Cameron Beaubier Stays Perfect In Monterey

Cameron Beaubier completely turned the tables on his competition for the 2018 MotoAmerica Motul Superbike Championship in the last two rounds, the Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing rider going from 32 points behind in the points chase to 29 ahead in the span of two rounds and four races Beaubier completed his perfect weekend in the MotoAmerica Championship of Monterey on…

Cycle Gear Backs KWR Team For Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca Event

Kyle Wyman Racing has announced a partnership with Cycle Gear, a national network of motorcycle gear and accessories retail stores, as title sponsor for the MotoAmerica Championship at Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca this coming weekend. Kyle Wyman will ride the #33 Cycle Gear/KWR Yamaha YZF-R1 Superbike, while Bryce Prince competes on his #74 Cycle Gear/KWR Yamaha YZF-R6 in the Supersport category. Cycle…

Beaubier Leads The Way To Monterey For Round Five

Two points. After four rounds and eight races in the 2018 MotoAmerica Motul Superbike Championship, just two points separate two-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Cameron Beaubier from defending series champion Toni Elias. That’s right. Two measly points. And now the battle heads to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for this weekend’s Championship of Monterey in Northern California with all the ingredients in…

Road America Wrap-Up: What The Teams Have To Say

The following is from Yamaha… It was a near-perfect weekend at Road America for Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing’s Cameron Beaubier, who came away from Round 4 of the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship with a double-victory in the Superbike class and a two-point lead in the championship standings. Meanwhile, Monster Energy/Yamaha Extended Service/Graves/Yamaha Racing’s JD Beach notched his…

Beaubier Does The Double At Road America

Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing’s Cameron Beaubier came into the Dunlop Championship at Road America winless, 35 points behind Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias. And desperate. He leaves Wisconsin with pole position, two Motul Superbike wins, a two-point lead in the championship and feeling pretty good about things. With his double win combined with Elias’ crash on Saturday and fourth-place finish on…

Yoshimura Suzuki Statement On Road America Incident

The following is from Yoshimura Suzuki… Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing is disappointed with MotoAmerica and FIM officials for not issuing a penalty for the last-lap incident in MotoAmerica Superbike race one Saturday at Road America. The incident resulted in a crash by series points leader Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias. The episode at Road America’s Canada Corner saw Elias committed to…

Beaubier Breaks Through At Road America

In a race that ranked among the best in series history, Cameron Beaubier beat Josh Herrin by just .002 of a second in the Dunlop Championship at Road America after a dramatic last lap that saw Motul Superbike Championship points leader Toni Elias crash out of the race with just a handful of corners to go. Those three fought for…

The Teams Preview Round Four At Road America

The following is from Kyle Wyman Racing… The KWR team heads into round four of the MotoAmerica Championship this weekend at Road America, in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Print supplier Excelsus Solutions will title sponsor KWR as Kyle Wyman continues his assault on the 2018 Superbike series. Wyman will ride the #33 Excelsus Print Solutions/KWR Yamaha YZF-R1 and sits sixth in…

MotoAmerica Announces Wells Fargo Manufacturers Cup

MotoAmerica has announced the Wells Fargo Manufacturers Cup, a championship within a championship to distinguish the most successful overall manufacturer in the 2018 MotoAmerica Series. Manufacturers in the series will earn points based on its top finishing position in each class. The points will be added up during the season and at season’s end the manufacturer with the most points…

What The Teams Say: Win Or Lose, This Is All About VIR

The following is from Yoshimura Suzuki… Toni Elias, riding his Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing GSX-R1000, swept the doubleheader race weekend of the MotoAmerica Superbike Championship at the scenic Virginia International Raceway. It marked the second clean sweep of the season for Elias, who also took the double win at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, last month. Elias reached…

Toni Elias Does The Double At VIRginia International Raceway

Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias continued to roll through the early portion of the 2018 MotoAmerica Motul Superbike Series, the defending class champion winning today at VIRginia International Raceway in the Championship of Virginia after winning yesterday for his fifth win in six starts. Unlike yesterday when he stalked race leader Cameron Beaubier until two laps from the end, Elias did…

Toni Elias Over Cameron Beaubier In VIR Thriller

Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias continued to show he has an uncanny knack of being able to win close races in the closing laps, the defending MotoAmerica Motul Superbike Champion stalking race-long leader Cameron Beaubier before taking the lead and ultimately the win with two laps to go at VIRginia International Raceway. Elias’ victory in the Championship of Virginia today was…

Fast Friday At VIR To Cameron Beaubier

Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing’s Cameron Beaubier led the opening day of qualifying for the two MotoAmerica Motul Superbike races at VIRginia International Raceway, the Californian the only rider to break into the 1:23s on a hot and sunny Friday afternoon in the Championship of Virginia. Beaubier lapped at a best of 1:23.976 to lead MotoAmerica Motul Superbike Championship points leader…

The MotoAmerica Teams Preview VIR

The following are team press releases leading into this weekend’s MotoAmerica round at VIRginia International Raceway. The following is from Yamaha… The 2018 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship continues this weekend with Round 3 of the series taking place at the always-exciting VIRginia International Raceway (VIR). Although Superbike was the only class featured in conjunction with the world…

Kenny Roberts’ Seventh Annual True American Heroes Weekend… Is This Weekend

Tickets are selling fast for Kenny Roberts’ Seventh Annual True American Heroes Weekend, which is this weekend. After six successful events at Roberts’ ranch, the True American Heroes Weekend – a fundraising event that benefits “Welcome Home Heroes” and the Cpl. Michael D. Anderson Jr. Memorial Foundation – is being held at the Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel,…

Bobby L. Lewis II, 1959-2018

Bobby Lewis, the father of MotoAmerica Superbike racer Jake Lewis, was killed in a single-car accident yesterday on Interstate 24 near his home in Princeton, Kentucky. Lewis was 59 years old. Few details about the crash have been released, but the News Edge is reporting that the accident occurred around 5:30 p.m. and that only one vehicle was involved. Lewis…

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Valentin Debise To Miss VIR; Cory West To Sub

M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Valentin Debise will miss the second round of the MotoAmerica Supersport Championship this coming weekend at Virginia International Raceway as he continues to recover from the injuries he suffered in the Daytona 200. Debise will again be replaced by Cory West, a 33-year-old racing veteran from Arkansas. West earned a hard-fought podium finish in Supersport race one…

Toni Elias Back On Top In Second MotoAmerica Superbike Race At COTA

Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias’ losing streak at Circuit of The Americas certainly didn’t last long as the defending MotoAmerica Motul Superbike Champion turned in a flawless performance to win the second of two Superbike races in the Championship of Texas. Held under sunny skies and in warm temperatures, today’s conditions were a far cry from yesterday’s rain storm that led…

Rain Master Scholtz Takes COTA Race One

Yamalube/Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz showed once again that when it rains, he pours it on. The South African won his second career MotoAmerica Motul Superbike race and, like the first one at the end of last season in Alabama, this one came on a soaking wet track in the Championship of Texas at Circuit of The Americas. Scholtz, who won…

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