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King Of The Baggers To Feature Six Rounds In 2022 , Including Daytona
After a successful 2021 series debut season that built on the one-off debut race at Laguna Seca in 2020 , MotoAmerica , the home of the premier motorcycle road racing series in North America , has announced that the King Of The Baggers Series will double its rounds from three to six for the 2022 Championship . The 2022 MotoAmerica KOTB Championship will kick off during Bike Week in Daytona Beach , Florida , with the Baggers taking to the High Banks of Daytona International Speedway for the first time , March 10-12 , in conjunction with the Daytona 200 .
March 10-12 April 22-24 June 3-5 July 8-10 July 29-31 Sept 9-11
From there , the series will head to Georgia and Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta in Braselton , April 22-24 , the site of the thrilling 2021 opening round that was won by Indian Motorcycle ' s Tyler O ' Hara . The championship will then revisit Road America , the site of the 2021 second round , June 3-5 , in Elkhart Lake , Wisconsin , 60 miles north from Harley-Davidson ' s headquarters in Milwaukee . The WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca is where Kyle Wyman wrapped up the 2021 MotoAmerica KOTB Championship for Harley-Davidson , and the iconic track in Monterey , California , will play host to round four of the series , July 8-10 . The final two rounds of the 2022 series will take place at tracks that are new to the KOTB - Brainerd International
King Of The Baggers Championship 2022
Daytona International Raceway , Daytona Beach , FL Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta , Braselton , GA Road America Elkhart Lake , WI WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca , Monterey , CA Brainerd International Raceway , Brainerd , MN New Jersey Motorsports Park , Millville , NJ
Raceway in Brainerd , Minnesota , the home state of Indian Motorcycle , July 29-31 , and New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville , New Jersey , September 9-11 . The three-round 2021 MotoAmerica KOTB Series generated more than 19 million impressions and an engagement of 1.2 million on social media , with the races delivering over
1.1 million views and 43,000 total hours of viewing time on YouTube . " The popularity of last year ' s threeround KOTB Series was such that it left our fans , teams , sponsors and racers wanting more ," said MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey . " So , we are giving them what they want - a six-race championship held at the three tracks that the Baggers competed on last year , with an additional three rounds , including our first visit to Daytona International Speedway added to the series . We know the 2022 season , which will be MotoAmerica ' s eighth as the home to the AMA Superbike Championship , will be as exciting as ever , and the expanded KOTB Championship will be a huge part of that ." Last year ' s KOTB Championship came down to a fierce battle between Harley- Davidson ' s Wyman and Indian ' s O ' Hara , with Wyman winning the decisive final round at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca to take home the title . www . motoamerica . com
ISSUE # 268
THE BRADLEY REPORT
Biker Fest , Italy - the 35th Biker Fest drew crowds of close to 80,000 riders and enthusiasts to Lignano Sabbiadoro on
Italy ' s Adriatic coast north of Venice . Nikobikes ( Erba , near Como ) followed up its win at MBE / Verona by winning through to the next AMD World Championship ... for more information , see page 20 .