Road Atlanta’s premiere motorcycle race, the AMA Suzuki Superbike Showdown, returns to the legendary track April 16-18. Ticket prices have been discounted up to 20 percent for this year’s race and as always, kids 12 and under get in free.
Fans can expect to see a two-wheel frenzy with their favorite riders on their favorite bikes attacking Road Atlanta’s 2.5 miles of swooping hills and thrilling turns at speeds up to 190 mph. The doubleheader event will feature AMA Pro American Superbike, AMA Pro Daytona SportBike and AMA SuperSport championship points races on both Saturday and Sunday.
Geoff May, Gainesville, Aaron Yates, Milledgeville, Jake Zemke, Tommy Hayden, Larry Pegram, Josh Hayes, Blake Young, Ben Bostrom and John Hopkins headline the AMA Pro American SuperBike class this year. With seven-time champion Mat Mladin’s retirement, the field is wide open.
This year’s AMA Pro Daytona SportBike field sees the return of 2009 champion Danny Eslick on his new RMR Suzuki and also Yamaha riders Josh Herrin and Tommy Aquino. Martin Cardenas will be riding the M4 Suzuki and 2009 SunTrust Moto-GT champion Mark Crozier (Warner Robins) will ride his Ducati 848.
In addition, The AMA Pro Racing SuperSport class will showcase riders aged 16 to 21 against the more experienced Top Gun class of riders, comprised of expert licensed riders and local talent.
For ticket and fan activity information, visit www.roadatlanta.com or 800-849-RACE (7223).