If the Sepang tests mark the season kickoff for MotoGP, the Daytona tire tests are the unofficial start for the American motorcycle roadracing season. The top riders of the AMA American Superbike and Daytona Sportbike classes gather at Daytona International Raceway, and prepare for the start of the coming season.
The intrepid folks over at OnTheThrottle were at the Daytona tire tests, and posted videos of both the American Superbike and Daytona Superbike sessions, and gave us permission to put them below, for your enjoyment:
American Superbike video:
Daytona Sportbike video: