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Articles for AMA Pro Road Racing 2009 News

Villa Returns To AMA Superbike

Friday, January 23, 2009
Former Colombian Superbike champion Santiago Villa will return to race for Team Roadracingworld.com Suzuki in 2009. Villa will enter the AMA Daytona Sport Bike class on board Suzuki GSX-R600.

Kawasaki In for AMA Road Race Series

Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Kawasaki has announced its participation in the DMG-owned AMA road racing series, supporting Roger Hayden in the AMA SportBike class.

AMA Road Racing 2009 Equipment Lists

Monday, January 19, 2009
Eligible equipment lists for the 2009 AMA Pro American Superbike, AMA Pro Daytona SportBike and AMA Pro SuperSport divisions were posted this week on amaproracing.com

DiSalvo and Cardenas for M4 Suzuki

Friday, January 16, 2009
The M4 Suzuki team will field riders Jason DiSalvo and Martin Cardenas in the Daytona Sportbike class.

Red Bull AMA Rookies Cup Cancelled

Thursday, January 15, 2009
Due to the loss of a major sponsor, the Red Bull AMA US Rookies Cup has been cancelled.

AMA Road Racing 2009 Testing Regs

Tuesday, January 13, 2009
AMA Pro Road Racing announces three official test days, along with testing rules and regulations.

Jordan Suzuki to Contest American Superbike

Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Michael Jordan Motor Sports riders will compete in the 2009 AMA Pro Racing American Superbike class aboard the all new 2009 Suzuki GSX-R 1000 machinery.

Jordan Motor Sports Signs Geoff May

Friday, January 9, 2009
The National Guard and Michael Jordan Motor Sports will field an American Superbike entry piloted by Geoff May in the 2009 AMA Pro Racing Superbike Championship series.

Team Hammer Releases Blake Young

Friday, January 9, 2009
Team Hammer, Inc., which currently races as Team M4 EMGO Suzuki, has released racer Blake Young from the remainder of his contract with the team.

Yates Re-Signs With Jordan

Thursday, January 8, 2009
Aaron Yates re-signs with Michael Jordan Motorsports to ride Superbike in 2009.

M4 EMGO Suzuki Test at Jennings

Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Team M4 EMGO Suzuki and Jason DiSalvo wrapped up a two-day test at Jennings GP in Jennings, Florida on Monday. DiSalvo tested the team's Suzuki GSX-R600s with Dunlop 2009-spec tires at the North Florida circuit.

Aprilia Announces 09 Daytona SportBike Team

Thursday, December 18, 2008
Aprilia USA announces the debut of an all-new factory-sponsored road racing team in the new 2009 AMA Daytona SportBike class, part of the 2009 AMA Superbike Championship series.

AMA Approves Last Year’s Bikes for 2009

Thursday, December 18, 2008
Ensuring that competitors will be able to continue to race motorcycles from a large pool of proven models, AMA Pro Racing announced that all currently approved motorcycles from 2008 road racing season will be eligible for competition in 2009.

AMA Racer Josh Herrin Signs with Shift Racing

Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Graves Motorsports Yamaha rider Josh Herrin has signed a multiyear contract with Shift Racing and will wear Shift's Vertex leather suit in Daytona.

Honda Exits AMA Roadracing Series

Monday, December 15, 2008
American Honda pulls the plug on its factory team in the DMG-owned AMA Roadracing Series.

3.3 Mil AMA Road Racing Purse

Thursday, December 11, 2008
With a combined total of over $3.3 million in purse money and cash bonuses posted for the various AMA road racing championships next season, it is more than double the total from 2008.

Dunlop Daytona Test Wraps Up

Monday, December 8, 2008
After three days of testing the Daytona Dunlop tire test comes to a close.

Daytona Dunlop Tire Test Begins

Friday, December 5, 2008
The AMA Pro Racing inaugural season got into action with the beginning of a three-day Dunlop tire test at Daytona International Speedway.

Barnes to Ride Geico-Sponsored Buell

Friday, December 5, 2008
Michael Barnes will pilot a Geico-sponsored Buell 1125R for the Richie Morris team in the 2009 Daytona SportBike series.

AMA Road Racing Applications Ready

Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Membership and license applications are available for the 2009 AMA Road Racing season.