MotoAmerica: Racer Killed In Crash Friday At Brainerd

MotoAmerica: Racer Killed In Crash Friday At Brainerd

© 2022, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. From a press release issued By MotoAmerica:

Scott Briody, 1971-2022

BRAINERD, MN (July 29, 2022) – MotoAmerica and Brainerd International Raceway regretfully announce the passing of Scott Briody of Hannacroix, New York, who succumbed to injuries suffered in a single-motorcycle crash on July 29 at Brainerd International Raceway in Brainerd, Minnesota. Briody was 50 years old.

Briody was a competitor in MotoAmerica’s Stock 1000 class and the accident occurred during the first qualifying session for the class on Friday afternoon.

“We are deeply saddened by the passing of Scott Briody,” said MotoAmerica COO Chuck Aksland. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, his team and the MotoAmerica paddock.”

All on-track activity was cancelled for the remainder of Friday at BIR out of respect for Briody’s passing.

 

 

About MotoAmerica

MotoAmerica is the North American road racing series created in 2014 that is home to the AMA Superbike Championship. MotoAmerica is an affiliate of KRAVE Group LLC, a partnership that includes three-time 500cc World Champion, two-time AMA Superbike Champion, and AMA Hall of Famer Wayne Rainey, ex-racer and former manager of Team Roberts Chuck Aksland, motorsports marketing executive Terry Karges, and businessman Richard Varner. For more information on MotoAmerica, visit www.MotoAmerica.com. Also make sure to follow MotoAmerica on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

 

 

 

More, from a press release issued by AMA:

AMA Offers Condolences to Family, Friends of MotoAmerica Competitor Scott Briody

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association offers its condolences to the family, friends and team of Stock 1000 competitor Scott Briody, who succumbed to injuries sustained in qualifying at Brainard International Raceway today.

More information below from the official MotoAmerica release:

Scott Briody, 1971-2022

MotoAmerica and Brainerd International Raceway regretfully announce the passing of Scott Briody of Hannacroix, New York, who succumbed to injuries suffered in a single-motorcycle crash on July 29 at Brainerd International Raceway in Brainerd, Minnesota. Briody was 50 years old.

Briody was a competitor in MotoAmerica’s Stock 1000 class and the accident occurred during the first qualifying session for the class on Friday afternoon.

“We are deeply saddened by the passing of Scott Briody,” said MotoAmerica COO Chuck Aksland. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, his team and the MotoAmerica paddock.”

All on-track activity was cancelled for the remainder of Friday at BIR out of respect for Briody’s passing.

About the American Motorcyclist Association

Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world’s largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders’ interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. Besides offering members money-saving discounts on products and services, the AMA also publishes American Motorcyclist, a recently revitalized and monthly full-color magazine (and digital version of same) that covers current events and motorcycle history with brilliant photography and compelling writing. American Motorcyclist is also North America’s largest-circulation magazine. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit AmericanMotorcyclist.com.

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About MotoAmerica

MotoAmerica is the North American road racing series created in 2014 that is home to the AMA Superbike Championship. MotoAmerica is an affiliate of KRAVE Group LLC, a partnership that includes three-time 500cc World Champion, two-time AMA Superbike Champion, and AMA Hall of Famer Wayne Rainey, ex-racer and former manager of Team Roberts Chuck Aksland, motorsports marketing executive Terry Karges, and businessman Richard Varner. For more information on MotoAmerica, visit www.MotoAmerica.com. Also make sure to follow MotoAmerica on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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