EBR's Cory West Takes Back-to-Back Wins In China

Erik Buell Racing employee Cory West had a perfect showing at Zhuhai International Circuit in southern China, taking back-to-back wins in two races and setting a new lap record along the way. The event, which took place March 21-22, was the opening round of China’s Pan Delta Superbike Series’ 2015 season. Riding an EBR 1190RS for the Splitlath Motorsport team,…

Dane Westby, 1987-2015

On behalf of Yoshimura R&D of America, I’d like to offer our sincerest condolences to the entire Westby family, and dearest friends. Dane’s sudden tragic loss has impacted our entire road racing community. Dane will be greatly missed for his amazing motorcycle racing skills, but most significantly for his integrity as a person. Dane you will be deeply missed…. Don…

Yamaha Mourns The Loss Of Racer, Teammate, Personality, And Friend Dane Westby

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., is deeply saddened by the tragic passing of Yamalube/Westby Racing rider Dane Westby, who died yesterday in a streetbike accident in his hometown of Tulsa, OK. Keith McCarty, Motorsports Racing Division Manager for Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., said, “All of us at Yamaha extend our most heartfelt condolences to Dane Westby’s father Tryg, mother Jane, and…

Dane Westby, 1987-2015

Seen here testing last week at Circuit of The Americas, Dane Westby died Monday night following a streetbike accident in Oklahoma. MotoAmerica road racer Dane Westby passed away on Monday, March 23, as a result of injuries suffered in a streetbike accident in his hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Westby was 28 years old. Westby won three races and finished third…

World Superbike Chang Thai Race 2 Results And Photo Gallery

Double win for points-leader Jonathan Rea, another second for Leon Haslam, with Alex Lowes third. American Larry Pegram and EBR teammate Niccolo Canepa didn’t start race two. Double win for points-leader Jonathan Rea, another second for Leon Haslam, with Alex Lowes third. American Larry Pegram and EBR teammate Niccolo Canepa didn’t start race two. Kawasaki factory rider Jonathan Rea: “For…

Yamaha Road Racers Bat A Thousand In MotoAmerica Spring Training At Circuit of The Americas

Yamaha motorcycles, riders, and teams turned out in large numbers at MotoAmerica’s first “spring training” camp at the Circuit of The Americas (COTA) in Austin TX, and the bLU cRU hit for the cycle, recording the overall fastest laptimes in all four MotoAmerica racing classes–Superbike, Superstock 1000, Supersport, and Superstock 600. The Yamaha YZF-R1 and YZF-R6 were the fastest bikes…

Canepa Goes 18th After Superpole 1 In Thailand

Team Hero EBR rider Niccolo Canepa placed 18th after the first Superpole qualifying session at the Chang International Circuit today, with his teammate and team manager Larry Pegram 23rd on the grid. Niccolo has a sixth row starting position for each scheduled 20-lap race in Thailand, with the Italian rider feeling he has recovered well from the snapped tendon he…

Triumph Motorcycles Reveal 2015 Racing Plans And Announces Racing Partners Purchase Program

In 2015, Triumph Motorcycles America’s racing presence will span AMA Pro Flat Track, MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Series and Canadian Superbike Championship. With Castrol as the primary partner, Triumph’s race teams will also receive support from FreedomRoad Financial and GE Capital. “Triumph’s racing heritage is entrenched with victories and championships. We hope to build on the successes our…

Aboard His Yamalube/Westby Racing Yamaha YZF-R1, Dane Westby Is Fastest Superstock 1000 Rider At COTA

With his brand-new #00 Yamaha YZF-R1 Superstock 1000 bike still in preseason bodywork, but proudly displaying the logo of his primary sponsor Yamalube, Dane Westby and his Yamalube/Westby Racing crew successfully participated in the Official MotoAmerica Test at the Circuit of The Americas (COTA). Dane recorded the fastest 1000 Superstock lap time, along with the fourth-fastest time of any rider…

MotoAmerica/Dunlop Test Ends With Beaubier On Top

Yamaha-mounted Cameron Beaubier topped the timesheets after two days of Dunlop tire testing at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin. The two-day Dunlop tire test came to a conclusion this afternoon with Monster Energy Graves Yamaha’s Cameron Beaubier ending the day as the fastest rider at the Circuit of The Americas, the site of round one of the MotoAmerica…

Live Timing For Dunlop Test At Circuit Of The Americas

Follow live here MotoAmerica’s Dunlop tire test is under way at Circuit of The Americas near Austin, Texas. Two full days of lapping are planned, with middleweight and open-class motorcycles across four classes expected to take full advantage of the eight sessions scheduled each day. Heavy rain overnight and through the early morning hours soaked the 20-turn, 3.4-mile track. By…

Flat-Tracking Road Racers

Kentucky resident JD Beach aims to take his dirt-tracking skills all the way to the world championships. JD Beach and Hayden Gillim were the top-finishing full-time road racers in rounds one and two of the 2015 AMA Pro Flat Track Championship held last week at Daytona International Speedway. Fifth overall last season in AMA Pro Daytona SportBike (now Supersport), Beach…

Javelin Broderick Set For Supersport

After a two-year hiatus from pro-level racing, Javelin Broderick and his team, Bellissimoto / ZAG Racing, are set to return to the paddock campaigning an MV Agusta F3 675 in the challenging Supersport class of MotoAmerica! When asked about its decision to move up to Supersport, the team had this to say: Javelin Broderick: “It does seem a little crazy…

MotoGP Qatar Test Day 2 Lap Times And Photo Gallery

“We are able to be very competitive with both used tires and new ones,” Andrea Dovizioso said. “We still have to improve certain aspects, like stability under braking.” Marc Marquez: “We have gained confidence with the front end thanks to a change to the geometry, which was something we had been finding difficult at this circuit.” “I improved my best…

AMA Announces KTM RC 390 Cup Rules For MotoAmerica

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association has published the technical rules for the 2015 KTM RC 390 Cup class for MotoAmerica, the new home of the AMA Superbike series. The technical rules cover motorcycle modifications, tire use and other class-specific regulations. The KTM RC 390 Cup is a spec class that features competition on KTM RC 390 motorcycles. The…

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