MotoAmerica: Teams Announced For King Of The Baggers Invitational

MotoAmerica: Teams Announced For King Of The Baggers Invitational

© 2020, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. From a press release issued By MotoAmerica:

Teams Announced For Drag Specialties King Of The Baggers Invitational

Overwhelming Industry Support For Debut Event

IRVINE, CA (February 25, 2020) – Fourteen teams have signed on the dotted line to compete in the inaugural Drag Specialties King of the Baggers invitational event that will be part of the MotoAmerica Superbike Speedfest at Monterey at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, July 10-12, with the grid now full for the exhibition race.

“It’s been really cool to see how well the King of the Baggers invitational has been received since we made the announcement,” said MotoAmerica’s Senior Sponsorship Manager Lance Bryson. “The guys over at Drag Specialties have really stepped up with our event at Laguna and we’ve got a lot of great companies building tricked-out Performance Baggers for the race. It’s going to be a lot of fun and we think our fans are going to like what they see with this and the rest of the cool stuff we have planned for the Superbike Speedfest at Monterey.”
 

 

 

The list of invited teams set to participate in the Drag Specialties King of the Baggers is as follows:

Alloy Art – maker of custom motorcycle products

Barnett Tool & Engineering – clutches and cables

Bassani – motorcycle exhaust systems

Feuling Parts – performance products for Harleys

Legends Suspension – front and rear suspension products

MJK – innovators of aftermarket products

Roland Sands Design – bike builder, aftermarket parts and apparel

Performance Machine – motorcycle brakes and wheels

Saddlemen – motorcycle seats and saddlebags

S&S – American motorcycle engines and parts

SLYFOX Performance – high-performance motorcycle parts

The Speed Merchant – custom motorcycle builder

Trask – maker of the motorcycle turbo kits

Vance Hines – manufacturer of motorcycle exhaust and performance products
The teams will be announcing their riders in the coming weeks.

“In all my years of working in the motorcycle industry, I have never been to Laguna Seca,” said Brandon Holstein, owner/builder of The Speed Merchant. “So, I am beyond excited to be going for the first time and being a part of the first ever Drag Specialties King of the Baggers race.”

Alex Fox, founder of SLYFOX Performance, added: “I’m honored to have my brand be a part of this first-ever event of this magnitude. That Corkscrew section will be something to keep an eye on. This day will be one for the history books.”

“This is for the fans and for the brands who love to build and ride – racing is part of Saddlemen’s heritage, and we’re honored to be on the starting grid with our moto family,” said David Echert of Saddlemen.

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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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