MOTOAMERICA: Massive Crash Claims Two Spanish Riders at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

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MONTEREY, Calif. — official series release — Two Spanish motorcycle racers have died as a result of a massive crash at the start of Sunday’s second MotoAmerica Superbike/Superstock 1000 race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Multiple bikes collided and threw their riders into the dirt near the start-finish line during the melee. Bernat Martinez, of Alberic, Valencia, Spain, was transported …

SOUTHEAST: VIR Announces 2015 Racing Schedule

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ALTON, Va. – official release — Grant Halverson/Getty Images For NASCAR photo — VIRginia Int’l Raceway, one of America’s premier road courses, released its 2015 schedule on Wednesday. As just recently announced, pro motorcycle racing will return to VIR with the MotoAmerica Road Racing event in May. The race weekend will be the fourth stop in the nine-track series, and is expected to again …

MOTOAMERICA: Tentative 2015 Calendar Announced; COTA to Host Inaugural Series Event

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COSTA MESA, Calif. – official release — MotoAmerica, the new American road racing series taking over for AMA Pro Road Racing, has released its tentative race schedule for 2015. MotoAmerica will sanction motorcycle road races at premier race tracks across the United States in 2015. However, the schedule does not include the historic Daytona 200 at Daytona Int’l Speedway. “The …

MOTOAMERICA: 2015 Daytona 200 Cancelled After Speedway, Sanction Unable to Reach Agreement

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — AMA Pro Racing photo — After 73 prior runnings and a history dating back to 1937, it appears the legendary Daytona 200 motorcycle race has reached the end of its road. At the very least, it’s clear there will not be a 2015 edition of the …

MOTOAMERICA: 2015 Class Structure Revealed; Superbike to be Premier Class

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COSTA MESA, Calif. – official release — Brian J. Nelson photo — MotoAmerica has revealed the class structure for the 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Motorcycle Road Racing Championship season. The premier class for the MotoAmerica Championship will be the Superbike class. The Superbike class will feature a rules package based on a combination of current AMA Superbike chassis and 2015 …

AMA Pro Road Racing: AMA Regains Sanction Rights From DMG; Will Sanction New MotoAmerica Series in 2015

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PICKERINGTON, Ohio — official release — The American Motorcyclist Ass’n has re-acquired all rights to professional motorcycle road racing in the United States from the Daytona Motorsports Group and will sanction a new American road racing series that will debut next season. Daytona Motorsports Group purchased the rights to AMA professional road racing in 2008 and has operated AMA Pro …