MotoAmerica Superbike Racer Elena Myers Speaks Her Mind

Superbike rider Elena Myers plans to debut a new feature for race fans this weekend in Virginia: a personal video clip, captured just minutes before she hits the track. Myers intends to document her innermost thoughts prior to each of the seven remaining rounds of the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship. All of the “unfiltered” clips will premiere…

Melissa Paris Crowdfunds To Bridge Funding Gap

Video of Melissa Paris -Dark Horse Pros Campaign Video- Dark Horse Pros, an online crowdfunding platform for action and extreme athletes, has partnered with Melissa Paris, her fans, and sponsors to fund the remaining $30,000 needed for her 2015 MotoAmerica season through a 30-day crowdfunding campaign. Athletes will always need funding. And when sponsorship is not enough, professional athletes are…

Video: Aprilia HSBK Racing Team Documents COTA Debut

Video of MotoAmerica 2015 Aprilia HSBK Racing Team Debut at the Circuit of Americas (COTA) Aprilia is one of seven manufacturers represented in the new MotoAmerica series. In this video, you’ll meet the Aprilia HSBK Racing Team, which is competing in the Superstock 1000 class of the AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship. Superstock 1000 runs alongside the series’ premier…

MotoAmerica And Hotels For Hope

Need a hotel room for an upcoming round of the 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship? Want to not only get a good rate, but also make your reservation through a company that gives back? Then you’ll be pleased to know that MotoAmerica has partnered with Hotels for Hope to not only provide its fans and participants with…

Video: Next Moto Champion Talk Show

Video of Next Moto Champion Talk Show with Ameen Sajjadi and Cameron Petersen In this episode of “Next Moto Champion,” show co-host Danielle Teal interviews Meen Motorsports team owner Ameen Sajjadi and a new addition to the MotoAmerica paddock, second-generation racer and 2013 South African Supersport National Champion Cameron Petersen. In addition, Nick Ienatsch from the Yamaha Champions Riding School…

Mega Fan Activities On Tap For VIR

There is no shortage of fan activities scheduled for round three of the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship this weekend, May 15-17, at VIRginia International Raceway in Danville, Virginia. In addition to the four classes of racing—Superbike, Superstock 1000, Supersport, and Superstock 600—that will make up the MotoAmerica Mid-Atlantic AMA/FIM Road Racing Championship, expect plenty of action for…

Danny Eslick To Race Honda At VIR

Danny Eslick will race a Honda in the Superbike class at VIR this weekend. Two-time Daytona 200 winner Danny Eslick will race a Honda CBR1000RR in the MotoAmerica Superbike Challenge this weekend, May 15-17, at VIRginia International Raceway in Danville, Virginia, the Turbo Turtle Racing team announced today. “TTR is a new team for 2015 and look forward to having…

World Superbike: Davide Giugliano Wins Superpole At Imola

Davide Giugliano continued his remarkable return to racing with a Superpole-winning performance on Saturday at Imola. The Italian hit the track on yellow-striped Pirelli qualifying rubber with five minutes remaining in the session already at the top of the leader board. He immediately laid down a 1:46.382, 0.401 seconds shy of Tom Sykes’ lap record. “I knew that I could…

World Superbike: Davide Giugliano Impresses In Return From Injury

After three months of inactivity, Davide Giugliano was in the top three during both practice sessions. Davide Giugliano made a stunning return to action on Friday at Imola, posting the second- and third-quickest lap times as the World Superbike regulars got up to speed in nearly perfect weather conditions. Giugliano suffered a lower-back injury during preseason testing at Phillip Island…

TOP 1 Oil Posts MotoAmerica Contingency

MotoAmerica has announced that one of its supporting partners, TOP 1 Oil, is now posting contingency for the Superstock 1000 class in the 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship. The MotoAmerica series, the new home of AMA Superbike racing, has completed two of its nine rounds. The TOP 1 Oil contingency program will start with round three at…

Miller Motorsports Park Closing In October

Miller Motorsports Park is nestled in the Tooele Valley, in the shadow of the Oquirrh Mountains. Utah’s Miller Motorsports Park is closing. According to a press release issued by the track, “The Larry H. Miller Group of Companies has elected not to renew its lease with Tooele County and will cease operation of Miller Motorsports Park at the end of…

Hacking Out, Polen In For Dunlop Lap Of Honor At VIR

Doug Polen’s race-tire-development skills are legendary, so who better than the former AMA and World Superbike champion to stand in for Jamie Hacking, who was originally scheduled to ride the Dunlop Tires Lap of Honor on Sunday, May 17, at Virginia International Raceway, site of round three of the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship? According to Dunlop, three-time…

Superbikes Return To Virginia International Raceway

As a member of our Yamaha family, you are invited to the MotoAmerica Mid-Atlantic AMA/FIM Road Racing Championship, Friday, May 15 through Sunday, May 17, at Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Virginia. Special Event Activities: Meet four-time and defending AMA Superbike Champ Josh Hayes and current Superbike championship points-leader Cameron Beaubier from Monster Energy/Graves/Yamaha, along with Yamalube/Y.E.S./Graves/Yamaha Supersport riders Garrett…

First Class! Kawasaki’s Smart “Home Away From Home”

Some time ago, Kawasaki’s championship-winning World Superbike team realized it needed a bigger, better hospitality unit than the one they been using in previous years. The ever-expanding team size and a desire to improve the comfort of team guests and personnel called for more seats, more space, and a bigger kitchen to cater for the greater numbers. Restricted paddock space…

VIR Preview: Two Down, Seven To Go

The two Superbike races at Road Atlanta were both held in the rain. Roger Hayden (95) got the jump on the field in race one and was battling for victory when he crashed. With the debut season of MotoAmerica now two rounds old, it’s likely too early to come to any real conclusions about where things will be seven rounds…

VIDEO: Latus Motors Racing And VETMotorsports Create Partnership

Video of Latus Motors Racing And VETMotorsports Partner For The MotoAmerica 2015 Season In this video, Veteran Empowerment Through Motorsports (VETMotorsports) founder Peter Cline and Latus Motors Racing team owner George Latus discuss their partnership in the 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing and AMA Pro Flat Track Championships. Triumph-backed Latus Motors Racing fields Bobby Fong in MotoAmerica Supersport…

VIDEO: Surf's Up! Meet RoadRace Factory's Jake Gagne

In this short video, we ask MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 points-leader Jake Gagne 10 questions. You might be surprised by some of his responses! In related news, Orion Labs has joined Gagne’s team, RoadRace Factory, as a new sponsor. The official team name is now RoadRace Factory/Orion. According to a press release issued by the team, Orion produces a line of…

Roadracing World Action Fund Thanked For Soft-Barrier Deployment At MotoAmerica Events

The American Motorcyclist Association and FIM North America express their appreciation to the Roadracing World Action Fund for providing soft-barrier deployment for MotoAmerica, an AMA and FIM North America Championship. “Rider safety is paramount, and the support of the Roadracing World Action Fund is essential to ensuring rider safety at these events,” said AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman. “Thanks…

Dr. Raymond Rossi Set For All MotoAmerica Rounds

Turns out that MotoGP isn’t the only racing series with a Doctor Rossi. Thanks to a commitment from MotoAmerica, riders who suffer injury or illness at any of the 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Race Championship rounds will get care from a familiar face: Dr. Raymond Rossi. Rossi, who has served as the FIM Chief Medical Officer in World…

WSET VIR Preview Features Superbike Racer Chris Ulrich

“Do you have a need for speed?” That was the question ABC13 WSET asked viewers in its coverage of Virginia International Raceway’s plans to bring different kinds of racing to the country-club-style track in Halifax County. In two weeks, reporter Tola Adamson explained, VIR will deliver a different kind motorsports experience on its 17-turn, 2.25-mile North Course: the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM…

MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo Smokes Track Record In Qualifying At Jerez

Jorge Lorenzo has led every session but one thus far this weekend in extreme heat at Circuit of Jerez, culminating in a spectacular pole-position-winning lap for Sunday’s premier-class race. Several riders, including Lorenzo and his factory Yamaha teammate, Valentino Rossi, used a three-stop qualifying strategy popularized last season by Marc Marquez. Lorenzo returned to the track for the final time…

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