Full Week of Motorcycle Action in Store at Sonoma Raceway
SONOMA, Calif. (April XX, 2016) - Sonoma Raceway will continue its long-standing tradition of motorcycle racing with seven full days of two-wheel activities slated for the 12-turn road course, April 25-. May 1.
The week, nicknamed Sonomafest, will be highlighted by a variety of groups, including the popular American Federation of Motorcyclists (AFM), vintage motorcycle racing and track days for both amateur and professional riders.
For more information on these events, visit www.sonomaraceway.com/sonomafest:
CLASS Motorcycle School, April 25-26
CLASS Motorcycle School is focused on teaching people to become better, more confident riders by educating them on the proper control and technique behind proper motorcycle handling. Programs are suited for both experienced track riders and first-time participants. For more information, visit www.classrides.com.
3J's Motorcycle Track Day, April 27
The 22nd 3J's Motorcycle Track Day charity event includes a full day of riding on the 12-turn road course, a catered lunch, T-shirt, raffle and an evening reception for all riders on Wednesday, April 27. It's the perfect day for any two-wheel enthusiast, and it's all in the name of charity, as proceeds benefit Speedway Children's Charities, the charitable arm of Sonoma Raceway. 3J's Motorcycle Track Days events have raised more than $460,000 for worthy causes since 2003. Cost is $275. For more information or to register, go to www.3jsmotorcycledays.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
AHRMA Vintage Racing, April 28-29
AHRMA (www.ahrma.org), the largest vintage racing group in the country, returns to Sonoma Raceway for the fourth consecutive year for two full days of vintage motorcycle racing, April 28-29. The National Historic Cup Road Race Series will feature nearly 150 entries, with practice and racing slated for both Thursday and Friday. The series features vintage and modern motorcycle and sidecar classes. Plus, AHRMA has partnered with the zero-emission U.S. eMotoRacing Series featuring the best in electric motorcycle racing. Tickets are $15 per day or $25 for a two-day pass.
American Federation of Motorcycles (AFM) Racing, April 30-May 1
The AFM series (www.afmracing.org) will feature more than 200 amateur riders competing in a wide range of categories - from novice to expert. Classes include Production, Superbike and Formula, with the best and quickest riders competing head to head in the premier AFM Formula Pacific Challenge. The pro-am style event will feature practice, qualifying and AFM premier class main events on Saturday, and plenty of racing action on Sunday. Tickets are $15 per day or $25 for a two-day pass.
For more information on the jam-packed Sonomafest weekend, visit www.sonomaraceway.com/sonomafest.