Tom Sykes Blazes New World Superbike Track Record

Tom Sykes photo by Bobby Nichols of F28 Imaging.

Kawasaki Racing Team’s Tom Sykes (United Kingdom) scorched the 2.238-mile circuit today and set a new World Superbike track record.

Sykes’ record-setting run of 1′21.811 came in the final minutes of the Tissot Superpole No. 2 session of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship, GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round.

For comparison, the circuit motorcycle record is held by Dani Pedrosa who ran a 1′21.229 lap during the 2012 MotoGP race. 

Photo by F28 Imaging.