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May 15, 2007

Interesting Facts About AMA Races At Infineon Raceway

Kawasaki AMA Superbike Showdown


SONOMA, Calif. (May 15, 2007) Following are some notes of interest entering the Kawasaki AMA Superbike Showdown, presented by Supercuts, May 18-20 at Infineon Raceway:

· Mat Mladin (Suzuki) holds the record for the most Superbike victories at Infineon Raceway with six (1999, 2003, 2004 - doubleheader, 2005 - doubleheader).

· Suzuki has won the most Superbike titles at Infineon Raceway with 13. It is followed by: Honda (10), Kawasaki (3), Yamaha (2) and Ducati (2).

· Ducati has not won a Superbike event at Infineon Raceway since 1978. Kawasaki has not won a Superbike event at Infineon Raceway since 1993.

· Yamaha has just two Superbike victories at Infineon Raceway. Its last win came in 2001 (Anthony Gobert).

· Miguel Duhamel has won both the Superbike and Supersport events on the same weekend a record three times at Infineon Raceway (1993, 1995, 1998).

· Mat Mladin has won five of the last eight Superbike main events at Infineon Raceway (2003-2005).

· Rich Oliver is the only rider to win four straight years at Infineon Raceway. He won in the 250 Grand Prix class from 1994-97.

· Suzuki has won every Superstock main event at Infineon Raceway but three (1993, 2003-04).

· Honda is the top manufacturer in Supersport at Infineon Raceway with five wins.

· Miguel Duhamel has the most career AMA wins at Infineon Raceway with nine (five Superbike, three Supersport, one Formula Xtreme).

· Honda and Suzuki have combined to win 15 of the last 16 Superbike main events at Infineon Raceway from 1995-2005. Suzuki has seven wins and Honda six. The last non-Honda/Suzuki winner was Yamaha with rider Anthony Gobert in 2001.

Kawasaki AMA Superbike Showdown

WHAT: Kawasaki AMA Superbike Showdown, presented by Supercuts

WHEN: May 18-20

CIRCUIT: 12-turn, 2.22-mile road course

2006 SUPERBIKE POLE WINNER: Ben Spies (Suzuki)

2006 SUPERBIKE WINNER: Ben Spies (Suzuki)

NOTABLE: The race weekend will feature a doubleheader of AMA Superbike racing, as well as Supermoto and SBFreaks Freestyle.

TICKETS: $15-$35 single day/$60 weekend; 12-and-under FREE and parking FREE

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