GRT Yamaha WorldSBK Team’s Gerloff Stays On Top In Independent Riders Championship

The Argentinian round of the FIM Superbike World Championship took place over the weekend, and former MotoAmerica road racer and current GRT Yamaha WorldSBK Team rider Garrett Gerloff spent Friday adapting to the Circuito San Juan Villicum, as well as to his new crew chief Damiano Evangelisti, who was GRT’s Technical Coordinator until the last round. Gerloff was immediately competitive…

Throwback Thursday: The Big Kahunas Of 2000

The MotoAmerica Superbike Championship came to a conclusion in both 2020 and 2021 with three races at the final two rounds—Indianapolis Motor Speedway and WeatherTech Laguna Seca in 2020, and New Jersey Motorsports Park in 2021. And, while three Superbike races in a single weekend was certainly unprecedented—and necessitated by repercussions from the COVID-19 pandemic—two AMA Superbike races on race…

Mihail Florov Joins Forces With Innovation Race Team To Bring BMW M 1000 RR To MotoAmerica Superbike

The following is from Declan Constable and Innovation Race Team… Bulgarian-born racer Mihail Florov sets his sights on MotoAmerica after pairing up with the Innovation Race Team to bring the first BMW M 1000 RR Superbike to the United States to race in the highly competitive and prestigious MotoAmerica Superbike class. The Innovation Race Team is also proud to announce…

Max Toth Finishes Second In Aprilia RS 660 Trophy Cup Final Round At Vallelunga

On Sunday, Robem Engineering’s MotoAmerica Twins Cup rider Max Toth finished as runner-up in the final Aprilia RS 660 Trophy Cup race of the season, which was held at Autodromo Vallelunga Piero Taruffi, a road racing circuit located about 20 miles north of Rome, Italy. Fifteen-year-old Toth had qualified second on the grid in the weekend’s first qualifying session. Pole…

Supersport Next Generation: Boldly Going Where No 600cc Sportbike Has Gone Before

It’s been well-documented that the Supersport race class has been in flux, globally, for the past couple of years. Despite the fact that the Supersport class has produced some of the most exciting races in the MotoAmerica Series over the past several years–from Garrett Gerloff’s, Valentin Debise’s, JD Beach’s, and Hayden Gillim’s epic battles of a few years ago, to…

Foreign Exchange Road Racers: De Keyrel & Marcon

Recently crowned 2021 MotoAmerica Twins Cup Champion Kaleb De Keyrel is en route to Autodromo Vallelunga Piero Taruffi, a road racing circuit located about 20 miles north of Rome, Italy, near Vallelunga of Campagnano. This weekend, De Keyrel will compete in the sixth and final round of the Aprilia RS 660 Trophy Cup, a spec racing series created by Aprilia,…

Beaubier Scores Top-Five Result In Red Bull Grand Prix Of The Americas Moto2 Race

To the absolute delight of the enthusiastic crowd at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, Cameron Beaubier finished fifth in today’s Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas Moto2 Race. The five-time MotoAmerica Superbike champion recorded his best (by far) result of his rookie season in what is arguably World Championship motorcycle road racing’s toughest and most-competitive class.…

Beaubier Qualifies Fifth, Roberts 26th In Moto2 At Red Bull Grand Prix Of The Americas

In Saturday’s Moto2 qualifying at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, American Racing Team’s Cameron Beaubier put his Triumph-powered #6 Kalex Moto2 machine fifth on the starting grid for Sunday’s race. It was, by far, Beaubier’s best qualifying effort of the season, far eclipsing the 13th-place start that he qualified for at Portugal in round three of the…

“Inside MotoAmerica: Pressure To Rise” Episode 8 Premieres On MotoAmerica’s YouTube Channel

Throughout the 2021 MotoAmerica season, MotoAmerica’s broadcast team has produced a revamped and reinvigorated version of its complementary TV show called “Inside MotoAmerica.” In past years, the feature-focused program has covered virtually all aspects of MotoAmerica, its riders, teams, race classes, staff, and officials. For 2021, the team took a new tack and created “Inside MotoAmerica: Pressure To Rise,” which…

Literbike Riders On The Rise

We’ve reached the ninth and final round of the 2021 season, and there a few riders aboard different motorcycles this weekend, so we thought we’d give you a rundown: Stefano Mesa, Robem Engineering/MESA37 Racing Aprilia RSV4 1100 Along with competing aboard his MESA37 Racing Kawasaki in Supersport this weekend, Mesa has put together a one-off deal to test an Aprilia…

Corey Alexander Unveils FDNY 9/11 Tribute For New Jersey Motorsports Park

The following is from HONOS HVMC Racing… Corey Alexander and the HONOS HVMC Racing team are honored to unveil their FDNY Engine 23-inspired livery for this weekend’s MotoAmerica races at New Jersey Motorsports Park, which coincide with the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. The team’s Graves-spec Kawasaki ZX-10RR “Engine 23” will be raced in the Stock 1000cc and…

Aden Thao Withdraws From Final Two Rounds Of SportbikeTrackGear.com Junior Cup Championship

Calishine Racing’s Aden Thao was missing from the SportbikeTrackGear.com Junior Cup grid at Pitt Race, and unfortunately, the 18-year-old, who was ranked ninth in the championship prior to Pitt Race, will also miss the final two rounds of the season, this weekend at New Jersey Motorsports Park and next weekend at Barber Motorsports Park. Team owners Lo and Debbie Thao,…

Ventura Highway Goes East

California rider Cory Ventura, who has become somewhat of a WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca specialist in MotoAmerica’s Supersport class over the past couple of years, will take his talents east next weekend where he will compete in Twins Cup aboard an Aprilia RS 660. He will be a teammate of Anthony Mazziotto on the Veloce Racing team. Ventura is a…

Uribe And Ward Team Up For FLY Racing/ADR Motorsports At Final Two HONOS Superbike Rounds

Long-time HONOS Superbike rider and team owner David Anthony will shelf his helmet and leathers for the final two rounds of the 2021 MotoAmerica Championship, while Jayson Uribe and Bradley Ward race for Anthony’s FLY Racing/ADR Motorsports team. “I’m just not enjoying riding right now,” Anthony candidly revealed. “I still have the desire to race, but I’m just not getting…

Scouse Mouse Back In The House

Next weekend at New Jersey Motorsports Park, British expatriate Mark Heckles, who finished third in the 2015 MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 Championship, will be back on the grid in America’s premier professional motorcycle road racing series. Heckles, who currently lives in West Harrison, New York, in Westchester County, just north of New York City, notched one win and three podiums in…

Two-Wheel Tuesday Spotlight: #50 M4 ECSTAR Suzuki GSX-R1000R Superbike

2021 marks Team Hammer’s second year as Suzuki’s official U.S. Superbike team. In 2020, lead rider Bobby Fong won three MotoAmerica Superbike races aboard the team’s M4 ECSTAR Suzuki GSX-R1000R Superbike and finished third in the Championship. This year, Fong has reached the podium three times thus far, is currently ranked fourth in the HONOS Superbike standings, and is just…

Blackall Racing Featured In VFW Magazine Cover Story

Blackall Racing, the husband-and-wife-led Supersport team that features rider Tony Blackall and crew chief Janet Blackall, made the cover of the of the August issue of VFW Magazine, which is the official publication of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and has been the voice of the overseas war veteran for more than a century. The magazine has a circulation of more than…

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