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There is positive momentum around America’s new MotoAmerica series, which will takeover duties from DMG and AMA Pro Road Racing, starting next season. We have already seen the series’ new class structure, which makes significant steps to parallel what’s going on in the World Superbike Championship.

Today, we see MotoAmerica’s efforts on its racing schedule, a hot-ticket item after DMG’s five, then six, race schedule this season. American fans should rejoice, as eight races are on the calendar, which reads like a greatest hits album of American race tracks.

Supporting both American grand prix at COTA and Indy, as well as the WSBK round at Laguna Seca, the provisional MotoAmerica calendar includes, Road Atlanta, VIR, Road America, Barber, and NJMP. West Coast racing fans are still S.O.L. though, with only one race west of The Rockies on the docket thus far.

MotoAmerica says it hopes to add a ninth race to the schedule, but has yet to confirm the venue. Our fingers are crossed that it’s Sears Point, which would make for a very geographically-even and strong inaugural calendar.

The 2015 MotoAmerica Provisional Road Racing Calendar:

  • April 10-12 Circuit of the Americas – Austin, Texas (2 classes, MotoGP support races)
  • April 17-19 Road Atlanta – Braselton, Georgia
  • May 15-17 Virginia International Raceway (VIR) – Alton, Virginia
  • May 29-31 Road America – Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
  • June 12-14 Barber Motorsports Park – Birmingham, Alabama
  • August 7-9 Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Indianapolis, Indiana* (2 classes, MotoGP support races)
  • September 11-13 New Jersey Motorsports Park – Millville, New Jersey
  • TBD Laguna Seca – Monterey, California (WSBK Support Race)
  • *To be confirmed
  • Schedule subject to change

Source: MotoAmerica

  • Shawn

    Laguna Seca looks great! Now if we only had a venue in southern California as well.

  • UtRider

    My fingers are crossed that Miller Motorsports Park gets added to the schedule too.

  • KSW

    Looks great so far and the only fake circuit in an oval is Indy.

    I’ll throw this out there as what would be my all time “Hard-On” race weekend. COTA in April with MGP/Moto2/AMA SuperBike and WEC 8 hour. Run the 8 hour Friday after practice from say 1-9 then let others into full pits Friday night. Practices starts in full on Thursday for endurace racers.

    Moto 2 and AMA SuperBike both run 1 race on Saturday then on Sunday the top ten from Moto2 race 1 and AMA SuperBike race 1 go at. That is if AMA can run FIM rules of Moto2. This could also be done at Indy and 2 CEV races then the top 5 from AMA/CEV in there 2 races each against Moto2 meet again at the end of the year for a final AMA/CEV/Moto2 shoot out best of 2 races over the weekend.

  • duc

    Where is daytona?
    This is only slightly better than the 2014 calendar

  • Bruce Monighan

    In another posting of this news I saw that DMG and MotoAmerica could not come to terms on a Daytona 20 race event. I find that neither surprising not particularly important to road racing in the US. The really funny thing, i.e. brain dead to the world statement; DMG says they are still looking for a suitable partner for the 2015 Daytona 200.

  • Kev71

    Where is Mid-Ohio?

  • Schyler

    I am stoked for VIR back on the schedule. I will be there that’s for sure.

  • buellracerx

    Would be very surprised if mid-O didn’t make the cut, hands down THE most enthusiastic fans out of all the rounds. Or just the ones who like to party most…

    MMP? One of my faves. VIR is always too hot & greasy.

  • Dave G.

    We need Mid-Ohio!!

  • Chris H.

    The provisional schedule is pretty good but I would like to see a few additions and a few dates moved around.

    1.) VIR should be moved to the fall around the time of the leaves changing. The cooler weather I think would help the track, riders, and the fans.
    2.) Barber also needs to be a early spring or mid fall for the same reasons as VIR. Maybe late September early October.
    3.) Add Sonoma into a summer slot.
    4.) Add Mid-Ohio into a early or late summer slot.
    5.) Add Miller into any slot that the weather is good.

    I would rather see Daytona become a FIM Endurance World Championship round personally. The 200 format wouldn’t work but I think making it a 8, 12, or 24 hour format would. Make it a giant long party for the fans and it would solve my dream of finally seeing a true endurance motorcycle race in person without traveling to Europe or Japan. They only have four rounds anyway and could use a fifth. Maybe a MotoAmerica team or two will show up with a wild card team of riders and give the Bike Week crowd a team to cheer for.

  • Jake F

    So much for the promises of the return of litrebikes at the Daytona 200.

  • crshnbrn

    re: “We need Mid-Ohio!!” +1

  • Make it two(or more) for Miller! A great venue, lots of friendly local support, and a nice route there. They deserve it after being dropped for Laguna which has had less attendance sadly.

  • tony

    babysteps in the right direction! lets do fontana in the fall. autoclub can easily handle it. and chris h, love your idea about fim enduro race for daytona. someone employ this guy!

  • Nick

    Ah! Big changes are great, but then they skip Ohio!
    Maybe they can add it when they drop the Russain round halfway through the season…
    Living 40 min. from Mansfield, I can only hope!