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…

Cody Wyman Out At The Ridge

The following is from Westby Racing… Westby Racing’s Junior Cup rider, Cody Wyman, had a tough start to his weekend at Ridge Motorsports Park. Cody, who rides the team’s #34 Yamaha YZF-R3, unfortunately suffered a tipover during Thursday’s Official Dunlop MotoAmerica Test and bumped his head. He was thoroughly checked for a concussion by MotoAmerica’s medical staff, and the results were…

Who Else But Beaubier On Opening Day At The Ridge?

Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha’s Cameron Beaubier continued his 2020 HONOS Superbike season domination today in the opening qualifying session at the Ridge Motorsports Park, the championship points leader lapping at 1:40.358 to best the rest by over a second. Beaubier’s best came on the 14th lap and it was 1.029 seconds quicker than Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz, the South…

UPDATED: All Together Now

UPDATE: Technical issues continued to vex the Ducati Richmond/KWR Ducati Team on Friday at the Ridge Motorsports Park. Kyle Wyman was unable to complete a lap in either of the two HONOS Superbike Qualifying Practice sessions. He has one more chance tomorrow morning to make the grid for Saturday’s and Sunday’s two races. Per MotoAmerica rules, Wyman must participate in…

Wyman’s Tough Day

Kyle Wyman’s weekend at the Ridge Motorsports Park got off to a rough start this morning when the KWR Ducati rider crashed in the first session of the official MotoAmerica Dunlop test and totally destroyed his Ducati Panigale V4 R. Wyman’s crew was busy at work on Thursday, preparing what will be a basically stock Ducati for Wyman to race…

Lorenzo Zanetti’s MotoAmerica Debut

Lorenzo Zanetti had his first taste of the Ridge Motorsports Park during Thursday’s Official Dunlop MotoAmerica Test, the Italian filling in for the injured PJ Jacobsen on the Celtic HSBK Ducati Panigale V4 R in this weekend’s Komatsu MotoAmerica Superbikes at the Ridge event – round five of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. Zanetti lapped at a best of 1:46.215 in…

Jason Uribe: Fighting Wildfires And Racing Superbikes

Part-time MotoAmerica Superbike rider Jayson Uribe was a late addition to the HONOS Superbike entry list for round five of the MotoAmerica Championship. Uribe and his Rock & Sons team are participating in today’s Official Dunlop MotoAmerica test at the Ridge Motorsports Park, and Uribe will be aboard his red, white, and blue #36 Honda CBR1000RR for this weekend’s Komatsu…

30 Years Ago Today: Wayne Rainey Is Crowned

Thirty years ago today, MotoAmerica President and three-time 500cc World Champion Wayne Rainey could have taken the cautious approach. After all, he only needed to finish third in any of the final three races to earn the first of his three 500cc World Championships. But that’s not the Rainey way. Instead, he took the lead from Rothmans Honda’s Wayne Gardner…