Gerloff Sixth On Day One In Portugal

GRT Yamaha World SBK’s Garrett Gerloff ended the opening day of the Gaerne Estoril round of the World Superbike Championship in Portugal with the sixth fastest lap around the Estoril Circuit on his Yamaha YZF-R1. Gerloff had started the day in FP1 with the eighth fastest time in the session that was led by Pata Yamaha’s Topak Razgatlioglu, the Turk…

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…

Gerloff Crashes, Ends Up Seventh In Aragon World Superbike

Garrett Gerloff had an eventful World Superbike race two today, the GRT Yamaha WorldSBK rider running into six-time World Champion Jonathan Rea early and crashing, remounting, taking a long-lap penalty for his miscue with Rea, then riding through to ultimately finish seventh. Gerloff, like everyone other than race winner Scott Redding and his Aruba.it Racing Ducati teammate Michael Ruben Rinaldi,…

Gerloff Podiums In Superpole Race In Aragon

GRT Yamaha WorldSBK’s Garrett Gerloff earned the fourth podium of his World Superbike career this morning at the Aragon circuit in Spain, the Texan finishing third in the Tissot Superpole race in iffy track conditions. The race was won by six-time World Champion Jonathan Rea over his Kawasaki Racing Team WoprldSBK teammate Alex Lowes with those two and Gerloff gambling…

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…

Gerloff Ninth In World Superbike Opener In Spain

GRT Yamaha WorldSBK’s Garrett Gerloff opened his sophomore World Superbike season with a ninth-place finish in the first race of the season at the Aragon Circuit in Spain, the Texan struggling with grip issues that pushed him own the order in the closing laps. The race was won by Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK’s Jonathan Rea, the six-time World Superbike Champion…

Gerloff Third Fastest On Opening Day At Aragon

The World Superbike Championship finally got underway today with the two practice sessions at the Motorland Aragon circuit in Spain and the majority of the field were faster in the morning sessions that featured cooler track temperatures. One of those was Garrett Gerloff, the GRT Yamaha WorldSBK Team rider ending up third overall on the day. Gerloff was third fastest…

Team Previews: What They Say Going To VIR

The following is from Westby Racing… Superbike Championship Leader Scholtz Is Ready To Press His Advantage This Weekend In Virginia Round two of the 2021 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship starts this Friday at VIRginia International Raceway in Alton, Virginia, and current Superbike points leader Mathew Scholtz, along with his Westby Racing team, will be looking to build on his race win and runner-up finish from round one…

New Season, New Format: “Inside MotoAmerica: Pressure To Rise” Premieres Thursday, May 20 On FS2

MotoAmerica, North America’s premier motorcycle road racing series, is thrilled to announce the premiere of the nine-episode, season-long docuseries, “Inside MotoAmerica: Pressure to Rise,” on Thursday, May 20 at 8:30 p.m. (Eastern), on FOX Sports 2. The new-look, hour-long show takes racing fans behind the scenes on and off the track, giving them an up-close-and-personal look at the stars of…

Off Track Podcast: Sean Dylan Kelly

For at least another week, we can call Sean Dylan Kelly “Mr. Perfect” and that’s not because of his perfectly coiffed hair or his bulging triceps. He’s “Mr. Perfect” right now because he won the opening two races of the 2021 MotoAmerica Supersport Series at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta a few weeks ago. We caught up to Kelly this week…

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…

Yamaha Back On Board As Official Partner Of 2021 MotoAmerica Series

MotoAmerica, North America’s premier motorcycle road racing series, is pleased to announce that Yamaha Motor Corporation USA has returned as an official partner of the 2021 MotoAmerica Series. Yamaha YZF-R1s won the opening two races of the 2021 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, with Westby Racing’s Mathew Scholtz taking race one and Fresh N’ Lean Attack Performance…

Mazziotto To Fill In For Doyle For BARTCON At VIR

BARTCON Racing has announced that multi-time MotoAmerica race winner Anthony Mazziotto will join the team for next weekend’s second round of the 2021 MotoAmerica Supersport Series as a replacement rider for the injured Dominic Doyle. Doyle, who suffered a broken wrist in a practice crash in the opening round of the series at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta on May 1,…

Blackmon Set For Racing Return At VIR

The following is from Jackson Blackmon Racing… Jackson Blackmon, a 19-year-old out of Rock Hill, South Carolina, will make his return to the MotoAmerica Twins Cup Championship at VIR aboard a 2021 Yamaha MT-07 under Jackson Blackmon Racing. Unfortunately, Blackmon had a crash while testing prior to round one, which caused him to injure his arm and miss Road Atlanta. However, Jackson…

Off Track Podcast: Jake Gagne

Believe it or not, going into the 2021 season, Jake Gagne had never won a HONOS Superbike race. But that all changed last weekend when the former MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 Champion went out and got the monkey off his back in the series opener in Georgia. After earning pole position with a new lap record at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta,…

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…

Doyle Suffers Broken Wrist, Will Miss VIR Round

Further scans have shown that Bartcon Racing’s Dominic Doyle suffered a fracture of the radius bone in his right wrist after crashing during a Supersport practice session on Friday, April 30 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. Doyle will be in a cast for at least a month, according to the team, and will thus miss the VIRginia International Raceway round…

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