers Road America

            AMA Superbike Top 10 Finishers
            1. Mat Mladin, Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing
            2. Michael Laverty, Suzuki
            3. Ben Bostrom, Yamaha
            4. Larry Pegram, Ducati
            5. Blake Young, Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing
            6. Aaron Yates, Jordan Suzuki
            7. Ryan Elleby, Suzuki
            8. David Anthony, Suzuki
            9. Tommy Hayden, Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing
            10. Mark Crozier, Suzuki

            AMA Superbike Points Standings
            1. Mat Mladin, Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing


          • Mladin and Hayden talk race 1 results Road America

            Mladin and Hayden talk race 1 results Road America

            Rockstar Makita Suzuki’s Mat Mladin overcame cold, damp conditions to take his ninth (out of a possible 10) AMA Superbike win of the season in the first race of the double-header weekend on Saturday afternoon at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The six-time AMA Superbike Champion started from pole position and got off to a conservative start in the wet. Even so, he took the lead within several laps and led all the way to the race’s end.


          • Aprilia brings Hollywood to Road Racing

            Aprilia brings Hollywood to Road Racing

            Aprilia USA added a special dose of Hollywood blockbuster excitement to the AMA Pro Daytona SportBike series when it unveiled a one-of-a-kind Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen inspired race bike today. This special stealth edition of an Aprilia RSV 1000 Factory competition machine made its debut during Round 6 of the road racing series at Road America in Elkhart Lake, WI.


          • AMA Daytona SportBike race 1 winner interviews Road America

            AMA Daytona SportBike race 1 winner interviews Road America

            Chris Peris took his first AMA Pro Daytona SportBike presented by AMSOIL victory in the first day of the Suzuki Superbike Doubleheader.

            The AMA Pro Daytona SportBike presented by AMSOIL race closed out Saturday’s on-track activities at the Suzuki Superbike Doubleheader, and the 13-lap race was run under the most difficult weather conditions of the day with a persistent rain falling throughout.