Beaubier Takes His 10th Win Of The Season

Dating back to last year, Cameron Beaubier has won 13 of the last 14 MotoAmerica Superbike races. On a sunny Saturday in New Jersey, Beaubier won his 10th of the 2020 season to extend his championship lead to a yawning 79 points over his Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha teammate Jake Gagne. The win was also the 48th of the four-time MotoAmerica Superbike…

No Literbike For Celtic HSBK Racing At New Jersey

Celtic HSBK Racing’s three-rider/three-bike team is temporarily down to two riders and two bikes this weekend at New Jersey Motorsports Park. While Sam Lochoff is racing his Kawasaki in the Liqui Moly Junior Cup class and Brandon Paasch is competing aboard his Yamaha in Supersport, the team’s Ducati Panigale V4 R is taking the weekend off. Stock 1000/Superbike Cup rider…

We Dig Racing

Running a motorcycle road racing series like MotoAmerica requires the staff and personnel to wear many hats and possess many skills and special talents. Late on Friday at New Jersey Motorsports Park, after a full day of practice and qualifying in all five race classes, several MotoAmerica and AMA/FIM officials and staff went to work applying their “civil engineering” skills…

Beaubier Fastest On Friday At NJMP

Iffy conditions ruled the day on a damp Friday at New Jersey Motorsports Park with Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha’s Cameron Beaubier tip-toeing through the puddles better than the rest to lead the first day of practice and qualifying in the HONOS Superbike class. Beaubier lapped at 1:23.802 in qualifying practice two to lead M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Bobby Fong by a…

Paradigm Shifts: Changing Gears In MotoAmerica

“Stock car racing” is one of the biggest misnomers in the world of motorsports due to the fact that there is virtually nothing at all that is “stock” about those cars. They start with a purpose-built racing frame (most modern automobiles are unibodies with no frames at all) and attach “reasonable facsimiles” of OEM bodywork to the frame to provide…

Pre-NJMP Team Releases: Part I

The following is from Westby Racing… Round six of the 2020 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship starts this Friday at New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP) in Millville, New Jersey, and riders Mathew Scholtz and Cody Wyman, along with the entire Westby Racing team, are ready to race at one of their favorite tracks. Mathew, who pilots the #11…

GEICO Motorcycle MotoAmerica Superbike SpeedFest At Monterey Will Be A Closed Event

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions in the state of California and the uncertainty of conducting events with public attending, MotoAmerica and WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca officials announced today that the entire Laguna Seca Recreation Area will be closed to visitors during the GEICO Motorcycle MotoAmerica Superbike SpeedFest at Monterey, October 23-25. Limited access to pre-sold camping areas within the…

Andrew Lee To Make MotoAmerica Superbike Debut At Barber Motorsports Park

The following is from Superbike Unlimited… Two-time MotoAmerica Stock 1000 Champion Andrew Lee will make his MotoAmerica Superbike debut at round seven of the 2020 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship, which takes place at Barber Motorsports Park on September 18 through 20. Lee will be aboard the number 14 Superbike Unlimited Franklin Armory Kawasaki ZX-10RR. The announcement was…

MotoAmerica Superbikes To Air Live In Asia

MotoAmerica is proud to announce that it has reached an agreement with FOX Sports Asia and Star Sports for the networks to air the 2020 MotoAmerica Superbike Series live with those two networks starting their coverage of the series with this past weekend’s round five from the Ridge Motorsports Park in Shelton, Washington. FOX Sports Asia and Star Sports reaches…

MotoAmerica Announces Provisional 2021 Schedule

MotoAmerica has announced that it will again host 10 rounds of the MotoAmerica Series in 2021, headlined by a 20-race MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike Series. Eight of the 10 event dates have been finalized. Confirmation of the additional event dates will be announced soon. “It’s always good to get the schedule out as early as possible,” said MotoAmerica Partner Chuck Aksland. “It…

Jake Gagne: Beaubier Is Definitely Trying

Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha’s Jake Gagne was asked on Sunday at the Ridge Motorsports Park to explain just how difficult it is right now to be racing against the best Cameron Beaubier we’ve ever seen. “Yeah, it’s tough,” commented Gagne. “Like you said, Cam’s (Beaubier) the guy to beat. When you watch the races I know a lot of…

Injured Fong Hoping For More At NJMP

M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Bobby Fong is hopeful that his injured left hand/wrist will benefit from the 11 days off the motorcycle after the Californian turned in two strong performances at the Ridge Motorsports Park this past weekend. “Hopefully, it will be better,” Fong said on Sunday in Washington. “I’m just going to baby this thing. I’ve been doing a lot…

In The Wake Of The Chicane: The Aftermath

Most of the riders involved in the pile-up in the chicane at the beginning of Superbike race one on Saturday at Ridge Motorsports Park were unhurt. One rider who didn’t emerge unscathed, however, was M4 ECSTAR Suzuki Superbike rider Alex Dumas. The ever-likeable Canadian unfortunately fractured a bone in his right elbow, and he will be unable to ride in…

UPDATED Team Releases: Day One From The Ridge

The following is from Yamaha… Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha Racing’s Cameron Beaubier scored a flawless victory, leading from start to finish in Saturday’s MotoAmerica Superbike race one at The Ridge Motorsports Park. Teammate Jake Gagne managed a solid fourth-place finish in challenging conditions on the 2.5-mile track in Shelton, Washington. Gagne began the weekend in strong form, breaking Beaubier’s…

Riders Stand By Decision To Use Chicane On First Lap

Despite a multi-rider crash in the new chicane on the opening lap of the HONOS Superbike race at the Ridge Motorsports Park on Saturday, four-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion and Saturday’s race winner Cameron Beaubier and third-place finisher Bobby Fong weren’t reversing their opinion of the riders’ suggestion to MotoAmerica that the chicane be used on the opening lap. “I do,”…

Beaubier Wins His Eighth

In three of his four championship-winning seasons, Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha’s Cameron Beaubier won eight races. Today, in just the ninth race of the season, Beaubier won his eighth HONOS Superbike race, this one coming in the MotoAmerica debut event at the Ridge Motorsports Park. The four-time and defending MotoAmerica Superbike Champion led from start to finish to win…