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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.

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MotoAmerica Mourns Losses In Racing Accident

A chain-reaction, multi-bike incident on the first lap of today’s second MotoAmerica Superbike/Superstock 1000 race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca has resulted in the deaths of two competitors.   

Bernat Martinez, of Alberic, Valencia, Spain, was transported from the raceway by ambulance to Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula (CHOMP) in Monterey, where he succumbed to his injuries. He was 35.

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Photo by T.M. Hill

Grids are Set for Sunday’s Superbike World Championship Races
Day 2 Recap

Britain’s Chaz Davies continued his hot ways by grabbing pole position for Round 9 of the Superbike World Championship at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Fans descended on the circuit to witness not only Davies’ first pole position in World Superbike, but also see the first-ever MotoAmerica champion crowned in Yamaha’s Joe Roberts.

Gates open at 7 a.m. for the full day of racing, paddock shows, stunt shows, autograph sessions and more for fans to experience the full power of world championship motorcycle racing. For ticket information, click HERE.

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Chaz Davies on his Ducati carves up Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Photo: www.bobheathcote.com

Chaz Davies Turns Fastest Lap on Day 1 of Superbike World Championship

The early morning marine layer quickly gave way to bright sunshine on the surrounding hills and 2.238-mile Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for a full day of Superbike World Championship Free Practice sessions 1 and 2. And at the end of the day, Aruba.IT Racing-Ducati SBK Team’s Chaz Davies sat atop with the fastest time of the day recorded in Free Practice 2. 

Here is a full recap of Day 1 of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round.

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eni FIM Superbike World Championship GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round Returns for Round Nine – Jonathan Rea: ‘I wouldn’t change anything about my racing past’

International motorcycle attention turns to Monterey, Calif. this week as the Superbike World Championship descends on Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Round Nine of its 2015 race season. This is the third consecutive year for World Superbike in Monterey, which provides fans with thrilling action on the tight circuit turns.

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KAWASAKI ROKs MAZDA RACEWAY LAGUNA SECA AT SUPERBIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Kawasaki’s popular bike show series continues with Kawasaki ROKs Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, presented by Riders of Kawasaki (ROK™), during the World Superbike Championship Weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

On Saturday, July 18, 2015, Kawasaki owners and enthusiasts are invited to hang out with us on the inside of turn 3 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. They can enter their own Kawasaki motorcycle into the bike show or enjoy event activities including music, food, giveaways, special guest appearances and more surprises throughout the day.

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World Superbike Championship Racing Excites Crowds and Teams
Top 2 split by 0.051s in first European race of the year

In the opening 18-lap encounter at MotorLand Aragon, Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) claimed his fourth win of the season, equaling his previous best for number of victories in a year in just five starts. The Ulsterman came out on top at the end of an enthralling last lap, which saw him lose the lead only to retake it on the final corner from fellow Briton Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team) who finished second, missing out the victory by a scant 0.051s.

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Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and Ducati Partner to Offer Special Fan Experience and Ticket Package

Photo Credit: Bob Heathcote

Ducati enthusiasts across North America will flock to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the eni FIM Superbike World Championship, GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round July 17-19, 2015. They will be cheering on their favorite Ducati riders and celebrating the third annual presentation of Ducati Island during this event. It is an entire world of Ducati located right in the middle of the race action between turns 2 and 3 of the world famous circuit.

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MotoAmerica Heats Up the Track

The eni FIM Superbike World Championship storms into Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for its third consecutive year July 17-19 for its only U.S. appearance. And with it comes the all-new MotoAmerica series, which is the new home of the AMA Superbike Series.
 
As the seventh stop in its inaugural season, MotoAmerica promises thrilling action for competitors and racing fans. As the support races for the Superbike World Championship weekend in Monterey, fans will be able to see Superbike/Superstock 1000, Supersport, Superstock 600 and KTM RC Cup