Photo Gallery: MotoAmerica Grid Looks

From a four-time AMA Superbike champion to a Supersport points leader to a KTM RC 390 Cup newcomer, every rider approaches the start of a race in his or her own unique way. Beginning with round one of the 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship at Circuit of The Americas through round eight at Indianapolis Motor Speedway—the series’…

Exclusive Video: Watch MotoGP Silverstone Race Weekend Highlights

Valentino Rossi took charge of Sunday’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone on the second of 20 drama-filled laps and never looked back. But the Italian’s 86th premier-class victory didn’t come easily. Until morning warm-up, the first wet session of the weekend, Rossi struggled to match the dry pace of his Movistar Yamaha teammate, Jorge Lorenzo, and Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez,…

MotoGP Silverstone Friday Photo Gallery

Amid partly sunny, dry track conditions, Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda) and Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha) topped Friday’s opening practices for this weekend’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone, round 12 of the MotoGP world championship. Lorenzo, seeking his sixth victory of the season, was the quickest rider today with a 2:02.338 around the 18-turn circuit, which, at 3.67 miles, is the…

British MotoGP Press Conference Highlights

Jorge Lorenzo (99) leads the opening lap of the 2014 British Grand Prix. The Northamptonshire track has 18 corners, 10 rights and eight lefts. Circuit length is 3.67 miles. JORGE LORENZO, Movistar Yamaha, five wins, 211 points Championship tied: “It’s a good situation for me, for Valentino, and for Yamaha. We wait some years to have this situation and now,…

O Canada! Szoke Headed To New Jersey Motorsports Park Finale

Canadian Superbike Champion Jordan Szoke will race in the MotoAmerica series finale at New Jersey Motorsports Park, September 11-13. The King of Canadian Superbike racing is headed south to MotoAmerica and he’s looking forward to the challenge. Fresh off earning his 10th Canadian Superbike Championship, Jordan Szoke will venture to New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, New Jersey, September 11-13,…

Meen Motorsports To Field Wildcards Uribe And Lewin At NJMP

Bazzaz Superstock 600 Champion Joe Roberts will finish out the 2015 MotoAmerica season in the Supersport class alongside his Meen Motorsports teammate Josh Herrin. Meen Motorsports will field two wildcard riders in the Bazzaz Superstock 600 class for the final round of the MotoAmerica series at New Jersey Motorsports Park, September 11-13. Sixteen-year-old Jason Uribe, who competed this past July…

Video: "Hitting The Apex" MotoGP Movie Trailer

Video of HITTING THE APEX – UK Trailer “This is the story of six fighters—six of the fastest motorcycle racers of all time—and the fates that awaited them at the peak of the sport.” Actor Brad Pitt is talking about Valentino Rossi, Casey Stoner, Jorge Lorenzo, Dani Pedrosa, Marc Marquez, and the late Marco Simoncelli, subjects of “Hitting The Apex,”…

The August Issue Of Dunlop Download Magazine Is Here!

Every fully interactive issue of Dunlop Download magazine is packed with terrific motorcycle racing features and stunning photography, and the 102-page August edition is no exception. “MotoAmerica Down The Stretch” captures the action from round five at Barber Motorsports Park through round eight at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, including the crownings of two national class champions: Joe Roberts (Bazzaz Superstock 600)…

Video: Suzuki GSX-R: 30 Years Of Performance

Even if you have never owned, raced, or even ridden a Suzuki GSX-R in any of the four engine displacements—600, 750, 1000, or 1100cc—offered on these shores beginning in 1986, you’re going to enjoy this video. Produced by the Bonnier Motorcycle Group, this beautifully filmed and professionally narrated documentary provides an in-depth look at this iconic four-cylinder Japanese sportbike, which…

Yamaha Welcomes Ten Legendary Racers To "Wall Of Champions"

Yamaha’s “Wall of Champions” class of 2015, with MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey next to friend and former teammate Eddie Lawson. Yamaha celebrated its 60th anniversary on Thursday at its US headquarters in Cypress, California, with an employee-focused event that included the induction of 10 racing legends onto its “Wall of Champions” and a special display of some of the company’s…

Rainey To MotoGP.com: “One Mistake Will Probably Cost Them The Title"

Throughout his illustrious career in the 500cc World Championship between 1988 and 1993, Wayne Rainey won three straight world titles, matching the achievement of his mentor and team boss Kenny Roberts a decade earlier. During his time Rainey has been in similar same situations to Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo, coming out victorious but also seeing the championship slip away.…

Alpinestars Focused On Product Development And Technology

Cameron Beaubier has race-tested the Alpinestars Tech Air Race airbag system. The MotoAmerica Superbike points leader described his crash earlier this season at Barber Motorsports Park, “Like falling on a little pillow.” Earlier this week, Alpinestars introduced its 2016 motorcycle collection with 50 new or significantly updated on- and off-road products. Company officials also discussed the business side of the…

Triumph Partners With VETmotorsports To Provide Opportunities For Disabled Veterans

Triumph Motorcycles America has been racing in support of our nation’s heroes throughout the 2015 season, as well as saluting them with the relaunch of the ‘Thank-A-Hero’ program. Triumph has partnered with VETMotorsports, a non-clinical outreach program that honors and empowers disabled combat veterans by encouraging active participation in motorsports. Through Castrol’s VETMotorsports Performance Match Fund, the on-track success of…

New Miller Owners Propose Bright Future For Utah Racetrack

Surrounded by mountains, the newly named Utah Motorsports Campus (formerly Miller Motorsports Park) will host the seventh round of the 2016 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship. Mitime Investment & Development Group, a subsidiary of Geely, China’s largest independent automobile manufacturer, has agreed to purchase Miller Motorsports Park from Utah’s Tooele County for $20 million. The county took over…

The Fastest Motorcycle Show, Episode Two

In the second episode of “The Fastest Motorcycle Show,” co-host Jon Boucher provides viewers with an overview of the 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1, the MotoGP-inspired open-class sportbike on which Monster Energy Graves Yamaha riders Josh Hayes and Cameron Beaubier have won every MotoAmerica Superbike race thus far this season. This same machine is also the basis for the RoadRace Factory Orion…