Two-Wheel Tuesday Spotlight: #50 M4 ECSTAR Suzuki GSX-R1000R Superbike

2021 marks Team Hammer’s second year as Suzuki’s official U.S. Superbike team. In 2020, lead rider Bobby Fong won three MotoAmerica Superbike races aboard the team’s M4 ECSTAR Suzuki GSX-R1000R Superbike and finished third in the Championship. This year, Fong has reached the podium three times thus far, is currently ranked fourth in the HONOS Superbike standings, and is just…

Pitt Race MotoAmerica Superbike Win To Gagne And It’s A Baker’s Dozen

Call it what you will: Lucky 13 or a baker’s dozen. It matters not. What matters is that Fresh N’ Lean Attack Performance Yamaha’s Jake Gagne continued his complete and utter domination of the 2021 MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike Series with his 13th successive win today at Pittsburgh International Race Complex. But this one was closer. After besting his teammate-for-the-weekend Toni…

The Brainerd Round: What The Teams Said

The following is from Bradley Ward Racing… Returning to the track at Brainerd International Raceway this past weekend, Ward far exceeded his expectations, impressing many as he raced to tenth and ninth respectively in the two Superbike races at the 2.5-mile circuit.  Unsure of how he would perform having not actively ridden a bike in more than a year, the #57…

What The Teams Said: Post-VIR

The following is from Suzuki… Suzuki and Team Hammer upped the ante following a successful 2021 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship season opener with an even stronger Round 2, notching up two victories, two pole positions, and four podiums at Virginia International Raceway. M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Sean Dylan Kelly continued to lead the charge, scoring the pole in…

New Season, New Format: “Inside MotoAmerica: Pressure To Rise” Premieres Thursday, May 20 On FS2

MotoAmerica, North America’s premier motorcycle road racing series, is thrilled to announce the premiere of the nine-episode, season-long docuseries, “Inside MotoAmerica: Pressure to Rise,” on Thursday, May 20 at 8:30 p.m. (Eastern), on FOX Sports 2. The new-look, hour-long show takes racing fans behind the scenes on and off the track, giving them an up-close-and-personal look at the stars of…

Scholtz Takes HONOS Superbike Series Opener At Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta

Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz got the soaking-wet monkey off his back with his first dry-race HONOS Superbike victory today at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, the South African leading 18 of the 19 laps for the perfect start to his 2021 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship. Scholtz, whose previous two Superbike wins came in wet conditions in 2017 (Circuit of The America) and…

MotoAmerica Superbikes 2021: All Change At The Top

In the six years since MotoAmerica took over the AMA Superbike Championship, two riders have dominated: five-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Cameron Beaubier and 2017 Champion Toni Elias. Those two combined to win 83 races, or 72 percent, of the 116 races run under the MotoAmerica umbrella. That’s right – 72 percent. And 100 percent of the Superbike Championships with Beaubier…

Jack Roach On Getting Hayes-ed

There’s hazing and then there’s Hayes-ing. Fortunately, for Jack Roach he’s only been Hayes-ed. Well, and Fong-ed and Dunham-ed. Hey, it happens when you’re the new kid training at the Hayes compound in Southern California and Roach is most definitely the new kid. “Oh, definitely,” Roach said when asked if he’s been property introduced to Hayes-ing. “I’ve got two big…

What The Teams Said: Indy Saturday Edition

The following is from Westby Racing… After a very solid Friday of practice and qualifying at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz was injured in a crash during Saturday’s Superbike race one, while Mathew’s teammate Cody Wyman nearly had a podium finish in Junior Cup race one to conclude what was a tumultuous day for the team. Mathew was…

He Said, He Said: Team Releases From Barber

The following is from KWR… Kyle Wyman came home with two top-ten finishes this past weekend at Barber Motorsports Park in a trying weekend, posting 7th and 10th places in races one and two, respectively. The KATO Fastening/KWR Ducati Team maintained 6th in series standings with points scoring finishes in both Superbike races.  The weekend started off strong with the…

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…

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…

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