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Jan 4, 2017

Coaching: Fastrack Riders Announces Racing University Program

Fastrack Riders owner Imad Samhat (Center) with FRU coaches (L to R) Chris Fillmore, Eric Bostrom, Chris Ulrich, and Jeremy Toye. Photo by

Announces Fastrack Racing University (FRU) Structure

SAN DIEGO, CA - January 4, 2017 – Fastrack Racing University (FRU) Announces Structure. Devised to advance trackday riders, the Fastrack Racing University (FRU) is a result of shear passion of the sport, and common shared vision of giving back to the community by educating and helping as many riders as possible.

FRU’s core objective is to drastically reduce the potential for unnecessary mistakes at high speeds and eliminate the mistake of forcefully achieving faster lap times by way of the unknown. FRU will accelerate the understanding of ride “feel” and rider confidence, with the goal to reduce costly mistakes made from blindly trying to increase speed in the wrong ways.

By understanding the essential building blocks of advanced feedback, predictive awareness, base consistency, grip and handling optimization, FRU will put riders on the Fastrack towards their goals. Whether out to win races, advance to the next level, or simply ride with a wider margin for error, FRU is the optimum ticket to performance Superbike riding.

The Fastrack Racing University will be led by Eric Bostrom, in collaboration with Jake Zemke, Chris Ulrich, Jeremy Toye and Chris Fillmore. The Program will be offered only to intermediate and advanced riders and will take place during 1 day of every Fastrack Weekend Event in 2017. Riders can attend as many or as few as desired. Participants will ride in their own private group (limited to 16 FRU students) during the scheduled trackday event. Coaches will incorporate the same technologically advanced tools used in the Fastrack Riders Academy, such as: Videos, In-helmet communications, and PUSH INC. telemetry gauge for lean angle, corner speed, braking and acceleration, speed gates, splits, laptimes, race lines, drone view.

Riders will receive an assessment by the end of the course, and Certifications will be available upon request with advance notices. There are 4 levels of Certifications:

  • Amateur
  • Probationary Expert
  • Expert
  • Semi-Pro

Riders will undergo testing to obtain the desired Racer Level Certification. These certifications will be accredited at participating race organizations where the rider can race at the FRU Certified equivalent level.

Full program details contact the registration office and follow Fastrack via the newsletter and social media.

About Fastrack Riders Academy & Apex Club

Established in 1989, the Fastrack Riders Academy & Apex Club is Auto Club Speedway's official exclusive motorcycle partner. This world-class, multi-use superspeedway facility is ideally located in Fontana, California, just 30 miles from Los Angeles.

Sponsored by BMW and KTM, Fastrack unites riders of all skill levels in a unique environment while hosting Southern California's most convenient, best organized, all-inclusive trackdays on a challenging 2.36-mile, 21-turn roadcourse.

Much more than a simple trackday organization, Fastrack Riders added the Academy and Apex Club monikers in 2016 to better reflect the diversity of its offerings. Blending a five-stage moto-education program with an array of extracurricular activities on and off the racetrack, every Fastrack day a multi-layered event for sportbikers to enjoy in an open, friendly, club-like atmosphere.

For more in-depth information about the Apex Club's many unique programs and special events, please visit Trackday enthusiasts have an open invitation to become engaged members of it growing community by liking Fastrack's Facebook page and following the action on its YouTube, Instagram and Twitter feeds.