Cycle News

Cycle News 2015 Issue 11 March 17

Cycle News is a weekly magazine that covers all aspects of motorcycling including Supercross, Motocross and MotoGP as well as new motorcycles

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 46 of 141

AMA PRO FLAT TRACK FLAT TRACK STORY AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY SHAN MOORE A sk any rider in the pits their thoughts on the Daytona Flat Track, rookie or veteran, and you'll get a multitude of opinions about the limestone quarter-mile circuit lo- cated just outside of Daytona In- ternational Speedway's turn one. Some love it, and some loathe it. But one thing's for sure: no one has a lock on it. Take, for example, Stevie Bon- sey, who was the only Suzuki in the field. The Dodge Brothers/ Suzuki rider claimed a close and exciting main event victory over defending series champ Jared Mees and Kenny Coolbeth Jr. on Thursday night. The following night, however, Bonsey failed to even qualify for the main event and had to use his provisional "ticket" just to get into the program. In the end, the Californian finished 18 th , while Coolbeth on the Zanotti Racing Honda totally ran away with the 25-lap final. This year, the season open- ing double header marked the 62 nd consecutive season that professional flat track racing has taken place in Daytona Beach. ROUND 1-2/ MARCH 12-13, 2015 DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY/DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA P46 A TALE OF TWO TRACKS

Articles in this issue

Archives of this issue

view archives of Cycle News - Cycle News 2015 Issue 11 March 17