Cameron Beaubier Leads Thunderhill Raceway Park Test

Five of the top Superbike racers in the MotoAmerica Superbike Series converged on Thunderhill Raceway Park, January 30-31, for a preseason test with Monster Energy Yamaha’s Cameron Beaubier and Garrett Gerloff joined at the Northern California racetrack by Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias and Josh Herrin and the one-man Estenson Racing/Attack Performance team of JD Beach. When all was said and…

Photo Gallery: Live From The Superbike Test At Thunderhill

Five of the top riders in the MotoAmerica Superbike Championship are midway through the opening day of a two-day test at Thunderhill Raceway Park in Willows, California. Those in attendance are the Yoshimura Suzuki team of Toni Elias and Josh Herrin; three-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Cameron Beaubier and his Monster Energy Yamaha teammate Garrett Gerloff; and the Estenson Racing/Attack Performance’s…

MotoAmerica 2019: 10 Rounds On Tap For New Season

MotoAmerica has announced its provisional calendar for the 2019 MotoAmerica Series with the 10-round championship set to continue its trend of building the race series through consistency of both location and dates while also tweaking a few things along the way, including the introduction of four two-day events in place of the traditional three-day events. “We’re happy with our schedule…

One Superbike To Rule Them All…Until It Crashes

Among the crashes during round six of the 2018 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship last weekend at Utah Motorsports Park, the two most notable ones were by defending champ and Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing rider Toni Elias on Friday during Superbike Qualifying Practice 1 and by Attack Performance/Herrin Compound/Yamaha rider Josh Herrin during Sunday Morning Superbike warmup. Both incidents were spectacular to…

The Deuce Is Wild: #2 Goes For Four As Josh Herrin Pulls Double Duty Next Weekend

When Attack Performance/Herrin Compound Superbike rider Josh Herrin competes at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca next weekend, he’ll join a special group of motorcycle road racers who have competed as Wild Card entrants at World Superbike races held in the U.S. Herrin joins an elite list of legends that includes MotoAmerica race director Doug Chandler and rider representative Thomas Stevens, Scott…

Beaubier Breaks Through At Road America

In a race that ranked among the best in series history, Cameron Beaubier beat Josh Herrin by just .002 of a second in the Dunlop Championship at Road America after a dramatic last lap that saw Motul Superbike Championship points leader Toni Elias crash out of the race with just a handful of corners to go. Those three fought for…

What Have We Learned, Part 2: Non-Factory Riders And A Rookie On The Rise

When you talk about factory racing teams competing in the MotoAmerica Motul Superbike Championship, there are only two: Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing and Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing. And, as expected, those two teams are the overdogs in the series. They’ve won all three of the MotoAmerica Superbike Championships thus far. They have the best bikes, the best equipment, the best crew…

Sneak Attack: Herrin Rides His “Backup Bike”

Our previous chapter about the Attack Performance/Herrin Compound/Yamaha Superbike team detailed the Herculean efforts that team owner and crew chief Richard Stanboli was making to build a Superbike on an extremely compressed timeline, with the plan that rider Josh Herrin would test the brand-new YZF-R1 for the very first time in Friday morning’s MotoAmerica Motul Superbike Qualifying Practice 1 at…

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