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Jun 19, 2013

Over 30 AMA Pro Riders Signed Up For Track Walk With Fans Friday At Barber Motorsports Park

MORE THAN 30 AMA PRO ROAD RACING SERIES RIDERS TO PARTICIPATE IN TRACK WALK WITH FANS AT BARBER

Portion of Friday’s ticket sales will benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Birmingham, Ala. – The list of GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing series stars signed up for the track walk continues to grow as the Triumph SuperBike Classic weekend presented by America’s First Federal Credit Union at Barber Motorsports Park draws closer. An additional 18 riders have been added to the guest list since the track walk was announced, bringing the total to 38 participants.

ZOOM Motorsports, the exclusive promoter of Barber Motorsports Park, will donate a portion of the day’s ticket sales to the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). The track walk will be free to all Friday, June 21st ticket holders and will begin immediately after all on-track activities conclude Friday afternoon.

Riders who have agreed to participate include National Guard SuperBike rider Roger Hayden, SuperBike riders Larry Pegram and Chris Fillmore, former Daytona 200 winners and Triumph riders Jason DiSalvo and Joey Pascarella, along with fellow Triumph riders Elena Myers, Kenny Riedmann and Bobby Fong.

Below is the full list of participants:

Chris Fillmore
Tyler O’Hara
Jake Gagne
Roger Hayden
Adam Raffe
Tomas Puerta
Kyle Wyman
Joey Pascarella
Daytona Anderson
Melissa Paris
Geoff May
Chris Ulrich
Ryan Kerr
Wyatt Farris
Dane Westby
David Anthony
JD Beach
Benny Solis
Taylor Knapp
Corey Alexander
Danny Eslick
Fernando Amantini
James Rispoli
Reese Wacker
Josh Chism
Huntley Nash
Jake Lewis
Stefano Mesa
Dustin Dominguez
Cory West
Miles Thornton
Gerry Signorelli
Martin Cardenas
Larry Pegram
Jason DiSalvo
Elena Myers
Kenny Riedmann
Bobby Fong

“This isn’t an opportunity you see very often,” said Rick Humphrey, Vice President of ZOOM Motorsports. “The chance to walk the beautiful track here at Barber with some of the biggest stars of the series is a bonus to the already great weekend of racing. With over 30 AMA riders agreeing to participate, this year’s track walk is shaping up to be a fun event for both the fans and riders.”

The Triumph SuperBike Classic is the third round of competition for the AMA Pro Road Racing Series and will feature seven races over the 3-day weekend.

In addition to the two (2) marquee National Guard Superbike Series, the weekend will feature two (2) races in the GoPro Daytona SportBike class, Motorcycle-Superstore.com SuperSport class and one (1) race in the Vance & Hines XR1200 Series.

Tickets for the Triumph SuperBike Classic start at just $15 per day and can be purchased at www.barbermotorsports.com. A three-day pass is $55 and includes a free paddock upgrade. Kids 15 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult.

The Motorcycle Super Saver package is also available online for only $130. This ticket package includes General Admission and Paddock access for each motorcycle event at Barber Motorsports Park, which includes the Triumph SuperBike Classic, Barber Vintage Festival and WERA Grand National Finals. Purchasers will also receive one (1) Sunday Parade Lap during the Triumph Superbike Classic.

While at Barber Motorsports Park, fans are encouraged to visit the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, a 144,000 square foot home to the largest private collection of motorcycles, representing 20 countries and over 200 manufacturers. Tickets to the Museum are available for an additional fee and can be purchased at the door.

About Barber Motorsports Park and ZOOM Motorsports:
Barber Motorsports Park opened in the spring of 2003. Since its inception, ZOOM Motorsports, LLC has been the exclusive event promoter for the events at the Park. The 2.38 mile racing circuit is 45 feet wide, with 17 turns and elevation changes of more than 80 feet. The Barber Motorsports Park has been considered one of North America’s finest road courses for car and motorcycle racing, and has served as the venue for several international product launches. The Barber Motorsports Park also features the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum. This 144,000 square-foot facility houses more than 1,000 vintage and modern motorcycles from 17 different nations and more than 125 manufacturers. For more information, please visit www.barbermotorsports.com .