Calishine Racing’s Thao Wins Three Races And Sets New Track Record At Brainerd

In advance of next month’s MotoAmerica round at Brainerd International Raceway (BIR) in Minnesota, Calishine Racing’s Aden Thao participated in this weekend’s Central Roadracing Association (CRA) event at BIR. For 17-year-old Thao, it was his first time at the Minnesota racetrack, and to say he likes it would be an understatement. Thao competed in the CRA’s Ultralight Cup Expert class…

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Kayla Yaakov’s European Adventure

Next weekend at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli in Italy, round one of the Yamaha R3 bLU cRU European Cup will take place with 27 riders battling it out to become the championship’s first-ever winner. Among those 27 riders is Biglerville, Pennsylvania’s own Kayla Yaakov. Thirteen-year-old Yaakov competed in last year’s MotoAmerica Mini Cup by Motul as a member…

What The Teams Said: Saturday At VIR

The following is from Westby Racing… Superbike Championship Leader Scholtz’s Saturday Runner-Up Finish In Virginia Extends His Points Lead To win a motorcycle road racing championship, consistently finishing on the podium is critical. And, on Saturday at VIRginia International Raceway, Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz took another important step towards achieving his first MotoAmerica Superbike title when he finished second in Superbike race one. It wasn’t a win, but he and…

Westby Racing Teams Up With JR12 Racing And Rider Jack Roach For 2021 MotoAmerica Junior Cup Championship

The following is from Westby Racing… Westby Racing is proud to announce that they have entered into an agreement with JR12 Racing and 17-year-old rider Jack Roach. Together, the combined team, with Jack in the saddle of #12 Westby Racing Yamaha YZF-R3, will compete in the 2021 MotoAmerica Junior Cup Championship. The announcement was made by Chuck Giacchetto, team manager…

Ben Gloddy To Race In SportbikeTrackGear.com Junior Cup Series With Landers Racing

Fifteen-year-old Ben Gloddy, who finished fourth in last year’s SportbikeTrackGear.com Junior Cup Championship with eight podium finishes aboard his Quarterley Racing/On Track Development Kawasaki Ninja 400, has joined Landers Racing for the 2021 Junior Cup season. Gloddy will once again be aboard a Kawasaki. “First of all,” Gloddy said. “I want to thank Dale and Alex Quarterley, Bob Robbins, Eraldo…

More MotoAmerica Content And Live Supersport On Tap For MAVTV

MotoAmerica, the premier motorcycle road racing series in North America, has announced that in addition to airing live coverage of the 2021 MotoAmerica Supersport Series as it did in 2020, MAVTV Motorsports Network will feature the MotoAmerica SportbikeTrackGear.com Junior Cup Series in its new kids programming block called “After School Next Gen Racing.” Along with “After School Next Gen Racing,”…

Jack Roach On Getting Hayes-ed

There’s hazing and then there’s Hayes-ing. Fortunately, for Jack Roach he’s only been Hayes-ed. Well, and Fong-ed and Dunham-ed. Hey, it happens when you’re the new kid training at the Hayes compound in Southern California and Roach is most definitely the new kid. “Oh, definitely,” Roach said when asked if he’s been property introduced to Hayes-ing. “I’ve got two big…

Avery Dreher Moves Up From Mini Cup To SportbikeTrackGear.com Junior Cup For 2021

Fourteen-year-old Avery Dreher, who competed in the Mini Cup by Motul Championship last season, has made the jump to the SportbikeTrackGear.com Junior Cup Championship for 2021. Dreher has joined the newly formed PDR Motorsports racing team, and the youngster will be aboard a Kawasaki Ninja 400. According to PDR Motorsports team principal Edelberto Acosta, “We are extremely excited to have…

Sportbike Track Gear To Sponsor MotoAmerica Junior Cup Series

MotoAmerica, the premier motorcycle road racing series in North America, is pleased to announce that Sportbike Track Gear, the family owned and operated motorcycle apparel and parts specialists, will be the title sponsor of the 2021 MotoAmerica Junior Cup Series with the class titled the SportbikeTrackGear.com Junior Cup, effective immediately. Owned by the Vandenbrouck family (commonly known as the Vans),…

Landers Can Wrap It Up This Weekend At Barber Motorsports Park

There’s a very good possibility that 15-year-old Rocco Landers will wrap up his second consecutive MotoAmerica Liqui Moly Junior Cup Series title this weekend at Barber Motorsports Park, September 18-20, which would make him the first champion of the 2020 season. With his nine victories in a row, Landers holds a commanding 90-point lead over Celtic HSBK Racing’s Samuel Lochoff…

The Challenger: Dominic Doyle

Going into this year’s Liqui Moly Junior Cup Series, not many would have thrown up their hand when asked if they thought Rocco Landers was going to be beaten in 2020. After all, the youngster from Oregon won 14 races a year ago en route to the title. But then along came Dominic Doyle and suddenly Landers was not only…

Off Track Podcast: Dominic Doyle

Dominic Doyle is one of the rising stars in the MotoAmerica Series, the young South African riding his BARTCON Kawasaki Ninja 400 to three straight Liqui Moly Junior Cup wins to start his 2020 season. Doyle is second in the series point standings heading to the Ridge Motorsports Park next weekend where he hopes to gain ground on series rival…

Three Riders Double Down At Road America

It was a weekend of doubles at Road America in the opening round of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series with Richie Escalante, Kaleb De Keyrel, and Dominic Doyle winning both races in their respective classes. Escalante won for the second straight day in the Supersport class; De Keyrel doubled up on Sunday in the Twins Cup race; and Dominic Doyle barely…

New Winners Aplenty In MotoAmerica Season Opener

There were three new winners in the four support classes at Road America today with PJ Jacobsen, Dominic Doyle and Richie Escalante scoring victories in the Stock 1000, Liqui Moly Junior Cup and Supersport classes, respectively, in the opening round of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. Jacobsen, a veteran of World Supersport and World Superbike and the runner-up in last year’s Supersport…

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