Biggest Superbike Field Of The Year For The Ridge

Led by four-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion and 2020 championship points leader Cameron Beaubier, the biggest HONOS Superbike class of the season will do battle this coming weekend at the Ridge Motorsports Park in Shelton, Washington. Twenty six entries will take to the track on Friday for practice and the first round of qualifying with the two HONOS Superbike races scheduled…

The Challenger: Dominic Doyle

Going into this year’s Liqui Moly Junior Cup Series, not many would have thrown up their hand when asked if they thought Rocco Landers was going to be beaten in 2020. After all, the youngster from Oregon won 14 races a year ago en route to the title. But then along came Dominic Doyle and suddenly Landers was not only…

Off Track Podcast: Dominic Doyle

Dominic Doyle is one of the rising stars in the MotoAmerica Series, the young South African riding his BARTCON Kawasaki Ninja 400 to three straight Liqui Moly Junior Cup wins to start his 2020 season. Doyle is second in the series point standings heading to the Ridge Motorsports Park next weekend where he hopes to gain ground on series rival…

The Elias Family Grows By One

The Elias family just added another member with baby girl Giovanna Rosemei joining the clan on August 18 at 8:44 a.m. Giovanna tipped the scale at six pounds, 13 ounces while measuring in at 19 inches. Giovanna is the third child in the fivesome with parents Toni Elias and Kristie Marie, as she joins sister Kiara and brother Toni. Elias,…

Zanetti To Replace Jacobsen At The Ridge

Celtic HSBK Racing has signed former World Superbike rider and current Ducati Corse test rider Lorenzo Zanetti to compete aboard the team’s number 87 Ducati Panigale V4 R in HONOS Superbike at the Ridge Motorsports Park on August 28-30 for round five of the 2020 MotoAmerica Championship. Zanetti will replace team rider PJ Jacobsen, who is still recovering from the…

Changes At The AMA: Pelletier Now Director Of Racing

The following is from the AMA… The American Motorcyclist Association has promoted Mike Pelletier to director of racing from his role as AMA Supercross manager, effective immediately. In his new role, Pelletier will manage the AMA’s domestic amateur and professional competition operations, and will continue to oversee the AMA’s responsibilities for the AMA Supercross Championship. Pelletier grew up racing motocross…

Off Track Podcast: Carruthers And Bice

Paul Carruthers and Sean Bice go it alone in this week’s Off Track With Carruthers And Bice podcast after two hectic weekends of back-to-back MotoAmerica rounds at Road Atlanta and Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Not that they need much to get them going, but there was plenty to chat about and the pair bring it all out in this, their…

Three MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike Races Slated For Indy And Laguna Seca Rounds

MotoAmerica has announced that it is replacing the two HONOS Superbike races that were lost due to the cancellation of the Circuit of the Americas round with additional Superbike races at the Superbikes At The Brickyard and GEICO Superbike Speedfest At Monterey events. The final two rounds of the series at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, October 9-11, and WeatherTech Raceway Laguna…

Handlebar Memoirs: Tales Of Loose Clip-Ons

When the right clip-on came loose on Josh Herrin’s Scheibe Racing BMW S 1000 RR Superbike on the final lap of Saturday’s HONOS Superbike race one at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, a lot of fans were surprised by what transpired and wondered how something like that could ever happen on a racebike. We checked into it and discovered that the…

Team Releases #2: PittRace

The following is from Hayden Schultz Racing… After a weekend that presented many challenges, Hayden Schultz was able to continue his run of podium finishes in Twins Cup competition at Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Coming into a weekend with no previous experience at the circuit, Schultz would have to learn the track quickly. After a promising start, Hayden would find…

Beaubier Hits The Century Mark In Style

Four-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Cameron Beaubier celebrated his 100th AMA Superbike race on Sunday at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex by doing what he’d done 44 times previously. He won. Beaubier moved up to the AMA Superbike Championship in 2014, a season after he won the Daytona Sportbike Championship with an almost perfect 12 of 13 race wins. Ironically, the…

Team Releases Number 1: PittRace

The following is from Yamaha… Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha Racing’s Cameron Beaubier capped off a perfect weekend at Pittsburgh International Race Complex with a win in race two to further strengthen his title defense in the MotoAmerica Superbike Championship. His teammate Jake Gagne held onto a third-place finish to give the team a sixth-double podium of the season.   Beaubier…

Beaubier Wins His 100th Superbike Start

Cameron Beaubier celebrated his 100th AMA Superbike start in the best way possible. With a victory. The win, Beaubier’s seventh of his near-perfect season, was the 45th triumph of the four-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion’s career. As the others have been in 2020, Beaubier’s win was decisive, though he wrongly downplayed it as “a bit lucky.” Challenged early by his Monster…

Josh Herrin: Every Which Way And Loose

HONOS Superbike rider Josh Herrin is coming to terms with his Scheibe Racing BMW S 1000 RR, and the fan favorite has been having a good weekend at Pittsburgh International Race Complex. He qualified sixth in Saturday morning’s Superpole and, in race one, Herrin was ahead of M4 ECSTAR Suzuki rider and former class champion Toni Elias and looking for…

Win Number Six For Beaubier At PittRace

Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha’s Cameron Beaubier won his sixth HONOS Superbike race out of seven starts today at Pittsburgh International Race Complex, the four-time defending MotoAmerica Superbike Champion leading from start to finish as he continues his dominating start to the season. Beaubier began his day with his fourth pole position of the year and he finished it with…