Team Releases: Sonoma Raceway – Bring It On!

      The following is from Yamalube/Westby Racing… Round 7 of the 2018 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship gets under way this Friday at Sonoma Raceway smack-dab in the middle of California’s wine country. Mathew Scholtz and the Yamalube/Westby Racing team moved back into third place in the season points standings on the strength of their solid performance in Utah last…

The MotoAmerica Battles Continue At Sonoma Raceway

Going into last year’s two MotoAmerica Motul Superbike races at Sonoma Raceway, the average margin of victory for the previous 12 races was just 1.03 seconds. Then Cameron Beaubier went and blew that number out of the water with his crushing victories in the two races by 6.44 and 7.22 seconds, respectively. That’s how dominant the Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing-backed…

MotoAmerica And Chive Charities To Raise Money At Sonoma

MotoAmerica has announced that it has joined forces with Chive Charities to give back to the community via a fundraising event at the Cycle Gear Championship of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway, August 10-12. MotoAmerica will team with Chive Charities, an organization supporting first responders, veterans, special education initiatives and those with rare medical diagnoses, in an effort to reach a…

Full Throttle Ticket Packages Going Fast For Sonoma

Full Throttle tickets are going fast for the seventh round of the 2018 MotoAmerica Series, the Cycle Gear Championship of Sonoma, August 10-12, at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. So what’s a Full Throttle package? For only $119, fans get three-day general admission with paddock access, a three-day parking pass, escorted cold pit-lane access for Motul Superbike practice one and…

MotoAmerica Carnival Coming To Sonoma Raceway

MotoAmerica is set to turn Sonoma Raceway into a carnival this weekend as the Cycle Gear Championship of Sonoma invades the Northern California racetrack for round seven of the 2018 MotoAmerica Series, August 10-12, complete with all the things that make a carnival a carnival. Minus the bearded lady. Beginning on August 10 at 8 a.m., Sonoma Raceway in Northern…

Classic Superbikes Set For Sonoma Raceway

MotoAmerica, in association with the Classic Superbike Racing Association (CSRA), will take motorcycle road-racing fans back in time at the Cycle Gear Championship of Sonoma, August 10-12, with the newly formed organization, which is dedicated to the preservation of early 1980s Superbike racing, set to hold its first public race in support of the seventh round of the 2018 MotoAmerica…

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…

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