Toni Elias To Replace Kyle Wyman For WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca Round

Kyle Wyman Racing has announced that the team will field 2017 MotoAmerica Superbike Champion and 2010 Moto2 World Champion Toni Elias on its Panera Bread Ducati Panigale V4 R at next weekend’s MotoAmerica GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Speedfest at Monterey as a replacement rider for the injured Kyle Wyman. Elias will replace injured team owner/racer Kyle Wyman, who will be focusing…

Shark Squad Motorcycle Attorneys To Host The V-Twin Visionary Performance Bike Show At The GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Speedfest At Monterey

MotoAmerica, the premier motorcycle road racing series in North America, is pleased to announce that Shark Squad Motorcycle Attorneys will be the host sponsor of the V-Twin Visionary Performance Bike Show presented by Harley-Davidson and Shark Squad Motorcycle Attorney’s during the 2021 MotoAmerica GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Speedfest at Monterey, scheduled for July 9-11, at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Additionally, Shark…

What The Teams Said: Ridge Motorsports Park (Updated)

The following is from Westby Racing… After finishing fifth in Saturday’s Superbike race at Ridge Motorsports Park, Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz improved in Sunday’s race with a fourth-place result and maintained his second-place position in the 2021 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship. Starting in the middle of the second row based on his fifth-place finish in Saturday’s race, Mathew got a good jump off the line and moved…

Americans In Assen: Race Day

Former Yamaha teammates and roommates Cameron Beaubier and Garrett Gerloff went to work today in the Dutch Grand Prix with both missing out on scoring World Championship points in the Moto2 and MotoGP classes, respectively, on the historic Assen Circuit. American Racing’s Beaubier was in 15th place on the final lap of the Moto2 GP but was beaten to the…

Americans In Holland: Qualifying From Assen

Italtrans Racing’s Joe Roberts and American Racing’s Cameron Beaubier will start from the seventh and ninth rows, respectively, in tomorrow’s Dutch Moto2 Grand Prix after a difficult day of qualifying for the two Americans. Petronas Yamaha’s Garrett Gerloff, meanwhile, will start on the eighth row for his MotoGP debut tomorrow at the Assen circuit. Roberts’ best lap was a 1:37.041…

The Italian Job: Ducati Now An Official Series Partner Of MotoAmerica

MotoAmerica, North America’s premier motorcycle road racing series, is pleased to announce that Ducati North America has come on board as an official series partner as well as an official manufacturer of the GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Speedfest at Monterey – round five of the 2021 MotoAmerica Series, July 9-11, at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. For the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca…

21 In ’21: Thomas Stevens, The Thinker

The following is the ninth in our “21 in ’21” features that highlights one of the 21 AMA Superbike Champions each week as we move through the 2021 MotoAmerica season – the 45th year of the premier class championship. With all due respect to every motorcycle racer in the world, Thomas Stevens always seemed too smart to be a motorcycle…

Gerloff To MotoGP For Assen This Weekend

The following is from Yamaha… GRT Yamaha WorldSBK Team’s Garrett Gerloff will make his MotoGP race debut this weekend at TT Circuit Assen, riding for PETRONAS Yamaha Sepang Racing Team at the Dutch TT in place of the injured Franco Morbidelli. With Morbidelli sustaining a knee injury during training on Tuesday, Gerloff was called up to race at the Dutch…

Wayback Wednesday: That Fabulous Baker Boy

In driving distance, Bellingham, Washington, is about 170 miles from Shelton, Washington, where Ridge Motorsports Park is located. As the crow flies, the distance is substantially shorter than that because, by car, to get from Bellingham to Shelton, you drive south, curl west around the southern tip of Puget Sound, and head a little bit north. The reason I mention…

Gerloff Second In Navarra WSBK Test

GRT Yamaha WorldSBK’s Garrett Gerloff came within .048 of a second of recording the fastest lap time on day two of the two-day World Superbike test at the Navarra circuit in Spain. Gerloff, who led day one, finished just behind Pata Yamaha’s Toprak Razgatlioglu with the Turk lapping at a best of 1:36.877 to Gerloff’s 1:36.925. Razgatlioglu did 190 laps…

Gerloff Leads Navarra Test

The men of the World Superbike Series visited the Circuit de Navarra in Spain for the first time today, and MotoAmerican Garrett Gerloff led the way with the fastest time in the afternoon session. Navarra, which is located near Los Arcos in northern Spain, will play host to the seventh round of the World Superbike Championship for the first time,…

Kyle Wyman Injury Update: Readying For Laguna Return

The following is from Panera Bread/KWR Ducati… The Panera Bread/KWR Ducati Superbike team has withdrawn from this weekend’s MotoAmerica Superbike event at Ridge Motorsports Park. After the crash and subsequent injury of rider and team owner Kyle Wyman, the team will forgo participation in round four of the championship to focus on the following round at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.…

Beaubier 10th In German GP At Sachsenring

American Racing’s Cameron Beaubier came through from 25th on the grid to finish 10th in today’s German Moto2 Grand Prix, the Californian earning six championship points for his efforts at the Sachsenring. While it was a good day for Beaubier, it was a difficult one for fellow MotoAmerican Joe Roberts with the Italtrans Racing rider crashing out of the battle…

Calishine Racing’s Thao Wins Three Races And Sets New Track Record At Brainerd

In advance of next month’s MotoAmerica round at Brainerd International Raceway (BIR) in Minnesota, Calishine Racing’s Aden Thao participated in this weekend’s Central Roadracing Association (CRA) event at BIR. For 17-year-old Thao, it was his first time at the Minnesota racetrack, and to say he likes it would be an understatement. Thao competed in the CRA’s Ultralight Cup Expert class…

“Rainey’s Ride To The Races” Ultra-Limited Premium Ticket Package Now On Sale

Imagine riding your motorcycle through some of the most picturesque areas of California’s Central Coast on a Friday in July, ending up at the iconic WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, having your day culminate with a Q&A session with three-time World Champion and MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey, four-time World Champion Eddie Lawson and other surprise guests before enjoying nonstop racing action…

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