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,…

Garrett Gerloff Injury Update

Garrett Gerloff (right) finished on the podium in both MotoAmerica Supersport races at VIRginia International Raceway, broken finger and all. Garrett Gerloff’s broken pinky is still broken. The Yamalube/Y.E.S./Graves Yamaha rider smashed the upper portion of the finger two weeks ago during Supersport qualifying at VIRginia International Raceway. Gerloff skipped second qualifying but shoved his swollen digit into a modified…

MotoAmerica: Friday Morning Notes And Results From Road America

MotoAmerica’s five-race KTM RC 390 Cup is making its debut this weekend at Road America with 28 entries, ages 14 to 22. Round four of the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship began Friday morning at 14-turn, 4.048-mile Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. All five classes—Superbike, Superstock 1000, Supersport, Bazzaz Superstock 600, and, making its debut, the KTM…

TOBC Racing Secures Taylor Knapp And Gabe Miller

MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 competitor Taylor Knapp, who is currently in second place in the championship points standings, has been secured by TOBC racing to compete aboard the #44 Yamaha YZF-R1 for the remainder of the 2015 season. In addition, 22-year-old rider Gabe Miller has joined the team and will be competing in the KTM RC 390 Cup that kicks off…

Triumph Teams Head To Road America And Sacramento For An Action-Filled Weekend

Triumph riders and teams will be at two different venues this weekend racing in the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, May 29-31, and AMA Pro Flat Track at the Sacramento Mile in Sacramento, California, May 30. Bobby Fong, riding the #50 Latus Motors Racing/Castrol/Triumph Daytona 675R, is seeking consistency after he’s…

Exclusive! Ben Spies Describes Road America

Turn six: Ben Spies won two AMA Superbike races, in 2007 and ’08, on Yoshimura Suzukis at Road America. Road America is a pretty straightforward track. You definitely want a fast bike and a good race tuck. You also want a bike that stops well because four of the big braking zones—turns one, three, five, and eight—are downhill. The rear…

Pour On The bLU cRU Cheese

For the Yamaha bLU cRU road racing teams, the trip to Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, is always special. Several crew members either hail from America’s Dairyland, or some of their family members are Wisconsinites. Also, four-time and defending AMA Superbike champ Josh Hayes has long said that Road America’s 4.05-mile, 14-turn natural road course is one of his…

Elena Myers Partners With Sheboygan County Humane Society

McGraw Powersports Racing/Team21Motosport is proud to announce our partnership with the Sheboygan County Humane Society (SCHS). Our common goal is to raise awareness of the needs of animals in our community. The mission statement of the Humane Society is, “The prevention of cruelty to animals, the relief of suffering among animals, and the extension of humane education.” “As a team,…

We Are Family: TOBC Racing And Yamaha

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, is proud to announce that TOBC racing has joined the Yamaha bLU cRU road-racing family. The announcement was made by Keith McCarty, Motorsports Racing Division Manager for Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. “We’re excited to welcome TOBC racing and their entire team, including team owner Michelle Lindsay, into the Yamaha bLU cRU family,” commented McCarty. “TOBC racing…

Springfield Mile: “It’s All About Strategy”

Sunday’s Springfield Mile lived up to its billing as the “crown jewel” of AMA Pro Flat Track, with 45 premier-class GNC1 entries vying for 18 slots in the 25-lap main event, the US flat-track debut of three-time FIM Superbike World Champion Troy Bayliss, and a 130-mph draft-pass finish with the margin of victory just 0.136 seconds. Title rivals Bryan Smith…

All American: MotoAmerica Heads To Road America

JD Beach heads to Road America with the lead in the MotoAmerica Supersport Championship. The 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship heads to America’s heartland and Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin’s Road America this weekend for round four of the series, the MotoAmerica Subway Superbike Doubleheader, and the opening round of the highly anticipated KTM RC 390 Cup. The KTM…