Tech Talk: The Relevance Of Rearsets

For the final two rounds of the 2017 MotoAmerica Superbike season, Josh Herrin was a fill-in rider for Cameron Beaubier, who had injured his shoulder at the previous round at Pittsburgh. Herrin’s first weekend on the factory Yamaha YZF-R1 at New Jersey Motorsports Park did not go as well as he’d hoped. He was uncomfortable on the bike, he didn’t…

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Wyman And Ducati Readying For MotoAmerica 2020

The following is from Kyle Wyman Racing… Kyle Wyman Racing (KWR) has officially announced the continuation of the Ducati Superbike program in the 2020 MotoAmerica Championship. Kyle Wyman will ride the #33 Ducati Panigale V4 R Superbike in his fifth season in the class.  KWR went to the Ducati platform late in the 2019 pre-season, as a last minute effort to switch…

The Teams Chat About Sunday At NJMP

The following is from Andrew Lee Racing… Andrew Lee achieved the goal he set himself at the start of the 2019 MotoAmerica Superstock Championship – becoming double National Champion, a feat he managed in style, leading the race at New Jersey to wrap up the title with another stunning victory. Starting from the Pole, Lee was never headed, taking the…

Tech Talk: Gearing For Success

In motorcycle road racing, the sport can be broken down into three variations of the same word: gear, gears, and gearing. “Gear,” as in the helmet, leathers, gloves, and boots that a road racer wears; “gears,” as in the cogs contained inside a motorcycle transmission that road racers constantly shift back and forth during a race; and then, there’s “gearing,”…

Injured Kyle Wyman Reports In

The following is from KWR… First Person/Update: With my typing fingers restricted, I’m coming to you from my rental car as my Dad drives myself and Hannah up to San Jose for surgery on my left scaphoid. I was injured in a crash Saturday after being taken out in the first corner of Superbike race one. Words can’t express how…

Team Previews: WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

The following is from Westby Racing… Round six of the 2019 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship starts this Friday at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California, and Mathew Scholtz and the Westby Racing team are ready to join the stars of the Superbike World Championship at one of the world’s most iconic race courses. Mathew is aboard the #11 Westby Racing…

Road America: History In The Making

As the MotoAmerica Series prepares to roll into Road America in a few short weeks for what will be the 40th season of uninterrupted Superbike racing at the picturesque circuit in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, the list of AMA Superbike race winners reads like a who’s who of American road racing. Twenty-five men have won the 58 races (the series has…

COTA: What The Teams Had To Say

The following is from KWR Ducati… The SC Project/KWR Ducati team put up another pair of top-10 finishes this past weekend at Circuit of the Americas for the second round of the MotoAmerica Superbike championship. Kyle Wyman rode his Ducati Panigale V4 R to another stout performance considering the team’s early state of development on the new platform. Wyman posted…

Motovation USA/SC Project To Sponsor KWR Ducati Superbike Team

Kyle Wyman Racing (KWR) has announced a continued partnership with Motovation USA and SC Project for the 2019 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship. Wyman will run a custom full-system SC Project exhaust on his Ducati Panigale V4 R. Motivation USA is the exclusive U.S. distributor of SC Project exhaust systems, and came on board in 2017 as a sponsor of KWR, and their relationship has grown…

Kyle Wyman To Race Ducati In MotoAmerica Superbike

Kyle Wyman Racing has announced that Kyle Wyman will race a Ducati Panigale V4R in the  2019 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship. Wyman will campaign the Ducati with leadership from trusted crew chief Gary Dean and his shop, Speed Demon Motorcycles. The move to the Panigale is a big change for Wyman and the team, who will be competing in its fourth consecutive season in MotoAmerica’s…

Ducati Returns To The MotoAmerica Paddock

We previously chronicled the pathway that brought AMA Superbike privateer legend Dale Quarterley back to the MotoAmerica paddock as the team owner of Quarterley Racing/On Track Development. And, speaking of “development,” Quarterley’s team continues to develop and expand in terms of riders as well as racebikes and racing classes. At the beginning of the 2018 MotoAmerica season, Fast by Ferracci…