Jan 24, 2002
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Copyright 2002, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.<BR><BR>By Bob Dragich<BR><BR>The best times turned in the AMA team tests at Laguna Seca all came on the third and final day of testing, Wednesday, January 23, with Yamaha's Anthony Gobert the fastest of the Superbike riders. Riding his "B" bike after wadding up his "A" bike on Wednesday morning, an uninjured Gobert did a best lap of 1:25.550.<BR><BR>Bruce Transportation Group's Jake Zemke was the fastest of the Formula Xtreme riders, turning in a best lap of 1:27.330, and Tommy Hayden was the fastest 600cc Supersport pilot, clocking a 1:29.268 on his Kawasaki.<BR><BR>Besides Anthony Gobert, other riders who crashed during the tests included Aaron Gobert on a 600 (suffering a sprained ankle), Mike Hale on an FX bike (twice, uninjured both times, but destroying the lone Erion 954 the second time), and Roger Lee Hayden on an FX bike (uninjured).<BR><BR>Best times from Wednesday, provided by Ken Rogers of AMA Pro Racing:<BR><BR><BR>Superbike:<BR><BR>Anthony Gobert, Yamaha, 1:25.550<BR>Nicky Hayden, Honda, 1:25.655<BR>Kurtis Roberts, Honda, 1:26.090<BR>Eric Bostrom, Kawasaki, 1:26.312<BR>Miguel Duhamel, Honda, 1:26.915<BR><BR><BR>Formula Xtreme:<BR><BR>Jake Zemke, Honda, 1:27.330<BR>Mike Hale, Honda, 1:27.923<BR>Roger Lee Hayden, Honda, 1:29.477<BR>Alex Gobert, Honda, 1:29.605<BR><BR><BR>600cc Supersport:<BR><BR>Tommy Hayden, Kawasaki, 1:29.268<BR>Damon Buckmaster, Yamaha, 1:29.684<BR>Roger Lee Hayden, Honda, 1:30.992<BR>Jake Zemke, Honda, 1:30.524<BR>Tony Meiring, Kawasaki, 1:31.335