Uncle Joe Benson at work & play at the 2005 AMA Superbike races at California Speedway Race.
April 30 - May 1, 2005: It was two incredible days of sun, people watching and high speed excitement with the best road racing bike riders in the U.S. at the 2005 Suzuki Superbike Challenge at the California Speedway! As Dave Koenig called play-by-play, J.B. did color commentating and analysis as well as pre-race and Victory Lane interviews for all five races. A wild time was had by all!
(Photos by Jim Sleeper)
Thousands of bikes and people under beautiful Southern California skies!
Wild Supermoto TT action took place all day in the infield
and the vendor midway was hopping.
Pre-race activity and commentary.
Mel Harris and Mack Kahto of Suzuki fire up the crowd,
and Tim Griffin does the invocation.
and Katie Soto sings the National Anthem.
Pre-race interviews with guys about to win.
Champions for CARA: Mat Mladin & Miguel Duhamel
show their CARA wristbands.
Different classes, same adrenalin at the start.
Four time Superbike Champ Mat Mladin,
Team Jordan's Steve Rapp
and Jake Zemke psyched with another Formula Xtreme win.
Ben Spies' first Superbike win,
Suzuki sweeps Top 3 in Sunday's Superbike race
and Jason DiSalvo scores in Superstock.
Gatorade Victory Lane gets crazed — then the champagne flies!
Taking a moment with listeners.
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