AMA Laguna Seca Fact Sheet

HONDA CHALLENGE OF LAGUNA SECA FEATURING ROUND 5 OF THE 1999 AMA (AMERICAN MOTORCYCLIST ASSOCIATION) NATIONAL SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP APRIL 30, MAY 1-2, 1999 LAGUNA SECA RACEWAY MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA FACT SHEET WHAT: Honda Challenge of ...

HONDA CHALLENGE OF LAGUNA SECA FEATURING ROUND 5 OF THE 1999 AMA (AMERICAN MOTORCYCLIST ASSOCIATION) NATIONAL SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP

APRIL 30, MAY 1-2, 1999

LAGUNA SECA RACEWAY MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA

FACT SHEET

WHAT: Honda Challenge of Laguna Seca featuring Round 5 of the 13 round 1999 AMA (American Motorcyclist Association) National Superbike Championship series

WHEN: April 30, May 1-2, 1999 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)

WHERE: Laguna Seca Raceway, 1021 Monterey-Salinas Highway (Highway 68)

THE CIRCUIT: 2.238 mile, 11 turn road course

PROMOTER: The Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula (SCRAMP) President-Bill Reichmuth General Manager-John Stornetta

WHO: The top motorcycle road racers in America led by three-time AMA National Superbike Champion Doug Chandler, of Salinas; defending Honda Challenge of Laguna Seca Champion and ’95 Series winner Miguel Duhamel; Defending Series Champ Ben Bostrum; five-time Daytona winner Scott Russell; 250GP legend Rich Oliver; and international hot shots Australia’s Mat Mladin and Anthony Gobert, and Canadian Steve Crevier.

SUPPORT EVENTS: Pro Honda Oils 600 SuperSport, Lockhart Phillips USA 750 SuperSport, AMA Mazda Trucks 250 Grand Prix, Sunoco Race Fuels Formula Xtreme, Progressive Insurance Pro Thunder, SRA Sidecar and stunt show.

ECONOMIC IMPACT: The Honda Challenge of Laguna Seca has an economic impact of approximately $7 million.

SANCTIONING BODY: American Motorcyclist Association (AMA)

COMMUNITY EVENTS: Saturday, May 1-“Race Nite on the Row”, an evening entertainment event on Cannery Row organized in cooperation with the Cannery Row Merchants Association. For more information contact Mary Wright-Rana at (831) 648-5116.

TICKETS: Tickets are on sale at the Laguna Seca Raceway ticket office and all California BASS ticket locations. For ticket information , please call 1-800-327-SECA (7322). Tickets can also be purchased on-line at www.laguna-seca.com/tickets.htm

INTERNET: Updated information on the Honda Challenge of Laguna Seca and all affiliated Laguna Seca Raceway activities and operations are now available on the Internet. Our home page address is: www.laguna-seca.com

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Series General
Drivers Anthony Gobert , Miguel Duhamel , Ben Bostrum , Doug Chandler , Steve Crevier