Cameron Beaubier Leads Thunderhill Raceway Park Test

Five of the top Superbike racers in the MotoAmerica Superbike Series converged on Thunderhill Raceway Park, January 30-31, for a preseason test with Monster Energy Yamaha’s Cameron Beaubier and Garrett Gerloff joined at the Northern California racetrack by Yoshimura Suzuki’s Toni Elias and Josh Herrin and the one-man Estenson Racing/Attack Performance team of JD Beach. When all was said and…

Jake Lewis Back For More With M4 ECSTAR Suzuki

Team Hammer, Inc. is happy to confirm that it will again field Jake Lewis aboard an M4 ECSTAR Suzuki GSX-R1000 in the MotoAmerica Superbike class for the upcoming 2019 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing season. Last year, the 2015 MotoAmerica Superbike Rookie of the Year again established himself as a week-in, week-out front-runner in his full-time return to the…

Photo Gallery: Live From The Superbike Test At Thunderhill

Five of the top riders in the MotoAmerica Superbike Championship are midway through the opening day of a two-day test at Thunderhill Raceway Park in Willows, California. Those in attendance are the Yoshimura Suzuki team of Toni Elias and Josh Herrin; three-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Cameron Beaubier and his Monster Energy Yamaha teammate Garrett Gerloff; and the Estenson Racing/Attack Performance’s…

Team America: MotoAmerica Riders Carry The Flag To Phillip Island

While we motorcyclists and motorcycle road racing fans in the Northern Hemisphere muddle through the winter months, occupying our time in the garage or bench racing with our two-wheel-obsessed cohorts, it’s midsummer on the continent of Australia, and smack-dab in the middle of the road racing season. The 26th International Island Classic takes place this weekend at Australia’s Phillip Island…

Kyle Wyman To Race Ducati In MotoAmerica Superbike

Kyle Wyman Racing has announced that Kyle Wyman will race a Ducati Panigale V4R in the  2019 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship. Wyman will campaign the Ducati with leadership from trusted crew chief Gary Dean and his shop, Speed Demon Motorcycles. The move to the Panigale is a big change for Wyman and the team, who will be competing in its fourth consecutive season in MotoAmerica’s…

Get ‘Em While They’re Hot: MotoAmerica Tickets Available Now

MotoAmerica has announced that tickets for all 10 of its 2019 series rounds are available for preseason, online purchase, effective immediately. The 10-round 2019 MotoAmerica Series begins at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia, April 5-7, and concludes September 20-22 at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, with some of the top Superbike riders in the world vying for the coveted…

Kawasaki Offering Over $1 Million in Contingency In 2019 MotoAmerica Series

Kawasaki Motors Corp., USA has announced it will offer some $9 million in Team Green Racer Rewards for the 2019 racing season with the 2019 MotoAmerica Series earmarked for $1,118,950 in contingency. Kawasaki’s Team Green program pays $15,000 to win a MotoAmerica Superbike race with $10,000 for second, $5000 for third, $2000 for fourth and $1000 for fifth. Team Green’s…

Crashing: We All Fall Down

Motorcycles tip over and fall down. Maybe it’s something to do with the fact that they have two wheels, but it happens. Racing motorcycles also fall over. Even with the best riders in the world riding them. Last year, MotoAmerica racers crashed 389 times over the course of nine race weekends (not counting the MotoAmerica round at Circuit of The…

The Silence Of The Supersports: Are 600s Going The Way Of The Dinosaurs?

For the past three decades, the American Motorcyclist Association has sanctioned a class of professional motorcycle racing that features 600cc sportbikes. The 600 Supersport class debuted in 1987, and the very first race was held on March 6, 1987, at Daytona International Speedway. Doug Polen won the race aboard a Honda Hurricane 600. It was early days for “race-replica” 600cc…

Quarterley Racing On Track Development Announces Four-Rider Team

The following is from Quarterley Racing On Track Development… Quarterley Racing On Track Development has announced its rider line-up for the 2019 MotoAmerica Junior Cup Series with the team set to consist of four of the brightest young stars in motorcycle road racing today. Dallas Daniels, 15, Mattoon, Illinois, will be returning for his second year with Quarterley Racing On Track…

Alex Dumas To Race Twins Cup For Team Hammer

Team Hammer, Inc. has announced that it has signed reigning MotoAmerica Junior Cup Champion Alex Dumas to a two-year contract to compete in the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing series. The 16-year-old French Canadian joins the effort under a new Roadracing World Young Guns Scholarship program which will see him compete in the 2019 MotoAmerica Twins Cup Championship aboard…

Kertscher Promoted To President And General Manager Of Road America

Road America, which will play host to a round of the MotoAmerica Series, May 31-June 2, today announced it has promoted Michael Kertscher to President and General Manager. Kertscher will replace current President and General Manager, George Bruggenthies, who will transition into a senior consulting position for Elkhart Lake’s Road America, Inc. “I am honored and humbled to accept this…

Off Track Podcast #10 With Cory Ventura

New year, new podcast, and in this episode, Paul Carruthers and Sean Bice talk with NorCal native and #MotoAmerica veteran Cory Ventura, who is moving up to the Supersport class for 2019. Spice up your drive to work by giving Off Track a listen. It’s available through all the normal channels, as well as YouTube. We’ve provided that link here.

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