Roger Hayden Announces Retirement From Racing

The following is from Suzuki… Roger Hayden, the Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing standout and former AMA Supersport Champion, has announced his intention of retiring from professional racing at the end of this season. Hayden, the youngest of the world-famous Hayden brothers, has been a leading racer for nearly all of his 20 seasons as a professional. Suzuki and Hayden are…

AMA Members Get Discount Pricing On MotoAmerica/Pittsburgh Tickets

The following is from the AMA…. Members of the American Motorcyclist Association will receive discount pricing and special access at the eighth round of the 2018 MotoAmerica Series, home of the AMA Superbike Championship, on Aug. 24-26 at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Pittsburgh, Pa. “MotoAmerica is the premier road race series in North America, and all race fans…

One Superbike To Rule Them All…Until It Crashes

Among the crashes during round six of the 2018 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship last weekend at Utah Motorsports Park, the two most notable ones were by defending champ and Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing rider Toni Elias on Friday during Superbike Qualifying Practice 1 and by Attack Performance/Herrin Compound/Yamaha rider Josh Herrin during Sunday Morning Superbike warmup. Both incidents were spectacular to…

Beaubier Dominates At Utah Motorsports Campus

Cameron Beaubier learned a valuable lesson yesterday. Don’t let Toni Elias stay close to you if you have the pace to put him away. Today Beaubier and his Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing YZF-R1 had the pace and he was pulling away from Elias when yesterday’s Motul Superbike race-one winner crashed out on the sixth lap of the Championship of Utah…

Utah Motorsports Campus Previews: What The Teams Say

The following is from Yamaha… Following a one-month break from racing, the 2018 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship resumes this weekend, July 20-22, with Round 6 at Utah Motorsports Campus (UMC) in Tooele, Utah. Yamaha bLU cRUroad racers are feeling refreshed and ready to hit the pavement of UMC’s 3.048-mile road course, known for its fast, flowing and wide…

Beyond Two Wheels: Another Side Of Roger Hayden

When your last name is “Hayden” and you’re from Owensboro, Kentucky, motorcycles are embedded in your DNA. And, when you’re not racing on asphalt or dirt, you’re most likely riding motorcycles for training or fun. The fact is, motorcycles have defined Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing Superbike rider Roger Hayden almost since birth. Most people know that Roger Hayden spends quite…

Cameron Beaubier Stays Perfect In Monterey

Cameron Beaubier completely turned the tables on his competition for the 2018 MotoAmerica Motul Superbike Championship in the last two rounds, the Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing rider going from 32 points behind in the points chase to 29 ahead in the span of two rounds and four races Beaubier completed his perfect weekend in the MotoAmerica Championship of Monterey on…

Before You Sip Champagne At Laguna Seca, You’ve Got To Twist The Corkscrew

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca is an 11-turn, 2.238-mile road course on California’s Monterey Peninsula, and the track is a favorite of racers and fans worldwide. Three-time 500cc Grand Prix World Champion and two-time AMA Superbike Champion Wayne Rainey won a grand total of six races at WeatherTech Laguna Seca, including the 1983 AMA Superbike race on a Kawasaki, the 1984…

Cycle Gear Backs KWR Team For Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca Event

Kyle Wyman Racing has announced a partnership with Cycle Gear, a national network of motorcycle gear and accessories retail stores, as title sponsor for the MotoAmerica Championship at Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca this coming weekend. Kyle Wyman will ride the #33 Cycle Gear/KWR Yamaha YZF-R1 Superbike, while Bryce Prince competes on his #74 Cycle Gear/KWR Yamaha YZF-R6 in the Supersport category. Cycle…

Beaubier Leads The Way To Monterey For Round Five

Two points. After four rounds and eight races in the 2018 MotoAmerica Motul Superbike Championship, just two points separate two-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Cameron Beaubier from defending series champion Toni Elias. That’s right. Two measly points. And now the battle heads to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for this weekend’s Championship of Monterey in Northern California with all the ingredients in…

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