Garrett Gerloff was the last person I thought that would get injured at the Daytona International Speedway during qualifying last Thursday. Unfortunately, Garrett Gerloff on the #8 Y.E.S. Monster Energy Graves sponsored Yamaha R6 became one with the speedway's surface.
With Garrett Gerloff suffering a vicious high side in turn #1 this past weekend, the question becomes: will Tommy Hayden, who stepped in for the injured Gerloff, continue riding the # 8 Y.E.S Monster Energy Graves Yamaha R6?
After an exciting finish, the 2012 edition of the Daytona 200 will be marked on everyones calendar as a must see. Today track conditions for the 2012 Daytona 200 were just about perfect with a 78 degree air temperature and 98 degree surface temperatures under clear skys.
The 2011 Daytona 200 was an action packed competition that proved to be one for the ages. One in which Jason DiSalvo won the delayed event after his team scrambled and changed engines in his bike. The 2012 Daytona 200 was just about as good.
The #1 Josh Hayes Monster Energy Graves Yamaha R1 continued to dominate the morning qualifying here at the Daytona International Speedway. Hayes mentioned yesterday he was expecting to see the 1.37's during qualifying.
Preparations for the 2012 AMA Daytona 200 kicked off Thursday in Sunny Daytona Florida. This is 71st running of the historic Daytona 200, making it the oldest endurance motorcycle road race in America. In 2012, we have 47 motorcycle riders vying for first place and first Daytona qualifying sessions provided fans with a taste of what's to come.
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