AMA Pro Returning To Laguna Seca

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MONTEREY, Calif. – AMA Pro Road Racing will return to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in 2014, joining the eni FIM Superbike World Championship event scheduled for July 11-13.

“Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is a legendary circuit rich in motorcycle racing history and we’re proud to be returning in 2014,” said Michael Gentry, chief operating officer of AMA Pro Racing. “The racing is always spectacular and our teams and riders look forward to heading West in July to entertain the fans once again.”

“We have a partnership with AMA Pro Road Racing that dates back to 1976,” added Gill Campbell, CEO/general manager of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. “We want to feature the best of American motorcycle racing.”

Last year’s AMA Pro SuperBike season finale race action at Mazda Raceway saw Josh Hayes beat teammate Josh Herrin only to lose the coveted No. 1 plate to Herrin based on overall championship points. Herrin has moved on to Moto2 this year, leaving Hayes to vie for the top spot again against a strong group of contenders including Martin Cardenas, Roger Hayden and Larry Pegram.

Three classes, AMA Pro SuperBike, GoPro Daytona SportBike and the Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson Series, will compete for their respective titles at the eni FIM Superbike World Championship event.