What The Teams Said: Indy Saturday Edition

The following is from Westby Racing… After a very solid Friday of practice and qualifying at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz was injured in a crash during Saturday’s Superbike race one, while Mathew’s teammate Cody Wyman nearly had a podium finish in Junior Cup race one to conclude what was a tumultuous day for the team. Mathew was…

Petersen, Landers Crowned At Indy

Two more MotoAmerica Championships were decided at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on a cloudy Saturday with Cameron Petersen earning the Stock 1000 crown while Rocco Landers wrapped up his second championship of the 2020 season in Twins Cup. Petersen won his title with a second-place finish to Travis Wyman in Stock 1000 with Landers taking his title via his eighth win…

More MotoAmerica Features On Indy’s Website

Indianapolis Motor Speedway continues its coverage of this weekend’s MotoAmerica Superbikes at The Brickyard event with feature stories on its website daily. Check out the following stories: https://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/news-multimedia/news/2020/10/09/hoosier-rider-ready-to-say-farewell-for-now-with-possible-double-duty-at-ims https://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/news-multimedia/news/2020/10/09/dedicated-indianapolis-rider-fulfills-big-goal-by-racing-across-yard-of-bricks-at-ims https://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/news-multimedia/news/2020/10/09/quick-change-ims-facilities-team-works-tirelessly-to-convert-road-course-for-bikes

Indy Website Featuring Beaubier And Elias… And More

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway website (https://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com) is featuring several stories on the MotoAmerica Series this week. Thus far, Curt Cavin has penned two pieces – one with Cameron Beaubier and the other with Toni Elias. Read the stories at: https://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/news-multimedia/news/2020/10/08/beaubier-almost-perfect-in-motoamerica-superbike-season-for-the-ages and… https://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/news-multimedia/news/2020/10/07/spanish-motogp-veteran-elias-finds-friendly-home-in-us-motoamerica?startrow=5

New Sponsor For Alexander At Indy

The following is from Ride HVMC Racing… Colorado-based woman-owned Trinity Commercial Roofing joins Corey Alexander and Ride HVMC Racing as title sponsor for this weekend’s MotoAmerica Stock 1000 and HONOS Superbike races at the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  Trinity Commercial Roofing team has decades of experience in both the roofing and construction industries working on commercial, residential, government, industrial, or…

Full-Factory Ducati Corse Superbike Breaks Cover For Indy

Warhorse HSBK Racing Ducati New York unveiled the Ducati Panigale V4 R that Italian rider Lorenzo Zanetti will race this weekend at the Superbikes at The Brickyard event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The bike is a full-on, Ducati Corse, customer World Superbike machine that has been built to MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike specifications. In addition to the motorcycle, Ducati Corse supplied…

The Teams Preview Indy

The following is from Westby Racing… The Westby Racing team and its two Yamaha riders Mathew Scholtz and Cody Wyman are fired up with anticipation about round eight of the 2020 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship, which starts Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Having this opportunity to compete at Indy, the Racing Capital of the World, is reason enough…

Beaubier On The Verge of Title Number Five

Barring a complete and utter catastrophe, Cameron Beaubier will drive out of Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday night with a fifth MotoAmerica Superbike Championship riding shotgun in his rental car. Heading into this weekend’s three (yes, three!) HONOS Superbike races at the Racing Capital of the World, Beaubier holds a 103-point lead over his Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha teammate…

Indiana Lamkin And The Temple Of Speed

Supersport rider Nolan Lamkin, who competes aboard the #52 Cycle Gear Racing Yamaha, was born and raised in Indianapolis. So, while this weekend’s Superbikes at The Brickyard event is going to be special for all the riders and teams, it is obviously going to be extra-special for Lamkin. We checked in with him and asked him a few questions: As…

A Limited Number Of Fans Allowed For Indy Round

MotoAmerica has announced that Indianapolis Motor Speedway will welcome a limited number of fans to the Racing Capital of the World for the MotoAmerica Superbikes at The Brickyard round of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series, October 9-11, per approval from the Marion County Public Health Department. The massive facility will provide a spectator zone in the Turn 1 grandstands of the…

MotoAmerica At Indy: Where Are They Now?

What a difference half a decade makes…or does it? With just one week to go before the start of MotoAmerica Superbikes at The Brickyard, it’s interesting to take note of what’s different, or not so different, in 2020 compared with 2015. In 2015, Monster Energy/Graves/Yamaha’s Cameron Beaubier earned the pole position in Superbike on a sunny Friday afternoon at The…

Superbike Unlimited To Give It Another Go With Andrew Lee At Indy

Two-time Stock 1000 Champion Andrew Lee’s debut in the HONOS Superbike Series aboard a Superbike Unlimited Franklin Armory Racing Kawasaki ZX-10RR at Barber Motorsports Park was thwarted by a couple of technical issues, which caused SBU owner Freddy Carswell to withdraw the motorcycle from competition after Friday’s two Qualifying Practice sessions. While Carswell packed up and left the track, Lee…

Road Course Redux: A Lap Of Indy With Ben Spies

With 10 left-hand turns and 6 right-handers, the 2.621-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course fits neatly inside the famous 2.5-mile oval. MotoAmerica’s one and only previous visit to Indy occurred in August 2015 and, in order to familiarize our fans with the layout of the road course, we asked three-time AMA Superbike Champion, 2009 World Superbike Champ, and MotoGP race…

More Kaw Bell For Indy

In what could be considered a tangible example of the age-old phrase, “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,” Supersport Championship points leader Richie Escalante won’t be the only Kawasaki ZX-6R rider competing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway next weekend. Escalante and his HONOS Kawasaki will be joined on the grid by three more 636cc green machines ridden by FSI Racing’s…

Off Track Podcast: Michael Martin

In this special video edition of Off Track, Paul Carruthers and Sean Bice talk with veteran road racer and current MotoAmerica Rider Representative Michael Martin, who made a successful career out of racing ultra-fast Team Hammer Suzukis in the WERA Endurance Series and also in Formula USA. Martin is a man of many words, and we caught a few of…

The Twins Cup Conundrum

MotoAmerica’s Twins Cup class is at a crossroads. Originally conceived as a way to showcase club racers from around the country by putting them on MotoAmerica’s national stage and aboard the same lightweight, twin-cylinder motorcycles that they race as weekend warriors, Twins Cup has evolved more than any other race class in the MotoAmerica Series. That’s what happens when humans…

Uribe Rides The New Honda Fireblade SP

We’ve been waiting with much anticipation for the 2021 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP to make its debut in MotoAmerica competition, and while we are not quite there yet, there are signs that it may happen before we close the book on the 2020 season. Uribe Racing’s Jason Uribe, who raced his previous generation Honda CBR1000RR in HONOS Superbike at round…

He Said, He Said: Team Releases From Barber

The following is from KWR… Kyle Wyman came home with two top-ten finishes this past weekend at Barber Motorsports Park in a trying weekend, posting 7th and 10th places in races one and two, respectively. The KATO Fastening/KWR Ducati Team maintained 6th in series standings with points scoring finishes in both Superbike races.  The weekend started off strong with the…

Rainey And Spies Comment On Gerloff’s World Superbike Podium Result

Among the multitude of American motorcycle road racing fans who were beaming with Yankee pride over Garrett’s Gerloff’s podium finish in Sunday’s World Superbike race were MotoAmerica President, two-time AMA Superbike Champion, and three-time 500cc Grand Prix World Champion Wayne Rainey, along with three-time AMA Superbike Champion, 2009 World Superbike Champion, and MotoGP race winner Ben Spies. Spies called Gerloff…

Rossi Moor Wins FIM European Mini Road Racing Championship, Sets New Lap Record

The following is from ForzaGP… The ForzaGP Snipers Junior Team rider continues to impress the road racing world by winning both races and setting a new lap record at Adria Raceway in the European Mini Road Racing Championship. Rossi Moor (Portland, Oregon) is officially the American and European mini road racing champion after remaining unbeaten at national and international Ohvale…