Chuckwalla Steps Up To Sponsor Alexander And Other MotoAmerica Stars

The following is from HONOS HVMC Racing… Southern California-based motorsports destination Chuckwalla Valley Raceway (CVR) is proud to announce its partnership with Corey Alexander and the Honos HVMC Racing team for the 2021 MotoAmerica season.  Located east of Palm Springs off the I-10 near Joshua Tree National Park, Chuckwalla Valley Raceway is ~3.5 hours from LA, San Diego, Phoenix, and Las Vegas. The…

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Yamaha Back On Board As Official Partner Of 2021 MotoAmerica Series

MotoAmerica, North America’s premier motorcycle road racing series, is pleased to announce that Yamaha Motor Corporation USA has returned as an official partner of the 2021 MotoAmerica Series. Yamaha YZF-R1s won the opening two races of the 2021 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, with Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz taking race one and Fresh N’ Lean Attack Performance…

21 In ’21: Eddie Lawson, Captain Of The Ships

The following is the third in our 21 in ’21 features that highlight one of the 21 AMA Superbike Champions each week as we move through the 2021 MotoAmerica season – the 45th year of the premier class championship. If the Superbikes of the early 1980s were “big ships” as Eddie Lawson refers to them, then Lawson was the captain of those…

Mazziotto To Fill In For Doyle For BARTCON At VIR

BARTCON Racing has announced that multi-time MotoAmerica race winner Anthony Mazziotto will join the team for next weekend’s second round of the 2021 MotoAmerica Supersport Series as a replacement rider for the injured Dominic Doyle. Doyle, who suffered a broken wrist in a practice crash in the opening round of the series at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta on May 1,…

Blackmon Set For Racing Return At VIR

The following is from Jackson Blackmon Racing… Jackson Blackmon, a 19-year-old out of Rock Hill, South Carolina, will make his return to the MotoAmerica Twins Cup Championship at VIR aboard a 2021 Yamaha MT-07 under Jackson Blackmon Racing. Unfortunately, Blackmon had a crash while testing prior to round one, which caused him to injure his arm and miss Road Atlanta. However, Jackson…

Roland Sands Talks Road Atlanta Baggers

The following is from Roland Sands Design… There’s something special about Atlanta that’s not so easy to put into words. Perhaps it’s the laid-back atmosphere of the south, smashed together with the hype and energy of a city like Atlanta, which beats like a pumping heart in the middle of the state. One thing we know for sure is that…

Off Track Podcast: Jake Gagne

Believe it or not, going into the 2021 season, Jake Gagne had never won a HONOS Superbike race. But that all changed last weekend when the former MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 Champion went out and got the monkey off his back in the series opener in Georgia. After earning pole position with a new lap record at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta,…

What The Teams Said: Final Edition

The following is from HONOS HVMC Racing… Honos HVMC Racing leaves Road Atlanta with mixed results from riders Corey Alexander and Richie Escalante over the weekend.  Riding his all new 2021 Graves Spec Kawasaki ZX-10RR for the first time ever, Corey Alexander showed good pace in practice and qualifying sessions immediately running within the top 8. Ultimately he would have…

Doyle Suffers Broken Wrist, Will Miss VIR Round

Further scans have shown that Bartcon Racing’s Dominic Doyle suffered a fracture of the radius bone in his right wrist after crashing during a Supersport practice session on Friday, April 30 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. Doyle will be in a cast for at least a month, according to the team, and will thus miss the VIRginia International Raceway round…

What The Teams Said: Sunday Edition

The following is from Suzuki… Suzuki Motor USA, LLC and Team Hammer kicked off the 2021 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship in midseason form, racking up a pair of victories, three podiums, and a pole position in the ‘21 opener at Road Atlanta. The weekend’s leading man was undoubtedly M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Sean Dylan Kelly, who made good…

Scholtz Takes HONOS Superbike Series Opener At Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta

Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz got the soaking-wet monkey off his back with his first dry-race HONOS Superbike victory today at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, the South African leading 18 of the 19 laps for the perfect start to his 2021 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship. Scholtz, whose previous two Superbike wins came in wet conditions in 2017 (Circuit of The America) and…

Harley-Davidson Becomes An Official Partner Of 2021 MotoAmerica Series

MotoAmerica, North America’s premier motorcycle road racing series, is excited to announce that the Harley-Davidson Motor Company has come on board as an official partner of the 2021 MotoAmerica Series and its Mission King Of The Baggers Series. Arguably the most iconic motorcycle brand in the world, Harley-Davidson was founded in 1903 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where its headquarters remains today.…

Off Track Podcast: Josh Herrin

As the 2021 HONOS Superbike Championship begins at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, our intrepid podcasters Paul and Sean checked in with Fresh N’ Lean Attack Performance Yamaha rider Josh Herrin on this episode of Off Track With Carruthers And Bice. Herrin regaled the boys with tales about his career, insights about his training program, and his prediction on how many…

Hard Knocks Moto Coffee To Back Warhorse HSBK Racing Ducati New York Team

Hard Knocks Moto Coffee (www.hardknocksmoto.com) will sponsor the Warhorse HSBK Racing Ducati Team for the 2021 MotoAmerica Superbike season by fueling the team’s coffee needs throughout each race event. Hard Knocks Moto Coffee will provide ongoing supplies of its moto-centric coffee roasts.   “Our Ducati Panigale V4R needs its fuel, and we need ours,” says team Principal Bobby Shek. “A big…

Vance & Hines All In For MotoAmerica King Of The Baggers Series With Hayden Gillim

The following is from Vance & Hines… The Vance & Hines Racing Team will return to the road courses for MotoAmerica’s three-race King of the Bagger series, leveraging the staff at the company’s new Racing Development Center (RDC) to build this year’s entry. Fielding one of the highest performance Harley-Davidson touring bikes ever assembled, the team is building off of their…

Off Track Podcast: Xavier Zayat

Despite being a consistent top-five finisher in last year’s MotoAmerica Supersport Championship, Xavier “The X-Man” Zayat came close to not having a ride for 2021. That situation has been remedied, at least for the opening round at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, and Zayat is optimistic that he will be able to finish the season. Zayat has been a MotoAmerica regular…

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