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2010 AMA Pro Road Racing Photo Gallery

Photos from the 2010 AMA Pro Road Racing season.

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Graves Yamaha rider Josh Herrin.
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Graves Yamaha rider Josh Herrin.
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Graves Yamaha rider Josh Herrin.
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Californian John Hopkins will race alongside Martin Cardenas in the AMA Pro Racing series.
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Elena Myers will make her AMA Supersport debut at Daytona International Speedway.
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Elena Myers riding her Team M4 Monster Energy Suzuki GSX-R600.
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National Guard Suzuki's Jake Zemke - Fontana Test
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Danny Eslick powers his new GSX-R600 during testing.
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Tommy Hayden claimed second in Race 1 in Daytona's Superbike.
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Elena Myers finished seventh-overall in Daytona's SuperSport.
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Daytona SuperSport Race 1 winner Cameron Beaubier finished fourth in Race 2.
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Larry Pegram was third fastest in SuperBike's Race 1 at Daytona.
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Back for 2010 for the MJM Team, Aaron Yates finished fourth in the first AMA American Superbike race in Daytona.
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Canadian Brett McCormick will fill in for Aaron Yates on the No. 23 Jordan bike.
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For the second time, two riders went down in the middle of the pack during second start of the Daytona 200, but this time no red flag was flown.
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Danny Eslick's second pit stop cost him third place.
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Josh Herrin credits Team Graves Yamaha's extensive pitstop training as a major factor in his winning the 69th Daytona 200.
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Jake Zemke put the hurt on his rear tire to catch up with Tommy Hayden in SuperBike Race 2. Somehow, he had enough tire left to pass Hayden on the banking of Daytona International Speedway.
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Ben Bostrom had a much better result in SuperBike Race 2. The Yamaha racer scored third place.
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Melissa Paris had a good ride at the Daytona 200.
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Josh Hayes - 2010 AMA Pro Road Racing Infineon Test
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McCormick has had an impressive upbringing in Canada and will now ride AMA Superbike for MJM.
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Martin Cardenas wheelies out of Turn 6 at Road Atlanta.
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Tommy Aquino took his Graves Yamaha R6 to his first career pole position at Road Atlanta.
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Tommy Aquino hard on the gas coming out of Turn 6 at Road Atlanta.
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Cory West took the Vesrah Suzuki to his career-best AMA finish at Road Atlanta on Saturday, taking second in Daytona SportBike.
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Danny Eslick shows his Dirt Track background on the GEICO RMR Suzuki.
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Blake Young took his first AMA American Superbike pole position at Road Atlanta.
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Elena Myers took the win in Race 1 at Infineon Raceway, becoming the first female to win an AMA Supersport race.
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Elena Myers wins at Infineon during Round 4 of the 2010 AMA Pro Racing series.
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Josh Hayes took the first win on Saturday at Infineon Raceway during Round 4 of the 2010 AMA Pro Racing series.
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The Superbike podium for Race 1 at Infineon included Ben Bostrom and Larry Pegram taking second and third respectively.
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Blake Young took a fifth-place finish During Race 1 at Infineon Raceway.
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Jake Zemke still leads in points after Race 1 at Infineon where he came in fourth.
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Josh Hayes took the victory again on Sunday at Infineon followed by Ben Bostrom and Larry Pegram.
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Cameron Beaubier was able to come back and defeat Elena Myers on Sunday, taking a 2-1 score for Round 4 of the 2010 AMA Pro Racing Series.
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Danny Eslick (1) led Josh Herrin and Steve Rapp in a nose-to-tail string for a couple laps before Rapp crashed out.
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Danny Eslick took his first Daytona SportBike win of the 2010 season at Infineon Raceway.
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Jake Zemke took a sixth on Sunday and still leads in the Championship by 4 points over Tommy Hayden.
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Josh Hayes clearly dominated Round 4 at Infineon Raceway where he took the double win and significantly advaned his points in the Championship Series.
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Josh Herrin was quickly able to move into second-place during Race 2 and stay there despite the chaos around him.
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Huntley Nash rode a very aggressive race on Sunday where red flags allowed him to regroup and advance for a second-place finish.
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Dane Westby (2) took the final podium spot in Race 2, leading Tommy Aquino (6) by a little over a tenth of a second.
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Australian Superbike Champion Josh Waters will replace the injured Blake Young for Team Rockstar Makita Suzuki at Mid-Ohio and Laguna Seca.
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Tommy Hayden celebreating his Race 2 victory against Josh Hayes at Road America.
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After losing to Josh Hayes (#4) by 0.001 seconds, Tommy Hayden (#22) was able to win the second race at Road America by passing him on the final lap.
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Huntley Nash took his first victory at Road America in the SuperSport class during Race 2 and his teammate Tomas Puerta took third.
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Huntley Nash engaged in a little post-victory burnout session at Road America...
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Despite losing to Hayden, Hayes showed good sportsmanship when he congratulated Hayden on his victory at Road America.
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Huntley Nash: “I’m so excited, I don’t know what to say, really. I’ve been wanting to win so badly and training really hard and now we’ve gotten our first win at Road America. My team has worked really hard and I want to thank them for giving me the bike to do it today."
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J.D. Beach celebrates his win in Wisconsin after Nash and Beaubier crash out on the final lap.
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Josh Hayes (Center): "Man, that was a fun race. It was hard. I got out front and tried to put together some decent laps and kept seeing plus zero on the board. On Lap 4 I took a peak over my shoulder and I wasn't sure which of these guys it was, I just saw a Yoshimura bike."
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(Left to Right) J.D. Beach, Huntley Nash and Tomas Puerta took the top-three spots in Sunday's race at Road America.
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Martin Cardenas took his fifth AMA Pro Daytona SportBike win at Road America during Race 2.
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The Daytona SportBike podium on Saturday at Road America included (Left to Right) Steve Rapp, Josh Herrin and Martin Cardenas.
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(Left to Right) Steve Rapp, Martin Cardenas and Josh Herrin at Road America on the Race 2 podium.
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Tommy Hayden at Road America during Round 5 of the 2010 AMA Pro Racing series.
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(Left to Right) Jake Zemke, Tommy Hayden and Josh Hayes filled the podium in Race 2 at Road America.
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Josh Hayes took his third win in Race 1 at Road America ahead of Tommy Hayden.
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On the white flag lap in Race 1 at Road America, Herrin challenged Rapp and made his pass stick for the final time as he led Rapp across the finish.
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Huntley Nash (#75) and Tomas Puerta (#12) in the lead ahead of Elena Myers (#21) and James Rispoli (#17) at Road America.
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Josh Herrin was able to take an extremely hard-fought victory over Steve Rapp by a margin of just 0.008 seconds in Race 1 at Road America.
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Hayden (#22) had the lead off the line ahead of Hayes (#4), but the number four bike was able to take over quickly by Lap 2 at Road America.
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J.D. Beach was able to convert his pole position into a win on Saturday in Race 1 at Mid-Ohio.
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J.D. Beach scored the double victory at Mid-Ohio after taking another win in Race 2 ahead of Cameron Beuabier.
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Daytona Sportbike Race 1 Podium at Mid-Ohio (from left to right): Martin Cardenas, Josh Herrin and Bobby Fong.
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Daytona Sportbike Race 2 Podium at Mid-Ohio (from left to right): Steve Rapp, Danny Eslick and Bobby Fong.
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Danny Eslick (#1) took the lead from Josh Herrin (#8) about mid-way through the race, eventually taking the victory in Race 2 by 4.481 seconds at Mid-Ohio.
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Tommy Hayden (#22) was chased by Josh Hayes (#4) for the majority of the contest at Mid-Ohio, with Hayden successfully fending off the Yamaha rider to take the win in Race 2.
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Tommy Hayden put in a strong performance in Race 2 to secure the victory over Josh Hayes, earning a 3-1 overall result for the weekend at Mid-Ohio.
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Yamaha’s Josh Herrin made an inside pass on Martin Cardenas during Lap 21 to secure the victory in Race 1 at Mid-Ohio.
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Josh Herrin took his fourth Sportbike win of the season in Race 1 at Mid-Ohio and is currently leading the series by 31 points.
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Rockwall Yamaha's J.D. Beach scored his fourth win in the last five races during Race 1 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
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Josh Hayes took his fourth victory of the season at Mid-Ohio with just 0.219 seconds to spare.
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American Superbike Race 1 Podium at Mid-Ohio (from left to right): Ben Bostrom, Josh Hayes and Tommy Hayden.
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SuperSport Race 1 Podium at Mid-Ohio (from left to right): Dustin Dominguez, J.D. Beach and Cameron Beaubier.
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SuperSport Race 2 Podium at Mid-Ohio (from left to right): Huntley Nash, J.D. Beach and Cameron Beaubier.
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Tommy Aquino (#6) would eventually be passed by both Clinton Seller (#4) and Steve Rapp (#15) at Laguna Seca.
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Ben Bostrom stands atop the podium at Laguna in the AMA Superbike class.
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Ben Bostrom won Sunday's AMA Superbike race at Laguna Seca.
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Bostrom clenched the victory at the Laguna Seca round by just 0.4 seconds ahead of Josh Hayes.
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Martin Cardenas led a lonely race up front after his competition crashed out. - Laguna Seca
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Ducati's Bobby Fong (#30) quickly moved into the lead at Laguna Seca in the Sportbike race and held it until Martin Cardenas entered the picture.
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Martin Cardenas won the Daytona Sportbike race at Laguna.
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The start of the Daytona Sportbike race at Laguna.
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Elena Myers (#21) barely pulled out ahead of James Rispoli (#17) at the finish line, beating him by three-thousandths of a second. - Laguna Seca
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Huntley Nash took the checkers in Saturday’s red-flagged AMA SuperSport race at Laguna Seca over Austin Dehaven and Scott Gilbert.
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AMA SuperSport Podium at Laguna Seca (from left to right): Austin Dehaven, Huntley Nash and Scott Gilbert.
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Huntley Nash participated in a little post-victory burnout session for fans at Laguna.
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Despite being passed by Hayden (#22) at the line, Bostrom (#155) moved up to fourth in the championship ahead of Larry Pegram at VIR.
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In the second SuperSport contest at VIR J.D. Beach (#73) took the win ahead of Huntley Nash (#75) by more than five seconds.
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J.D. Beach clenched the double victory on Sunday at VIR, and currently leads the SS Championship by 67 points.
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J.D. Beach (#73) continued his winning ways at Virginia and blasted ahead of the competition in the first SuperSport contest.
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Ben Bostrom (#155) and Josh Hayes (#4) congratulating each other after Race 2 at VIR.
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Daytona SprtBike Race 1 Podium at VIR (from left to right): Martn Cardenas, Bobby Fong and Danny Eslick.
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Daytona SportBike Race 2 Podium at VIR (from left to right): Steve Rapp, Josh Herrin and Danny Eslick.
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Danny Eslick (#1) broke into the lead on the final lap with Cory West (#57) and Josh Herrin (#8) close behind. - VIR
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Just over half a second separated Cardenas (#36) and Fong (#30) as they headed into the final lap. - VIR
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Suzuki's Tommy Hayden (#22) never let up and took a victory in Race 1 at VIR ahead of Ben Bostrom (#155) by just five-thousandths of a second.
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Tommy Hayden (#22) managed to take the lead ahead of Josh Hayes (#4) and Ben Bostrom (#155) in the final laps of Race 1 at VIR.
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After winning the first race at VIR, Tommy Hayden remains just 1 point behind Josh Hayes in the championship.
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Team Graves Yamaha's Josh Hayes (#4) won by more than seven seconds ahead of Ben Bostrom (#155) in Race 2 at VIR.
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With his win at VIR Josh Hayes has increased his lead in the championship to 11 points over Hayden, who rounded out the podium in third.
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The second DSB contest was another two-part affair with the original race being red-flagged due to rain. -VIR
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American SuperBike Race 2 Podium at VIR (from left to right): Ben Bostrom, Josh Hayes and Tommy Hayden.
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American SuperBike Race 1 Podium at VIR (from left to right): Ben Bostrom, Tommy Hayden and Josh Hayes.
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The start of Race 1 at Virginia International Raceway in American Superbike.
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SuperSport Race 1 Podium at Virginia (from left to right): Joey Pascarella, J.D. Beach and Huntley Nash.
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Daytona SportBike Race 2 Podium at New Jersey (from left to right): Josh Herrin, Danny Eslick and Martin Cardenas.
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Yamaha's Josh Hayes took the win by 0.105 seconds ahead of Tommy Hayden in the first SuperBike race at New Jersey.
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In the last four AMA race weekends Austin Dehaven has had two podiums and all top-five finishes save for one top-10. - New Jersey
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M4 Monster Energy Suzuki's Martin Cardenas captured his seventh DSB victory of the 2010 season in Race 1 at New Jersey.
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Daytona SportBike Race 1 podium at New Jersey Motorsports Park (from left to right): Josh Herrin, Martin Cardenas and Dane Westby.
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Danny Eslick took his third win of the season in Daytona SportBike at the New Jersey Motorsports Park.
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Tommy Hayden (#22) secured an excellent start from pole position, but his lead was quickly erased by Josh Hayes (#4) on the second lap. - New Jersey
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Josh Hayes was unbeeatable at New Jersey Motorsports park where he extended his lead over rival Tommy Hayden to 22 points.
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Josh Hayes (#4) managed a great ride in the final laps at New Jersey and took the double victory over Tommy Hayden (#22).
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Josh Herrin (#6) had the lead heading into the final lap but was overtaken by Eslick. Herrin is currently second in the championship and trails Eslick by 11 points. - New Jersey
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Joey Pascarella (#25) led a start to finish victory ahead of Huntley Nash in the first SuperSport contest at New Jersey.
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Tomas Puerta (#12) had the lead at the start of the SuperSport race but took second by just 0.071 seconds in Race 2 to James Rispoli (#17). - New Jersey
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After Huntley Nash crashed out on Lap 10 James Rispoli led a strong race and took the checkers ahead of Tomas Puerta in Race 2. - New Jersey
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After Huntley Nash crashed out on Lap 10 James Rispoli led a strong race and took the checkers ahead of Tomas Puerta. - New Jersey
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American SuperBike Race 2 podium at New Jersey Motorsports Park (from left to right): Tommy Hayden, Josh Hayes and John Hopkins.
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SuperSport Race 1 podium at New Jersey (from left to right): Huntley Nash, Joey Pascarella and Eric Stump.
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There was no shortage of enthusiasm over his victory when Josh Hayes rode the large spider scupture adorning the infield at Barber like a bucking bronco.
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Daytona SportBike Race 2 podium at Barber Motorsports Park (from left to right): Dane Westby, Martin Cardenas and Danny Eslick.
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Tommy Hayden clenched the win in Race 1 by only 0.52 seconds ahead of Josh Hayes at Barber.
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Josh Hayes finished just 0.052 seconds behind Hayden, and missed out on his ninth win of the season at Barber.
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Each time Seller began closing the gap on Cardenas, the Colombian would respond by increasing his pace - making him impenetrable. - Barber
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In addition to taking the 2010 Daytona SportBike Championship, Martin Cardenas also took the double victory at Barber Motorsports Park.
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Despite never winning a race in the 2010 season, Austin Dehaven took the championship win during the winner take all SuperSport Shootout at Barber.
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Austin Dehaven managed the 2010 SuperSport crown despite never winning a race. - Barber
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Josh Herrin and Danny Eslick became caught in an incredibly tense and hostile battle during the restart at Barber.
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With three laps remaining Herrin passed Eslick, and shortly afterward Eslick came back with an extremely aggressive - and maybe even illegal - pass on the inside that sent Herrin sliding into the wet grass. - Barber
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Joey Pascarella (#25) rode a consistent race up front and took second in the first SuperSport contest after he couldn't make his pass on Nash stick. - Barber
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Under pressure from J.D. Beach (#73), Huntley Nash (#75) crashed out of the lead at Barber.
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American SuperBike Race 1 podium at Barber (from left to right): John Hopkins, Tommy Hayden and Josh Hayes.
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SuperSport Race 1 podium at Barber Motorsports Park (from left to right): Tomas Puerta, Huntley Nash and Joey Pascarella.
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SuperSport Race 2 Podium at Barber (from left to right): Tomas Puerta, J.D. Beach and Austin Dehaven.
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Suzuki's Blake Young (#79) took the last win of the season at Barber ahead of John Hopkins (#21) and Larry Pegram (#72).