EAST TROY, WIS. (June 29, 2006) – Buell Motorcycle Company announced today that three race teams will enter the Formula Xtreme class during Round 7 of the 2006 AMA Superbike Championship July 21-24 at Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif. The AMA races are being held in conjunction with the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix.
Warr’s of London Harley-Davidson/Buell (Great Britain), with the support of Buell Motorcycle Company, will enter veteran Irish racer and MotoGP star Jeremy McWilliams aboard an XBRR. McWilliams raced an XBRR at the Daytona and Infineon AMA rounds earlier this season.
Classic H-D/Buell–Millville H-D/Buell–Innovative Motorcycle Research rider Mike Hale will also contest the Formula Xtreme round at Laguna Seca on an XBRR. Hale has recovered from injuries sustained in a testing accident in May and will be racing the XBRR for the first time at an AMA Formula Xtreme event.
H-D/Buell of Vallejo has also entered the AMA Formula Xtreme class at Laguna Seca with AFM veteran Shawn Reilly aboard an XB12R.
“We think it’s great that the AMA added the Formula Xtreme race to the Laguna weekend schedule. We’re looking forward to showing the world how exciting and diverse this class has become,” said Chairman and Chief Technical Officer Erik Buell.
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