Off Track Podcast: Terry Vance

You know you’re very successful in other areas of life when people forget that you are a 14-time National Champion. Well, meet 14-time National Drag Racing Champion Terry Vance. The founder, along with partner Byron Hines, of Vance & Hines, Vance is a success story like no other in the motorcycle industry. Racer, the builder of a company that currently…

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MotoAmerica In The News

The following are a few local news stories that featured MotoAmerica and its riders from last weekend’s MotoAmerica Superbike Speedfest at Monterey. Among those featured on KION were Frankie Garcia and Rocco Landers with MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey being interviewed on Rider Magazine’s podcast. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ep-16-wayne-rainey-president-motoamerica-motorcycle/id1494161137?i=1000528143409

Gagne Wins Again – Barely – In HONOS Superbike Race One At WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

Fresh N’ Lean Attack Performance Yamaha’s Jake Gagne won his eighth straight MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike race today at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, but this one was different. This one was close. How close? Just a tick over a second and that was the biggest lead of the race as Warhorse HSBK Racing Ducati New York’s Loris Baz finished just 1.173…

Championship Battles, Record Entries, And Fans Galore Expected For GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Speedfest At Monterey

Last year the MotoAmerica paddock showed up for the 2020 season finale at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in October and it was a bit underwhelming. After all, the MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike Championship was already wrapped up and COVID-19 restrictions meant that the racing went on without fanfare as the normally packed hills and grandstands were, for the most part, empty.…

Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys An Official Supporting Partner Of GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Speedfest at Monterey

MotoAmerica, the premier motorcycle road racing series in North America, is pleased to announce that Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys is again an official supporting partner of the MotoAmerica GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Speedfest at Monterey, scheduled for July 9-11, at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys will have staff on hand at their trackside booth offering the Free Nationwide…

Toni Elias To Replace Kyle Wyman For WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca Round

Kyle Wyman Racing has announced that the team will field 2017 MotoAmerica Superbike Champion and 2010 Moto2 World Champion Toni Elias on its Panera Bread Ducati Panigale V4 R at next weekend’s MotoAmerica GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Speedfest at Monterey as a replacement rider for the injured Kyle Wyman. Elias will replace injured team owner/racer Kyle Wyman, who will be focusing…

Shark Squad Motorcycle Attorneys To Host The V-Twin Visionary Performance Bike Show At The GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Speedfest At Monterey

MotoAmerica, the premier motorcycle road racing series in North America, is pleased to announce that Shark Squad Motorcycle Attorneys will be the host sponsor of the V-Twin Visionary Performance Bike Show presented by Harley-Davidson and Shark Squad Motorcycle Attorney’s during the 2021 MotoAmerica GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Speedfest at Monterey, scheduled for July 9-11, at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Additionally, Shark…

Kyle Wyman Injury Update: Readying For Laguna Return

The following is from Panera Bread/KWR Ducati… The Panera Bread/KWR Ducati Superbike team has withdrawn from this weekend’s MotoAmerica Superbike event at Ridge Motorsports Park. After the crash and subsequent injury of rider and team owner Kyle Wyman, the team will forgo participation in round four of the championship to focus on the following round at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.…

“Rainey’s Ride To The Races” Ultra-Limited Premium Ticket Package Now On Sale

Imagine riding your motorcycle through some of the most picturesque areas of California’s Central Coast on a Friday in July, ending up at the iconic WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, having your day culminate with a Q&A session with three-time World Champion and MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey, four-time World Champion Eddie Lawson and other surprise guests before enjoying nonstop racing action…

Roland Sands’ Super Hooligan National Championship To Kick Off At MotoAmerica’s WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca Weekend

MotoAmerica, North America’s premier motorcycle road racing series, is thrilled to announce that the opening round of the Roland Sands Design 2021 Super Hooligan National Championship (SHNC) will be run in conjunction with round five of the 2021 MotoAmerica Championship in the GEICO Motorcycle MotoAmerica Superbike Speedfest at Monterey at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, July 9-11. The Super Hooligan National…

GEICO To Back MotoAmerica Championship Season As Official Partner In Three-Year Agreement

MotoAmerica, North America’s premier motorcycle road racing series, is proud to announce that GEICO, one of the country’s leading insurance companies, is on board as an official partner of the MotoAmerica Championship through the 2023 season. In addition to its series sponsorship, GEICO will also return as the title sponsor of the GEICO Motorcycle MotoAmerica Superbike Speedfest of Monterey, July…

Tickets For WeatherTech Raceway Round On Sale Now

MotoAmerica, the premier motorcycle road racing series in North America, is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for the GEICO Motorcycle MotoAmerica Superbike Speedfest at Monterey, the fifth round of the 2021 MotoAmerica Series, at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, July 9-11. The iconic 2.2-mile racetrack in the hills of Monterey, California, will feature the top-class HONOS Superbike…

Ventura’s Laguna Pays Off

“How bad do you want it?” It’s a phrase we hear all the time. Apparently, Cory Ventura wants it badly. In order to make his MotoAmerica debut in the Supersport class season finale at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca a few weeks ago, the 18-year-old had to put his nose to the grindstone and get it done himself. So that’s what…

The Teams Talk Laguna Seca

The following is from Suzuki… Suzuki Motor of America, Inc., and Team Hammer closed out a memorable 2020 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing season in just about the most epic way imaginable at Laguna Seca, scoring wins and podiums up and down the order. The weekend served as the farewell performance for 2017 MotoAmerica Superbike champion Toni Elias with…

Suzuki Says, “Thank You Toni Elias”

The following is from Suzuki Motor of America, Inc… Suzuki Motor of America, Inc., bids a fond farewell to Toni Elias, as the two will conclude their extraordinarily successful five-year partnership at the end of the 2020 season. Elias took the American championship by storm in 2016, winning the first three races of his MotoAmerica Suzuki career on the then…

Pre-Race News And Notes For The Season Finale

Here are some news and notes heading into this weekend’s MotoAmerica season finale at WeatherTech Raceway in the GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Speedfest at Monterey. WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca Notes… The winningest AMA Superbike rider of all time at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca? That would be Josh Hayes, the four-time AMA Superbike rider winning six races at the famous facility on…

JD Beach To Race Supersport At Laguna Seca

The two men who duked it out for the 2020 MotoAmerica Supersport Championship, Richie Escalante and Sean Dylan Kelly, will get to see just how good they are in the series finale at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca when JD Beach, the winningest rider in MotoAmerica Supersport history, returns to action. Beach will ride the Celtic HSBK Yamaha YZF-R6 ridden all…

Zanetti To Stay For Laguna Seca Round?

Although no decision has been made officially, it definitely sounded like Italian Loreno Zanetti will be at the 2020 MotoAmerica Series finale at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, October 23-25. At least if Saturday’s first-time AMA Superbike race winner has his way. Zanetti, who rode the Warhorse HSBK Racing Ducati New York Panigale V4 R Superbike to a .196 of a…

GEICO Motorcycle MotoAmerica Superbike SpeedFest At Monterey Will Be A Closed Event

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions in the state of California and the uncertainty of conducting events with public attending, MotoAmerica and WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca officials announced today that the entire Laguna Seca Recreation Area will be closed to visitors during the GEICO Motorcycle MotoAmerica Superbike SpeedFest at Monterey, October 23-25. Limited access to pre-sold camping areas within the…

Three MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike Races Slated For Indy And Laguna Seca Rounds

MotoAmerica has announced that it is replacing the two HONOS Superbike races that were lost due to the cancellation of the Circuit of the Americas round with additional Superbike races at the Superbikes At The Brickyard and GEICO Superbike Speedfest At Monterey events. The final two rounds of the series at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, October 9-11, and WeatherTech Raceway Laguna…

Indian Motorcycle And S&S Cycle To Race In King Of Baggers At Laguna Seca

The following is from Indian Motorcycle… Indian Motorcycle, America’s First Motorcycle Company, and S&S Cycle today announced a collaboration to race an Indian Challenger at the inaugural Drag Specialties King of the Baggers invitational at Laguna Seca Raceway. The modified Indian Challenger will be piloted by the highly-decorated racing champion Tyler O’Hara. Among the 14 teams invited to the first-ever…

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