May 25, 2001
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Road America has scheduled a birthday party celebrating the 25th anniversary of AMA Superbike racing, during the AMA Superbike National weekend at the Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin track. The party will be held at turn five at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 8, complete with a birthday cake and a rider autograph session.<BR><BR>A press release issued by the track quoted Road America President and General Manager George Bruggenthies as saying "It's always great to honor a successful American innovation, and Superbike racing is just that. We're really pleased the riders will be available to race fans and that we can all celebrate this racing milestone at Road America."<BR><BR>Tickets for the AMA Superbike doubleheader weekend at Road America are available online at or by phone at (800) 365-7223.<BR><BR>Practice starts Thursday, June 7 with qualifying starting on Friday, June 8. Saturday, June 9 will see the running of the first Superbike race as well as the Formula Xtreme and 750cc Supersport races. Sunday, June 10 will include the second Superbike race as well as the 600cc Supersport and 250cc Grand Prix races.