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AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Superbike Championship 2001 Schedule

28 September 2000

     PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Pro Racing

has announced the tentative schedule for the 2001 Chevy Trucks U.S. Superbike

Championship presented by Parts Unlimited. The AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Superbike

Championship will visit 11 race courses and will include competition in the

premier Chevy Trucks Superbike Series, the AMA Pro Honda Oils 600 SuperSport

Series, the 750 SuperSport Series, the Formula Xtreme Series, the Pro Thunder

Series and the 250 Grand Prix Series.

     The season will begin with its season-opener, the March 7-11 Daytona 200,

at Daytona International Speedway. Closing out the season will be a new venue on

the calendar Sept. 28-30, Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Va.

     Round two of the series will be held at Sears Point Raceway in Sonoma,

Calif., May 4-6. After that, Road Atlanta in Braselton, Ga., and Road America in

Elkhart Lake, Wis., will once again host Chevy Trucks Superbike doubleheaders on

May 18-20, and June 8-10 respectively. The series will then head to Loudon,

N.H., on June 15-17 for the 78th running of the Loudon Classic at New Hampshire

International Speedway.

     On July 6-8, Laguna Seca Raceway will host the sixth round of the Chevy

Trucks Superbike Championship in conjunction with a round of the World Superbike

Championships, in Monterey, Calif. The series will then swing to the Mid-Ohio

Sport Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, on July 20-22 for the final doubleheader of

the series. One week later the series moves to Brainerd International Raceway in

Brainerd, Minn., July 27-29, and on to Pikes Peak International Raceway in

Fountain, Colo., Aug. 24-26, and will stop at Willow Springs Raceway in

Rosamond, Calif., Sept. 14-16, prior to the season finale in Virginia.

     A list of the AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Superbike Championship dates and

locations follows. Schedule is tentative and subject to change.

     March 7-11   Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Fla.

     May 4-6      Sears Point Raceway, Sonoma, Calif.

     May 18-20    Road Atlanta, Braselton, Ga. (Superbike doubleheader)

     June 8-10    Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wis. (Superbike doubleheader)

     June 15-17   New Hampshire International Speedway, Loudon, N.H.

     July 6-8     Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey, Calif.

     July 20-22   Mid-Ohio Sports Course, Lexington, Ohio (Superbike doubleheader)

     July 27-29   Brainerd International Raceway, Brainerd, Minn.

     Aug. 24-26   Pikes Peak International Raceway, Fountain, Colo.

     Sept. 14-16  Willow Springs Raceway, Rosamond, Calif.

     Sept. 28-30  Virginia International Raceway, Alton, Va