The Superbike World Championship is coming to the Mazda Raceway!

June 26, 2015
Superbike on race track

Do you love high adrenaline events? Do you get a thrill from high-speed races? If you enjoy watching motorcycle races then prepare for the good news. The Superbike World Championship is headed to the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca racetrack for the only U.S. leg of the race. The athletes will be at the Mazda Raceway from Friday, July 17th through Sunday, July 19th. If you’re in California on vacation, try one of the beautiful places to stay in Monterey, CA close to the Mazda Raceway. Get your tickets to watch this high-speed event today!

The FIM Eni Superbike World Championship was founded in 1988. The bikes that are used in the races are actually versions of motorcycles that are sold to the public that have slightly been tuned. This is different with the MotoGP race where purpose built machines are raced instead. Companies that are in included in this race are Ducati, Aprilia, Honda, BMW, MV Agusta, Suzuki, and Kawasaki. While rounds typically take place throughout Europe, rounds occasionally take place in the United States, New Zealand, Japan, Malaysia, Canada, Russia, Australia, and South Africa. In the race, there are a series of rounds that take place at different locations. During every round, there are two races. The results of each race are then combined to determine the winner of the round. At the end of the competition, the results of all the rounds are combined and two World Championships are declared – one for the riders and one for the bike manufacturers.

The races at the Mazda Raceway will take place on Sunday, July 19th. Warm-up will be from 9:15 – 9:30am and then Race 1 begins at 11:30am. Race 2 begins at 2:30pm. Gates open at 7am. On Friday, July 17th and Saturday, July 18th there will be a number of practices held for the athletes, which attendees are welcomed to watch. For the full schedule, visit the official website at mazdaraceway.com. Individual day tickets for the event can be purchased as well as 2-day and 3-day packs. Advanced tickets can be purchased at mazdaraceway.com or tickets can be purchased at the gate. Visit the website or call 831.242.8200 for more information.

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