Where to Go Motorcycle Racing
There are motorcycle tracks all across the United States. Some are bigger, others are louder, some more difficult and then there are those which are prestigious. But regardless of the track, there are also commonalities like the thrill of the ride, the adrenaline rush of winning, and the excitement of preparing for the race.
After all, no matter the length of the race, you aren’t going to hit the track without taking time to inspect your bike and ensure it is ready to race. Be it tightening and lubricating the chains, making sure the hand grips are secure, or topping off fluids there is a myriad of things to do. As you do these tasks, be sure you have the supplies you need ready. For lubricants, cleaners, engine boosting, and more, be sure to contact your AMSOIL dealer, Cardy4Ever Oil. This way you can make sure your bike is ready to hit the track and perform at its peak. Hmmm…Now, what track should you head off to? Here are a few to consider.
5 Great U.S. Motorcycle Tracks
The Daytona International Speedway – While perhaps best known for auto racing, this track is also home to the Daytona 200. Since 1937, this has been the site of one of the most popular moto races in the world. Its most well-known winners are Scott Russell and Miguel Duhamel, who have both won 5 Daytona 200 races.
The Thunderhill – Located in California, the Thunderhill is a popular place for racing or testing out your bike. They have several different tracks which can be booked, as well as a garage where you can rent space to do any work on your bike. The track also hosts auto races, so you must book your time to make the most of the day.
Circuit of the Americas – Head to Texas to take on this impressive 3.41-mile course complete with a 20-mph turn on a counterclockwise track. The track also includes a 133-foot hill with a switchback turn. So, if you want to test your moto skills, this course should be on your bucket list.
Ridge Motorsports Park – Heading out West? Then one of Washington’s most beautiful tracks is waiting. With amazing views of Mt. Rainer and Mt. St. Helens, the track is replete with narrow turns, a double apex turn, jaw-dropping plunges, and high-speed straights. If you want to test your skills, this is a great place to go.
Pittsburgh International Race Complex – Northwest of Wampum, PA is the PIRC which is home to a 2.8-mile track. The course, commonly referred to as the Pitt Race, includes 19 turns and is perfect for testing your skills. Each year in August, the track hosts a special weekend designed with motorcyclists in mind.
So, where are you going to be racing? No matter the direction you will be heading, be sure you have the AMSOIL products you need. Then, hit the track hard and have fun. Good Luck!