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MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey Talks About 2019
MotoAmerica and WorldSBK head to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca July 12-14

MotoAmerica president, three-time 500cc Grand Prix motorcycle world champion and Monterey resident Wayne Rainey shared some thoughts about the 2019 season. Rainey continues to drive momentum for motorcycle road racing in the United States with the MotoAmerica series, which will bring all five classes to join the international MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship on-track at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca July 12-14.

Rainey is confident that the 2019 MotoAmerica Series will be the best yet – both on and off the track.

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2019 WorldSBK Entry List Revealed
Provisional WorldSBK line up for the new season announced

Ahead of the new MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship season, the provisional list of entrants has been made public announcing 18 riders set to line up on the 2019 WorldSBK grid. Alongside established names of the category, many are the emerging figures that will debut in the new campaign, which will begin at Phillip Island on February 23-24 and comes to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for its ninth round on July 12-14.

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Jonathan Rea Wins Race 1 at MOTUL FIM SBK Championship GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round featuring MotoAmerica Championship
Jake Gagne has career best ride at home track WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

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.

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Superbike World Championship and MotoAmerica Riders Kick-off Monterey Race Weekend with Ride Over Golden Gate Bridge

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.

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Rider Spotlight: Josh Herrin
Wild card entrant will pull double duty in World Superbike and MotoAmerica Superbike

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.

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Rider Spotlight: Jake Gagne

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.

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Chaz Davies Takes Us Inside the Helmet

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.

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American Riders Gagne, Jacobsen, Herrin Take on the World at MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round

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.

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Rider Spotlight: Cameron Beaubier
Two-time MotoAmerica Superbike champion prepares for a home race

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.

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Rider Spotlight: P.J. Jacobsen
The World Superbike rookie returns to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 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.

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Become Part of Race Day as a Volunteer During World Superbike Event

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.

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Ducati Brings Premium Island Experience to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for World Superbike Championship Weekend June 22-24
Scrambler 1100, New Rider initiatives and special ticket package elevate welcoming atmosphere

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.