R&G Set To Sponsor MotoAmerica Series Again For 2020

MotoAmerica is happy to announce that British crash protection specialist R&G will be back for a second season as a sponsorship partner of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. Distributed in North America by Twisted Throttle, R&G produces damage protection products for motorcycles, including tank sliders and engine case covers that are approved for use in the five MotoAmerica classes. “We are…

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MotoAmerica’s Round At The Brickyard Rescheduled

Indianapolis Motor Speedway has announced that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic it has rescheduled the Indy 500 to August 23. To accommodate the change, MotoAmerica has rescheduled its Superbikes at the Brickyard event to October 9-11. “We knew that with the current situation of the Coronavirus outbreak, more changes could be coming,” said MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey. “We understand…

Ohvale Named Official Motorcycle Of MotoAmerica Mini Cup By Motul

MotoAmerica has announced that Ohvale has been named as the official motorcycle of the MotoAmerica Mini Cup by Motul, the new three-round series that will be held at Road America, The Ridge Motorsports Park and Pittsburgh International Race Complex in conjunction with the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. The Mini Cup Series will feature four classes of racing: 110cc (four speed); 160cc;…

King Of The Baggers: MotoAmerica To Bring Bagger Racing To Laguna Seca

MotoAmerica and Drag Specialties will combine forces to make Bagger class road racing a reality as the highly customized, ever-booming V-twins will invade WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca on Saturday, July 11, for the first-ever King of the Baggers event. Held in conjunction with round six of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series, the Drag Specialties King of the Baggers will be part…

Westby Racing To Continue With Yamaha Partnership

The following is from Westby Racing… Westby Racing is proud to announce that, for 2020, the road racing team—which competes in the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Championship—will continue their long-standing partnership with Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. (YMUS). Officially formed in 2014 when Dane Westby was the team’s rider aboard a Yamaha YZF-R6, Westby Racing’s partnership with YMUS resulted in three…

MotoAmerica And The Art Of Crashing

The old adage is that if you ain’t crashin’, then you ain’t tryin’. If that’s the case than those racing in the MotoAmerica Series in 2019 didn’t try hard enough. Much to the chagrin of bodywork manufacturers across the country, crashes in the 2019 MotoAmerica Series occurred less often than in 2018 with riders across five classes hitting the deck…

MotoAmerica Superbikes At The Brickyard Tickets On Sale Today

MotoAmerica has announced that Indianapolis Motor Speedway will begin selling tickets to MotoAmerica Superbikes at the Brickyard event today, November 1. The event, round eight of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series, will be held August 21-23 at the Speedway. Tickets to the MotoAmerica Superbikes at the Brickyard event will be discounted starting on November 1 but will increase in price up…

MotoAmerica Honors Its Champions At Gala

MotoAmerica honored its five 2019 MotoAmerica Champions and those who pushed them the hardest on Monday night, September 23, at a gala event in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, a day after the battles had been won and lost at Barber Motorsports Park. The list of champions from 2019 is impressive: Twins Cup Champion Alex Dumas, Stock 1000 Champion Andrew Lee, Liqui…

MotoAmerica Renews Deal With NBC Sports Network

MotoAmerica has announced that it has renewed its agreement with NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) with the network again slated to air the popular one-hour “Inside MotoAmerica” shows for the 2020 MotoAmerica Series. NBCSN, NBC Sports Group’s dedicated 24/7 linear sports network, will air 11 of the “Inside MotoAmerica” shows with each show being re-aired for a total of 22 hours…

Off Track Podcast: The Boss Men Speaketh

You can’t spell “KRAVE” without the “R” and the “V,” and in this week’s episode of Off Track, Carruthers and Bice talk with Wayne Rainey and Richard Varner, two members of the KRAVE Group, which launched MotoAmerica five years ago. The new schedule, two new racetracks, and the lots of other MotoAmerica topics are discussed, so be sure to check…

The Spanish-American War 2.0

Going into turn seven at Sonoma Raceway on the third lap in race two a few weeks ago, Toni Elias led the 2019 EBC Brakes Superbike Championship by a healthy 59 points. Milliseconds later, Elias was sliding across the tarmac watching and praying his Yoshimura Suzuki GSX-R1000 stayed intact. It didn’t. When the Spaniard got to the bike, he found…

Saturday At Sonoma: What The Teams Say

The following is from Westby Racing… On a track that’s yielded good and not-so-good results for Mathew Scholtz, Saturday’s MotoAmerica Superbike race at Sonoma Raceway definitely falls under the “good” column for the Westby Racing rider as he finished third for his third podium result of a somewhat difficult season. Starting from the inside of the second row for the…

Competition Werkes Set To Partner With MotoAmerica

MotoAmerica is proud to announce that Competition Werkes, a premier builder of aftermarket exhausts, is now a sponsorship partner of the 2019 MotoAmerica Series. Established in 1984 as the original manufacturer of rear fender eliminators for motorcycles, the Sutherlin, Oregon-based company has a complete line of American-made, hand-welded exhausts for most modern sportbikes. Competition Werkes is also a sponsor of…

Two-Wheel Tuesday Spotlight: #74 Tuned Racing Yamaha YZF-R6 Supersport

Mike Pond’s Tuned Racing team has been racing Yamaha motorcycles since 2011, and his bikes have always been among the best-looking and best-built machines in the AMA/MotoAmerica paddock. Tuned Racing won the 2016 MotoAmerica Superstock 600 Championship with Bryce Prince as the team’s rider, and this year, Prince and his Tuned Racing Yamaha YZF-R6 are currently ranked sixth in the…

Honos On Board As MotoAmerica Sponsorship Partner

MotoAmerica is proud to announce motorsports clothing and gear company Honos as a sponsorship partner of the 2019 MotoAmerica Series, effective immediately. Honos is a motorsports-inspired clothing and gear company that sponsors the likes of 2017 MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Toni Elias, 2018 MotoAmerica Stock 1000 Champion Andrew Lee, Carlos Garcia and Jorge Ehrenstein. “I first started seeing the Honos brand…