Daytona Tire Tests

Motorcycle.com Staff
by Motorcycle.com Staff
From AMA Pro Racing

The Dunlop Tire Test kicked off today (yesterday 12-4-06--MO) at Daytona International Speedway, signaling the unofficial start of the 2007 AMA Superbike presented by Parts Unlimited season. The Dunlop-sponsored portion of the Daytona test runs December 4-6, and is followed by a Pirelli-sponsored test on Dec. 7 and 8. Live timing for the tire tests is available via www.amasuperbike.com’s @theWire, accompanied by news and expert analysis from AMA Superbike reporter Chris Martin.

Yoshimura Suzuki’s Mat Mladin topped Monday afternoon’s Superbike timesheets with a fast lap of 1:39.635. Honda’s Jake Zemke was second fastest, with a time of 1:39.785, followed by Eric Bostrom’s 1:40.116 lap aboard his Yamaha R1. Reigning AMA Superbike Champ Ben Spies was fourth fastest with a time of 1:40.249.

Stay tuned to www.amasuperbike.com for continuing live timing and event coverage throughout the Daytona test week.

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