Team Valvoline EMGO Suzuki’s Tom Kipp and Marty Craggill qualified 4th and 5th for the AMA Formula Xtreme race at Brainerd International Raceway, riding their GSX-R1000 Suzukis.
Kipp’s 1:38.369 produced an average speed of 109.785 mph and put him on the front row of the grid for the race.
Craggill was right behind Kipp at 1:38.443 and 109.708 mph on the 3-mile, 10-turn course, which he had never seen before the start of practice.
Josh Hayes, making his return to racing after several months off with a hand injury, qualified 11th fastest on his GSX-R1000, at 1:39.821 and 108.194 mph.
In AMA Superstock, Team Valvoline EMGO Suzuki’s Chris Ulrich qualified 5th fastest at 1:41.308 and 106.606 mph on his Suzuki GSX-R750.
In AMA Supersport, Kipp qualified 9th fastest on his Suzuki GSX-R600, at 1:43.076 and 104.777 mph.