Mark Burkhart Teaching Supermoto Class with California Supermoto School

Burkhart Will Be Teaching a One-Day Class at Infineon Raceway Friday, May 15, 2009

** Advance, NC (April 28, 2009)** - Mark Burkhart, owner of the Monster Energy Burkhart Racing Team and 2008 Moto X World Supermoto Champion, 2007 X-Games Supermoto Gold winner, and 2007 AMA Supermoto Champion will be a guest instructor at the May 15, 2009 California Supermoto School at Infineon Raceway.

The class will be limited to 20 students. The cost for the full day class is $275 and a $100 deposit is required. Riders interested in attending the class can contact Brok McAllister, California Supermoto School, at 916 837-3243. Rental bikes are available. Additional details can be found at

The fee includes riding instructions from Mark Burkhart, track time, lunch, snacks and cold drinks. The class sessions are conducted in a comfortable classroom. The day runs from 8 am to 5:30 pm, so students will have plenty of track time.

"I am looking forward to being a guest instructor on May 15th at the California Supermoto School. Teaching Supermoto classes is a great way to grow the sport. Supermoto techniques can help any motorcycle rider improve their riding skills. Riding on the dirt and pavement really teaches a rider about proper body position and control," commented Burkhart.

The next race for Mark Burkhart is May 17, 2009 at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California.

About Burkhart Racing
Burkhart Racing is a professional Supermoto team owned by Mark Burkhart. Mitch Hansen of HMC Racing is responsible for the preparing and maintaining the bikes along with crew chief Uli Toporsch. Mark Burkhart has won numerous supermoto championships including the 2008 Navy Moto X Games World Championships Gold, the 2007 X Games Gold, 2007 AMA Supermoto Championship, 2006 X Games Silver and 2005 AMA Supermoto Lites Championship. Team sponsors include Monster Energy Drink, Foremost Insurance, Arai, Scott, Dunlop, Sidi, KTM, Cycra, Vortex, Fuchs Silkolene Oil, DID Chain, Beringer Brakes, Akrapovic Exhaust, Millennium Technologies, EBC Brakes, Wiseco Pistons, Cometic Gaskets, Hot Cams, Pivot Works, VP Fuel. Additional information about Mark Burkhart can be found on his web site at

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