The Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix has a different look than the traditional double-header weekend, with American Superbike class having less track time, no safety car, and no Superpole as a support race for the fan-friendly race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.A preliminary schedule shows a leisurely Friday morning with no on-track activity until a 30-minute Supersport practice at 12:30. That's followed by the first MotoGP free practice, Daytona SportBike and a 50-minute American Superbike practice, though no mention is made of the safety car. Traditional American Superbike Fridays begin with a 50-minute session with the safety car followed by 40 minutes of qualifying, then SuperPole.American Superbike has a 30-minute Saturday morning practice before a traditional 30-minute qualifying session, rather than SuperPole, at 1:30 p.m. On double-header weekends, American Superbike has a 30-minute qualifying session followed by a 50-mile race.On Sunday, American Superbike begins with a 20-minute warm-up-down from 30-at 10:40 a.m. The 23-lap, 50-mile race that follows at 4:15 p.m. is the final event of a race weekend with plenty of fan activity.Race fans will get a chance to look at the machines up close during Friday's Pit Walk and later can attend the MotoGP Fan Party presented by LeoVince Exhaust.Saturday features a Fan Parade Lap and a free concert at the Yamaha Marketplace.Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix Friday, July 38:30am 10:30am Manufacturer parade laps

10:30am 11:00am Track inspection

11:00am 1:00pm Pit Walk

11:10am 11:50am VIP Pace Car Rides

11:50am 12:20pm Rider Presentation Laps

12:30pm 1:20pm Practice AMA Supersport

1:25pm 1:55pm Track Inspection

1:55pm 2:55pm Free Practice 1 MotoGP World Championship

3:10pm 4:00pm Practice AMA Daytona Sportbike

4:10pm 5:00pm Practice AMA American Superbike

5:00pm 5:30pm Broadcasters Bike Laps

5:00pm 7:00pm MotoGP Fan Party presented by LeoVince Exhaust

5:30pm 6:30pm Ducati Track WalkSaturday, July 47:30am 8:00am Track Crossing Start/Finish & Red Bull Arch

8:10am 8:40am Practice AMA Supersport

8:50am 9:30am Practice AMA American Superbike

9:30am 9:55am Track Inspection

9:55am 10:55am Free Practice 3 MotoGP World Championship

11:05am 11:25am Qualifying AMA Supersport

11:35am 12:05pm Practice AMA Daytona Sportbike

12:05pm 1:00pm Lunch

12:10pm 12:35pm VIP Pace Car Rides/BMW M Laps

12:35pm 12:55pm Fan Parade Lap

1:00pm 1:30pm Qualifying AMA American Superbike

1:30pm 1:55pm Track Inspection

1:55pm 2:55pm Qualifying Practice MotoGP World Championship

3:00pm 3:30pm Track Crossing Start/Finish & Red Bull Arch

3:40pm 4:10pm Qualifying AMA Daytona SportBike Group A

4:20pm 4:50pm Qualifying AMA Daytona SportBike Group B

5:00pm 5:30pm RACE AMA Supersport - 18 Laps - 40 Mi

5:30pm 6:00pm MotoX2

6:00pm 7:30pm Track Crossing Start/Finish & Red Bull Arch

5:30pm 7:30pm Free Concert in Yamaha MarketplaceSunday, July 57:30am 9:00am Track crossing Start/Finish & Red Bull Arch

9:00am 9:30am Track Inspection

9:40am 10:00am Warm-Up MotoGP World Championship

10:10am 10:30am Warm-Up AMA Daytona Superbike

10:40am 11:00am Warm-Up AMA American Superbike

11:00am 1:30pm Lunch

11:10am 11:50am VIP Pace Car Rides/BMW M Laps

11:50am 12:25pm MotoX2

12:25pm 1:15pm Track crossing Start/Finish & Red Bull Arch

2:00pm RACE MotoGP World Championship

2:45pm 3:15pm Track Invasion - Podium Ceremonies

3:30pm 4:00pm RACE AMA Daytona Sportbike - 23 Laps - 50 Mi

4:15pm 4:45pm RACE AMA Superbike - 23 Laps - 50 Mi

5:15pm 6:30pm Track Crossing Start/Finish & Red Bull Arch

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