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…

American Racing: More Than Just A Name

For Los Angeles-based real estate developer Eitan Butbul, “American Racing” is not just the name of the Moto2 racing team that he owns and manages, it is an entire philosophy. Butbul’s passion project and mission are the same as MotoAmerica’s: to develop U.S. motorcycle road racers into World Champions. We talked with Butbul and learned about him, his U.S. patriotism,…

All Systems Are “Go” For Westby Racing After Testing This Week At Talladega Gran Prix Raceway

The following is from Westby Racing… With round one of the 2020 MotoAmerica season set to take place at Road America next weekend, the Westby Racing team wrapped up their preseason testing program with a visit to Talladega Gran Prix Raceway (“Little Tally”) in Alabama on Monday and Tuesday of this week. Both of the team’s riders–#11 Superbike rider Mathew…

Grant Motors Racing’s Liam Grant Will Compete For 2020 Liqui Moly Junior Cup Championship

The following is from Grant Motors Racing… Liam Grant, 15, of Boulder, Colorado, will compete aboard a Kawasaki Ninja 400 in the 2020 MotoAmerica Liqui Moly Junior Cup Championship. Liam made his MotoAmerica debut in the Liqui Moly Junior Cup Class at Utah Motorsports Campus last season and will race for the Colorado-based Grant Motors Racing team. Geoff Cesmat, who…

Quarterley Racing On Track Development Re-Signs Ben Gloddy After His Impressive Rookie Season

The following is from Quarterley Racing On Track Development… Ben Gloddy, 14, of Northfield, New Hampshire, will be returning for his second year with Quarterley Racing On Track Development in the 2020 MotoAmerica Liqui Moly Junior Cup Series. The up-and-coming rider finished fifth in his first professional race weekend at Utah Motorsports Campus where he also celebrated his 14th birthday. Ben followed that up…

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…

Dallas Daniels To Race In WorldSSP300 At Qatar

Dallas Daniels, who finished third in the 2019 Liqui Moly Junior Cup Championship despite a slightly abbreviated season, will be back aboard a road racer when he competes as a wild card entry in the FIM Supersport 300 World Championship at the final round of the season, October 24-26, at the Losail International Circuit in Doha, Qatar. According to Daniels,…

The Friday 5: Five Questions With Liqui Moly Junior Cup And Twins Cup Rider Jackson Blackmon

Nicknamed “Action Jackson” by the late, great Brian Drebber, Jackson Blackmon has been a fixture in MotoAmerica’s Liqui Moly Junior Cup class, and this past season, he began to make the transition to bigger bikes when he raced one of Russell Masecar’s Suzuki SV650s in the final two rounds of the Twins Cup Championship while still racing a Monkey Moto/AGV…

Dunham Set For Double Duty At PittRace And NJMP

The following is from MP13 Racing… Current MotoAmerica Junior Cup competitor Hunter Dunham will pull double duty this weekend at Pittsburgh International Race Complex and also at New Jersey Motorsports Park on September 7 and 8 as he will race the #12 MP13 Racing Yamaha YZF-R6 in MotoAmerica’s Supersport class in addition to racing the #17 Hunter Dunham Racing Kawasaki…

Jigalov Joins Quarterley Racing On Track Development Team

The following is from Quarterley Racing/On Track Development… Quarterley Racing On Track Development welcomes Junior Cup competitor Damian Jigalov under contract services for the remaining rounds in MotoAmerica after receiving confirmation today: From Bob Robbins: “With the development this past weekend of the team having a vacant spot left with plans already in place for five riders for the remaining…

Dallas Daniels Will Compete Aboard A Celtic HSBK Racing Yamaha At Pittsburgh

The following is from Celtic HSBK Racing… After a one-race-weekend hiatus, Liqui Moly Junior Cup rider Dallas Daniels, who is currently ranked second in the 2019 points standings, will return to MotoAmerica competition at Pittsburgh International Race Complex (PittRace) next weekend, and he will be aboard the #69 Celtic HSBK Racing Yamaha YZF-R3. The announcement was made by Barry Gilsenan…

Standish Makes A Stand With Kawasaki For 2019

After finishing seventh in the 2017 MotoAmerica KTM RC Cup Series with a best finish of fourth at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, Pure Attitude Racing’s Trevor Standish endured a difficult 2018 season in MotoAmerica’s Liqui Moly Junior Cup class. Undaunted, the lanky Georgian is hoping that an influx of additional sponsors and a switch to a Kawasaki Ninja 400 will…