On September 3 it was announced that the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA), based in Pickerington, Ohio, had re-acquired the rights to professional motorcycle road racing in America from Daytona Motorsports Group (DMG, dba AMA Pro Racing of Daytona Beach, Florida) and as the U.S. affiliate of the FIM would sanction a new professional road racing series promoted and managed by a new group called MotoAmerica.

MotoAmerica, is an affiliate of the KRAVE Group, and KRAVE represents the initials of its four partners: Terry Karges, Wayne Rainey, Chuck Aksland and Richard Varner. Varner, according to information released by KRAVE, is a motorcycle manufacturer, energy sector entrepreneur, philanthropist and businessman. Karges, is a former motorsports marketing executive and team owner who spent 17 years at Roush Performance until he was named Executive Director of the Peterson Museum. Rainey is a former AMA Superbike Champion, a three-time 500cc GP World Champion, an AMA Hall of Famer and a MotoGP Legend. And Aksland is a former racer, a former Team Manager at King Kenny Roberts’ Team Roberts, a rider manager and until recently was the Vice President of Motor Sport Operations at Circuit of The Americas.

Aksland is at New Jersey Motorsports Park this weekend to attend the final round of the AMA Pro Superbike Championship, and on Friday he sat down to give Roadracingworld.com an exclusive interview. The interview will be published in three installments over the next three days. The second part of the interview covers the how the schedule of the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship.

Read the interview here.

On September 3 it was announced that the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA), based in Pickerington, Ohio, had re-acquired the rights to professional motorcycle road racing in America from Daytona Motorsports Group (DMG, dba AMA Pro Racing of Daytona Beach, Florida) and as the U.S. affiliate of the FIM would sanction a new professional road racing series promoted and managed by a new group called MotoAmerica.

MotoAmerica, is an affiliate of the KRAVE Group, and KRAVE represents the initials of its four partners: Terry Karges, Wayne Rainey, Chuck Aksland and Richard Varner. Varner, according to information released by KRAVE, is a motorcycle manufacturer, energy sector entrepreneur, philanthropist and businessman. Karges, is a former motorsports marketing executive and team owner who spent 17 years at Roush Performance until he was named Executive Director of the Peterson Museum. Rainey is a former AMA Superbike Champion, a three-time 500cc GP World Champion, an AMA Hall of Famer and a MotoGP Legend. And Aksland is a former racer, a former Team Manager at King Kenny Roberts’ Team Roberts, a rider manager and until recently was the Vice President of Motor Sport Operations at Circuit of The Americas.

Aksland is at New Jersey Motorsports Park this weekend to attend the final round of the AMA Pro Superbike Championship, and on Friday he sat down to give Roadracingworld.com an exclusive interview. The interview will be published in three installments over the next three days. The second part of the interview covers the how the schedule of the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship.

Read the interview here.