East Coast NASMOTO AMA
SuperMoto Grand Championship Kicks Off September
NASMOTO Mid Atlantic GP Qualifier Runs
on Saturday and the Championship on Sunday
The first half of the 2007 dual NASMOTO AMA
SuperMoto Grand Championships kicks off in the
East on September 29-30 at the NASMOTO Mid
Atlantic GP race at BeaveRun Raceway.
The weekend doubleheader is action-packed with
practice on Friday, the NASMOTO Qualifier on
Saturday and the SuperMoto Grand Championship on
"We are piloting this new dual NASMOTO
Championship program for 2007 and it is designed
to significantly reduce travel-related costs and
increase SuperMoto participation across the
country," said Ted Baker, NASMOTO V.P.
Winners in all seven classes will receive an AMA
#1 plate. The NASMOTO Championship classes
include SM1 Open, SM2 250, Open Amateur, Vet 35,
Novice, Premier Mini Moto and the Sportsman
Class. The SMX Open Invitational class is the
premier race of the event and provides top pro
riders cash purse awards. Pro and amateur ATV
classes are included with the Pro ATV class also
paying out a cash purse award.
SuperMoto racers will be dicing it up on the
BeaveRun Raceway's Wilson Circuit , which boasts
8/10 mile road race circuit that provides
multiple passing lines with 26 feet wide
corners. The track includes two separate pit
areas and provides plenty of access to ensure
that fans have uninhibited viewing of the
asphalt and dirt sections.
The dirt section is the longest in the NASMOTO
series and is 25% of the track. It includes a
whoops section and bowl turn and is the fastest
dirt section in the series.
BeaveRun Raceway has consistently brought out
the best in the Eastern Supermoto Racing
Association (ESMRA) racers," said Tony Murray,
ESMRA CEO. "Fans should keep an eye out for the
Canadian contingency of Emerson Conner and Adam Jabouri
as these guys are fast, accomplished and the
future of the sport."
The industry has stepped up with contingency
support for the dual NASMOTO AMA East and West
SuperMoto Championships with KTM, Kawasaki,
Yamaha, Metzeler and Michelin participating.
To receive the contingency support, racers must
register online at xbux.com. In addition, event
details and links about the event, including
times, directions, and accommodations are
NASMOTO was created in 2004, in partnership with
the AMA, to grow SuperMoto racing at all levels.
Taking a grassroots approach by working with
local clubs and promoters across North America,
NASMOTO?s goal is to provide premier racing
experiences for racers, fans, promoters and
sponsors. New SuperMoto clubs are forming
everywhere as the sport grows in the amateur
ranks. To get involved as a promoter or racer,
or for more information about rules, classes and
regional and national events, please visit
firstname.lastname@example.org or call (416) 907-6817.
Sponsors and supporters include KTM, Kawasaki,
Aprilia, Yamaha, Husaberg, Metzeler,
Seventy/Thirty, SuperMoto Racer Magazine, XBUX,
Three Brothers Racing, Wheeling Cycle Supply and