AMA press release
PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Oct. 22, 2004) -- AMA Pro Racing has released its schedule for the 2005 AMA Superbike Championship. Highlights include a round at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in conjunction with the MotoGP World Championship event and the debut of a new track configuration for the Daytona 200.
"2005 is going to be an exciting year for fans of AMA road racing," said Scott Hollingsworth, AMA Pro Racing CEO. "We're looking forward to showcasing AMA Superbikes alongside the exotic MotoGP bikes at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca as well as returning to all the other great tracks that make up our championship. Plus, with five different riders, on three brands of motorcycles winning AMA Superbike races in 2004, the stage is set to see another closely contested series next year."
The 2005 AMA Superbike Championship schedule is as follows:
March 10-12: Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Fla.
April 22-24: Barber Motorsports Park, Birmingham, Ala. (Superbike Doubleheader)
April 29-May 1: California Speedway, Fontana, Calif. (Superbike Doubleheader)
May 13-15: Infineon Raceway, Sonoma, Calif. (Superbike Doubleheader)
May 21-22: Pikes Peak International Raceway, Fountain, Colo.
June 3-5: Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wisc. (Superbike Doubleheader)
June 25-26: Brainerd International Raceway, Brainerd, Minn.*
July 8-10: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, Calif. (Superbike Doubleheader)
July 22-24: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington, Ohio (Superbike Doubleheader)
Sept. 2-4: Road Atlanta, Braselton, Ga. (Superbike Doubleheader)
Sept. 17-18: Virginia International Raceway, Alton, Va.*
* Tentative. To be confirmed.