The following is from Road Atlanta...Road Atlanta has a new spring date of April 3-5, 2009 for its premiere motorcycle race, the AMA Suzuki Superbike Showdown. Single day ticket prices have been discounted 20% for this years race, and as always kids under 12 get in free. The doubleheader event at Road Atlanta will feature AMA Superbike championship points races on both Saturday and Sunday.In addition to the exciting on track action, fans can enjoy stunt show performances by AM Freestyle, a wheelie simulator machine, large vendor area, parade laps, a fan party Friday night at nearby Cycle Nation, and much more.AMA Pro Racing will have a new look this season as changes to rules and classes will create closer competition between the teams while still providing heart pounding excitement and thrilling speeds. All the major manufacturers including Suzuki, Kawasaki, Yamaha, Honda, Ducati and Aprilia will be represented on the starting grid. In addition, fans will see their favorite riders including Mat Mladin, Tommy Hayden, Neil Hodgson, Ben Bostrom, Jamie Hacking, Roger Lee Hayden, Josh Hayes, Georgia natives Aaron Yates and Geoff May, and many others."We're excited about returning to the spring, not only because of the cooler temperatures and the start of motorcycle riding season in Georgia, but now our fans don't have to wait until fall to check out the new and improved competition and excitement of AMA Pro Racing," said Geoff Lee, Road Atlanta President. "With the discounted ticket prices, and kids 12 and under getting in free, it will be a great weekend to bring the entire family to the races".The redesigned series has new classes including American Superbike (1,000cc), Daytona SportBike (600cc with four, three, and two-cylinder engines), the newly created SuperSport (600cc for riders aged 16-21), and SunTrust MOTO-GT (600cc in GT1 and GT2 classes).Single day advance tickets have been discounted to $40 (previously $50). Kids under 12 get in free. For more information on all ticket packages and pricing, go to www.roadatlanta.com or call 1.800.849.7223.

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