Triumph Returns As Title Sponsor Of Superbike Challenge Of Alabama

Triumph has announced its return as title sponsor of the AMA/FIMNA Superbike Challenge, to be held at beautiful Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, on June 12-14. The fastest motorcycle riders in North America will compete during the Triumph Superbike Challenge, the fifth of nine rounds on the new and improved MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship. Eight races…

Video: 60 Seconds With Chris Fillmore And His KTM Superbike

Cole Kirkpatrick is the owner of Kirkpatrick Digital Cinema, a Texas-based company that specializes in the creation of short films primarily for the motorsports industry. Kirkpatrick attended round four of the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship, May 29-31, at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. While his main focus was on the 14-to-22-year-old riders competing in the new…

Video: Superbike Stars Hayes And Beaubier At The Indianapolis 500

This past May, prior to the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500, MotoAmerica Superbike racers Josh Hayes and Cameron Beaubier performed a demonstration lap around the famous 2.5-mile oval. Before and after their lap, four-time AMA Superbike Champion Hayes and his Monster Energy Graves Yamaha teammate Beaubier spent time with other celebrities and dignitaries on the red carpet. To draw…

Melissa Paris Equals Best Finish In Wisconsin

M4 MPH Suzuki’s Melissa Paris came through in both the rain and shine this weekend at Road America to register a bountiful points haul for her 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship Supersport campaign. After qualifying 12th fastest aboard the Team Hammer Contract Services supported GSXR-600 at 2:26.70, Paris demonstrated a fine combination of poise, patience, and skill…

David Anthony Ends Wet Elkhart Lake Weekend With Sixth

M4 SportbikeTrackGear.com Suzuki’s David Anthony battled through mixed conditions and mixed results at Road America to conclude the fourth round of the 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship on an up note. Following a sunny weekend of racing at Virginia International Raceway, the rainstorms that had defined the opening two rounds of the ’15 season returned as the…

On The Record: Jake Lewis, Yoshimura Suzuki Superbike Racer

Following his two third-place finishes on Sunday at Road America, Jake Lewis is third overall in MotoAmerica Superbike points. Not bad for a rookie… Superbike-class rookie Jake Lewis had his best premier-class race weekend to date at Road America. The 19-year-old Yoshimura Suzuki rider earned his first front-row start at the 14-turn, 4.048-mile Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, racetrack and finished on…

Video: Beaubier, Hayes Split Road America Wins

Monster Energy/Graves Motorsports Yamaha teammates Cameron Beaubier and Josh Hayes split victories today at Road America, though it’s Beaubier who leaves America’s Dairyland with the biggest smile after his win and second-place finish increased his championship points lead to 26 points. Beaubier came into round four of the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM Superbike Championship with a 16-point lead over Hayes, but he…

MotoAmerica: Sunday Morning Notes And Warm-Up Results

This weekend at Road America has been business as usual for Josh Hayes’ Monster Energy Graves Yamaha crew. Beautiful blue skies and welcome sunshine greeted MotoAmerica racers this morning at Road America in preparation for the SUBWAY Superbike Doubleheader. All of the riders in each of the five classes–Superbike, Superstock 1000, Supersport, Bazzaz Superstock 600, and the KTM RC 390…

Taylor Knapp Qualifies The #44 TOBC Racing R1 Second In Superstock 1000 At Road America

Copious amounts of rain and cold air temperatures challenged the MotoAmerica Superstock riders at Road America, but TOBC racing’s Taylor Knapp seemed to take the adverse conditions all in stride as he qualified his #44 Yamaha YZF-R1 second in MotoAmerica’s Superstock 1000 class. Since the Superbike and Superstock 1000 classes run concurrently on the track, Taylor will start in sixth…

Video: Josh Day Third In Superstock 1000 Superpole Qualifying

Video of Josh Saturday Road America 2015 Amidst difficult conditions brought about by rain and cold temperatures at Road America, Josh Day qualified the #00 Yamalube/Westby Racing Yamaha YZF-R1 third in MotoAmerica’s Superstock 1000 class. For the combined Superbike/Superstock 1000 grid, Josh will start in seventh position overall for Sunday’s two races. “With all the rain today, we used Superpole…

Josh Herrin Wins Supersport Race 1 At Road America

Wheels In Motion/MotoSport.com/Meen Yamaha rider Josh Herrin notched his third MotoAmerica win of the season, in Supersport Race 1 at Road America. Once again, the Yamaha YZF-R6 was the motorcycle of the meet as bLU cRU riders finished in the top four positions, with Yamalube/Y.E.S./Graves/Yamaha’s JD Beach in fourth. JD’s teammate Garrett Gerloff had a tipover while leading early in…

VIDEO: Josh Hayes Is On Top Once Again At Road America

Josh Hayes just keeps on trucking. Fast all weekend at Road America, the four-time AMA Superbike champion won his 39th career AMA Superbike pole position on Saturday afternoon in cold, wet, and windy qualifying conditions. “Qualifying in these conditions is always difficult,” Hayes said. “Any time we’re qualifying on rain tires, it’s pretty tense. I think all of us were…

Aprilia HSBK: Dustin Dominguez Out, Sheridan Morais In

Thirty-year-old Sheridan Morais hails from Johannesburg, South Africa. In 2012, he finished sixth overall in the World Supersport championship. Aprilia HSBK has terminated its relationship with Dustin Dominguez. The Oklahoma rider is currently fifth overall in MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 points, with podium finishes at Circuit of The Americas and Virginia International Raceway. “Dustin is no longer on the team because…

MotoAmerica: Saturday Morning Notes And Results From Road America

Birthday boy: Yoshimura Suzuki’s Roger Hayden topped Saturday morning’s Superbike Free Practice 3 at Road America. MotoAmerica racers were met with cool, windy, and wet conditions this morning for final practices and qualifying at Road America, site of round four of the AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship. Sixteen-year-old Josh Serne won pole position for the inaugural KTM RC 390…

MotoAmerica: Friday Afternoon Notes And Results From Road America

South African Sheridan Morais topped Superstock 1000 Practice 2 on one of the two HSBK Aprilias in his first visit to Road America. Rain, sometimes heavy, interrupted afternoon practice and qualifying on Friday at Road America, day one of round four of the 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship. On-again, off-again showers provide riders in all five classes–Superbike,…

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