Saturday In Jersey: What The Teams Said

The following is from Yamaha… Fresh N’ Lean Attack Performance Yamaha Racing’s Jake Gagne scored another dominant victory in today’s race one of the MotoAmerica Superbike tripleheader at the New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, New Jersey. His impressive 14th-straight win moves him closer to his first title in the premier class. Toni Elias joined him on the podium in…

Lewis, De Keyrel Crowned On Day One At NJMP

Altus Motorsports’ Jake Lewis wrapped up the 2021 MotoAmerica Stock 1000 title with a relatively stress-free victory while Robem Engineering’s Kaleb De Keyrel finished second later on a sunny Saturday to earn the 2021 MotoAmerica Twins Cup Championship at New Jersey Motorsports Park. M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Sean Dylan Kelly, meanwhile, took a giant step toward capturing the 2021 Supersport title…

Suzuki On Board As Official Series Partner Of MotoAmerica

MotoAmerica, North America’s premier motorcycle road racing series, is pleased to announce that Suzuki Motor USA, LLC has come on-board as an official series partner for the 2021 MotoAmerica Series. Suzuki is currently leading both the 2021 MotoAmerica Supersport and Stock 1000 Championships with M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Sean Dylan Kelly on top of the Supersport Series while Jake Lewis leads…

Six Support-Class Races To Join MotoAmerica Superbikes At Pitt Race

If you like motorcycle road racing then Pittsburgh International Race Complex is the place to be as the MotoAmerica Series arrives, bringing six support classes to go along with the premier HONOS Superbike Series at the picturesque 2.8-mile road course in Wampum, Pennsylvania, August 13-15. In addition to the headline Superbike events, MotoAmerica’s seventh round of the 2021 series will…

What The Teams Said: Ridge Motorsports Park (Updated)

The following is from Westby Racing… After finishing fifth in Saturday’s Superbike race at Ridge Motorsports Park, Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz improved in Sunday’s race with a fourth-place result and maintained his second-place position in the 2021 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship. Starting in the middle of the second row based on his fifth-place finish in Saturday’s race, Mathew got a good jump off the line and moved…

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…

Zanetti To Replace Jacobsen At The Ridge

Celtic HSBK Racing has signed former World Superbike rider and current Ducati Corse test rider Lorenzo Zanetti to compete aboard the team’s number 87 Ducati Panigale V4 R in HONOS Superbike at the Ridge Motorsports Park on August 28-30 for round five of the 2020 MotoAmerica Championship. Zanetti will replace team rider PJ Jacobsen, who is still recovering from the…

MotoAmerica And The Art Of Crashing

The old adage is that if you ain’t crashin’, then you ain’t tryin’. If that’s the case than those racing in the MotoAmerica Series in 2019 didn’t try hard enough. Much to the chagrin of bodywork manufacturers across the country, crashes in the 2019 MotoAmerica Series occurred less often than in 2018 with riders across five classes hitting the deck…

Catching Up With Six AMA Horizon Award Winners Who Raced In MotoAmerica This Past Season

The Nicky Hayden AMA Horizon Awards are given each year to the top amateurs in three motorcycle racing disciplines: road racing, flat track racing, and motocross. The purpose of the Awards is to recognize amateur racers who demonstrate the skills and traits indicative of potential future success in professional racing. This past season, there were a total of six racers…

Two-Wheel Tuesday Spotlight: #85 M4 ECSTAR Suzuki GSX-R1000R Superbike

Team Hammer started campaigning Suzuki’s latest version of the GSX-R1000R in 2017’s MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 class. In 2018, the team debuted the #85 M4 ECSTAR Suzuki GSX-R1000 in full MotoAmerica Superbike trim, including a MoTec ECU. The bike features some notable differences from the Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing Superbike, including bodywork that is shaped slightly different and sourced from Hotbodies,…

Saturday From VIR: What The Teams Said

The following is from Team M4 ECSTAR Suzuki… Team M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Jake Lewis backed up his first top-five MotoAmerica Superbike result of the 2019 season — scored last time out at the Circuit of the Americas — with another top-five on Saturday at Virginia International Raceway. Lewis continued his determined push to the front of the field as he…

Jake Lewis Back For More With M4 ECSTAR Suzuki

Team Hammer, Inc. is happy to confirm that it will again field Jake Lewis aboard an M4 ECSTAR Suzuki GSX-R1000 in the MotoAmerica Superbike class for the upcoming 2019 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing season. Last year, the 2015 MotoAmerica Superbike Rookie of the Year again established himself as a week-in, week-out front-runner in his full-time return to the…

Bobby L. Lewis II, 1959-2018

Bobby Lewis, the father of MotoAmerica Superbike racer Jake Lewis, was killed in a single-car accident yesterday on Interstate 24 near his home in Princeton, Kentucky. Lewis was 59 years old. Few details about the crash have been released, but the News Edge is reporting that the accident occurred around 5:30 p.m. and that only one vehicle was involved. Lewis…

What Have We Learned, Part 3: A Couple Of OWB’ers & Everybody’s Favorite Privateers

Heading into round three of the 2018 MotoAmerica Motul Superbike Championship this weekend at VIRginia International Raceway, it’s hard to believe that Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing’s always-likeable Roger Hayden is currently ranked 11th in the points standings. Two DNFs and a couple of so-so results in the other two races have put Hayden on his back foot in the early going…

Jake Lewis To Be Clad In Cortech In 2018

Cortech Performance Apparel & Gear has announced that M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Jake Lewis will wear its leathers and gloves in the 2018 MotoAmerica Motul Superbike Championship. “I’m very happy to re-sign with Cortech for my return to the Superbike class,” said Lewis. “Cortech has been an integral part of my professional road racing career. Cortech’s custom made leather and gloves,…

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