PREVIEW: It’s Road America Time For MotoAmerica

If Cameron Beaubier’s future can match his past, then he goes into the Dunlop Championship at Road America as the hands-down favorite for victory in America’s Dairyland. After all, the three-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion has won seven of the last 10 EBC Brakes Superbike races in Wisconsin. Beaubier’s success at Road America is eclipsed only by seven-time AMA Superbike Champion…

Ford Motor Company On Board With MotoAmerica

MotoAmerica is proud to announce that the Ford Motor Company is joining the 2019 MotoAmerica Series as a sponsorship partner and will be bringing its display of Ford vehicles to three events, beginning with the Dunlop Championship at Road America, May 31-June 2. In addition to bringing its display to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, Ford will also be showing its vehicles…

Suzuki’s Fourth Annual Fun Day

The following is from Suzuki… On Wednesday, May 22nd, Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (SMAI) hosted the JGRMX/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing, Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing, H.E.P. Motorsports, M4 ECSTAR Suzuki, Bar X Motorsports, and the Suzuki Factory/Regional Elite amateur team for its 4th Annual Fun Day at Suzuki’s headquarters in Brea, California. Suzuki employees and riders came together to celebrate their strong…

Eurosport UK To Air MotoAmerica Races

MotoAmerica has announced that Eurosport UK will start airing the “MotoAmerica Rewind,” the one-hour show that highlights the 2019 EBC Brakes Superbike Series, beginning on Saturday, May 25, with airings of rounds one and two from Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta and Circuit of The Americas, respectively, followed by round three on Sunday, May 26, from VIRginia International Raceway. “It’s great…

Off Track Podcast: Roger Hayden

Roger Hayden is retired but he’s far from being a stranger to the MotoAmerica paddock. The former Supersport Champion and MotoAmerica Superbike race winner still rules the roost in Owensboro, Kentucky, as the senior member of the group of racers who ride and train together. We caught up with Hayden to give us his opinions on a wide range of…

Road America: History In The Making

As the MotoAmerica Series prepares to roll into Road America in a few short weeks for what will be the 40th season of uninterrupted Superbike racing at the picturesque circuit in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, the list of AMA Superbike race winners reads like a who’s who of American road racing. Twenty-five men have won the 58 races (the series has…

It’s Selfie Time At Road America

The following is from Road America… Looking for a beautiful backdrop to capture that special memory of you and your group of friends and family during a Road America event like the upcoming fourth round of the 2019 MotoAmerica Series? Well, getting the best shot at Road America just got easier. Just in time for the 2019 race season, Road America has…

Hill To Join MotoAmerica Live+ Team

MotoAmerica has announced that Michael Hill, the noted World Superbike Paddock Show host and coordinator, will headline the MotoAmerica Live+ coverage of the Road America, Sonoma Raceway and Pittsburgh International Race Complex rounds of the 2019 MotoAmerica Series. MotoAmerica fans who have attended the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca rounds of the series recently are probably familiar with Hill as the…

Gene Romero, 1947-2019

The following is from the AMA… The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame and the American Motorcyclist Association offer condolences to the family and friends of AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Gene Romero, who passed away on May 12 in Fullerton, California. He was 71. Romero was one of the best-known motorcycle racers in the United States during late 1960s and…

More From VIR… The Teams Say

The following is from Team Hammer… Team Hammer closed out the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing weekend at Virginia International Raceway by logging three-top five finishes, including a podium result on Sunday. Sean Dylan Kelly, age 16, continued to impress in his first visit to VIR, bouncing back from his Saturday disappointment by extending his amazing Supersport rookie streak…

Sunday At VIR: What The Teams Had To Say (Updated)

The following is from KWR Ducati… The Inde Motorsports Rance/KWR Ducati team put together another pair of top-10 results this past weekend at Virginia International Raceway. Wyman finished 9th in race one, and 10th in race two after leading early in mixed conditions. The KWR team experienced some mechanical issues to start Saturday morning, in what was a shortened two-day…

It’s A Beach Day In Virginia

Today was all about JD Beach at VIRginia International Raceway as the two-time MotoAmerica Supersport Champion put a smile on everybody’s face when he earned his first career AMA Superbike victory with a 3.7-second win in the Championship of Virginia. A week after winning his first career AMA Grand National Flat Track at the Super TT in Arizona, Beach went…

Saturday From VIR: What The Teams Said

The following is from Team M4 ECSTAR Suzuki… Team M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Jake Lewis backed up his first top-five MotoAmerica Superbike result of the 2019 season — scored last time out at the Circuit of the Americas — with another top-five on Saturday at Virginia International Raceway. Lewis continued his determined push to the front of the field as he…

Beaubier Takes Race One At VIR

VIRginia International Raceway has long been a frustrating venue on the MotoAmerica schedule for Cameron Beaubier. In the first eight races at VIR, Beaubier had rather amazingly only won one of them. Today that all changed with win number two, a dominant victory over Toni Elias, his rival who beat him twice here a season ago. This one, however, belonged…

Josh Hayes To Race Supersport At VIR

He’s back… four-time AMA Superbike Champion and former Yamaha factory rider Josh Hayes will compete in the two Supersport races this weekend at VIRginia International Raceway, the legendary racer riding the MP13 Racing Yamaha YZF-R6 that he raced in the Daytona 200. “After a successful Daytona 200, we got to thinking about the all-time AMA wins record, and it’s well…

Scholtz Ready For VIR Superbike Battle

The following is from Westby Racing… Round three of the 2019 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship starts this Saturday at VIRginia International Raceway in Alton, VA, and riders Mathew Scholtz and “Samurai Sam” Lochoff, along with the entire Westby Racing team, are ready to showcase their talents at MotoAmerica’s first-ever two-day event. The shorter schedule means that, for…

Travis Wyman Hoping For Repeat Of 2018 At VIR

The following is from Weir Everywhere Racing BMW… Travis Wyman was at the top of his game at the 2018 MotoAmerica Championship of Virginia, and he’s aiming for a repeat performance when the series returns to VIRginia International Raceway on May 4-5. The Weir Everywhere Racing BMW rider and Las Vegas resident was the class of the Stock 1000 field at VIR last season. Wyman put the team’s…

VIR Up Next For Stars Of MotoAmerica

The 2019 MotoAmerica Series began a month ago at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, but most of the riders in the series will tell you that the championship begins in earnest this coming weekend at VIRginia International Raceway with the Championship of Virginia, May 4-5. For the EBC Brakes Superbike Series, VIR makes up the third round of that championship as…

Quarterley Racing On Track Development Headed to VIR

The following is from Quarterley Racing/On Track Development… Quarterley Racing On Track Development had a relatively successful weekend at MotoAmerica’s round one of the Liqui Moly Junior Cup Championship at Road Atlanta. The team came away with two second-place finishes and a fourth among its three riders. But there were two crashes over the weekend, one in the last corner of the last lap of…

Boom! JD Beach Wins Arizona TT

MotoAmerica Superbike racer JD Beach won the first Grand National Flat Track of his career on Saturday night, the Estenson Racing rider coming from behind to win the Law Tigers Arizona Super TT in Chandler, Arizona. Beach, who is currently fifth in the MotoAmerica EBC Brakes Superbike Series, chased down early leader Briar Bauman and attacked with two laps to…

Ground Control To Major Toni

Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias  got the opportunity of a lifetime in the week between the MotoAmerica Series opener at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta and round two at the Circuit of The Americas when he got the chance to join the Suzuki MotoGP team for a visit to the Houston Space Center. “I’m so grateful to have the opportunity to visit…

COTA: What The Teams Had To Say

The following is from KWR Ducati… The SC Project/KWR Ducati team put up another pair of top-10 finishes this past weekend at Circuit of the Americas for the second round of the MotoAmerica Superbike championship. Kyle Wyman rode his Ducati Panigale V4 R to another stout performance considering the team’s early state of development on the new platform. Wyman posted…

Josh Herrin Nails Down Victory At COTA

Yoshimura Suzuki won its second straight race at Circuit of The Americas on Sunday, but it wasn’t the one ridden by yesterday’s winner Toni Elias. This time it was Josh Herrin on the top step of the podium after winning the seventh AMA Superbike race of his career in the MotoAmerica Championship of Texas. Herrin battled for 13 of the…

Elias Continues Circuit Of The Americas Mastery

Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias continues to show that he is the MotoAmerica version of Marc Marquez when it comes to winning motorcycle races at the Circuit of The Americas. Elias won a scintillating battle with Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing’s Cameron Beaubier to win his sixth out of seven starts in Texas. After 15 laps of the 3.426-mile Circuit of The…

Toni Elias On Pole For COTA Superbike

To say that the Circuit of The Americas seems to suit Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias would be a massive understatement. A five-time MotoAmerica Superbike race winner in Texas, the Spaniard put himself in perfect position to add more race victories to his COTA tally with his 2:08.537 lap in Friday afternoon’s Superpole session putting him on pole for the start…

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