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Tom Sykes Blazes New World Superbike Track Record

Kawasaki Racing Team’s Tom Sykes (United Kingdom) scorched the 2.238-mile circuit today and set a new World Superbike track record.

Sykes’ record-setting run of 1′21.811 came in the final minutes of the Tissot Superpole No. 2 session of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship, GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round.

For comparison, the circuit motorcycle record is held by Dani Pedrosa who ran a 1′21.229 lap during the 2012 MotoGP race. 

Photo by F28 Imaging.

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World Superbike Riders Meet the Sea Creatures of Monterey Bay Aquarium

Before the on-track action commences, 10 riders competing in this weekend’s eni FIM Superbike World Championship, GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round enjoyed a behind-the-scenes visit to the renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Hurry and Buy the Motorcycle Cruising Special for July 11-13 Before Time Runs Out

Time is running out to purchase the special Cruising Special for the eni FIM Superbike World Championship, GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round July 11-13.

There are two options available – with Motorcycle Parking is $170 per person and Includes 3-day General Admission, Paddock Pass, reserved grandstand seat at Turn 4 or Turn 11 and a parking pass that is valid for one motorcycle.

A similar pass is also available without parking for $120 per person that includes 3-Day General Admission, Paddock Pass and a reserved grandstand seat at Turn 4 or Turn 11.

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FIM World Superbike Tickets are on Sale Now
July 11-13, 2014

Motorcycle enthusiasts eager to see the eni FIM Superbike World Championship return to the Monterey Peninsula may purchase tickets beginning January 22 at 8 a.m. PT online at MazdaRaceway.com or Ticketmaster.com or by calling the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca ticket office at 800-327-7322.

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Melandri and BMW leave it late to head qualifying

The second qualifying session lived up to expectations as the WSBK riders did their best to finish inside the top 15, to guarantee themselves a spot for tomorrow morning’s Tissot-Superpole. Despite the temperature dropping considerably throughout the 1-hour session, lap-times significantly improved as the leading two riders were even able to break into the 1’23s barrier.

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All Eyes Turn to Monterey September 27-29 for eni FIM Superbike World Championship Battle

The battle for who will be crowned World Champion heats up next week in Monterey as riders prepare for their first visit to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the eni FIM Superbike World Championship, U.S. Round September 27-29.  

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Bell Helmets Offers Special Helmet for Superbike World Championship

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and Bell Helmets are at it again – offering race fans one of the coolest ways to commemorate the eni FIM Superbike World Championship, Monterey Round, with their very own limited edition Bell Star Carbon helmet.

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Germany, Turkey…then Monterey for World Superbike’s Return
Lone U.S. Stop for World Championship Series

With just two races separating eni FIM World Superbike’s return to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, September 27-29, for its lone stop in the United States, Davide Giugliano (Althea Racing Aprilia) is setting his sights on the German Round that will take place this weekend at the Nurburgring. The young Italian had a difficult time at Silverstone three weeks ago, after crashing out and hurting his right foot during the Saturday’s Tissot-Superpole.

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FIM World Superbike, Monterey Round Tickets Go On Sale

Race fans eager to see FIM World Superbike return to the Monterey Peninsula may purchase tickets beginning December 5 at 8 a.m. PT online at MazdaRaceway.com or by calling the ticket office at 800.327.7322.
World Superbike will be making its only U.S. appearance at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca September 27-29, 2013.

Race Schedule

2013 eni FIM Superbike World Championship, U.S. Round

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Thursday, September 26
10:00am                 FIM Track Safety Inspection
3:00pm 5:00pm     Rider Track Familiarization – walking only

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Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Announces Homecoming for World Superbike

Next year’s race schedule for Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is shaping up to be the best season ever for motorcycle race fans with organizers announcing today that the eni FIM Superbike World Championship will be joining the MotoGP World Championship on the 2013 calendar. World Superbike will take place September 27-29, 2013 and is the series’ only U.S. appearance.

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