Wyman And Ducati Readying For MotoAmerica 2020

The following is from Kyle Wyman Racing… Kyle Wyman Racing (KWR) has officially announced the continuation of the Ducati Superbike program in the 2020 MotoAmerica Championship. Kyle Wyman will ride the #33 Ducati Panigale V4 R Superbike in his fifth season in the class.  KWR went to the Ducati platform late in the 2019 pre-season, as a last minute effort to switch…

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MotoAmerica Hires Steve Jugan As VP Of Business Development And Partnerships

MotoAmerica is pleased to announce the hiring of Steve Jugan as Vice President, Business Development and Partnerships, effective immediately. Jugan is a senior-level marketing and business development leader with a 25-year record of accomplishments driving Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) business growth, profitability, and brand visibility.  “We want to welcome Steve to our team at MotoAmerica,” said MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey.…

Celtic HSBK Racing To Campaign Ducatis In 2020

The following is from Celtic HSBK Racing… Celtic HSBK Racing is proud to announce that for the 2020 Season they will be back with Ducati, campaigning a Ducati V4R in the MotoAmerica series. Team Principal and HSBKRacing.com owner, Bobby Shek commented, “Since 2005, we have been a leader in the aftermarket accessory business for Italian motorcycles. Ducati has been our…

Kawasaki MotoAmerica Contingency Announced

If a MotoAmerica rider wins a Superbike race during the 2020 series while riding a Kawasaki ZX-10R that rider will walk away with $15,000 in Kawasaki contingency. Win both Superbike races over the course of a MotoAmerica weekend and the result is a cool $30,000 from Kawasaki. Kawasaki has announced its MotoAmerica contingency for the 2020 season and the company…

Motul To Be Presenting Sponsor Of MotoAmerica Mini Cup

MotoAmerica has announced that Motul will be the presenting sponsor of the new MotoAmerica Mini Cup by Motul, the youth racing series that will be held in conjunction with three rounds of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. “Motul’s sponsorship of the MotoAmerica Mini Cup is a natural fit for the company,” said Lance Bryson, MotoAmerica’s Senior Sponsorship Manager. “Their involvement in…

2020 MotoAmerica Rules Package Released

MotoAmerica has announced that the AMA has issued the rules package for the 2020 MotoAmerica Series, the home of AMA Superbike Championship, with regulations that feature slight changes to both the sporting and technical rules. Starting with the Superbike class, the changes are minimal and apply to both the engine and the chassis to further keep the rules in line…

Westby Racing Welcomes iOneMoto To Sponsor List

The following is from Westby Racing… Westby Racing proudly welcomes iOneMoto, Inc., as a supporting team sponsor. The announcement was made by Tryg Westby, owner of Westby Racing. “We’re excited to welcome iOneMoto and (company owner) Fred Baly to the Westby Racing team,” Tryg said. “We’ve long admired iOneMoto’s products, which are race-proven with teams, and on racetracks, around the…

MotoAmerica Announces Mini Cup For 2020

MotoAmerica has announced that it will add a youth program to three of its 2020 MotoAmerica events via the MotoAmerica Mini Cup, beginning with the Road America round, May 29-31, in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The MotoAmerica Mini Cup Series will be held on karting tracks in conjunction with three MotoAmerica events: Road America (May 29-31), The Ridge Motorsports Park (June…

Attack Performance Official Team Partner Of Westby Racing

The following is from Westby Racing… Westby Racing is proud to announce that Attack Performance has come on board as an official team partner for the 2020 MotoAmerica Superbike season. The announcement was made by Tryg Westby, owner of Westby Racing, and Richard Stanboli, owner of Attack Performance. Based in Huntington Beach, California, Attack Performance designs, develops, manufactures, and markets…

Off Track Podcast: Aussie Dave Anthony

David Anthony is the team owner, racer and part-time crew chief for his MotoAmerica Superbike team, FLY Racing ADR Motorsports. That means he works the sponsorship front, works with the second rider on his team, spins spanners and… yes, he races. Good enough to find himself in the top 10 on most weekends in MotoAmerica Superbike while also helping make…

A MotoAmerica Marathon On Fox Sports 2!

Is there a better way of getting over the post-holiday blues than watching nine consecutive hours of MotoAmerica Superbike racing on Fox Sports 2? We think not. Beginning at 6 a.m. (EST) and concluding at 2 p.m. (EST) on Sunday, December 29, FS2 will air nine straight hours of the 2019 MotoAmerica Superbike Series on its MotoAmerica Rewind show. That’s…

MotoAmerica Introduces Heritage Cup Vintage Program For 2020

MotoAmerica is looking for racers and/or owners of vintage motorcycles to participate in its new Heritage Cup events at Road America, WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca and Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. Owners/racers of 1986 and older Superbikes, as well as other racing motorcycles, two-stroke or four-stroke, GP or Production, can apply to participate by sending a rider…

MotoAmerica Live+ On Sale Now For 2020 Season

MotoAmerica has announced that pre-sale pricing for MotoAmerica Live+, the series’ live and on-demand streaming service, is now available for the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. In addition to the service being available for IOS and Android apps, MotoAmerica Live+ will also be available on Roku streaming media players and smart TVs prior to the start of the racing season. The pre-sale…

Beaubier And Co. Honored At Yamaha Wall Of Champions Ceremony

The following is from Yamaha… Yamaha Motor Corp., USA continued its storied tradition of recognizing Yamaha bLU cRU racers who won motorsports championships during a special Wall of Champions ceremony held in Atlanta, Georgia, on Wednesday, December 18. With more than 150 Yamaha employees in attendance, the company honored eight inductees who won professional championships in the 2019 racing season while competing with a Yamaha motorcycle, ATV,…

Petersen Automotive Museum Names Richard Varner Chairman Of Its Board Of Directors

The following is from the Petersen Automotive Museum… The Petersen Automotive Museum has announced the promotion of Richard Varner to chairman of its board of directors, effective January 2020. Having served as treasurer since 2013, Varner brings more than 40 years of experience as a respected business leader, car collector, vintage racer and professional motorsports series co-owner to his new…

Exclusive Video: Wayne Rainey Rides At Suzuka!

After completing a one-day test at Buttonwillow Raceway Park in California, MotoAmerica President and three-time 500cc World Champion Wayne Rainey (https://motoamerica.com/2019/11/video-wayne-rainey-rides-again/) headed to Japan where he rode a motorcycle again – this time in front of a huge crowd of Japanese race fans at the Suzuka Circuit, the site of one of his four GP victories in his final season…

Westby Racing To Continue With Yamaha Partnership

The following is from Westby Racing… Westby Racing is proud to announce that, for 2020, the road racing team—which competes in the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Championship—will continue their long-standing partnership with Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. (YMUS). Officially formed in 2014 when Dane Westby was the team’s rider aboard a Yamaha YZF-R6, Westby Racing’s partnership with YMUS resulted in three…

MotoAmerica And The Art Of Crashing

The old adage is that if you ain’t crashin’, then you ain’t tryin’. If that’s the case than those racing in the MotoAmerica Series in 2019 didn’t try hard enough. Much to the chagrin of bodywork manufacturers across the country, crashes in the 2019 MotoAmerica Series occurred less often than in 2018 with riders across five classes hitting the deck…