Daytona International Speedway and MotoAmerica Team for 2022 Daytona 200

MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike and North America’s premier motorcycle road racing series, is thrilled to announce that it will partner with Daytona International Speedway to host one of the world’s most prestigious races – the DAYTONA 200 – during the weekend of March 10-12, 2022, in Daytona Beach, Florida. The 2022 DAYTONA 200, set for the green flag on…

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Wayback Wednesday: That Fabulous Baker Boy

In driving distance, Bellingham, Washington, is about 170 miles from Shelton, Washington, where Ridge Motorsports Park is located. As the crow flies, the distance is substantially shorter than that because, by car, to get from Bellingham to Shelton, you drive south, curl west around the southern tip of Puget Sound, and head a little bit north. The reason I mention…

Who Will Be Master Of The Middleweights?

Supersport was, without a doubt, the most consistently compelling, must-see championship of the 2020 MotoAmerica season. In virtually every one of the 18 middleweight-class races held last year, the action was breathtaking and the display of talent and racecraft was world-class. In the end, it was HONOS Kawasaki rider Richie Escalante who took the championship, and he did so by…

Brandon Paasch Wins Daytona 200

The following is from luxeStar VIP… Brandon Paasch wrapped up his unfinished business from 2019 by winning the 2021 79th Daytona 200 in dramatic fashion. Despite a red flag caused by one of the leaders after 18 laps, Paasch was comfortably running with the front group from the green flag. After the restart, a small issue during the last pit stop caused…

Throwback Thursday: Three For The King At Daytona

On March 13, a week from this Saturday and following a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the 79th running of the Daytona 200 will take place. And, while the race is no longer a part of the MotoAmerica Championship, as the caretakers of professional motorcycle road racing in the U.S., we embrace the Daytona 200 as an important part of our heritage. Not only that, but…

Throwback Thursday: DiSalvo’s Daytona Dominance

2004 was a breakthrough year for Jason DiSalvo at Daytona International Speedway (DIS). The former flat tracker, who also raced as a wild card in several Grand Prix World Championship events, joined Yamaha’s road racing team in 2003. DiSalvo’s sophomore season with Yamaha started off with a bang (in more ways than one) At DIS, DiSalvo (note how the acronym…

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