A Kiwi In Thailand Gets Set To Race In MotoAmerica

Round six of the 2021 MotoAmerica Championship at Brainerd International Raceway on July 30 through August 1 will have another new rider on the SportbikeTrackGear.com Junior Cup grid. Seventeen-year-old Axel Pedersen will make his U.S. debut as a rider for the Calishine Racing Team alongside teammates Aden Thao and Owen Williams, and he’ll be aboard the number 66 Calishine Racing…

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…

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…

What The Teams Said: Road America (Updated)

The following is from Suzuki… Suzuki Motor USA, LLC and Team Hammer reeled in another bountiful trophy harvest as the 2021 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship wrapped up its doubleheader weekend at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The weekend performance of M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Cameron Petersen headlined the combined four-podium showing for Team Hammer. In addition, Altus Motorsports…

It’s All Action For Road America This Weekend With MotoAmerica In Town

The four miles of Road America racetrack will definitely not be lonely this weekend as the 2021 MotoAmerica Series brings its high-speed show to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, for round three of the nine-round championship, with a record-breaking 214 entries set to battle in America’s Dairyland. In addition to being round three of the 2021 MotoAmerica Series for HONOS Superbike, Supersport,…

Kelly, Lewis, Hobbs And Gloddy Emerge Victorious At VIR

M4 ECSTAR Suzuki’s Sean Dylan Kelly continues to strike while the iron is hot, the Floridian keeping his perfect season alive with another MotoAmerica Supersport victory with this one coming after a closely fought battle at VIRginia International Raceway. While Kelly remains the only unbeaten rider in the 2021 MotoAmerica Series, Altus Motorsports’ Jake Lewis became a first-time winner in…

Chuckwalla Steps Up To Sponsor Alexander And Other MotoAmerica Stars

The following is from HONOS HVMC Racing… Southern California-based motorsports destination Chuckwalla Valley Raceway (CVR) is proud to announce its partnership with Corey Alexander and the Honos HVMC Racing team for the 2021 MotoAmerica season.  Located east of Palm Springs off the I-10 near Joshua Tree National Park, Chuckwalla Valley Raceway is ~3.5 hours from LA, San Diego, Phoenix, and Las Vegas. The…

Throwback Thursday: Hayden’s Championship Clincher, Bostrom’s Photo-Finish Victory

After a one-year hiatus from VIRginia International Raceway due to the COVID-19 pandemic, MotoAmerica returns to VIR next weekend for round two of the 2021 HONOS Superbike Championship. It’s a favorite track for many current riders, as well as a fan favorite. After all, the 14-turn, 2.25-mile natural road course has served up some very memorable AMA road races over…

What The Teams Said: Final Edition

The following is from HONOS HVMC Racing… Honos HVMC Racing leaves Road Atlanta with mixed results from riders Corey Alexander and Richie Escalante over the weekend.  Riding his all new 2021 Graves Spec Kawasaki ZX-10RR for the first time ever, Corey Alexander showed good pace in practice and qualifying sessions immediately running within the top 8. Ultimately he would have…

More than $5.3 Million Up For Grabs In 2021 MotoAmerica Purse Payouts And Contingency Support

Racers who compete in the 2021 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Series have a chance to earn more than $5.3 million in purse and contingency payouts. MotoAmerica’s cash purse—distributed across four race classes including HONOS Superbike, Supersport, Stock 1000, and Twins Cup—totals nearly $1.2 Million. In addition, HONOS Superbike Premier Entrants receive an additional guaranteed purse distribution of $2,000…

Who Will Be Master Of The Middleweights?

Supersport was, without a doubt, the most consistently compelling, must-see championship of the 2020 MotoAmerica season. In virtually every one of the 18 middleweight-class races held last year, the action was breathtaking and the display of talent and racecraft was world-class. In the end, it was HONOS Kawasaki rider Richie Escalante who took the championship, and he did so by…

Liam Grant Steps Up To Supersport for 2021

After a strong 2020 season in SportbikeTrackGear.com Junior Cup, in which he finished fifth in the championship, Grant Motors Racing’s Liam Grant is climbing the development ladder in MotoAmerica and will compete aboard a Graves Motorsports-prepared ZX-6R in the 2021 Supersport class. Seventeen-year-old Grant earned the pole position in Junior Cup at MotoAmerica’s season-concluding round at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca…

Austin Miller To Pure Attitude Racing For MotoAmerica Supersport

The following is from Pure Attitude Racing… The following is from Pure Attitude Racing… Pure Attitude Racing is delighted to announce that Austin Miller will represent them in this year’s MotoAmerica Supersport series. He will campaign a Kawasaki ZX-6R. Eighteen-year-old Miller is a former off-road champ, winning multiple state AMA championships in both Motocross and Supercross. Currently studying at The…

Throwback Thursday: Long Live The Homologation Specials

When a motorcycle road racing organization, like AMA road racing and its current form MotoAmerica, requires that the motorcycles competing in the series be production-based streetbikes that have been adapted for closed-course competition, the motorcycle manufacturers sometimes produce a limited run of high-spec units for public sale so that they can legally be raced. Such motorcycles are commonly called “Homologation Specials.”…

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