MotoAmerica introduced final Friday, November 18, 2022, that the sequence’ Superbike Cup will make a return subsequent 12 months in 2023. The Yuasa Inventory 1000 class will characteristic two races for every of the 5 race weekends on Michelin Raceway Street Atlanta, Barber Motorsports Park, Street America, Brainerd Worldwide Raceway, and Circuit of The Americas.
On high of this, the MotoAmerica literbike racers can even get an opportunity to compete in all 20 Medalia Superbike races, a complete of 30 particular person races for the riders to compete in subsequent 12 months. Riders who will apply for the Yuasa Inventory 1000 can be issued a MotoAmerica Superbike Cup license and can follow and qualify with the Yuasa Inventory 1000 class in any respect 5 rounds. The racers should put up qualifying occasions that can be added to the Medalia Superbike grid for the rounds with no further price wanted.
Riders can apply for participation within the 4 rounds the place there gained’t be a Inventory 1000 class, particularly on the Ridge Motorsports Park, WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, Pittsburgh Worldwide Race Advanced, and New Jersey Motorsports Park rounds.
Racers within the high 5 within the Superbike Cup, points-wise, can be assured entry, and riders who aren’t within the high 5 can be allowed entry on a case-to-case foundation. Factors earned right here can even rely towards the Superbike Cup Championship and the supplied Dunlop tires and different Superbike Cup advantages would be the similar for the non-Inventory-1000 rounds.
“We created the Superbike Cup three seasons in the past for the categorical objective of making ready our Inventory 1000 riders to compete full-time in Medallia Superbike,” commented MotoAmerica Chief Working Officer Chuck Aksland.
“So, along with the 5 Yuasa Inventory 1000 rounds and 10 races in that class, Superbike Cup members can have a possibility to compete in all 20 Medallia Superbike races in 2023. That’s 30 races this season. These riders can take part in 4 races at every of the rounds the place each Inventory 1000 and Superbike are on the schedule, and for the rounds the place Inventory 1000 isn’t on the schedule, Superbike Cup permits these opponents to nonetheless compete in two races, and at Laguna Seca and Pitt Race, three races every. We’re happy to have the ability to supply this chance to the Superbike Cup members, and we recognize Dunlop’s help of this program. Together with the expertise of competing in Medalllia Superbike, the riders/groups additionally profit from the added media publicity related to racing within the Superbike class,” he provides.
This can be an awesome alternative for riders within the Inventory 1000 class as a way to take issues up a notch whereas they’re competing for the championship, and to additional their standing within the MotoAmerica racing sequence. In fact, in case you’re lower than the problem simply but, the sequence has many extra races, even ones that contain minibikes, and that too is making a return subsequent 12 months.