Beaubier On The Verge of Title Number Five

Barring a complete and utter catastrophe, Cameron Beaubier will drive out of Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday night with a fifth MotoAmerica Superbike Championship riding shotgun in his rental car. Heading into this weekend’s three (yes, three!) HONOS Superbike races at the Racing Capital of the World, Beaubier holds a 103-point lead over his Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha teammate…

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Of Handshakes And Champagne Showers

On the way to the racetrack about 15 years ago, I had a conversation with my then-10-year-old son in preparation for his very first visit to an AMA road racing paddock. While seated in the passenger seat of my truck, he clutched a small, spiral-bound notebook—which would become his keepsake for the riders’ autographs—and he attentively listened to my pontifications.…

Weather And Tires: Getting It Right

In motorcycle road racing, riders often have to deal with a lot of different weather situations, and in turn, a lot of variations in the condition of the track surface. This was definitely the case last week at the MotoAmerica Official Dunlop Preseason Test. Changeable skies created three distinctly different track conditions: fully dry, fully wet, and damp/drying. So, when…

Hayes Fills In For Westby Racing At Preseason Test

The following is from Westby Racing… Despite the challenging weather conditions and the unfortunate fractured right clavicle that Mathew Scholtz suffered this past Sunday in a training crash aboard a motocross bike, the Westby Racing team made solid progress at the two-day MotoAmerica Dunlop Official Preseason Test held at Barber Motorsports Park on Tuesday and Wednesday. The first order of…

Win Big With Cycle Gear Roll With Us Sweepstakes

MotoAmerica has announced that it will again offer one lucky fan an all-expenses paid trip to the 2018 season finale at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, September 21-23, through its Cycle Gear Roll With Us Sweepstakes, Powered By Honda Generators. The Grand Prize winner of the Cycle Gear Roll With Us Sweepstakes presented by Honda Generators will get flights,…