Jonathan Rea and Cameron Beaubier did the double by backing up their Race 1 victories on Saturday with second wins in exciting fashion at the conclusion of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round featuring MotoAmerica Championship of Monterey.
Gorgeous weather gracing the scenic hillsides of the Monterey Peninsula set the backdrop for a thrilling day of racing at the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Winners in the first of two races were decided with Kawasaki rider Jonathan Rea continuing to rewrite the history books with another victory followed by a celebration for the ages.
What: Many of the world’s greatest motorcycle road racers will descend upon WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round featuring the MotoAmerica Championship of Monterey. The international and national two-wheel spectacular is a thrilling and daring demonstration of rider and machine working as one, with championship implications both in the United States and on the world scene.
When: June 22-24, 2018
Tickets: Tickets are available HERE or by calling 831-242-8200.
Weekend Schedule: Please click HERE for the provisional schedule.
Parking: On-site complimentary Motorcycle Parking available in Brown 7 and Automobile Parking available in Purple 10.
Paddock Show & Fan Activities: Click HERE for the full Paddock Show schedule and HERE for all the entertaining activities.
MotoAmerica Racing: MotoAmerica returns to Monterey for its fourth full race season.
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A Superbike ride across the Golden Gate Bridge highlighted the start of this weekend’s World Superbike event at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.
The 2017 WeatherTech Raceway winners Jonathan Rea of Kawasaki and Chaz Davies of Ducati led a contingent of eight riders across the historic landmark.
With an escort from the California Highway Patrol and photographers and film crews leading the way, the riders dressed in full race gear rode a 6.5-mile route to Cioppino’s Restaurant on Fisherman’s Wharf for lunch and an autograph session with fans.
A trio of American riders are prepared to take on top international talent during home stands at the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round featuring MotoAmerica Championship of Monterey at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca on June 22-24. Full-time World Superbike rookies Jake Gagne and P.J. Jacobsen are joined on the grid by wild card entrant Josh Herrin, who will pull double duty in World Superbike and MotoAmerica competition.
Wild card entrant Josh Herrin will be on the World Superbike grid for the first time at this weekend’s MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round featuring MotoAmerica Championship of Monterey at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The 28-year-old rider will be pulling duty in both World Superbike and MotoAmerica Superbike on the same Attack Performance/2 Wheel Legal Yamaha YZF-R1 with the No. 57 plate in World Superbike and No. 2 in MotoAmerica.
The international World Superbike grid features riders from 11 countries at the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round featuring MotoAmerica Championship of Monterey June 22-24. San Diego’s Jake Gagne makes his return one year after his debut on the World Championship stage with the Red Bull Honda team, completing part of a trio of American riders this year that also includes fellow rookie P.J. Jacobsen and wild card entrant Josh Herrin.
Living in Roseville, Calif., just 200 miles north of WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, Cameron Beaubier feels at home racing on the 11-turn, 2.238-mile circuit. The 2015 and 2016 MotoAmerica Superbike champion carries a great deal of momentum heading into this year’s MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round featuring MotoAmerica Championship of Monterey on June 22-24.
The World Superbike grid at the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round featuring MotoAmerica Championship of Monterey June 22-24 will feature an influx of American riders in the international series. Returning Jake Gagne made his debut last year, and Josh Herrin will be doing the same in the Wild Card spot. World Superbike rookie P.J. Jacobsen completes the trio.
World Superbike competitor Chaz Davies is a man of many talents. The rider of the No. 7 Aruba.it Racing Ducati is among the top motorcycle road racing talents across the globe. Additionally, the Welshman has shown his aptitude in the visual arts realm with a series of vlogs (video blogs) that he began this year.
Continuing their unrelenting support, GEICO Motorcycle and Dorna WSBK Organization are delighted to announce their partnership once again as the American insurance company is named as Event Main Sponsor for the U.S. Round. The MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship GEICO U.S. Round featuring MotoAmerica Championship of Monterey takes place at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca June 22–24.
Ever wanted to be part of an international motorsports event at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca? Here are ways for you to join the racing family:
• Join the Track Marshal Crew. USARM works at the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round featuring MotoAmerica Championship of Monterey June 22-24. More details are available HERE.
Ducati North America will bring the Ducati Island experience, one of Ducati’s largest fan events of the year, to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for the World Superbike Championship race weekend on June 22-24. Ducati Island is a place for Ducati owners, motorcycle enthusiasts and fans from all over the world to experience the Ducati brand firsthand.
The 2018 racing season will not only see Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing team back on track to defend its MotoAmerica Superbike Championship – it also marks the 40th anniversary of one of the most successful partnerships in the history of the sport.
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