Sportbike ECU Box Of Mysteries? No More!

“We’ve been working with Westby Racing all year,” FlashTune’s Chris Gardell said. “They’re using the auto-blipper for clutchless downshifting and the race-team package to re-map the rider aids.” Digital technologies develop quickly. By the time of the last Apollo moon flight in 1975, one of the astronauts carried into orbit an over-the-counter HP-65 hand-held calculator that was more powerful than…

Laguna Bound: The Battle Goes West

Cameron Beauber (6) and Josh Hayes (1) are just four points apart in the battle for the 2015 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship. Four measly points. One, two, three, four. That’s all that separates the top two riders in the 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM Superbike Championship. Four points after six rounds, 12 races, 192 laps, and 550.568 miles of racing from Texas to…

NapaValleyRacing.com To Compete At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Roi Holster of NapaValleyRacing.com (middle) poses with his crew chief, Jeff Lee (left), and mechanic Chuan Jiang at Miller Motorsports Park. NapaValleyRacing.com is confirmed to race in the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship July 17-19 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The new series will provide support races at the eni FIM Superbike World Championship, which will draw tens…

Melissa Paris Joins All-Female Team For Endurance Race In Spain

Girls Racing Team snapshot (from left to right): Muriel Simorre, Jolanda van Westrenen, newly recruited MotoAmerica Supersport racer Melissa Paris, and Amandine Creusot. Not content spending a relaxing weekend at home in Southern California with husband Josh Hayes, MotoAmerica Supersport racer Melissa Paris flew to Spain to compete with the Girls Racing Team in the annual 24 Hours of Catalunya…

MotoAmerica Rider Spotlight: GEICO Suzuki's Chris Ulrich

Chris Ulrich has been around motorcycle racing his entire life. The 35-year-old MotoAmerica Superbike rider and journalist for family-owned Roadracing World and Motorcycle Technology recalls making parts runs to American Suzuki in Brea, California, with his mother and sister. “My family goes way back—32 years—with Suzuki,” Ulrich said. “As kids, we used to play in the fountain at the entrance.…

Positive Prognosis for Injured American Kenny Noyes

American Kenny Noyes (1) leads the BMWs of Ivan Silva (22) and Dani Rivas (7) last month at the Barcelona round of the 2015 FIM CEV Repsol European Superbike Championship. American Kenny Noyes was critically injured when he crashed during Sunday morning warm-up for round four of the FIM CEV Repsol European Superbike Championship at Motorland Aragón in Spain. Noyes…

MotoAmerica: Six Great Race Weekends, Ten Great Photos

Rounds one through six of the inaugural MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship provided a mix of drama, excitement, breathtaking speeds, and, above all, hard-fought racing with often surprising outcomes. As road racing continues to claw its way back into the hearts and minds of fans in this country, thanks to the dogged efforts of official series photographer Brian…

American Kenny Noyes Aiming For Superbike Victory On Sunday In Spain

Dirt-tracker-turned-road-racer Kenny Noyes is seeking another Superbike victory this weekend at Motorland Aragon in Spain. MotorLand Aragon in Spain will be the backdrop this weekend for round four of the FIM CEV Repsol European Championship. In Superbike, Carmelo Morales arrives in Alcañiz as overall leader with a nine-point lead over the current series champion, American Kenny Noyes. Two weeks ago…

Aprilia HSBK Racing Shows Consistency, Claims Pole And Double Podium Once Again

Aprilia HSBK once again claimed pole position and landed on the podium both races at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah. The extreme heat and higher altitude posed new challenges at this round. Once again, the Aprilia RSV4 proved itself and its reliability as it performed flawlessly in the inclement conditions. Aprilia HSBK Rider Sheridan Morais was prepared for weather…

Watch The Latest Racer X Show Now!

Video of The Racer X Show – Season 2 – Show 26 – 6/30/2015 This week on “The Racer X Show with Greg White” we have highlights from the muddy Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship in Mechanicsville, Maryland, Mountain Dew ATV Motocross National Championship from Millville, Minnesota, and the weekly Yoshimura Road Racing segment with highlights from round six of…

Video: Latus Motors Racing Miller Motorsports Park Supersport Re-Cap

Video of Latus Motors Racing Miller Motorsports SuperSport Recap Latus Motors Racing’s Bobby Fong provides an overview of the most recent MotoAmerica Supersport doubleheader race weekend and his results on the three-cylinder Triumph 675R at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah. Latus Motors Racing’s Bobby Fong provides an overview of the most recent MotoAmerica Supersport doubleheader race weekend and his…

Listen To Wayne Rainey, Chuck Aksland, And Paul Carruthers

As the 2015 AMA/FIM North America Road Racing Championship reached its midpoint, Barry Boone, host of “Talking Motorcycles with Barry Boone,” interviewed three of MotoAmerica’s decision makers: Wayne Rainey, Chuck Aksland, and Paul Carruthers. Boone describes this edition of his weekly Internet radio show: “Wayne Rainey is a two-time AMA Superbike champion and three-time 500cc world champion and serves as…

Exclusive! MotoGP TT Assen Race Video Highlights

Saturday’s Dutch TT at Assen was a battle for the ages. Valentino Rossi led free practices one and three, and won pole position, his first since the 2009 San Marino GP, with a stunning record lap of the 2.82-mile circuit. Likewise, the 26-lap race was nothing shy of spectacular, with reigning MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez chasing, passing, and then…