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AMA Suzuki Superbike Series at Auto Club Speedway is Full of High-Octane Action

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A blistering sun and high temperatures heated up this year’s 2008 Suzuki Superbike Challenge along with K&N sponsored team Erion Racing. Fans at the AutoClub Speedway in Fontana, California saw some of the best high-octane action ever seen in recent years.

Erion's Jake Zemke celebrates his Formula Xtreme victory in the AMA Suzuki Superbike Series
Erion's Jake Zemke celebrates his Formula Xtreme victory in the AMA Suzuki Superbike Series
Four different races made up the event, which was part of the AMA Superbike Series. These included the AMA Superbike, AMA Pro Honda Oils Supersport, AMA Lockhart Phillips USA Formula Xtreme and the AMA Superstock.

Erion rider Josh Hayes at the Suzuki Superbike Challenge
Erion rider Josh Hayes at the Suzuki Superbike Challenge
Erion riders Jake Zemke and former two time Superbike Champ Josh Hayes participated in the Formula Xtreme and Pro Honda Oils races. Both Zemke, from Paso Robles, California and Hayes from Gulfport, Mississippi were a huge presence at the event.

In the Formula Xtreme race a neck and neck battle between the two teammates ensued as both riders left the competition behind. Zemke and Hayes placed first and second in that contest and also second and fourth in the Pro Honda Oils Supersport race.

Erion Crew Chief Rick Hobbs gave credit to K&N Air Filter’s for the team’s continued success. “For us we always try to use the best products we can find, anything that gives us the best performance,” said Hobbs. “Bringing the best into our garage and into our bikes allows us to give our best out there on the track.”

Erion Racing will continue in the AMA Superbike Series, heading to the next event, the Superbike Showdown held in Sonoma, California

Also see K&N's video on Erion Racing at www.KNFilters.com/videos.htm. Find K&N products for your vehicle using the K&N application search then use the K&N dealer search to find a K&N dealer in your part of the world.

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