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2006 AMA Daytona Tire Test Photo Gallery

2006 AMA Daytona Tire Test - Check out the action in this MotorcycleUSA.com photo essay

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American Honda's Jake Zemke looked all business at Daytona.
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Ben Bostrom and his Ducati Austin crew ask the question: How would the 999R hold up to being tossed into the wall at over 100mph?
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Yamaha's Jason Disalvo wanted a better 600 and it appears he got it. fastest 600 of the test is a nice way to start things off.
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Yamaha's Jason Disalvo and the Yamaha crew are left to wonder why they aren't racing in Superbike when Jason is right on their pace!
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American Honda's Jake Zeme started the test in Joe Rocket gear but was caught in Alpinestars later the same day...
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As everyone who follows the AMA Superbike series is painfully aware - it is not often that a Yoshimura Suzuki is anywhere but at the front. That was the case at the 2005 Daytona Tire Test.
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Josh Hayes (Right) re-joins his friend Kevin Erion of Erion Racing for the 2006 season.
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Yamaha's Jamie Hacking was hell-bent on winning the Supersport title in 2005. This year - if he stays healthy - he'll be a contender.
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Eric Bostrom looks good in blue. Yamaha hopes he will help them return to glory in Superstock for 2006.
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American Honda's Miguel Duhamel will be mixing it up in Superbike for one more season...at least.
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Tommy Hayden and the Factory Kawasaki Team searches for answers to their ZX-10R superbike set-up during Saturday's test.
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The Boss' 2006 Yamaha R6 looks wicked standing still.
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Ben Bostrom ended his 2005 Daytona tire test with a bang. He destroyed his 999R with a high speed crash in the last hour.
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Kawasaki's Roger Hayden was the 7th fastest on the time sheets, a full 2-seconds behind fast guy Ben Spies.
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Eric Bostrom was a little tentative tipping his new Yamaha into Daytona's kinky layout in the early going, but he seemed to get up to speed near the end of the test.
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The newest member of the Michael Jordan Motorsport Racing Team: Jake Holden
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Jason Pridmore hopes that this will be the view he offers up the competition in Superstock for '06.
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Steve Rapp - Michael Jordan Motorsport
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Jason Pridmore worked on his Michael Jordan Motorsport Racing Team Superbike set-up and was happy with the progress.
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Michael Jordan Motorsport's Steve Rapp hopes to iprove on his excellent 2005 season.
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Ducati's Ben Bostrom at the Fontana Test.