Team Foremost Pegram Racing Heads West to Repeat Ducati Victory

NEWS July 2, 2009


Team Foremost Pegram Racing Heads West to Repeat Ducati Victory

CUPERTINO, Calif (July 2, 2009) - As the global racing community descends on California's Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Ducati's AMA Pro Road Racing star prepares to defend his recent Superbike victory.

This coming weekend marks the seventh round of the AMA Pro American Superbike Championship; held in conjunction with the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix. Ducati Corse's MotoGP squad has flown over to participate in the World Championship event, enabling Pegram to shine in front of the 1098 R's Bolognese fabricators.

The past race, held in Elkhart lake Wisconsin, was an epic duel. When the dust settled, Pegram and the Ducati 1098 R beat Suzuki's Mat Mladin, only the second time anyone has done so this year. The Foremost Ducati squad had had a few weeks off to refresh their 1098 R's, and Larry is looking forward to a good performance at Ducati North America's second "home" track. 

"The win at Road America has really boosted my own and the team's confidence. We are hungry to win more races and I hope the streak continues at Laguna Seca," commented Pegram. "Massimo Capanna and his crew have been busy preparing for weeks now, and I'm ready to race."

The AMA Pro American Superbike race will take place Sunday at 4:15, following Saturday qualifying at 1:00.

For more information on Team Foremost Pegram Racing please visit www.pegramracing.com. To learn more about Ducati's line of racing inspired motorcycles please visit www.ducatiusa.com.

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