MotoAmerica Reschedules Superbike Speedfest at Monterey
The WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca Event Set For October 23-25
This is a press release from MotoAmerica…
Irvine, CA (May 21, 2020) – MotoAmerica has announced that it has rescheduled the GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Speedfest at Monterey to October 23-25 due to the still-unresolved rules regarding spectator events in California with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The original date for the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca event was July 10-12.
“With the way things are in California right now, there is no way we can race with spectators at Laguna Seca in July,” said MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey. “Thus, we’ve decided to reschedule the event for October and allow our fans the time to change their travel plans and make new ones that include the Speedfest at Monterey this fall. As always, the safety of our fans, our teams and our riders are of the utmost importance to us and postponing the race is our best option to ensure that.”
The original date at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca called for the race to be the third round of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. With the change, the GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Speedfest at Monterey will be the ninth round of the 10-round series – two weeks after the October 9-11 round at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The series is set to kick off at Road America next weekend, May 29-31, without fans in attendance.
2020 MotoAmerica Series Schedule
May 29-31 Road America Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
June 26-28 Road America Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
July 31-Aug. 2 Road Atlanta Braselton, Georgia
August 7-9 Pittsburgh Int’l Race Complex Wampum, Pennsylvania
August 28-30 Ridge Motorsports Park Shelton, Washington
September 11-13 New Jersey Motorsports Park Millville, New Jersey
September 18-20 Barber Motorsports Park Birmingham, Alabama
October 9-11 Indianapolis Motor Speedway Indianapolis, Indiana
October 23-25 Laguna Seca Monterey, California
November 13-15 Circuit of The Americas Austin, Texas