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AMA Racers Complete Testing Session at Miller

josh_hayes_at_mmpFor the last two days, more than 60 AMA riders have been racing around the Miller Motorsports Park track. All four classes were represented during the two day test in Utah, as riders prepared for the second round of the season at the Infineon Raceway.

The AMA riders have had a long break since the opening round of the 2011 racing season, and used Miller to shake off a little bit of the rust before getting back to competitive racing on May 14th.

Josh Hayes, the returning AMA Superbike champion, led the majority of the testing sessions at MMP. Hayes was fastest during 7 of the 8 sessions on his Monster Energy Graves Yamaha, and claimed the fastest lap of the weekend.

AMA Superbike Test Results from MMP

  1. Josh Hayes - 1:50.333
  2. Blake Young - 1:50.840
  3. Larry Pegram - 1:51.215
  4. Tommy Hayden - 1:51.255
  5. Martin Cardenas - 1:51.351

The Daytona Sportbike riders also got a turn on the track this weekend. PJ Jacobsen was the most consistent rider at MMP, taking the top spot during five of the 8 testing sessions, but it was Jason DiSalvo’s 7th session performance that earned the quickest lap of the weekend.

For the Daytona Sportbike riders, there was also exciting news off the track. Josh Herrin, who was originally given a two race suspension after the incident at Daytona, had his suspension reduced to one race.

Daytona Sportbike Test Results from MMP

  1. Jason DiSalvo, 1:55.254
  2. PJ Jacobsen, 1:55.596
  3. Josh Herrin, 1:56.543
  4. Cameron Beaubier, 1:56.881
  5. Cory West, 1:56.981

In the Supersport division, Benny Solis topped the majority of the sessions, but was second fastest overall. David Gaviria took the quickest lap around the track for the Supersport riders.

Supersport Test Results from MMP

  1. David Gaviria, 1:57.988
  2. Benny Solis, 1:58.348
  3. Corey Alexander, 1:58.615
  4. Tomas Puerta, 1:58.615
  5. Quentin Wilson, 2:00.655
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