Doug Lawrence of Mississauga, ON rode the Town Moto/Motovan/26 Suspension-sponsored Honda CRF450 to a 12th place finish at the Daytona Short Track, the first race in the 2014 AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National Championship. He was the only Canadian entered and earned seven GNC points for his efforts. It was Lawrence's best career finish in the annual season opener at Daytona.
Friday, 14 March 2014 12:10 Published in Reports, Results & Points
All Canadian Triumph Retailers, Friends of Triumph & Daytona 200 enthusiasts: IT ALL STARTS TODAY!
The AMA Pro Road Racing schedule begins this Saturday with the Daytona 200 at Daytona International Speedway. There are seven Triumph riders in this year’s race that include Apex Manufacturing/Castrol/Triumph riders Jason DiSalvo (the 2011 race winner) and Elena Myers, the first female to win a professional motorsports event of any kind at Daytona International Speedway.
Thursday, 13 March 2014 10:11 Published in Reports, Results & Points
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 12, 2014) - In order to preserve and honor the spirit and positive attitude of the late Tommy Aquino, AMA Pro Racing announced today that a "Tommy Aquino Spirit Award" will be granted to an AMA Pro Road Racing rider who best embodies the spirit of the paddock during the 2014 season. The paddock will vote for the rider who exemplifies qualities mirroring those of Tommy including passion for the sport, fan engagement and team interaction. The award will be presented on behalf of Cortech and SHOEI at the conclusion of the 2014 AMA Pro Road Racing season.
Wednesday, 12 March 2014 10:28 Published in Reports, Results & Points
MEDINA, Minn. – Victory Motorcycles has advice for riders heading to Daytona Bike Week: Get some sleep in advance and keep your fuel tank full.
Victory has a busy week of activities planned for all motorcyclists who plan to kick off the new riding season at Daytona Beach from March 7-15. And if you’re a Victory rider, you’ll be kept even busier with special events exclusively for Victory owners.
Tuesday, 04 March 2014 11:02 Published in Industry News
Mopar CSBK Pro racer Franklyn Dominguez will be making his first appearance in AMA Pro Superbike competition at Daytona International Speedway on March 14-15 for the AMA season opener/Daytona 200. The four-time Dominican SBK champ and recently crowned Pan American Champion will ride the OCM Racing Kawasaki ZX-10Rs that will wear number 711 in the two 15-lap races.
Tuesday, 04 March 2014 10:45 Published in News
CBS Sports Network and AMA Pro Racing, in conjunction with Chet Burks Productions, announced on Wednesday a television agreement to showcase GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing as part of the Network's CBS Sports Spectacular series.
Thursday, 25 April 2013 06:05 Published in News
The highlight of the Friday's Daytona action was an incredible race for Maple Ridge, BC's Steve Crevier in the Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson XR1200 race. The Motosport Plus/Dominion Lending/Motorhead-backed racer had very little practice on Thursday due to mechanical problems, leaving him 11th on the starting grid. Crevier however quickly moved through the field to fight amongst the top three motorcycles, briefly leading the race before finishing in 5th, just 0.37 seconds behind winner Tyler O'Hara.
Friday, 15 March 2013 23:48 Published in Reports, Results & Points
The first day of AMA racing proved to be challenging for Canadians, but they all pulled through with guts and grit on what proved to be a very slippery track in the morning that slowly improved as the day went on.
Friday, 15 March 2013 09:28 Published in Reports, Results & Points
I dropped in to Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama on the way to Daytona Bike Week. I had the opportunity to sit down with Kenny Riedmann, who was there helping with a Jason DiSalvo Speed Academy course.
Tuesday, 12 March 2013 10:57 Published in Feature Stories
12-time Canadian champ Steve Crevier is locked and loaded for the season opening round of the AMA Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson XR1200 series, contested at Daytona International Speedway on March 14-16. A last-minute decision by the MotoSport Plus / Dominion Lending Centres / Motörhead Services XR1200 team will see the Maple Ridge, BC legend fighting for a podium spot after sorting out some long standing gremlins at the end of 2012.
Thursday, 28 February 2013 15:59 Published in News