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…

More

The Rider’s Turn Debuts With Josh Herrin

Are you ready for this? Here’s the debut of our newest MotoAmerica project, The Rider’s Turn, and our first episode features Yoshimura Suzuki’s Josh Herrin. Watch Herrin as he methodically goes about his job at Circuit of the Americas in the opening round of the 2019 MotoAmerica EBC Brakes Superbike Series… and listen to Herrin as he explains his thought…

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…

Garrett Gerloff Leads Day One At PittRace

Garrett Gerloff continues to hold the hot hand in the 2019 MotoAmerica EBC Brakes Superbike Series, the Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory-backed Texan leading the way on opening day in the Championship of Pittsburgh at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Gerloff, who has won two of the last four races and finished second in the other two, was fast in both sessions…

Sonoma Wrap-Up: What The Teams Say

The following is from Celtic HSBK Racing… Celtic HSBK Racing had a successful weekend with Rider PJ Jacobsen at the MotoAmerica Cycle Gear Championship of Sonoma. Landing on the box twice and finishing the weekend on the top step the team walks away ready for their next round in Pittsburgh. It was a two day event making for a fast…

Beaubier Leads Day One At WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing’s Cameron Beaubier started his weekend in immaculate fashion in the Championship of Monterey at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, the three-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion leading both sessions on a sunny day on the Monterey Peninsula. Beaubier’s best lap came in the second of two sessions, the Californian ripping off a 1:24.118 to lead his teammate Garrett Gerloff…

Monterey Memories: The Legacy Of Laguna Seca

Ask any of the riders in the MotoAmerica Series which race they’d want to win if they had to name just one, and chances are the response would be the same: Laguna Seca. Or, more accurately, WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca has a history that runs deep, most notably when it comes to motorcycle racing. And with…

Elias Takes Race One At UMC

Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias lost a boatload of points when he crashed out of race two at Road America two weeks ago, but he almost made all of those back up today with a thrilling victory in race one of the Championship of Utah at the Utah Motorsports Campus. In a race that featured as many as eight riders in…

Post Road America: What The Teams Have To Say

The following is from Scheibe Racing BMW… For team founder Steve Scheibe, Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin has been familiar ground for several decades. It’s the home course. The baseline. He’s raced here himself, and has worked on product development for multiple major manufacturers more years than many riders in the paddock have had birthdays. He’s been on hot…

Josh Herrin Wins Race Two At Road America

Yoshimura Suzuki’s Josh Herrin won today’s EBC Brakes Superbike race in the Championship at Road America, but it was Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing’s Cameron Beaubier who may have come away the biggest winner. Herrin was solid throughout the 13-lap EBC Brakes Superbike race and it resulted in his second win of the year and the eighth of his AMA Superbike…

Suzuki’s Fourth Annual Fun Day

The following is from Suzuki… On Wednesday, May 22nd, Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (SMAI) hosted the JGRMX/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing, Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing, H.E.P. Motorsports, M4 ECSTAR Suzuki, Bar X Motorsports, and the Suzuki Factory/Regional Elite amateur team for its 4th Annual Fun Day at Suzuki’s headquarters in Brea, California. Suzuki employees and riders came together to celebrate their strong…

Josh Herrin Nails Down Victory At COTA

Yoshimura Suzuki won its second straight race at Circuit of The Americas on Sunday, but it wasn’t the one ridden by yesterday’s winner Toni Elias. This time it was Josh Herrin on the top step of the podium after winning the seventh AMA Superbike race of his career in the MotoAmerica Championship of Texas. Herrin battled for 13 of the…

Toni Elias On Pole For COTA Superbike

To say that the Circuit of The Americas seems to suit Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias would be a massive understatement. A five-time MotoAmerica Superbike race winner in Texas, the Spaniard put himself in perfect position to add more race victories to his COTA tally with his 2:08.537 lap in Friday afternoon’s Superpole session putting him on pole for the start…

Toni Elias Leaves MotoAmerica Season Opener With Series Points Lead

The following is from Yoshimura Suzuki… Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing’s Toni Elias had a thrilling opening to the 2019 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship at the Suzuki Championship at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. It included a victory and ultimately the series lead for the 2017 series champ. Elias made a miraculous save aboard his Suzuki GSX-R1000 in Saturday’s race when he ran…

Gerloff Leads Day One In MotoAmerica Opener

Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing’s Garrett Gerloff got his 2019 season off to the best possible start with the Texan leading both of the EBC Brakes Superbike sessions on opening day at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. Gerloff led a damp morning session and followed that up with the fastest time of the day under sunny skies in the second session. Gerloff…