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2017 MotoAmerica Provisional Calendar Released

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The provisional calendar for the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Race Championship has been released, and it features a 10-stop tour for American road racing.

The 2017 calendar looks like an improvement over the 2016 schedule, with fewer gaps between races and no repeat venues. Fans will also welcome the return of Sonoma Raceway (that’s Sears Point to you locals) to the calendar, as well as the debut of Pittsburgh International Race Complex (one of my personal favorite tracks).

Geographically, the 2017 MotoAmerica calendar makes a lot more sense too, with more of a logical progression across the map between races, a benefit for teams and logistics personnel.







Fans from around the USA should be able to get to at least one round within a day’s travel by car, which should help attendance numbers.

2017 MotoAmerica Provisional Calendar:

Date Track City
April 20-23rd Circuit of The Americas Austin, TX
April 28-30th Road Atlanta Braselton, GA
May 12-14th Virginia International Raceway Alton, VA
June 2-4th Road America Elkhart Lake, WI
June 23-25th Utah Motorsports Campus Salt Lake City, UT
July 7-9th Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Monterey, CA
August 11-13th Sears Point Sonoma, CA
August 25-27th Pittsburgh International Race Complex Wampum, PA
September 8-10th New Jersey Motorsports Park Millville, NJ
September 15-17th Barber Motorsports Park Birmingham, Alabama

Source: MotoAmerica













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