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2008 VIR Festival of Speed CCS ASRA USGPRU

CCS VIR 2008

2008 VIR Festival of Speed from the vault. Club racing at its finest. MiddleWeight SuperSport AM CCS ThunderBike EX&AM GTO EX&AM GT Lights EX&AM GTU EX GTU AM MiddleWeight SuperSport EX LightWeight SuperSport EX&AM Unlimited GP EX&AM HeavyWeight SuperBike AM HeavyWeight SuperBike EX MiddleWeight SuperBike AM MiddleWeight SuperBike EX 125GP, Lightweight F-40 EX&AM, Ultra LightWeight…


Patriot Racing and Cornerspeed Team up for Benefit Trackday


Patriot Racing and Cornerspeed joined up at VIR’s South Course during the Suzuki White Lightning AMA Nationals for a benefit trackday. Patriot Racing founder Steve Levow has created a special racing program that advocates the long-term needs of wounded veterans and their families through motorsports. His program includes education and fund-raising initiatives for the Fisher…


Martin Cardenas: Championship Contender

Cardenas VIR 10

3 men for 1 Daytona Sportbike championship. For the second year in a row, M4 Monster Energy Suzuki rider Martin Cardenas has the most DSB wins, 7 with two races left. He heads to Barber in third place just 12 points off the leader Danny Eslick. The Galfer braking systems used on Martin’s bike are…


Brett McCormick Going The Distance

McCormick VIR 10

At VIR there was no doubt Brett McCormick would be finishing out the season with Jordan Suzuki. His progress toward the front has been measured and steady. A podium is surely in he cards. The Bazzaz boxes used on the Jordan bikes are available for your bike at SportbikeWrench.com


PJ Jacobsen Takes The Lead

Jacobsen VIR 10

17 year old rookie PJ Jacobsen bypassed the Supersport class and jumped into the deep end instead. At VIR he lead the Daytona Sportbike race for a couple laps, and has had several top 5 finishes now. The podium beckons. SportbikeWrench.com carries many parts for your bike that are used on PJ’s.


Taylor Knapp Back In The Top 5

Knapp VIR 10

Taylor Knapp is racing a Yoshimura customer bike, some say one of Mladin’s bikes from 09. The new DMG rules may be a bed of roses, but their thorny buggers. Taylor busted back into the National Guard American Superbike top five at VIR. Our thanks to SportbikeWrench.com for making this Taylor Knapp update possible.


Cory West- Hero to Zero at VIR


Leading a race is the first step to winning one, as long as you can keep the bike upright to the checkered flag. Cory West makes progress, but falls short on the second part of that equation. That’s OK, we know he’ll come through sooner than later. If you have a race like Cory’s, you…


Eslick’s Glass is 2 Thirds Full

Eslick VIR 10

Danny Eslick finished third in both Daytona Sportbike races at VIR and left Southern Virginia with a 12 point lead in the championship. A couple of wins and a boat load of consistency are largely responsible for Danny’s lead. Only 4 races remain in the 2010 season, and only 4 months left to shop for…


Bobby Fong Wins VIR on DNA Ducati 848

Fong Finish Line

Bobby Fong races the 848 to its first win in AMA Pro Racing Daytona Sportbike Competition at VIR. Technical Manager James Compton has been assisting team DNA Energy Drink riders Michael Beck and Bobby Fong as they work through the challenges the twin presents.


Josh Hayes: Racing Himself And Winning

Hayes VIR 10

With 4 races remaining in the National Guard American Superbike season, Josh Hayes has realized one of the keys to his success on the Yamaha R1. His narrow 11 point lead over Tommy Hayden suggests the championship will go down to the wire. In the last 11 years only Nicky Hayden on the RC51 has…